July 17, 2014
Additional stadium and field improvements have been approved by the Lamar Porter Revitalization Committee. These improvements include stadium waterproofing, field irrigation, a new slab on the 3rd base side, and hardware/improvements to various doors.
Kinco Constructors, LLC
June 19, 2014
The Lamar Porter Revitalization Committee has approved the hiring of Kinco Constructors, LLC to be the general contractor for the Lamar Porter Complex construction project.
Brooks Robinson Biography Available
April 18, 2014
"Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson" by Doug Wilson was recently published. It not only documents his famous career with the Baltimore Orioles but it also includes several stories from his childhood in Little Rock. Copies are available at Sportstop in Little Rock for $26.99 or you can find it on Amazon.com.
Cliff and Kristen Lee Announce Matching Gift Campaign!
November 21, 2013
The Lamar Porter Revitalization Committee announces that Kristen & Cliff Lee will match gifts until 01/15/2014. Over the last 6 months contributions of over $100,000 have been donated toward the project. Another $70,000 matched by the Lee’s would provide additional funding needed to complete the work on Phase 1. If you wish to have your gift matched, you must click on the picture of Cliff, Kristen and Jay as part of the “Step Up To The Plate” Campaign.
Stadium Security Improved
November 14, 2013
Thanks to the generous donations that have been received, improvements have begun at the Lamar Porter Complex. In order to enhance security at the stadium, overhead doors have been installed at each entrance to the concourse. Security meansures are also being made to the stadium's exterior windows.
MLB All-Star Cliff Lee and His Wife Kristen Join the Renovation Campaign
November 7, 2013
The Lamar Porter Complex Revitalization Committee is excited to announce that Arkansas native and current MLB All-Star Cliff Lee and his wife Kristen have joined our campaign to renovate Lamar Porter Field. On November 5, 2013 the Lee's hosted a first-class party in their backyard where they announced that they would be making a matching gift to the Lamar Porter Complex.
September 21, 2013
Purchase your own personalized brick to help raise funds to renovate the Lamar Porter Complex. Each personalized brick will be permanently installed as a symbol of your support. Purchase one for yourself, a friend, or family member. The order form is available here
Meet and Greet with Brooks Robinson!
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:30 - 7:30
Come meet Little Rock native and former Major Leaguer Brooks Robinson and learn more about our efforts to restore the Lamar Porter Complex. Bring the whole family and enjoy ballpark food for just $10 per person. For more information please contact Jay or James Rogers at 501-224-4033.
Lamar Porter Field Video
March 31, 2013
Little Rock, AR - Fried Green Media Presents: Lamar Porter Field (2013).
Watch the video Here
Saving Lamar Porter Field
December 12, 2012
Little Rock, AR - Agrotesque slab of asphalt now occupies the high-profile location along Interstate 630 in Little Rock that once was home to Ray Winder Field. That parking lot is being used as a source of motivation by a group of prominent Arkansans, which has stepped up its efforts to ensure that a similar fate doesn't befall nearby Lamar Porter Field.
Martin Smith, Ecological Design Group, Inc joins the effort!
November 12, 2012
Little Rock, AR - Martin Smith with Ecological Design Group, Inc. (EDG) began work to integrate the proposed block development including storm water management so an ecological balance is maintained and working to insure historic significance of the site elements will be upheld to preserve the integrity and character of the Work Projects Administration.
Welcome Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
October 31, 2012
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas and the Lamar Porter Complex Revitalization Committee are happy to announce our partnership with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to raise awareness and financial resources in its effort to renovate the complex. Their primary area of focus will be on Lamar Porter Field.
Brooks Robinson to be Honorary Chair
September 20, 2012
Little Rock, AR - MLB Hall of Famer and Little Rock native, Brooks Robinson agreed to become the Honorary Chair of the Lamar Porter Complex Revitalization Committee. In his letter of support, Mr. Robinson stated, "Not only did I sharpen my baseball skills at Lamar Porter, I even once won a bubble blowing contest there and proudly rode a new bicycle home. The memories of playing there and the friendships that I made have lasted all my life."
We Need You
Each month a story or picture will be chosen and the individuals submitting the information will receive a T-shirt with our new logo so let us hear from you!
Please send your personal stories and photos pertaining to the Lamar Porter Complex to LamarPorterComplex@arclubs.org
The Lamar Porter Complex Revitalization Committee
1616 West Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201.