CHICO, Calif. - The Chico State men's baseball team will honor Steve Nettleton in Saturday's game against Sonoma State.
Nettleton was a philanthropist in Chico who loved baseball. He was the majority owner of the Chico Heat baseball team and Chico State named its stadium after him in 1997.
He donated his money and time to various organizations in town including Enloe Medical Center and the Chico Boys and Girls Club. and
Chico State will take on its rival Sonoma State in a doubleheader Saturday.
Nettleton will be honored at 11:30 a.m. with speakers from the Boys and Girls Club, Enloe Medical Center and Chico State/