Where was the first night baseball game played? August 11, 2011 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Sports The first baseball game played at night was at Crosley Field in Cincinnati on May 24, 1935. It was a game between the Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies. The Reds beat the Phillies, 2-1. Related PostsWhere was the first All-Star baseball game played?Where was the first baseball game played under electric lights?Where and when was the first recorded baseball game?What was the first televised baseball game?How did Jackie Robinson do in his first major league baseball game?