CHICAGO (CBS) — A baseball field in Garfield Park is finally getting the care it needs.
When it rains, the baseball field becomes a muddy swamp – sidelining kids for days.READ MORE: Teen, 15, Shot In The Loop
Garfield Park Little League President Nadine Bass told CBS 2’s Jim Williams that 12 years ago, state funds were allocated to renovate the field – perhaps even to install an artificial surface to replace what is a muddy swamp after a downpour.READ MORE: CTA Bus Driver Beaten Near Millennium Park
But that work was never done.MORE NEWS: Oak Park And River Forest High School Ban On Activities Due To COVID Outbreak Sparks Outrage
But now, a state senator has finally signed off on a request for a grant, so the money is on its way.