Stating the case for Rosemont's Ballpark
May 23, 2013 11:20 PM -
Several times Andy Nussbaum had driven past Rosemont on I-294. He found out Saturday what he was missing. On a perfect May night, Naperville Central's softball coach soaked in his first evening at the Ballpark at Rosemont before his Redhawks took the field. Just as much as the softball at the Bandits Jamboree, the structure left an impression. "What a great environment," Nussbaum remarked Saturday night, and his reiterated that comment later in the week. "Just by sheer venue, I'm much more likely to go to a Bandits game than a Sky basketball game just because it's such a nice park." Rosemont's hopes to lure the Cubs as the crown jewel of its revamped entertainment complex is probably a pipedream. Reeling in the state softball tournament shouldn't be.