The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By Deb Fischer
U.S. Senator 

The Road to Omaha

 

Baseball is America’s pastime. There’s nothing quite like enjoying a hot dog in the stands, hearing the sound of a home run, or watching your favorite player beat the tag at home. Every year in June, Nebraskans look forward to the sights, sounds, and thrills of this beloved game when Omaha hosts the College World Series.

The inaugural Men’s College World Series took place in 1947 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It wasn’t until 1950 that the tournament took place at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha. From 1950-1961, the event didn’t even turn a profit. But luckily a group of four Nebraskans kept...



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