Oregon Ducks Baseball: No Sitting Ducks Here
Who doesn't love to watch a mammoth moon shot of a home run or a spectacular
diving play on a ball to the shortstop? With the 2014 college baseball season in full swing, the Oregon Ducks are gearing
up for another run at the postseason. Not even halfway through the baseball season and the Oregon Ducks still have a month
of regular season play. Oregon Ducks baseball tickets remain available for key match ups with arch rivals like UC Riverside,
Oregon State and Arizona State. If current play is any indication, the Oregon Ducks appear poised to make a deep run in the
NCAA tournament. See the future stars of Major League Baseball live in action with Oregon Ducks baseball tickets.
a roster of 34 great players, head coach George Horton and the Ducks are primed for success. Currently, the Oregon Ducks are
poised to once again return to postseason play with their highly ranked team. With games to be played against arch-rivals
like California and Oregon State, Oregon Ducks baseball tickets are still available for purchase.
of Oregon has a rich baseball history dating back to their first game in 1846. Known more for their prowess in recent years
on the gridiron, the Oregon Ducks baseball team has an esteemed tradition in the sport, having won the PCC-North Division
Championship nine times between 1928 and 1946. In 1954, the Ducks reached the pinnacle of the college baseball season with
an appearance in the College World Series. After a nearly 30-year hiatus from having D-1 baseball, the University of Oregon
once again fielded a team in 2009. Since then, the Oregon Ducks have made appearances in the 2010, 2012 and 2013 NCAA tournaments.
The University of Oregon baseball team has had over thirty players drafted by the MLB and playing in the big
leagues. Among these players is the legendary Joe Gordon, the premier second baseman of his era and a member of the baseball
Hall of Fame. Not only was Gordon one of the best defensive second baseman during his playing career from 1938 to 1950, but
he was also the first AL second baseman to hit 20 home runs in a season. After retiring, Gordon was one of the rare Hall of
Famers who also became a successful manager in the major leagues. In addition to Gordon, other notable Oregon Ducks who have
had careers in the MLB include Dave Roberts, Steve Baker, Ray Smith and Tom Dodd.
Gone with the
old and in with the new! From 1936 to 1981, the Oregon Ducks played at Howe Field on the university campus. At one time, this
stadium was considered one of the nicest in college baseball; however, after nearly 50 years of service, it was becoming worn
out and dilapidated. When the team returned to D1 baseball in 2009, the university recognized the need to make a splash with
a new stadium. Hence, the construction and opening of PK Park prior to the start of the 2009 baseball season. With capacity
for nearly 4,000 fans, spectators at PK Park are treated to modern amenities, like a large video board and eight upper level
suites. During the summer, PK Park doubles as the home to the Eugene Emeralds, a Class A minor league team of the San Diego