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Nebraska State Historical Baseball Capital

St. Paul

Nebraska State Historical Baseball Capital: St. Paul

Adopted on October 9, 1997.

On Oct. 9, 1997, Gov. Ben Nelson declared St. Paul to be the official historic baseball capital of Nebraska. where Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander is buried. "Old Pete" played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals from 1911 to 1930..

The Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball is dedicated to illustrating the careers of over 140 men with Nebraska ties who have made it to the Major Leagues of American Baseball. The museum contains artifacts and information on native Nebraskan's and those with Nebraska roots or ties...

Nebraska State Historical Baseball Capital: St. Paul

Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball

Located at 619 Howard Avenue in St. Paul, Nebraska, the Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball has displays of Nebraska Baseball Hall of Famers G.C. Alexander, Wahoo Sam Crawford, Dazzy Vance, Bob Gibson and Richie Ashburn along with other Nebraska players. Open: All-Year-- Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Weekends during the summer- Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. Call (308) 754-5558 for more information.

Baseball Fields/Softball Fields

Nebraska State Historical Baseball Capital: St. Paul

The Grover Cleveland Alexander Ball Field, one of the best in the state, plays host to many American Legion baseball games. Two other fine ball fields hold numerous softball and baseball games. Tennis courts are nearby and the St. Paul "Wildcats" play their football games on the field adjacent to the ball park. These fields are located on the west side of St. Paul, just southwest of the school. Contact (308) 754-4005 or (308) 754-4483 for more information of St. Paul City Ball Parks.

Nebraska Law

On Oct. 9, 1997, Gov. Ben Nelson declared St. Paul to be the official historic baseball capital of Nebraska. where Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander is buried.

CHAPTER 90 - Special Acts.
SECTION 90-119

Governor; designate official state items.

The Governor may designate official state items, including animals, plants, minerals, and other things.

Legislative approval of any such designation is not required. Any designation made on or prior to September 13, 1997, is not affected by this section.

Source:
Laws 1997, LB 106, § 1.

 

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