“The Five Points Business Improvement District is celebrating Black baseball players who once swung a bat at what is now known as Sonny Lawson Park. It was part of the festivities surrounding the MLB All-Star Game.
“The Negro League is a part of our Black history,” said LaSheita Sayer, a board member of the Five Points Business Improvement District. “Sonny Lawson was a destination where the Negro League played as a part of their network. So, what we’re trying to do is acknowledge the significance that still exists here in Five Points.””
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Channel 4 News 12 July 2021.