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Pittman-Sullivan Park has a rich baseball history that hosted community teams

Pittman-Sullivan Park has a rich baseball history that hosted community teams

SAN ANTONIO – Before blacks were welcomed in Major League Baseball, many talented athletes used to play in the Negro League and on neighborhoods. Back in the 1950s and 60s, the east side of San Antonio was an area where many skills were honed, and baseball kept the youth busy. “I feel like we really …

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South Texas Negro League baseball featured local talent that created heritage on the East Side

South Texas Negro League baseball featured local talent that created heritage on the East Side

SAN ANTONIO – This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of National League Baseball, which started in 1920. In 1949, almost two decades after the sporting milestone, the South Texas Negro League was created, and much of the talent played on teams in San Antonio at Pittman-Sullivan Park. Being back in Pittman-Sullivan Park …

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