September 29 – Phillies making history

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Pictured above is Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Philadelphia Phillies and the Cincinnati Reds played a night game here on May 24, 1935.

With the Philadelphia Phillies in a tight race for the NL East Title, here’s a fun fact about the baseball team. In 1935, the Phillies and the Cincinnati Reds played the first official night game in MLB history at Crosley Field in Cincinnati.   The Reds took the win, 2-1.

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