June 17, 2011

Past Venue: League Park

Cleveland, OH

Year opened: 1910
Capacity: 21,414 at opening, increased to 22,500 in 1939

Somers Park, 1910-15
Dunn Field, 1916-27
League Park, 1927-51

Pro football tenants:
Cleveland Tigers/Indians (APFA), 1920-21
Cleveland Indians/Bulldogs (NFL), 1923-25
Cleveland Rams (NFL), 1937, 42, 44-45

Postseason games hosted:

Other tenants of note:
Cleveland Indians (MLB – AL), 1910-46
Cleveland Buckeyes (baseball Negro Leagues), 1943-48

Notes: While Rams played home games at venue in 1945, NFL Championship game was played at Municipal Stadium. Stadium, which was a steel and concrete structure, replaced an earlier wooden ball park of the same name that opened in 1892.

Fate: Demolished for the most part in 1951, some portions remained afterward and the ticket office still stands. The site is used as a public park.