About ten years ago, there was a push to put a historical marker in Monroe in honor of the 1932 Monroe Monarchs baseball team at the site where they played, where Casino Park once stood. Along with that marker, a book was written called "The Kings of Casino Park". It a great detailed account of … Continue reading The Kings of Casino Park
This is a great paper by the WPA. It recounts the history of Forsythe, Bernstein and Stoval (aka Casino) parks. Casino park, of course, is where the legendary Monroe Monarchs played. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-wpa%3A14
Monroe News-Star article Another jaw-dropper. Can you imagine seeing Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella play? WOW!