Jefferson Street Grounds
Baseball field located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.- Jefferson Street Grounds
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Prominent National Association, and later National League, professional baseball team that played in the second half of the 19th century.
For 1871 they relocated to Jefferson Street Grounds, playing most of their home games there until being expelled from the major leagues after the 1876 season.
The Philadelphia Athletics were a professional baseball team, one of six charter members of the American Association, a 19th-century major league, which began play in 1882 as a rival to the National League.
Their home games were played at Oakdale Park in 1882, and at the Jefferson Street Grounds from 1883 to 1890.
Early professional baseball team.
Their home games were played at the Jefferson Street Grounds.
Professional baseball organization and the oldest major professional sports league in the world.
The first game in the NL—on Saturday, April 22, 1876 (at the Jefferson Street Grounds, Philadelphia)—is often pointed to as the beginning of MLB.
Older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest extant professional team sports league.
The first game in National League history was played on April 22, 1876, at Philadelphia's Jefferson Street Grounds, at 25th & Jefferson Streets, between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston baseball club.
Former baseball park located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The franchise relocated to Jefferson Street Grounds in 1883.
1500 – Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral lands in Brazil.
1876 – The first National League baseball game is played at the Jefferson Street Grounds in Philadelphia.
List of venues used for professional baseball in Philadelphia.
Jefferson Street Grounds a.k.a. Jefferson Park a.k.a. Athletics Park
Professional baseball player who appeared in one game for the Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association in 1887.
His only Major League appearance took place on July 22, 1887, when the Philadelphia Athletics signed him from the Reading club to pitch in a game against the Cleveland Blues at Jefferson Street Grounds.
Neighborhood in the North Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Jefferson Street Grounds, the first home of the Philadelphia Athletics major league baseball team and site of the first ever Major League Baseball game, is located at 27th and Jefferson Streets in the neighborhood.