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Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark's 20th Season

The 2017 season marked the 20th season at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark!

Throughout the season, the Oklahoma City Dodgers celebrated this momentous occasion with special giveaways, a fan-voted All-Ballpark Team and more!

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20th Season All-Ballpark Team

Jose De Leon made 16 starts with the Oklahoma City Dodgers in 2016, going 7-1 with a 2.61 ERA with 111 strikeouts and limited opposing batters to a .194 average. De Leon recorded five double-digit strikeout games including a 13-strikeout performance on August 26, 2016 against Colorado Springs at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. His 111 strikeouts in 2016 ranks ninth among single-season franchise leaders. De Leon was honored as a 2016 Baseball America Triple-A All-Star.

R.A. Dickey appeared in 141 games (104 starts) with the RedHawks (1999-03, 2005-06), going 49-40 with a 4.50 ERA while recording a franchise-leading 477 strikeouts. Dickey is one of nine pitchers in franchise history to toss a complete-game two-hitter on August 3, 2006 in the RedHawks 2-0 vs. Las Vegas and he leads the franchise in career appearances (141), starts (106), innings pitched (766.1), wins (49) and strikeouts (477).

Danny Kolb went 9-5 with a 3.57 ERA with 60 strikeouts against 40 walks in 98.1 innings over 37 games. In 2001, Kolb tossed scoreless relief in 11 out of his 12 appearances and posted a 1.42 ERA (3 ER/19.0 IP) with 21 strikeouts against just four walks and a .188 opponent batting average.

Austin Barnes has appeared in 166 games (2015-16) for the Oklahoma City Dodgers, posting a .304 average with 39 doubles, seven triples, 15 home runs, 81 RBI and 99 runs scored. In 2015, Barnes recorded a five-hit game, was selected to the All-Pacific Coast League team and a midseason PCL All-Star, while also earning Baseball America Triple-A All-Star honors. Barnes is currently ranked by as the ninth best prospect in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ organization and the eighth best catching prospect overall.

Adrian Gonzalez appeared in 207 games with the RedHawks (2004-05) before becoming a fulltime Major Leaguer. In his last minor league season, Gonzalez hit .338 with 17 doubles, one triple, 18 home runs, 65 RBI and posted a .399 on-base percentage in 84 games before being promoted to the Rangers. Gonzalez ranks among the franchise single-season leaders in hits (139 in 2004, 15th), RBI (88 in 2004, 10th) and ranks among franchise career leaders in games (207, 21st), hits (250, 14th), doubles (45, 20th) and home runs (30, 13th). Gonzalez is also one of three players to record a five-hit game (6/22/04 @ Albuquerque) and a three-homer game (5/24/05 @ Albuquerque) since the franchise moved to Bricktown in 1998.

Ian Kinsler spent the entire 2005 season and parts of the 2006 and 2007 seasons with the RedHawks. In 131 games in 2005, Kinsler posted a .348/.348/.464 slashline with 28 doubles, two triples, 23 home runs, 94 RBI and 102 runs scored. During the 2005 season, Kinsler collected 37 multi-hit games including one five-hit game and 15 three-hit games and was selected as a 2005 Triple-A All-Star after ranking among franchise leaders in runs (102, 2nd), RBI (94, 8th), hits (145, 9th) and home runs (23, 10th).

Rob Segedin played in 103 games with the Dodgers in 2016 and posted a .319/.392/.598 slashline with 23 doubles, nine triples, 21 homers, 69 RBI and 71 runs scored and was named a 2016 Triple-A All-Star and PCL Postseason All-Star. That season he led all of the Minors with a .598 slugging percentage. His nine triples and 21 homers in 2016 rank 2nd and 13th respectively among single-season franchise leaders. In just nine games with Oklahoma City before being promoted to the Majors, Segedin hit .324 (12-for-37) with two doubles, two home runs, five RBI and seven runs.

Jonathan Villar appeared in 142 games over the course of two season with the RedHawks (2013-14). Villar’s best season came in 2013 in which he posted a .277/.341/.442 slashline with 16 doubles, eight triples, eight home runs, 41 RBI and 47 runs in 91 games. He ranks among single-season franchise leaders with eight triples (5th) and 31 stolen bases (9th) in 2013 and he ranks 6th among franchise career leaders with 55 stolen bases.

Ruben Sierra played for the RedHawks for two seasons (2000-01). Sierra’s bet play came in 2000 in which he posted a .326/.398/.522 slashline with 26 doubles, three triples, 18 home runs, 55 walks, 82 RBI and 70 runs scored in 112 games. Sierra was selected as a 2000 Triple-A All-Star and currently ranks among single-season franchise leaders with 143 hits (11th) and 82 RBI (13th) in 2000.

George Springer appeared in 75 games with the RedHawks (2013-14), combined to hit .319 with 11 doubles, five triples, 18 home runs, 67 runs scored and 62 RBI. Springer led the 2013 RedHawks with 18 home runs and a .425 on-base percentage in 62 games. He also had 22 stolen bases and after starting the season with Double-A Corpus Christi, he became the first Minor Leaguer with a 30/30 season since 2009.

Nelson Cruz played in 155 games with the RedHawks (2007-10) with 103 of those games coming in 2008 when he posted a .342/.429/.695 slashline with 18 doubles, three triples, a franchise record-setting 37 home runs, 56 walks, 24 stolen bases, 99 RBI and 93 runs scored. Cruz recorded a three-homer game on July 19, 2008 against Memphis, going 3-for-5 with five RBI. Cruz was selected as 2008 Triple-A All-Star, PCL Postseason All-Star, PCL Most Valuable Player and Triple-A Offensive Player of the Year after setting the franchise single-season record with 37 home runs and currently ranks among franchise leaders in RBI (99 in 2008, 3rd) and runs (93 in 2008, 5th).

Jason Botts played in 316 games with the RedHawks from 2005-08, posting a .299/.387/.540 slashline with 92 doubles, 12 triples, 55 home runs, 188 walks, 230 RBI and 218 runs scored. Botts ranks among franchise career leaders in games (316, 7th), hits (348, 5th), doubles (92, 2nd), triples (12, 7th), home runs (55, 3rd) and walks (188, 2nd). Botts also holds the fifth longest hitting streak in franchise history at 19 games from June 18-July 6, 2007.

Greg Biagini came to Oklahoma City in 1995 and was the team’s manager for five seasons, including the first two at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Biagini’s 1999 team went 83-59 (.585) and finished in first place in the Eastern Division. Biagini managed the ’99 RedHawks to a 3-1 series victory over Omaha in the First Round of the Playoffs, but eventually lost to Vancouver 3-1 in the Championship Finals. Biagini’s RedHawks posted a 157-129 (.549) record in the first two seasons at Chicaksaw Bricktown Ballpark (1998-99) and was honored as the Manager of the Year, Triple-A All-Star Manager and PCL Postseason All-Star Manager in 1999.

20th Season Celebration Weekend

Friday, August 11, 2017

The first 2,000 fans through the gates received a special stein commemorating the ballpark's 20th season as part of the 20th Season stein giveaway presented by Okie811. The 20th season commemorative bricks were unveiled in a pregame ceremony.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Fans voted for the All-Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark team throughout the 2017 season via the team's website and social media. The first pitch was thrown out by former OKC Mayor Ron Norick.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Todd Van Poppel threw out the first pitch and signed autographs. Van Poppel threw out the first pitch in the first game at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.