National Geographic : 1919 Aug
PERSHING STADIUM, SCENE OF INTER-ALLIED GAMES, PHOTOGRAPHED FROM THE AIR This is the sign and seal of America's new play alliance with France, duly ratified by millions ofdoughboys and poilus. Not only did the "Yanks" take their games to France, but they taught baseball to some twenty-four nationalities behind the Allied lines. This stadium, after its dedication by General Pershing, was presented to France as a lasting memorial of the new entente cordiale insport. The stadium isatJoinville, near Paris. It was built at a cost of $100,000 by American army engineers with money contributed by the American people through the Y.M. C.A.