The College World Series is under way in Omaha, Nebraska -- but teams have been playing ball at TD Ameritrade Park all spring. In fact, the ol' ballyard played host to Creighton's regular season and the Big Ten tournament in May.

One constant at the stadium has been the grounds crew, which you can follow on Twitter. Like most baseball fans, the crew got into the preseason spirit once the preseason polls began rolling out:

 

 

Of course TD Ameritrade Park is home to the Creighton Bluejays, so the hometown team breaks in the field throughout the spring -- after Mother Nature pushes forward the clock and the field awakens from a winter's hibernation:

 

 

And three months before first pitch at the College World Series, the grounds crew is as eager as the players for first pitch. ... And once they begin playing, the games seemingly run together -- regular season, postseason, College World Series: