Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Phillies owner Bob Carpenter purchased Connie Mack Stadium for $1.7 million and made immediate changes. When the ballpark opened for the 1955 season, large billboards covered the outfield walls advertising Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews, Plachter Cadillac, Alpo dog food, and Coca-Cola. Read Connie Mack Stadium’s complete history, a part of the SABR: Baseball Biography Project here: http://goo.gl/ryYQEz

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