Logan Field was purchased in 1928, from the trustees of the Speedway Glens. It was named for James Logan who served as Mayor of the City for four years and was a pioneer in the playground movement.
The Babe Ruth baseball field that was constructed in 2000, is named after Marshall I. Silverman. Mr. Silverman is a lifelong resident of Worcester who has dedicated 32 years of his life to youth baseball. He was the coach of Jesse Burkett Little League for 5 years beginning in 1967. For the last 27 years he has been the coach and manager of the West Side Babe Ruth League. For 21 of the 27 years he has been the President of the league donating uncountable hours to the youth of Worcester.
The head of the Blue Square Trail, which leads to God's Acre and Tetasset Ridge, starts at Logan Field.
If baseball isn't your thing, there's plenty of room on the full basketball court to shoot some hoops! Bring some friends and play a pick-up game under the lights.
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
Hadwen Park has many winding nature trails, as well as a long, quick-flowing river that runs from Leesville to Curtis Pond. This park also features a baseball diamond, a basketball court, a picnic area and a playground in the north western section. You can escape the urban sights and sounds at Hadwen Park.
Rockwood Field is located right next door to Worcester State University on Chandler Street. George I. Rockwood donated the land that now makes up Rockwood Field to the City of Worcester in 1940 with the intention to create an area that would be placed under the Parks and Recreation Department.
Ty Cobb Park is located on James Street near the Worcester-Auburn line. This park features two little league baseball fields and a softball field. Ty Cobb Park is the home of Ty Cobb Little League, which was established in 1952, being one of the first three Little Leagues in Worcester.