Fallenstein Field

Fallenstein FieldFallenstein Field is a fully accessible softball/baseball field in Minnesota built for children and adults. The field complies with all National Wheelchair Softball Association (NWSA) specifications.  Fallenstein Field provides opportunities for children and adults with all types of disabilities to actively participate in softball/baseball.

The Miracle League of North Mankato, with the help of dedicated volunteers and numerous companies, raised more than $650,000 - and broke ground on the building of Fallenstein Field at Caswell Park in North Mankato on July 10, 2007.

Fallenstein Field was completed in July 2008, and the Grand Opening event was held July 24, 2008. The event included food, beverages, games, activities, and the dedication ceremony. Future Fallenstein Field users had the opportunity to play ball for the first time after the dedication. A 5 team National adult wheelchair softball tournament was held on the field that weekend, July 26-27.

The field features a rubberized surface conducive to wheelchair use as well as a scoreboard, lights, spacious dugouts and enough bats, balls and helmets to outfit all players. For guests, the field features a shaded picnic area, chairs, tables, bleachers and electrical outlets.

Fallenstein Field is named after the late Al & Erla Fallenstein, through the Mankato Area Foundation. The Fallenstein family is very supportive of the local community and they continue to support the Miracle League of North Mankato through volunteerism, donations, and fundraising events.

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Contact Info

Fallenstein Field
Caswell Park, West Entrance
1875 Howard Drive West
North Mankato, MN 56003

(507) 200-8333


Open Field

We would love to have your group play ball on Fallenstein Field!! We have bats, balls, helmets for your use. There are also facilities for a picnic with grill, table and chairs.

To schedule your own group to play at Fallenstein Field, contact our office and we will schedule a time for you and your team.

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Original Donors

We'd like to thank each of the following people and organizations for their generous donation to help build Fallenstein Field.

* denotes an in-kind contribution
¦ denotes a pledge

Grand Slam ($5,000+)

Mankato Area Children in Need
Paul Groebner Construction¦*
McDonalds of Southern MN
Mankato Clinic Foundation
SMC / Central Concrete¦*
Mankato Area Foundation
Kristin Fallenstein Mathes
Holtmeier Construction¦*
Thom Family Foundation
City of North Mankato*
Mankato Sertoma Club
The Taylor Foundation
Coughlan Companies
Paulsen Architects*
Mankato Elks Club¦
All American Foods
Web Construction*
Jeff & Cindy Thom
Tom Fallenstein Jr
The Urban Family
Wells Fargo Bank
Superior Block¦*
Snell Motors
ISJ Hospital
Glen Taylor
Eide Bailey

Home Run Club ($2,500 to $4,999)

Mankato MoonDogs Foundation
Abdo, Eick & Myers, LLP
The Mankato MoonDogs

Pinch Hitter Club ($1,000 to $2,499)

Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic
Venture Computer Systems,
Jon Eckhoff & Family
Kakeldey & Associates*
Sam's Club Foundation
Mankato Area Jaycees
Pepsi-Cola of Mankato
Fritz Garage Doors¦*
The Frederick Family (Tom, Julie Kayla, Marissa)
Elaine Krabbenhoft
R & E Enterprises*
Reichel Painting¦*
The Fisher Group
Survey Services*
Scheels All Sport
Javens Electric*
Superior Block*
Hickory Tech
Mylla Urban

Spectator Club (up to $999)

Pemberton Firefighter Relief Assoc.
N. Mankato Chamber of Commerce
Oz Family Dentistry-Daniel Osdoba
Pediatric Therapy Services, Inc.
Mankato Basketball Association
Rotary Club of North Mankato
First National Bank Minnesota
Minnesota Valley Civitan Club
Blethen Gage & Krause, PLLP
Ireland Electric - Curt Ireland
Bastians / Angies Kettle Corn
Mary Ellen & James Fleming
C & S Supply - Employees
William & Theresa Shores
Sister Ann Marie Tholkes
Andy & Christine Nessler
Joanne Hovey-McBride & Matt McBride
Jarius Hovey-McBride & Mikki Winter
Dan & Mary Jo Menden
Louie & Laurie Austvold
Tom & Judy Fallenstein
Dennis Terrell & Family
MICO, Inc - Employees
Korben Pioske-McBride
Mankato Moose Lodge
Scott & Heide Weilage
Gustavus Girls Softball
Walter J & Jill R Gates
Kirk & Vickie Schweim
John & Barb Rottunda
Thomas & Judy Walsh
Don Wesley & Family
Collin Hovey-McBride
Genevieve Bamberry
Gary & Mary Zellmer
Bill & Arvis Grubner
John C. Landkamer
Allen & Karla Wirth
Jeff & Vicki Nessler
The Solheid Family
ISD 77 Walkabout
Al & Barb Mathes
Sharon Patterson
Mark Reedstrom
Kaaren Keohane
Abigail Kakeldey
Richard Menden
Nelson Printing*
Marcia Marcoux
Donald Klaseus
Annette Schipp
Kenny Dewitte
Abby Kakeldey
Duane Chader
David Pearson
Tara Snilsberg
The Lo Family
Anne Haefner
Gerda Calkins
Pier Pleasure
Sandy Yokiel
John Goettl