Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day In History: 2000-05-11

May 11, 1946: The New York Giants defeat the Boston Braves 5-1, before a crowd of 37,407 fans at Braves Field in the first night game played in Boston MLB history; the Braves wore satin home uniforms that were intended to reflect the light generated by the new light towers that had recently been erected.

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