Baseball under the Lights
With Detroit down 3 games to none and on the ropes, maybe it?s time to focus on the game and its technology instead? Let there be light! The first major league night game under the lights took place on May 24th, 1935 in Cincinnati at Crosley Field where 20,000 fans watched the struggling Reds beat the Phillies 2-1. Shining by the light from above for 77-years and counting? James T. Golden, Jr., a Cincinnati Enquirer sports writer wrote in 1935: ??The sphere stood out against the sky like a pearl against dark velvet.?