: Reverse reads: "Opening Game. Apr. 15, 1941. Ticket window to Grand Stand.Cin.Ball Park. Findlay near Western ave."
This photograph depicts fans waiting in line for their tickets at the ticket counter outside Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Reds lost 3-7 in the opening game against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 15, 1941.
Crosley Field was located at the corner of Western Avenue and Findley Street in Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally named Redland Field, this steel and concrete Major League Baseball park was designed by architect Henry Hake and cost $225, 000 to build. It was renamed Crosley Field in 1934, when the team was bought by local businessman Powel Crosley Jr.
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: SA1039AV_B13F01_011_001 Subjects
: Crosley Field (Cincinnati, Ohio)--History--Pictorial works; Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team); St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team); Baseball--Ohio--Cincinnati; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project. Places
: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)