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College World Series’ New Home, TD Ameritrade Ballpark Brings Major League Feel

Published by on April 20, 2011

Tuesday night, as the gates opened at TD Ameritrade Ballpark in Omaha, Nebraska, for the first time, there was one thing in the back of everyone's mind.  It was not the upcoming game between Nebraska and Creighton.  It was not even the frigid 40 degree temperatures at game time.  It was the ballpark that TD Ameritrade was replacing: Rosenblatt Stadium.

For much of the past two years, since city officials announced plans to build a new downtown ballpark to take over as host for the College World Series, there has been a palpable tension among college baseball die-hards about replacing a venue which had become synonymous with the sport.  

Sure, Rosenblatt was old and outdated, but it was home.  

It was not just home to natives of Omaha who grew up going to the College World Series at Rosenblatt.  It was home to LSU, Florida State, USC, Stanford and every other baseball powerhouse that wanted to be in Omaha, Nebra...

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