Downs Field

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Downs Field
Address2816 E. 12th Street
LocationAustin, Texas
OwnerHuston-Tillotson University
Construction
Opened1914
Renovated1938, 1954
Tenants
Austin Black Senators, Austin Public Schools

Downs Field is a baseball venue located in Austin, Texas and the home of the Huston-Tillotson University Rams baseball team. Downs Field was once the home of the Austin Black Senators and also was the home ballpark of Samuel Huston College before it combined with Tillotson College as one unified college in 1952. Some notable names that have taken the field at Downs Field were Satchel Paige, Willie Wells, Smokey Joe Williams, Willie Mays, and Buck O'Neil.[1]

Coordinates: 30°16′34″N 97°42′34″W / 30.276052°N 97.709442°W / 30.276052; -97.709442

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