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Bosse Field, Evansville

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Bosse Field is a baseball stadium located in Evansville, Indiana. Opened in 1915, it was the first municipally owned sports stadium in the United States and is the third-oldest ballpark still in regular use for professional baseball, surpassed only by Fenway Park (1912) in Boston and Wrigley Field (1914) in Chicago.It is the home field for the professional minor league Evansville Otters of the independent Frontier League, as well as high school and American Legion games, and in the past hosted spring training for the Detroit Tigers, college baseball, high school, college, and NFL football, college soccer, and concerts. Five Baseball Hall of Fame members played for Evansville teams at Bosse Field during their minor league careers, including Chuck Klein, Hank Greenburg, Warren Spahn, Bob Uecker, and Bert Blyleven. The historic stadium was also used in 1991 by Columbia Pictures for filming numerous game scenes in the movie A League of Their Own.
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  • We went to an Evansville Otters baseball game a few days ago. It was a great experience in one of the oldest baseball venues in the United States. The stadium was used in filming "A League of Their Ow...  more »
  • Bosse Field is the 3rd oldest ball park in America. Its 100th birthday was 2 years ago and several dignitaries of baseball were on hand to celebrate including some of the actors from the baseball movi...  more »
  • What an Icon!! The third oldest professional baseball field in the US. Brings back memories and very well worth visiting. This stadium truly is in a "League of Their Own." See a ball game, have a hot ...  more »

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