Since its beginnings, many modifications have been made to the park. In the early1920s, people from across Texas traveled to Reverchon Park to experience the mythical healing powers of water from the Gill Well.
1953:Cleveland Indians and the New York Giants played an exhibition featuring the Giants great Willie Mays and the Indians' great pitching tandem of Bob Feller and Bob Lemon.
1957: Love Field light restrictions required lighting to be lowered.
1970s: Southern Methodist University Baseball team uses Reverchon as Home field while new field is being built.
1980s & 90s:As city maintenance funds dry up and visitors turn away, the park becomes a haven for crime.
1998: 400 volunteers participate in the first cleanup.
2002: Hundreds of orthopedic surgeons in town for a conference build a playground in a single day.
2005: Friends of Reverchon Park is established, and the group drafts a master plan for the park.
2007: Lights at the baseball field are upgraded to collegiate standards.
2008:A ramp is built connecting the park to the Katy Trail.
2010: The Iris Bowl is restored and replanted. Partnership with Dallas Mavericks to plant "Trees for Threes".
2011: Hillside stonework restoration starts.
2013: Hillside stonework restoration completed.
75th Anniversary of the Iris Bowl
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