Legion Field

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Legion Field was a Pensacola ballpark fronting on Gregory and H Streets featuring a single-decked, wooden grandstand. Its home team was the Pensacola Fliers.

Babe Ruth at Legion Field

On March 31. 1929,[date uncertain] the New York Yankees — including star players Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig — played the Fliers as part of a spring training tour of the South. More than 3,000 fans turned out for the game, which the Yankees won 12-2.

References[edit]

  • Deborah J. Dunlap & Tracey L. Martin. Remember When... (Volume One): A Pictorial Journey into Pensacola's Past. Bayshore Publishing Group, 2002.