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Boston College Eagles baseball

Boston College Eagles
Founded: 1896 (1896)
''Boston College Eagles athletic logo''

University Boston College
Conference ACC
Atlantic Division
Location Chestnut Hill, MA
Head Coach Mike Gambino (4th year)
Home Stadium Eddie Pellagrini Diamond at John Shea Field
(Capacity: 1,000)
Nickname Eagles
Colors

Maroon and Gold

            
College World Series Appearances
1953, 1960, 1961, 1967
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1949, 1953, 1955, 1960, 1961, 1967, 2009

The Boston College baseball team represents Boston College in NCAA Division I college baseball. The team participates in the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The head coach of the Eagles is Mike Gambino, a 2000 alumnus of Boston College, and the team plays its home games at Eddie Pellagrini Diamond at John Shea Field.

NCAA Division I tournament

The team has been selected to play in the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament seven times, most recently in 2009. It has played in the College World Series four times, the most recent being 1967.

Conference tournament

Longest game in college-baseball history

On May 30, 2009, the Eagles played in the longest game in college-baseball history — a 25-inning game — during the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship regional tournament at Austin, Texas. The University of Texas Longhorns — who were designated the visiting team despite playing on their home field — won, 3-2. The game lasted seven hours three minutes.[1][2]

Exhibition game with Boston Red Sox

The team has traditionally played an exhibition game each spring against the Boston Red Sox, as part of the Red Sox' spring training (Grapefruit League) season.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ *Schlegel, John. "Texas wins NCAA record 25-inning game", MLB.com (MLB Advanced Media, L.P.), May 31, 2009.
  2. ^ "2009 NCAA Div. I Baseball College World Series Bracket" (in column 1 (Regionals), click on Austin box; then click on Texas–BC box). NCAA.com.
  3. ^ Wilbur, Eric. "Red Sox 2011 Spring Training Schedule". About.com. Archived from the original on 2011-01-07. Retrieved 7 January 2012. The Red Sox open their 2011 spring schedule with the traditional games vs. Northeastern University and Boston College. 

External links

  • BC Baseball Home Page
  • BC Athletics Home Page


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