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January 23, 2017

12th & Chicon: Honoring Austin Blacks in Baseball

By: Audrey McGlinchy

The Black Senators, Austin’s black baseball team in the first part of the 20th century, played at Downs Field in East Austin. The field is now home to the Huston-Tillotson University Rams. Houston artist Reginald Adams and members of the East Austin senior center are commemorating the players by crafting murals.