Jeff Jeffers got to see his father’s dream come true Monday, March 22nd. Jeffers spoke about his father at a groundbreaking ceremony for the City of Florence’s $16 million baseball and track complex that will feature a full-size track facility, a stadium for the Florence RedWolves, a high school baseball field, five Little League fields and a joint city-Florence One Schools farm. He said that his father, Billy, served as the recreation director of the city for several years and had always dreamed about having a facility like the one the city broke ground for. Billy Jeffers served as the city’s recreation director from 1958 to 1984.
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