ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
(South End Grounds)

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"The year was 1894, and a Boston athlete was having one of the all-time great seasons. Hugh Duffy, outfielder and future Hall-of-Famer, hit .440 that season for the Boston Beaneaters – some 34 points better than Ted Williams in his best year.

Duffy did his hitting in the old South End Grounds, which we see in the old photo. Unfortunately, Duffy’s bat wasn’t the only thing that caught fire that summer. The delightful party-hatted grandstand went up in a...
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Location
Columbus Avenue & Coventry Street
Boston, MA 02120
United States

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