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Oestrike Stadium

Location  Ypsilanti, Michigan
Address  Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
Capacity  2,500
Surface  Astro Turf
Opened  1971
Oestrike Stadium
Operator  Eastern Michigan University
Owner  Eastern Michigan University
Similar  Bowen Field House, Brinkerhoff–Becker House, Pease Auditorium, McKenny Hall, Rynearson Stadium

Oestrike stadium turf time lapse


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Oestrike Stadium is a stadium in Ypsilanti, Michigan at Eastern Michigan University. It is named after Ron Oestrike, a former baseball coach at EMU. It is primarily used for baseball, and serves as the Eastern Michigan University Eagles baseball team home field. In addition, it served as the home field of the Midwest Sliders of Ypsilanti Frontier League baseball team in 2009 and 2010 (the Sliders were renamed the Oakland County Cruisers their second season at Oestrike Stadium as a result of their planned move to Waterford Township). Several present and former major leaguers, including Bob Welch, Bob Owchinko, Bryan Clutterbuck, Pat Sheridan, and Brian Bixler, played at Oestrike Stadium as members of the EMU baseball team.

History

Constructed in 1971, Oestrike Stadium is named affer Ronald E. Oestrike. Ronald "Oak" Oestrike was a former Baseball Coach. Oestrike served as a head baseball coach from 1965 to 87. Oestrike Statium has 2,500 seats for baseball and softball events. It hosted the Mid- American Conference Baseball Tournament in 2007. In 2008, Bruce Springsteen performed at Oestrike Stadium in support of Barack Obama during his Presidential Candidacy. The stadium has gone through several renovations to update cosmetic needs. Oestrike stadium is located near Westview Apartments and Rynearson Stadium

References

Oestrike Stadium Wikipedia


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