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Oklahoma City RedHawks
Founded in 1962
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Team Logo
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Cap Insignia
Class-level
Minor league affiliations
Major league affiliations
Name
  • Oklahoma City RedHawks (2009–Present)
  • Oklahoma RedHawks (1998–2008)
  • Oklahoma City 89ers (1962–1997)
Ballpark
Minor league titles
League titles 1985, 1992, 1996
Conference titles 1999
Division titles 1963, 1965, 1979, 1985, 1992, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008
Owner(s)/Operated by: Bob Funk and Scott Pruitt
Manager: Bobby Jones
General Manager:

The Oklahoma City RedHawks are a minor league baseball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The team, which plays in the Pacific Coast League, is the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The RedHawks play in AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, located in the Bricktown Entertainment District in downtown Oklahoma City. The team was originally known as the Oklahoma City 89ers from 1962 to 1997 when the team played at All Sports Stadium (now demolished) at the state fairgrounds. The original name made reference to the Land Run of 1889, which led to the founding of Oklahoma City. Following the 1997 season, they became the Oklahoma RedHawks. After the 2008 season, the team added "City" to their name. The minor renaming was accompanied by new logos and a new color scheme.[1]

The Oklahoma City 89ers began play in 1962 as a minor league affiliate of the Houston Colt .45's. In 1973, all new players came in as a three-year connection with the Cleveland Indians was established. A later affiliation with the Philadelphia Phillies lasted from 1976 until 1982.

In 1983, the Texas Rangers became the parent club, a relationship that would continue as the 89ers adopted all new colors and uniforms along with the nickname "RedHawks" in 1998 in the move to the newly-built Bricktown Ballpark. The crowds are consistently large at the park and the RedHawks have been very competitive with the exception of a couple of seasons.

Contents

Roster

Oklahoma City RedHawks roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

  • -- James Tomlin
Manager

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Texas Rangers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated December 16, 2009
Transactions

See also

References

  1. ^ Patterson, Matt. "RedHawks to unveil new logos and colors." NewsOK. 22 August 2008. Retrieved on 26 September 2008.

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Preceded by
San Diego Padres
San Diego Padres
Pacific Coast League champions
1963
1965
Succeeded by
San Diego Padres
Seattle Angels
Preceded by
Denver Zephyrs
Louisville Redbirds
American Association champions
1992
1996
Succeeded by
Iowa Cubs
Buffalo Bisons







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