NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma baseball preseason Diamond Dinner is set for Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Marriott Conference Center at NCED (postal training center) in Norman.
The event begins at 7 p.m. Tickets, which cost $50 per person, must be purchased in advance by contacting Ryan Gaines in the OU baseball office at 405-325-8354 or by email at [email protected]
The Diamond Dinner, held two weeks prior to opening day, is the first opportunity of the year for fans and community members to be introduced to the 2019 Sooners. The event is open to the public. All attendees must register ahead of time, as walk-up sales will not be available.
Current Oklahoma baseball student-athletes and alumni will be available for an autograph session during the event. Attendees will also be the first to see a video preview of the 2019 baseball season as well as have the opportunity to bid on exclusive items in a silent auction.
Under second-year head coach Skip Johnson, the Sooners are seeking their third straight NCAA postseason appearance. OU returns 16 letterwinners and welcomed 24 newcomers, and will replace 56 percent of its runs scored, as well as 60 percent of its innings pitched and 67 percent of its starts on the mound.
Season tickets for the 2019 OU baseball season are on sale now. Season packages range from $180 to $300 for the 27-game home schedule at L. Dale Mitchell Park, and can be purchased online or by contacting the OU Athletics Ticket Office by phone at (800) 456-GoOU (4668).
The Sooners open the 2019 season Feb. 15-17 against Cal Poly at L. Dale Mitchell Park.