First World Series

First World Series (HMQVL)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.733', W 80° 0.517'

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In October 1903, National League champion Pittsburgh played American League champion Boston in major league baseball's first modern World Series. Boston won the best-of-9 series, 5 games to 3; prominent players included Pittsburgh's Honus Wagner and Boston's Cy Young. Games 4 through 7 were played near this site at Exposition Park, Pittsburgh's home from 1891 to 1909.
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 1:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 584072 N 4477682
Decimal Degrees40.44555000, -80.00861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.733', W 80° 0.517'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 43.98" N, 80° 0' 31.02" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Three Rivers Heritage Trail System, Pittsburgh PA 15212, US
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