Sportsman’s Park, Where Stan Made His Mark: Now and Then

Then: The home of the Cardinals and Browns sat at Grand and Dodier in north St. Louis (Cardinals.com)
Sportsman's Park Then: The home of the Cardinals and Browns sat at Grand and Dodier in north St. Louis (Cardinals.com)
Now: One of the few visible signs of the ballpark's existence is this sign, on the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, which now occupies the corner of Grand and Dodier. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: One of the few visible signs of the ballpark's existence is this sign, on the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, which now occupies the corner of Grand and Dodier. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Then: Looking towards home plate from the right field corner.(ballparksofbaseball.com)
Sportsman's Park Then: Looking towards home plate from the right field corner.(ballparksofbaseball.com)
Now: Looking west from Grand, through what used to be the right field pavillion onto the Boys and Girls Club fields. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Looking west from Grand, through what used to be the right field pavillion onto the Boys and Girls Club fields. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Now: Looking northwest from Grand onto the Boys and Girls Club fields. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Looking northwest from Grand onto the Boys and Girls Club fields. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Then: Outside the right field line, where the teams' offices were located. (ballparksofbaseball.com)
Sportsman's Park Offices Then: Outside the right field line, where the teams' offices were located. (ballparksofbaseball.com)
Now: A long abandoned factory southwest of the ballpark, across the street from where the teams offices were in Sportsman's Park. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: A long abandoned factory southwest of the ballpark, across the street from where the teams offices were in Sportsman's Park. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Then: Bustling Grand Blvd. near Sportsman's Park. (Baseball Fever)
Sportsman's Grand Then: Bustling Grand Blvd. near Sportsman's Park. (Baseball Fever)
Now: Looking northeast, across Grand, which was a bustling business district when the Cardinals and Browns played here. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Looking northeast, across Grand, which was a bustling business district when the Cardinals and Browns played here. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Now: Looking southeast across Grand. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Looking southeast across Grand. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Now: Cardinals Care "All-Star Field" at Dodier and Spring, near where Sportsman's Park's homeplate used to be. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Cardinals Care "All-Star Field" at Dodier and Spring, near where Sportsman's Park's homeplate used to be. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Now: Looking east from near home plate, down what used to be the right field line. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Looking east from near home plate, down what used to be the right field line. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Now: Street signs at Dodier and Spring. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
Sportsman's Park Now: Street signs at Dodier and Spring. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)
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