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The feat was achieved at the old Congress Street Grounds, being used by the Beaneaters as a temporary home after their South End Grounds burned to the ground. The homers all flew over the waterfront park's 250-foot left-field wall. It is not recorded if any landed in the drink. But after the game, the crowd showered Lowe with $160 in coins.
The location of the old park at Congress Street and Thomson Place is marked with a star on this map.
Given the ongoing speculation over a new waterfront ballpark in the South Station-Fort Point Channel area, it is interesting to note that Boston once did have a ballpark there where history was made. Might the area one day host a Boston version of San Francisco's Pac Bell Park with its Splash Hits?