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Mural of baseball history to be painted on the side of new Urban Youth Academy facility

The news has been rolling in lately about the new baseball facility for the Marian Anderson Recreation Center at 17th and Fitzwater. The Urban Youth Academy center is expected to be completed by June and will be named the Ryan Howard Training Center based on Howard’s large contributions to the project.

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Photos shared from the Southeast Center City Facebook group.

Some have commented on the windowless building’s lack of street appeal, but that could soon be enhanced with a new mural from artist Mark Stockton.

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Bill introduced to name new Marian Anderson baseball facility as the Ryan Howard Training Center

More than $2 million is being spent on a new addition to Marian Anderson Recreation Center for the Major League Baseball Youth Academy. Improvements to the center include new indoor batting cages, classroom space and more as part of a youth baseball development program.

Marian Anderson Rec Center improvements

Now that the facility is almost completed at 17th and Fitzwater, it’s time to give it an official name. From the beginning of the project, current Phillies player Ryan Howard has been a contributor. A bill is now being introduced to name the facility as the Ryan Howard Training Center.

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