Steve Wylie

1241 Peachers Mill Road, Clarksville, TN 37042


Steve Wylie was a professional baseball player who played as a pitcher in the Negro Leagues from 1944-47 for the Memphis Red Sox and Kansas City Monarchs. He later played in the Canadian Leagues where segregation wasn't part of professional baseball. Wylie was born in Clarksville, and was well known in the town where he attended Burt High School, and while there, played semi-pro ball for the Clarksville Stars. Heritage Park Sports Complex Baseball Field #3 is dedicated to him. Hours: Dawn to Dusk. Address: 1241 Peacher's Mill Road A Tennessee Historical Commission marker is located in front of Emerald Hill Mansion on North Second Street.