The following season the team moved into Camden Yards. However, a few remnants – including the baseball diamond itself – still remain in place today. Major League Baseball returned to Baltimore after over a half-century hiatus in 1954 when the Browns moved from St. Louis becoming the Orioles. Cleveland Municipal Stadium, which was built for a failed attempt by Cleveland to host the 1932 Olympics, functioned more as a football stadium than a baseball park. No part of this page may be reproduced without permission from Ballparks of Baseball. Had food the entire game. It’s the Summer of 1970, you’re an Orioles fan in Baltimore and where are you at? All rights reserved. Cleveland Municipal Stadium, since its construction the largest stadium in use in major league baseball, was designed by a progressive city administration as a multipurpose structure to accommodate the great surge in attendance at baseball and football games and other public spectacles that occurred with the rise of the automobile. During football season, the field was laid out so the upper deck extended sixty yards from the end zone of the horseshoe, past the 50-yard line to the 40-yard line where it ended on both sides. -Cost: $6.5 Million Figures above are either show current dimensions (for ballparks still in use) or else represent the stadium's "typical" dimensions during its lifetime. Today = new Date( ); After the 1915 season the Federal League was dissolved and the owner of the Orioles purchased Terrapin Park, renamed it Oriole Park and move the Orioles here. For full functionality please enable JavaScript in your browser settings. -Surface: Grass The construction of the massive, 70,000 seat Cleveland Municipal Stadium in the 1930s spelled the end for a much older stadium: League Park.

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