- Address: 2401 Ontario Street, Cleveland
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 35,000
- Opened: 2 April 1994
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Cleveland Guardians (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Progressive Field
The construction of the ballpark, which opened as the Jacobs Field, started in 1992. It opened with a capacity of 42,000. The construction costs of the venue were $175 million. The stadium’s record attendance was set in 1997, when 45,000 people showed up for a baseball game. The first concert at the Progressive Field was a concert of James Williams Buffett, commonly known as Jimmy Buffett, on 12 August 1995. The first ice hockey match at the stadium took place on 15 January 2012. It was a college game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines.
The Cleveland Guardians
The Cleveland Guardians, formerly known as the Cleveland Indians, use the venue for home games. The club was founded in 1894 under a different name. The Cleveland Guardians baseball club is named after the eight statues displayed on the Hope Memorial Bridge. The Guardians play in Major League Baseball, which became the most popular baseball league in the world.
The 1920 World Series
The club which is currently known as the Cleveland Guardians won the World Series in 1920 for the first time in their history. They won five of the seven matches in the 1920 World Series. The club which is currently known as the Guardians won the first of those seven matches. The game took place in New York in front of a crowd of 23,000. A few days later, the first World Series match in Cleveland took place. 25,000 fans attended the game, which ended in a victory for the club which is currently known as the Cleveland Guardians.
The 1948 World Series
In 1948, the club which is currently known as the Cleveland Guardians won their second World Series title. The 1948 World Series consisted of six matches. The club which is currently known as the Cleveland Guardians won four of those six matches. The fifth of those six games was the best attended game. The match took place in Cleveland in front of 86,000 fans. The visitors won the game.