Picknelly Field - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 04.308 W 072° 34.867
18T E 700106 N 4660579
Quick Description: Picknelly Field is located at the west entrance to Forest Park at Route 5 in Springfield.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12/10/2012 4:02:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMFX1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member shadow101
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Long Description:
Picknelly Field was a gift the the City of Springfield from Peter Picknelly the founder of the Peter Pan Bus Company. This first class facility is the home of the John L. Sullivan Sandlot Leagues. The well maintained field is equipped with dugouts, scoreboards, concession stand, open bleachers and lighting.

John L. Sullivan was Director of Juvenile Activities for Springfield. It this capacity he created the sports leagues for the city's youth. During the 2012 season the following divisions were part of the JLS Sandlot Leagues.

Roberto Clemente A Division
Roberto Clemente B Division
Roberto Clemente C Division

Willie Mays A Division
Willie Mays B Division
Willie Mays C Division

Pee Wee Reese A Division
Pee Wee Reese B Division
Pee Wee Reese C Division

Sandy Koufax A Division
Sandy Koufax B Division
Sandy Koufax C Division

Mickey Mantle Division


Picknelly Field also hosts the Alfred A. Markham Wooden Bat League, named after the former president of JLS. Now in its 10th season, the recreational league has 10 teams of 14 players. It is purely a fun league that does not keep standings, scores or has playoffs. Teams have a nine-game schedule, with games slated for Mondays-Fridays. It is a mixed league with kids from the A, B and C divisions playing together.
Home Run:

Single: Not listed

Double: Not listed

Triple: Not listed

Grand Slam: Not listed

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