Watch highlights from Three Rivers Stadium historical marker ceremony in Pittsburgh

Three Rivers Stadium home plate markerSABR’s Forbes Field Chapter held a dedication ceremony on Friday, September 15, 2023, for the unveiling of a historical marker at the location of home plate for Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh. Click here to watch a video presentation, courtesy of AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, with highlights from the ceremony.

The marker was dedicated inside Gold Lot 1A, next to PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Three Rivers Stadium served as the team’s home from 1970 to 2000, and was the site of many significant baseball milestones, including Roberto Clemente’s 3,000th career hit, Pirates World Series championships in 1971 and 1979, and the 1994 MLB All-Star Game. The marker was funded in part through the SABR Local Grants program.

The ongoing project was funded in part through the SABR Local Grants program.

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Video courtesy of AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh.

Originally published: September 8, 2023. Last Updated: October 6, 2023.