Summer 1959 Baseball Program

Athens Lions Club Makes Field Improvements and Sponsors Team

The Athens Lions Club sponsored a summer baseball program for local boys after building a backstop and making other improvements to the field behind Athens High School. The Lions also hired coaches to oversee the program.

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Players on the improved field. The 1959 participants with coaches Charles H. Mann (back row, left) and O. J. Byrnside, Jr. (back row, right).