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L. A. Wrigley Field

Location 42nd & Avalon Blvd.

Los Angeles, California

Broke ground 1925

Opened September 29, 1925

First Angels Game April 27, 1961

Last Angels Game October 1, 1961

Demolished 1969

Replaced Washington Park (1903-1925)

Replaced by Dodger Stadium

Owner William Wrigley

Surface Grass

 

Tenants

Los Angeles Angels (PCL, 1925-1957)

Hollywood Stars (PCL, 1926-35, 1938)

Los Angeles Angels (MLB, 1961)

Seating capacity

22,000 (1925),

20,457 (1961)

 

Dimensions

Left Field - 340 ft

Left-Center - 345 ft

Center Field - 412 ft

Right-Center - 345 ft

 

FIRSTS 

Game

04/27/1961 Twins 4, Angels 2

Attendance 11,931

Batter Zoilo Versalles (pop out)

Hit Lenny Green (single)

Win Camilo Pascual

Loss Eli Grba

Right Field - 339 ft

Backstop - 56 ft

 

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