ROSSVILLE – The Rossville Rattlers Summer Collegiate Baseball team will host a Brett Cowdin Memorial Night on Saturday June 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
The Rattlers will be taking on league rival, the Baldwin City Blues. The organization will be retiring Brett’s number 14 in a pre-game ceremony and are welcoming all former players, fans, friends and colleagues of Brett Cowdin.
Brett Cowdin, founder of the Rossville Rattlers and Topeka Golden Giants, passed away unexpectedly November 13, 2013. Coach Cowdin also served as a baseball and football coach for numerous Topeka and Rossville high school teams during his career. He was coaching with Washburn Rural High School as well as the Rattlers at the time of his passing.
“We want to fill Joe Campbell Memorial Stadium on June 14th to honor a great coach, mentor, and friend. We encourage everyone whose lives were touched by Brett, to come out Saturday night and join in on a memorable night,” said Rattlers General Manager David Streeter.
Admission to all Rattlers’ games are free – following Coach Cowdin’s founding philosophy of providing free events for people of all ages to enjoy. The Rattlers will have BBQ available for purchase, along with commemorative t-shirts to benefit the Rossville Rattlers mission of helping players reach their collegiate and professional goals.