Baker Bowl

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Baker Bowl
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Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Opened April 30, 1887
Closed June 30, 1938
Demolished 1950
Other Names n/a
Tenants Philadelphia Phillies (1887-1938)
Philadelphia Eagles (1933-35)

National League Park, commonly referred to as the Baker Bowl after 1923, was a baseball stadium and home to the Philadelphia Phillies from 1887 until 1938, and first home field of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1933 to 1935. It opened in 1887 with a capacity of 12,500, burned down in 1894, and was rebuilt in 1895 as the first ballpark constructed primarily of steel and brick, and first with a cantilevered upper deck. The ballpark's first base line ran parallel to Huntingdon Street; right field to center field parallel to N Broad Street; center field to left field parallel to Lehigh Avenue; and the third base line parallel to 15th Street. The stadium was demolished in 1950.

Teams and Seasons

Season Team League
1933 Philadelphia Eagles National Football League

Other cover appearances

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
National Football League December 2, 1934 Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants Program
October 13, 1935 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears Program
Major League Baseball 1936 Philadelphia Phillies Program
1937 Philadelphia Phillies Program
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