Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Compete In Six-Team Tourney.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

College Baseball

Baseball Fiesta On Tap This Weekend

With no local draw, last season's collegiate Baseball Fiesta was something less than a success.

But with the University of New Mexico and highly ranked Nebraska among the six-team field in this season's Applebee's Baseball Fiesta, Dan Ballou is hopeful the stands at the Sports Stadium will have a few more bodies in them.

"We have to see if people are willing to come out and see baseball," said Ballou, director of sports sales and marketing for the Albuquerque Convention and Visitor's Bureau and the man largely responsible for bringing the Fiesta to town. …

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