POLO GROUNDS CLOSES The Polo Grounds is about to give way to arnhousing development. The Mets play their last game there before moving to a new stadium. Except for a few football games in the fall crowds will no longer pour into the Polo Grounds. Casey Stengel, with his wife waves farewell to the Stadium.
DEMOLITION OF POLO GROUNDS - HD Crews begin the demolition of the Polo Grounds stadium, home of the New York Giants and other sporting events since 1890. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: April 10, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:23:00, No Audio
NYC BASEBALL SEASON OPENS Babe Ruth enjoys the game from the other side of the stands and New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia tosses out the first ball in the opening season game at the Polo Grounds, N.Y. The Giants triumph over the Boston Bees 13-1.
1933 WORLD SERIES - GAME ONE The Giants and the Senators go toe to toe in Game One of the World Series while the crowds at the New York Polo Grounds cheer them on. Highlights of the game include Mel Ott's first inning homer and Goose Goslin's four sacker.
MUD BALL GAME GIANTS VS. CARDINALS - 1955 In a game that seems a cross between Football and water polo the N.Y. Giants and the Cardinals slip and slide on the flooded Polo Grounds as the Giants slosh on to their first victory, 10-0.
Date: October 17, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:08:00, With Audio
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