Timeline: Stadium brings professional baseball to Sarpy County

Sarpy County

Timeline: Stadium brings professional baseball to Sarpy County

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April 05, 2018

The Omaha Storm Chasers have called Werner Park home since 2011. As the team celebrates its 50th season, we're looking back at their time in Sarpy County.

March 17, 2009

Sarpy County and the Omaha Royals sign an initial agreement

June 1, 2009

Site chosen for stadium

August 12, 2009

Groundbreaking ceremony for stadium

Sod on the field at Werner Park during construction

September 15, 2010

Sod placed on the field

November 11, 2010

Werner Park announced as name of new stadium

November 15, 2010

Team officially becomes the Storm Chasers

April 8, 2011

First baseball game played at Werner Park
Papillion-La Vista High School vs. Papillion-La Vista South High School

April 16, 2011

First Storm Chasers game played at Werner Park
Omaha Storm Chasers vs. Nashville Sounds

April 5, 2018

Storm Chasers open their 50th season


Werner Park construction photos

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Werner Park construction, 2009-2010