Columbia Park

1901 - 1908

Philadelphia, PA
Historic Aerials
What Was There

Team Years Games
Athletics
(1901 - 1908)
583
Phillies
(1903)
16
First Game
Athletics vs. Senators: 4/26/1901
Starting Pitchers: Bill Carrick (WS1) vs Chick Fraser (PHA)
Score: 5-1 (WS1)
Attendance: 14,000
First Batter: John Farrell (WS1) (Grounded to 1B)
Last Game
vs. Red Sox: 10/3/1908
Starting Pitchers: Joe Wood (BOS) vs Jack Coombs (PHA)
Score: 5-0 (BOS)
Attendance: 1,282
Last Batter: Eddie Collins (PHA) (Flied Out)
Trivia
Gavvy Cravath had two triples in the last game played at Columbia Park, called after 6 innings due to darkness.


Event First Last
Hit Jack O'Brien (WS1) - Singled (1) Gavvy Cravath (BOS) - Tripled
Run Scored Joe Quinn (WS1) Gavvy Cravath (BOS)
Run Batted In Boileryard Clarke (WS1) Heinie Wagner (BOS)
Home Run Billy Clingman (WS1) vs. Wiley Piatt (PHA) on 4/27/1901 (5th inning) Harry Davis (PHA) vs. Rube Manning (NYA) on 9/8/1908 (9th inning)
Strikeout Chick Fraser (PHA)/Billy Clingman (WS1)
Win Bill Carrick (WS1) Joe Wood (BOS)
Loss Chick Fraser (PHA) Jack Coombs (PHA)
Grand Slam Herm McFarland (BLA) vs. Fred Mitchell (PHA) on 9/10/1902 (2nd inning) Danny Murphy (PHA) vs. Doc White (CHA) on 8/20/1908 (3rd inning)
Inside-the-Park HR Lave Cross (PHA) vs. Cy Young (BOS) on 4/30/1901 (3rd inning) Topsy Hartsel (PHA) vs. Charlie Chech (CLE) on 7/21/1908 (1st inning)
No-Hitter None None