Cleveland Stadium

I love the Jake… but this is what I think about when I think “ballpark”. Cleveland Stadium, commonly known as Municipal Stadium or Lakefront Stadium, was a multi-purpose stadium built to accommodate both baseball and football. The stadium opened in 1931 and was a four-time host of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, one of theRead More →

Len Barker Perfect Game

34 years ago today on May 15, 1981, Cleveland Indian Len Barker threw a perfect game at Cleveland Stadium. Baseball seating capacity that season was 76,685.  Official paid attendance was 7,290. Yes somehow you can find about 400,000 Clevelanders that “were there”.  Funny how that works isn’t it? 🙂 RegardlessRead More →

Cleveland Municipal Stadium

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed the other day and ran across this gem.  My friend was clearing out a box of old photos in a house he’d recently moved into and found this pic of Cleveland Municipal Stadium.  The Indians called Municipal Stadium their home for some 60Read More →