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Braves Field Boston

With a Boston law that prohibited games from being played within 1000 feet of a church on Sundays now rescinded, the first Sunday game (July 3, 1932) is played at Fenway Park with the Red Sox dropping a 13-2 decision.

The team played its Sunday games at Braves Field on Commonwealth Avenue until the law was changed, having played their first home contest on the Christian day of worship on April 28, 1929.

Here is a great book on the subject: Sunday Baseball: The Major Leagues’ Struggle to Play Baseball on the Lord’s Day, 1876-1934

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