Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Did you know that floodlights were first used to illuminate night baseball games in 1929? Some baseball fans were against night games in favor of tradition. The Chicago Cubs held out for over 50 years. It wasn’t until 1988 that Wrigley Field had lights!

Learn more about America’s most beloved baseball fields in Ballpark: The Story of America’s Baseball Fields and find other baseball books here.
 

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