NIMBYs that move in next to a ball park want peaceful use of the property. Make the kids and families go elsewhere and all you are left with is the tourists.
Baseball and softball coaches, players and parents argued successfully for the changes, saying children needed a facility for play and such fields are in short supply.
Saturday games were curtailed by the city after complaints about late-night adult games, alcohol use, litter, lights and noise, but Mothershead said city permit requirements could control the problem.
Among neighbors opposed to Saturday use was Margo Gurs, who said that “in the absence of strict rules, a neighborhood can be ruined.” She said residents have a right to peaceful use of their property.