South End Grounds
DETAIL OF THE CITY OF BOSTON, 1879
BPL Rare Books Department.
The first professional sports stadium in Boston, South End Grounds served as home to the Boston Braves baseball team until 1914. Now the site of the MBTA’s Ruggles Station, the small Roxbury field also hosted numerous collegiate sporting events until its demolition in 1929.
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