The Tulsa Drillers Baseball team is a professional baseball team based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The team is part of the Texas League and plays in the North Division. The Drillers have been playing in the Texas League since 1977 and have won two championships, in 1998 and 2000. The Texas League is a Double-A Minor League Baseball league that consists of eight teams located in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Missouri.
The North Division includes the Tulsa Drillers, Arkansas Travelers, Northwest Arkansas Naturals, Springfield Cardinals, and Wichita Wind Surge. The South Division includes the Amarillo Sod Poodles, Corpus Christi Hooks, Frisco RoughRiders, and Midland RockHounds. The Drillers play their home games at ONEOK Field in downtown Tulsa. The stadium opened in 2010 and has a capacity of 7,833.It features a 360-degree concourse with views of downtown Tulsa and the Arkansas River.
The stadium also features a variety of amenities including a full-service restaurant, multiple concession stands, and a team store. The Drillers are affiliated with the Los Angeles Dodgers and have been since 2009.They have had several notable players over the years including Hall of Famer Don Sutton, Cy Young Award winner Orel Hershiser, and All-Star pitcher Clayton Kershaw. The team has also had several notable managers including Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda and current manager Scott Hennessey. The Drillers have had a long history of success in the Texas League.
They have won two championships (1998 & 2000) and have made the playoffs nine times since 1977.They have also had several players make it to the Major Leagues including All-Stars Corey Seager and Cody Bellinger. The Tulsa Drillers Baseball team is an important part of the Tulsa community. They provide entertainment for fans of all ages and are an important part of the city's culture. Whether you're a fan of baseball or just looking for something to do on a summer night, the Drillers are sure to provide an enjoyable experience.