901 Main Street South, Austin, Minnesota, United States
Marcusen Park has a long and storied past. Constructed in the 1940's, Marcusen became the home of the original Austin Packers coached by the legendary Emil Scheid. If you look closely, there is a plaque proclaiming it "The House that Scheid Built." There is also a monument at the base of the flagpole dedicating it to former major leaguer and fine Austin Packer pitcher, Lou Ciola. Some of the great athletes who played at Marcusen Park and have called it home and went on to play professional baseball are Moose Skowron, Mike Wuertz,Dave Hartman, Kurt Best, Gary Morgan, Dave Meyer and Matt Cano to name a few.
You don't have to be a professional athlete to play baseball at Marcusen Park and feel the crunch of the infield under your cleats or the smell of the summer grass. Every local child deserves to take part in America's favorite pastime at one of Minnesota's finest stadiums. Please remember that it is the dream of every young area ballplayer to play at Marcusen Park.