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Massucci Field to be dedicated April 25

April 7, 2015

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — During the home baseball game at 10 a.m. April 25, Massucci Field will be officially dedicated in honor of longtime coach Jack Massucci.

A special ceremony will be held at the game to honor Massucci with a reception to follow. The rain date is May 9.

Massucci coached the Concordia Lutheran High School baseball team for 34 years, retiring in 1996 with a record of 520 wins and 354 losses. His number, No. 24, is the only number in the history of Concordia baseball to be retired.

Massucci holds seven conference titles, five IHSAA sectional titles, four regionals, three semi-state crowns, three Final Four appearances, a state runners-up title, and has coached a major leaguer. Not to mention being named to the Northeast Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame, the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame, and the Concordia Lutheran High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Along with leading the Cadet baseball team, Massucci also coached football, basketball and wrestling. He was a member of the Fort Wayne Baseball-Softball Commission for 25 years, receiving the Charles Wilt Award and the Fort Wayne Sports Corporation Community Service Award. He is currently the vice president of the Wildcat Baseball League.  

Concordia Lutheran High School, located at 1601 St. Joe River Drive in Fort Wayne, Ind., was founded in 1935 as a private, co-educational Lutheran high school open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With Christ at the center, Concordia continues to pursue educational excellence that equips individuals for lifelong learning and service as disciples of Jesus Christ. Learn more at www.clhscadets.com.

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