During a recent visit to the Stanford campus, Jay McKie, ’46, marveled at how much it has changed. He was especially impressed with Klein Field at Sunken Diamond, where he anchored third base as a freshman in the spring of 1943.
“It was always a beautiful park,” he said. “When I played, we didn’t have a left field fence. The ball kept going.”
The 88-year-old McKie and his daughter Betsy received a surprise visit from Mark Marquess, the Clarke and Elizabeth Nelson Director of Baseball.
“To be joined by Mark Marquess was very moving,” said McKie. “He spent a long time with us. I know he ... Continue Reading