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Evans & Burnham to throw out first pitch Saturday night


(Grand Island, NE) - Riverdogs Baseball is excited to host the Jake Gillespie Memorial Home Run Derby supported by John and Tracy Gillespie!

The Home Run Derby Competition will be held on Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Platt-Duetsche, featuring players and teams playing in the Grand Island Riverdogs Tournament.

Come support the Jake Gillespie Memorial Home Run Derby presented by Five Points Banks - The Better Bank

Throwing out the first pitch & signing autographs will be Nebraska Cornhusker baseball players Casey Burnham & Cole Evans. 

Casey and Cole both are Grand Island grads and both played with Jake who tragically lost his life in a car accident on Jan 1st, 2022. 

Casey Burnham 06/02/2023

Cole Evans 06/02/2023