Grace U. hosts first home baseball game in school history
Grace University has established its first baseball team in the college’s 70-year history. The Grace University Royals baseball team will play their inaugural home game on Friday, March 28 in a doubleheader at John Stella Field at Brown Park (near 15th & U Street, Omaha). The games against Manhattan Christian College (Kan.) will be played at 2 and 4 p.m. Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame member and the field’s namesake, John Stella will throw out the first pitch at 2 p.m. The new baseball program has attracted student athletes seeking a Christian education from across the country including California, Kansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, and even the Bahamas. The team, which has a 17-6 record in its first season, is led by former Major League player and veteran coach, Thad Bosley. The 4 p.m. game will play host to a celebration for Grace University students, staff, alumni, and friends. Mascot races and drawings for Grace gear will be held, and kids attending the game will receive Grace University pompons and noisemakers. Grace University, located in Omaha, Neb., is a regionally accredited, private Christian university with more than 40 diverse areas of study for undergraduate, graduate and adult degree completion students including education, business, psychology, music, nursing and Christian ministries. The university’s mission is to develop servant leaders for the home, the church and the world through excellence in biblically integrated education.
John Stella Field at Brown Park
15th & U St., Omaha , NE 68108