Jackson Playground, 17th and Arkansas Street, San Francisco, California

The Sign
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The sign, at one of the entrances to the park, read:

Jackson
Playground
San Francisco
Recreation & Park Dept


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Baseball Field
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The park included one occupied baseball field. A game of softball was underway just as a change in sides began.


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Another Baseball Field
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In the opposite corner of the park was another baseball field. This field was unoccupied. Notice the lights high over the backstop that would light the field for night games.


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The Rules
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A large sign was attached to the cyclone fence separating the sidewalk from the field. That sign listed the park hours and the rules governing use of the park.


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Batter Was Up
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A batter was up at home base and waited for the pitch. The pitcher looked at the catcher to decide which pitch to throw.


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Bleachers
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A small set of bleachers were available for game supporters to sit. One team wore orange hats while the other team wore black.


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A Plaque
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A plaque was attached to the wall of a clubhouse behind the baseball field. It featured "Lou Spadia" of the "Forty Niners" (football team) as being instrumental in supplying "boys and girls" with "sports equipment."


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Anthony M. Lazzeri "Tony"
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Another plaque honored baseball player, "Anthony M. Lazzeri" who "developed his baseball skills at Jackson Playground in the Potrero District."


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Kid's Area
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A fenced off area was available for young children to play on assorted playground equipment. Just outside the fence was a drinking fountain.


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Basketball Court
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A basketball court was surrounded by a tall chain-link fence.


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Tennis Courts
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A serious game of tennis was underway in one of two tennis courts in Jackson Playground.


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