Riverfront Stadium Opens

Riverfront open

Riverfront as it looked June 30, 1970

Say what you will about “cookie-cutter” stadiums of the 1970s; I loved Riverfront. Many great Reds and Bengals games were played there from 1970-2002. Crosley Field was great, too, but it was time for a new ballpark.

So for our first “Lost Episode” of Larry Dierker’s Baseball Library series, let’s go back to June 30, 1970 and the first regular-season game played at Riverfront.