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This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind


This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

Jun 28, 2021

On June 28, 1970, the Pittsburgh Pirates play their final two games at venerable Forbes Field, which opened its doors in 1909. A crowd of over 40,000 watches the Bucs sweep the Chicago Cubs, 3-2 and 4-1. The Pirates pull even with the Mets with the twin bill sweep.

Al Oliver hits the final home run in the ballpark’s history.

 

Learn More about the teams, players, ball parks and events that happened on this date in history just click the tags! 1970 | Al Oliver | Chicago Cubs | Forbes Field | June 28 | Pittsburgh Pirates