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Lynchburg City Stadium (HGF (Lynchburg))


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HGF (Lynchburg)

Calvin Falwell Field (Lynchburg City Stadium), located in Lynchburg, Virginia, was originally constructed in 1939 to be used as a complex for professional baseball teams. The baseball stadium was built in conjunction with an adjacent 6,000-person football stadium. The New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers played in the inaugural game at City Stadium on April 11th, 1940 in front of an estimated crowd of 7,000. The following professional baseball teams have all fielded affiliates of their parent club in Lynchburg: the Washington Senators, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, and Pittsburgh Pirates. The stadium is currently home to the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Carolina League. The Hillcats have been the Class ‘A’ Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates since 1995. In 2005, the Hillcats set an attendance record with a total of 151,266 fans passing through the gates.

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

Dist. by George Tinker

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