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October 12, 2016

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Pat Burns (1937 - 2016):
On Sunday, Pat Burns, the wife of three-year Rice baseball letterman Fred Burns ’60, passed away. A fourth generation Texan, she was an extraordinary woman:  a devoted wife to Fred for 58 years, a tireless volunteer, a supporter of the arts in Houston and Galveston, one of Galveston’s greatest advocates for preserving the Island’s rich history and an avid baseball fan.  Click here for the Galveston Daily News obituary.

October 11, 2016

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Rice Baseball:
Pitcher Ross Stripling, who is in the postseason with the Los Angeles Dodgers, faced Rice at the Houston College Classic on March 5, 2011 as an Aggie.  He relieved starter Michael Wacha, now a St. Louis Cardinal, in an epic pitcher’s duel won by freshman Austin Kubitza with a complete game 6-hit shutout, 1-0.  Click here for the Rice Owls recap and box score.

In the offseason, Ross is a licensed stockbroker with Wunderlich Securities in Houston.

October 10, 2016

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Pat Burns:
On Saturday, Pat Burns, the wife of three-year Rice baseball letterman Fred Burns ’60, passed away.  I will post the obituary when available.

October 8, 2016

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Rice Baseball:
2017 Baseball Schedule Announced (Rice Owls)

October 7, 2016

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Sam Houston State Baseball:
Click here for Sam Houston State’s 2017 baseball schedule.  The Owls host the Bearkats on Tuesday, March 14 and the Bearkats return the favor on Tuesday, March 28.

October 6, 2016

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The Old Ball Game:
The upcoming fall issue of Rice Magazine includes an excellent feature on several Owl baseball players who spent their summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League.  Be sure to check it out here! 

Pepperdine Baseball (Thanks, Guy Rollins!):
Click here for Pepperdine’s 2017 baseball schedule.  The Owls host the Waves for a three-game weekend set March 3-5.

September 30, 2016

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TCU Baseball:
Click here for TCU’s 2017 baseball schedule.  The Horned Frogs host the Owls on Tuesday, February 28.

September 24, 2016

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University of Texas Baseball:
Today at 3 pm, the Longhorns will play an exhibition game against the USA Baseball 18U National Team at the Astros Urban Youth Academy in Houston.  Read more.

September 23, 2016

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University of Houston Baseball:
Click here for the University of Houston 2017 baseball schedule.  The Cougars and the Owls play on Tuesday, April 4 at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park, on Tuesday, April 11 at Reckling Park and on Tuesday, May Constellation Field.

September 21, 2016

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College Ballparks:
In a recent survey by of the top college ballparks, Reckling Park ranked no. 30.  (subscription content)   
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