Boston College Eagles baseball
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The Boston College Eagles 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 the newly constructed Brighton Field after having played at Shea Field from 1961 to 2017.
|Boston College Eagles|
|2020 Boston College Eagles baseball team|
|Head coach||Mike Gambino (10th season)|
|Location||Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts|
|Home stadium||Brighton Field |
|Colors||Maroon and Gold|
|College World Series appearances|
|1953, 1960, 1961, 1967|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|1949, 1953, 1955, 1960, 1961, 1967, 2009, 2016|
NCAA Division I tournamentEdit
|1953||3-1||.750||College World Series (4th place)|
|1960||3-2||.600||College World Series (6th place)|
|1961||5-3||.625||College World Series (3rd place)|
|1967||5-4||.556||College World Series (6th place)|
|2016||4-2||.667||Coral Gables Super Regional|
Longest game in college-baseball historyEdit
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.
Exhibition game with Boston Red SoxEdit
Annual ALS Awareness GameEdit
- "Boston College Athletics Unveils New Logos". July 26, 2000. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
- *Schlegel, John. "Texas wins NCAA record 25-inning game", MLB.com (MLB Advanced Media, L.P.), May 31, 2009.
- "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.
- Wilbur, Eric. "Red Sox 2011 Spring Training Schedule". About.com. Archived from the original on 2012-01-07. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
The Red Sox open their 2011 spring schedule with the traditional games vs. Northeastern University and Boston College.
- Lananna, Michael (April 21, 2017). "Pete Frates and fight against ALS is never far from minds of Boston College". BaseballAmerica.com. Baseball America Enterprises. Retrieved 2017-04-22.