No ballpark in the United States had the configuration of Sulphur Dell. Its quirky hills, colorful advertisements on the outfield walls, and closeness to the action made it a fan favorite - and opposing players hated it. When they referred to the bandbox bordered by Jackson Avenue, Fourth Avenue, Fifth Avenue, and a railroad spur, it was "Suffer Hell."
The odor of the nearby natural sulphur spring, stockyard, and meat packing plant lent a special flavor to the hot dogs. Learn more about the beloved ballpark by listening to this episode of Skip's Corner!