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Grandchildren rush to embrace Concordia baseball head coach Bucky Burgau on Monday after Burgau's speech during the dedication of the baseball field named in his honor. Darren Gibbins / The Forum

Burgau gets his big day as field named in his honor

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MOORHEAD - Bucky Burgau stood near the pitching mound Monday afternoon surrounded by his family. The longtime Concordia baseball coach couldn't help but get emotional.


The field he was standing on was officially named Bucky Burgau Field in a dedication ceremony prior to a Concordia doubleheader against Bethel.

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Eric Peterson
Peterson covers small college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.

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