The Polo Grounds, New York, 1887

Baseball history photo: The Polo Grounds, New York, 1887. The deepest part of centerfield was 500 feet from home plate. Diamond-shaped ballparks and soft, under weighted baseballs made the home run a rare event in 19th century baseball. Click photo to return to previous page.

Baseball history photo: The Polo Grounds, New York, 1887. The deepest part of centerfield was 500 feet from home plate. Diamond-shaped ballparks and soft, under weighted baseballs made the home run a rare event in 19th century baseball. Click photo to return to previous page.

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