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Baseball Club Pledge Drive

Baseball Club at The Ohio State University
$16,832
112%
Raised toward our $15,000 Goal
144 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on March 14, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Baseball Club Pledge Drive

Although our giving page is no longer active, you can still donate. If you would like to provide any additional support, please do so here.

The success of our program has been in large part due to the annual donations provided by family, friends and alumni of the program that help offset the $60,000 annual budget. Our $15,000 goal for donations will go directly towards the following expenses:

  • Field Rentals - Our home field, Beekman Field, is now a parking lot and we have to travel up to 45 minutes away from campus to be able to play.
  • Equipment including baseballs, new bats, team bags and training items
  • Travel for conference, Spring Training and post-season games
    • Includes hotels, van rentals and fuel
  • Umpire Fees
  • Home, away and alternate uniforms

The Baseball Club is under the Department of Recreational Sports within the Office of Student Life at The Ohio State University. The club is designed for students who wish to continue their baseball careers, but focus primarily on their education at the university. The program provides, on average, 50 students an opportunity to play competitive baseball versus other collegiate club teams. While the time commitment is significantly less than a varsity level program, the competition is very similar to NCAA Division III programs. We have two teams who compete in the National Club Baseball Association at the Division I and Division II levels. The NCBA is made up of more than 275 teams divided into 2 Divisions.

Each team schedules more than 30 games per season including their annual trip to Panama City, Florida to play 6 games in the NCBA Spring Training Showcase. There is also an opportunity to play in a Regional and World Series playoffs. The program has a .688 win percentage over the past 21 seasons versus college teams and 12 playoff appearances over the past 8 seasons. This success on the field has made the program one of the best in the country with current rankings of #10 out of 132 teams for DI and #5 out of 142 teams for DII.  

We sincerely appreciate any donation amount you can provide and your thoughtful generosity to the program.

Thank you and Go Buckeyes!

Levels
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$16

Gray Level

The program has won 16 conference titles including 10 in Division I and 6 in Division II.

$24

All-American Level

There have been 22 Division I and 2 Division II NCBA All-Americans since the league started in 2001.

$50

Scarlet Level

Average number of players who compete each season on our two teams.

$96

Buckeye Level

This represents the year the Baseball Club was founded, 1996.

$150

Sesquicentennial

Founded in 1870, Ohio State celebrated their 150th anniversary in 2020!

$495

Regional Playoff Level

The two teams have combined for 495 wins in their 21 seasons playing exclusively other intercollegiate teams.

$719

World Series Level

In 20 seasons playing exclusively intercollegiate teams, the two teams have played in 719 regular and post-season games.

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