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This was a cool little stop

This is right along the road next to a really cool fountain. My boyfriend wanted to stop by to take... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Houston, Texas
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Forbes Field has been replaced by the PNC stadium

The PNC Stadium is a modern stadium which has beautiful views of the city and the rivers. Many... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to go to Pirates games when I was a kid. I remember watching Roberto Clemente play ball there. He passed far too young, but doing something for his fellow man. What a waste of a good person. Go visit here to see what...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AnthonyS2923
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I went to the site of Forbes on Oct 13, 2017 to listen to the replay of the seventh game of the 1960 World Series with some friends. Lots of people were there t0 cheer on the Bucs to victory. Each exciting moment of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

We were on a baseball trip so seeing the remnants of Forbes Field was of interest to us. the pieces of the back wall of the stadium and the home plate are located on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Home plate in Posvar Hall on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Betsyat240
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Found about this from another baseball fan we ran into. Was a nice piece of history to visit. Definitely take some time to stop- will not regret it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank I6474MHjm
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Today I got to explore a little gem of preserved baseball history. Forbes Field in Pittsburgh was razed in 1972. The site of Babe Ruth’s final 3 home runs, and the place where Bill Mazeroski hit the ONLY game 7, 9th inning walk off in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank schrine
Reviewed 7 June 2018

My first sports memory was of Bill Mazeroski and "the homer." So, being able to stand by the outfield wall of this historic, magical field was an awesome experience. It doesn't look like much nowadays, but if grew up as a Pirate fan (an especially...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This is right along the road next to a really cool fountain. My boyfriend wanted to stop by to take a look. He played a video clip of the home run from online while standing there which really help put it in context.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dawnhoff
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I have had the pleasure of walking around the Pitt campus to see the remaining parts of Forbes Field. I had seen 1 Pirate game there in 1967, but remember it well. The outfield wall and home plate (inside the nearby law building) bring back...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank jditty307
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Forbes Field (or what is left of it) is found on Univ. of Pittsburgh campus. The Centerfield wall is in tact and bricks in the ground show you where the left field wall was. There is a small plaque in the sidewalk telling you where...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gary S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The PNC Stadium is a modern stadium which has beautiful views of the city and the rivers. Many couples have their wedding reception here as well.

Date of experience: December 2016
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