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Forbes Field (971-A81)


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"Short Run Color" by George Tinker!!!

Pittsburgh Pirates (1909–1970) Pittsburgh Steelers (1933–1963) University of Pittsburgh (1909–1924) Homestead Grays (1922–1939) Pittsburgh Americans (1936–1937) Pittsburgh Phantoms (1967)

Forbes Field was a baseball park in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1909 to 1971. It was the third home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball (MLB) team, and the first home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the city's National Football League (NFL) franchise. The stadium also served as the home football field for the University of Pittsburgh "Pitt" Panthers from 1909 to 1924.

Some remnants of the ballpark still stand, surrounded by the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Fans gather on the site annually on the anniversary of Bill Mazeroski's World Series winning home run, in what author Jim O'Brien writes is "one of the most unique expressions of a love of the game to be found in a major league city".

Unused 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" standard size chrome postcard.

Dist. by George Tinker

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