Ackley Park Baseball Field – Elk City

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Address: 501 N. Pioneer Road County Beckham
Started 1939 Completed  1939

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The WPA constructed the Ackley Park baseball field, stadium and boy scout hut in 1939. Mostly used in early 1940s as semi-pro baseball park for the Elk City Brown Sox, a local team in the collegiate Red River League. 

Sources:

  1. The Living New Deal – https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/ackley-park-baseball-field-elk-city-ok/
  2. Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory Nomination – http://oli_shpo.okstate.edu/query_result.aspx?id=27204&pbc=P

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