Got All-Star Fever? Check Out Where Some of Baseball's Greatest Once Played
Baseball fans of all ages can still visit parts of Forbes Field, the home of two All-Star Games and one of baseball's greatest all-time moments.
Just outside Pittsburgh, embedded in a sidewalk in Oakland, is a small, unassuming plaque. At first glance, it might appear to be a maintenance hatch or electrical junction. But it marks the spot of one of the greatest baseball achievements of all time. It's just one of the cool pieces of baseball memorabilia I found, hidden in plain sight, when I stopped in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood.
This beautifully preserved mini-park is not only a must-visit for anyone who's interested in Pittsburgh sports history. It's also where die-hard fans gather each year at the wall to celebrate that historic home run.
This plaque commemorates Bill Mazeroski's World Series-winning home run
And here's a piece of trivia for you. The Forbes Field home plate in Posvar Hall isn't in its original location, which would have put it out of sight of male fans -- in a ladies bathroom stall.
For more reading on the history of Forbes Field, click here
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