Apr 17

The “Monument to Sports Enthusiasm” You’ve Probably Never Heard Of (But Should)

By National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by David Robert Weible

Hinchliffe Stadium’s Art Deco cast concrete construction has long suffered from neglect.

The 1933 Art Deco Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, N.J., is one of the few remaining stadiums in the country associated with Negro League Baseball, and the former home to some of the league’s greatest players and teams.

In connection with the recent community cleanup of Hinchliffe, coordinated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the city of Paterson, and the Hinchliffe Steering Committee, PreservationNation spoke with famed Negro …read more

Source: Huffington Post Sports