First enclosed baseball ground in the country opens in Brooklyn

The Union Grounds, the first enclosed baseball park in the country, opened in Brooklyn, New York. It was at Lee Avenue and Rutledge Street, on the site of an old skating rink. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 101.
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Exact
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Education/Culture
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