November 7, 2017 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Omaha Storm Chasers
PAPILLION, NE - The Omaha Storm Chasers have once again earned top honors by being named Omaha's Best Professional Sports Team, as selected on by voters at BestOfOmaha.com. This year marks the tenth consecutive year the organization has received the "Best Professional Sports Team" award.
"We are proud to be the Metro's top professional sports team for 50 seasons," said Storm Chasers President and General Manager Martie Cordaro. "Our organization constantly strives to deliver the best fan experience possible. With our 2018 campaign on the horizon featuring the Kansas City Royals exhibition game and the year-long 50th Season celebration, Opening Day cannot come soon enough."
The ten-year stretch in which the Storm Chasers organization has received Omaha's Best Professional Sports Team honor encompasses all seven seasons the franchise has played at Werner Park, where the squad has won four division titles, as well as three Pacific Coast League Championship and Back-to-Back Triple-A National Championships in 2013-14. The ballpark also hosted the First National Bank Triple-A All-Star Game in 2015.
Since hosting its initial Opening Day on April 16, 2011, a total of over 2.7 million fans have come through the gates of Werner Park. The upcoming 2018 season will mark the 50th Season in franchise history since the organization first began play in 1969 at Rosenblatt Stadium. The Storm Chasers are slated to face off against the Kansas City Royals in an exhibition game presented by SAC Federal Credit Union on Monday, March 26.
The Omaha Storm Chasers are the Triple-A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The Storm Chasers play at Werner Park in Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska. For more information please visit omahastormchasers.com and follow us on Twitter @omastormchasers and at facebook.com/omahastormchasers.
Omaha begins their regular season slate with Opening Night 2018 on Thursday, April 5 against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.