Cockshutt Park 

Cockshutt ParkFormerly owned by Ignatius Cockshutt and known as Agricultural park, this park was once the site of brantford's Southern Fair, an annual showcase of agricultural products.  The park contained an arena surrounded by a race track, grandstands, and a stable. 

In 1901, 19 acres was deeded to the City of Brantford by the Cockshutt family in memory of Ignatius Cockshutt.  The family also donated $1200.00 for park improvements, including the erection of a gateway with a commemorative bronze tablet.  In 1902, the City deeded Agricultural Park to the Parks Board.

Cockshutt Park contains 4 baseball diamonds.  The Arnold Anderson Stadium, home to the Brantford Red Sox, which was dedicated in 1998 to the memory of Arnold Anderson, a sports broadcaster for CKPC radio for over 50 years.  Baker Blue and Baker Yellow were dedicated on October 16, 1988 to the memomry of George E. Baker, a volunteer to Minor Baseball for over 35 years.  The fourth diamond, known as George Henry Red is in honour of George Henry for his years of volunteering and his personal touch in grooming that diamond.

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