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Lamar Porter Baseball Complex Draws Roster of Star Power for $5.6M Makeover

by George Waldon 11/18/2013 12:00 am

Momentum is building toward an extensive facelift of Lamar Porter Boys Club Athletic Field, the oldest active baseball park in Arkansas. The fundraising effort for the Little Rock landmark gained additional pop when Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee and his wife, Kristen, joined a group backing the makeover.

Meet & Greet with Brooks Robinson

by Staff 9/1/2013 12:01 am

The Lamar Porter Complex and Revitalization Committee hosted a meet and greet and reception with Little Rock native and former Major League baseball player Brooks Robinson. Proceeds benefited ongoing revitalization efforts.

Heading Home: Pitching In to Revitalize Historic Lamar Porter Field

by Todd Traub 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Opened in 1937, Lamar Porter Field and its adjoining lands once comprised the go-to destination for kids and families, offering sports ranging from baseball to football to shuffleboard to tennis, with playgrounds and band concerts to boot. Now, if a group of dedicated supporters has its way, Lamar Porter Field will play an even greater role in the development of Little Rock and the growth of the city’s children.