Augie Acuña Los Ninos Park—Origin of Name

Augie Acuña was a former professional baseball player.  He worked as a local umpire and referee for the Pima County Parks and Recreation Department for more than 34 years. A Pima County Park was named after him when he retired in 1981. Augie Acuña Los Niños Parkopens a new window is located at 5432 S. Bryant Avenue.

Sources:

"Things, places named for locals in the Old Pueblo." Arizona Daily Star. April, 21, 1991. Page E1.

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