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Howard ‘Skip’ Stern: The CWS Chauffeur of Champions

Published by on June 14, 2013

Skip Stern has been driving his whole life.

The Air Force veteran got his start behind the wheel of military fuel trucks on the runways of U.S. air bases in Germany. He was serving his country then. He serves the players and coaches of the College World Series now.

Skip has been a bus driver for Arrow Stage Lines in Omaha, Neb., for decades. Arrow has the contract to drive the College World Series teams everywhere they need to go during their time in Omaha. For the past 18 years, Skip has done exactly that.

If you stand outside TD Ameritrade Park during the series, you see the team buses pull up out front, flanked by police escorts. The players and coaches of the respective teams get off the bus and get mobbed with high fives, fist bumps and camera flashes by excited fans.

In the background, the drivers like Skip sit quietly out of view. These teams are at the stadium on time, and guys like Skip Stern are the reason why.

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