Rest in Pieces: 50 Demolished Sports Stadiums We Love

13. Forbes Field

Location: 230 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh
Opened: 1909
Demolished: 1971
Current status: Posvar Hall
Nickname: "The House of Thrills;" "The Old Lady of Schenley Park;" "The Orchard of Oakland"
Famed tenants: Pittsburgh Pirates (1909-1970), Pittsburgh Steelers (1933-1963)

Home to Honus Wagner and the golden era of baseball, Forbes Field had, when it opened, the highest seating capacity of any at 25,000. The storied site with the rock-hard infield played host to many memorable moments for the Pirates and the nascent Steelers.

HOSTED WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MULTI-SPORT ARCHITECTURAL MARVEL

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