Did you know? The Fort Wayne TinCaps baseball club has a unique chair at Parkview Field dedicated to Prisoners of War and Missing in Action military members. The TinCaps partnered with Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, NSDAR, to dedicate the chair in 2019. You can find the seat at the top of Section 102 on the main concourse of Parkview Field.
TinCaps president, Mike Nutter, said these words at the dedication ceremony, “We’re thankful for the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for assisting us with this project. We couldn’t provide the entertainment we do at Parkview Field without the sacrifices made by our nation’s military. We’re indebted to those who’ve given their lives for our freedom.”
The POW/MIA Chair is black with an adjoining plaque that reads: “Since World War I, more than 92,000 American soldiers are unaccounted for. This unoccupied seat is dedicated to the memory of those brave men and women and to the sacrifices each made in serving this country. God bless you. God bless America.”