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South Buffalo field of dreams to get makeover

$3.3 million in improvements coming to Okell Park
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Posted at 9:56 PM, Oct 16, 2021

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — It's a case of if you re-build it, they will come in South Buffalo.

State Senator Tim Kennedy, along with city officials, secured just over $3 million for major upgrades to baseball facilities at Okell Park.

That's located between South Park Avenue and Hopkins Street.

The money will be used for things like a new synthetic turf, new t-bal" diamond and indoor batting cages.

Other improvements include the addition of new lighting and a scoreboard.

A nearby playground will also be renovated.