Woodward Westerners announce team in Oklahoma in 2016
The Woodward Westerners will be a 2016 Expansion Team in the Pecos League.
The 'Westerners' name fits perfectly into the Pecos Leagues Western theme of (Cowboys, Vaqueros, Triggers, Train Robbers)
It also fits as Woodward as the major hub of Western Oklahoma. Woodward Oklahoma is home to Fuller Park a brand new nine million dollar ballpark that opened in 2011.
Woodward is located just 175 miles from Garden City Kansas and will be in the Northern Division of the Pecos League.
Woodward was originally slated to have a Pecos League Team at the same time as Garden City, but the Garden City Wind came into the league one year early.
About Fuller Park
There are pictures are more information about Fuller Ballpark here
- Team information can be found at http://www.WoodwardWesterners.com
- The teams colors will be Brown and Ivory
- The team will play in the Northern Division of the Pecos League
- Spring Training will be held in Garden City, Kansas at Clint Lightner Field.
- The Pecos League will announce coaching staff and game day staff on November 1
- The team will hold tryouts that will be posted at this location http://www.woodwardwesterners.com/woodward.asp?page=77
- The team will play a 70 game season from May 20-July 26.
- The team will play 30 home games yielding to several tournaments that have already been committed by Woodward.
Fuller Park is one of the anchors at Crystal Beach Park and is just across the street from the Aquatics Center and the Crystal Beach Stadium, which hosts rodeos and other events.
It helps make the entire park a centerpiece for activity in the community and the entire area.
The new Fuller Park gives Woodward one of the top youth baseball facilities in Oklahoma.
Combined with the 5-plex just across the way, the total complex offers opportunities for competition and tournaments at all age levels.
The multi-million dollar baseball complex hosts a Junior college Regional and is home for the Woodward Travelers 19U team.
The team will be owned and operated by the Pecos League
For more information visit Pecos League of Professional Baseball Clubs LLC. http://www.PecosLeague.com 575-680-2212