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Pennock Park

Herb Pennock Park

Pennock Park is a historic recreational park in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.  The Park boasts two full softball fields with large outfields, covered dugouts, spectator stands, a snack stand, picnic tables, lights, a playground and beautiful landscaping.  In addition, there is a  ¼ mile compacted stone dust trail that winds around the perimeter of the Park.  This trail is part of the Kennett Greenway  (https://kennettgreenway.com/) and connects to the Parrish Trail (https://kennettlandandtrails.com/lands-and-trails/) .  The Pennock trail will soon connect to downtown Kennett Square.  The Park is located at 650 W. South Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.  To reserve fields, please contact pennockpark@gmail.com.  

The Park is named after Herb Jeffries Pennock.  Herb Pennock (Feb. 10, 1864 – Jan. 30 1948) was born in Kennett Square, PA and was a professional baseball pitcher.  He played in Major League Baseball from 1912 through 1933.  Pennock played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1912-15); the Boston Red Sox (1915-17 & 1919-22); the New York Yankees (1923-33); and the Boston Red Sox (1934).  He is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

Contact KAPRB at programs@kaprb.org or for Pennock Park specifically, you can contact pennockpark@gmail.com.