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A.J. Hinch hits the Rosenblatt scoreboard on September 1st, 2001 vs. Colorado Springs. It’s the final time an Omaha player would accomplish that feat.
Matt Minker purchases the majority share of the Omaha Royals in 2001 from Union Pacific, with Warren Buffett and Walter Scott keeping their shares.
Following the 2001 season, the Omaha franchise returns to the Omaha Royals moniker.
Jarrod Patterson hits for the cycle on May 22nd, 2003 vs. Oklahoma.
Calvin Pickering hits his tenth home run in a span of 19 at-bats on April 18th, 2004, a stretch that included seven longballs in a span of 12 at-bats.
The largest crowd in franchise history attends the Omaha Royals’ game against the Iowa Cubs on July 3rd, 2004.
Bill Shea purchases the majority share of the Omaha Royals from Matt Minker on March 8th, 2006, with Warren Buffett and Walter Scott keeping their shares.
September 24, 2007 – Martie Cordaro named 4th General Manager in franchise history.
On March 17th, 2009, the Omaha Royals and Sarpy County reach a deal to build a brand new ballpark for the 2011 season.
The Omaha franchise’s new ballpark site, the future home of Werner Park, is selected on June 1st, 2009.
Ground is broken on August 12th, 2009 for Werner Park. It’s attended by Baseball Hall of Famers George Brett and Bob Gibson.
The first sod is laid at Werner Park on September 15th, 2010.
Mike Moustakas sets a modern-day PCL record by driving in 11 RBI on August 30th, 2010 as part of a three-homer effort versus Round Rock at Rosenblatt Stadium.
The Omaha Royals defeat the Round Rock Express 6-2 on September 2nd, 2010. It is the final game played at Rosenblatt Stadium.
The Storm Chasers announce a naming rights deal with Werner Enterprises to name their new ballpark Werner Park on November 11th, 2010.
On November 15th, 2010, the Omaha franchise announces a new name, becoming the Omaha Storm Chasers.
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