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New Cy Young Park and Pool opens

Published: March 29, 2017 12:00 AM

The opening of the new Cy Young Amusement Park, named for the baseball great, is set here for Friday, May 26, 1950 with a street parade launching a five-day celebration thru Decoration Day. The official dedication will be Sunday, May 28.

A new $70,000 swimming pool is the spot's headliner. Powelson's Exposition rides and concessions will comprise the midway. Van S. Scott is promotion manager for the park.

Cy Young, a resident of this town and one-time American League pitcher, is to attend the celebration along with other baseball old-timers for a reunion Sunday. Ralph Scott is chairman of the dedication and reunion committee.


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