Focusing on the intersection of personal history and the national pastime, BaseballMemoryLab.com spotlights two aspects of baseball history -- the origins and evolution of the game, and fan-submitted memories and recollections. More >
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MLB.com takes a look back at the season that was, with multimedia, team coverage, special features and the major events that highlighted each campaign.
This Day in Baseball History
May 24, 1935 > The first night game in Major League history is played at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pushes a button in the White House, the ballpark is illuminated. After a festive pre-game ceremony, the hometown Reds defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.