Video Of The Russwood Park Fire In Memphis On Easter Sunday 1960

From 1896 to Easter Sunday 1960, the Memphis Chicks minor league baseball team called Russwood Park home. The downtown ballpark was the epicenter of all things baseball in the city of Memphis. The primarily wood ballpark was destroyed following a game on April 17th 1960. The video below documents the fire that destroyed the Memphis Minor League Baseball landmark and even shows archival video of the blaze itself.

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