When J.L. Johnson Stadium first opened in 1978, it was a certainly a marvel. The team was known then as the ORU Titans and were thrilled to be in their new stadium and they had a storybook year to prove it. ORU took on Michigan State, Oklahoma State and Southern Illinois in the regionals here at J.L. Johnson to win the regional putting them into the College World Series at Omaha for the first time.