Sport Collectors Guild Replicas of Crosley Field, Candlestick Park and the Kingdome.
Lot 296. Sport Collectors Guild Replicas of Crosley Field, Candlestick Park and the Kingdome. Originally known as Redland Field, Crosley Field opened in 1912 and closed in 1970. The Cincinnati Reds played there for the entire period. The ballpark was also home to various pro football teams and the Cincinnati Clowns of the Negro American League from 1943-45. At Crosley Field in 1935, the Reds became the first Major League team to install lights for night games. The field was demolished in 1972. San Francisco’s Candlestick Park hosted baseball games and other sports and non-sport events from 1960-2014. Among its tenants were the Giants from 1960-99, the 49ers from 1971-2013 and the Oakland Raiders in 1960 and 1961. The Beatles performed their last complete public concert there in 1966. The ballpark was razed in 2015. Seattle’s Kingdome opened in 1976 and was demolished in 2000. The Seattle Mariners played there from 1977-99, the Seahawks 1976-99, the Sounders of the American Soccer League 1976-83 and the SuperSonics 1978-85. All three replicas, which were produced in 1997 or 1998, are nm to nm-m. The Kingdome has a removable “dome.” Winning Bid $25.