Army Black Knights baseball

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Army Black Knights
Baseball current event.svg 2022 Army Black Knights baseball team
Army West Point logo.svg
Founded1890 (1890)
University United States Military Academy
Head coachVacant
Conference Patriot League
Location West Point, New York
Home stadium Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Field
(Capacity: 880)
Nickname Black Knights
ColorsBlack, gold, and gray [1]
     
NCAA Tournament appearances
2000, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Conference tournament champions
1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Regular season conference champions
EIBL: 1950, 1960, 1965, 1966
Patriot League: 1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2022
For information on all United States Military Academy sports, see Army Black Knights

The Army Black Knights baseball team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, United States. [2] The team is a member of the Patriot League, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. Army's first baseball team was fielded in 1890. The team plays its home games at Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Field in West Point, New York. [3]

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Chris Rowley with Army in 2012 Chris Rowley (15)-003 (cropped).jpg
Chris Rowley with Army in 2012

Major League Baseball

Army has had 20 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965. [4]

On August 12, 2017, Chris Rowley (2010–13) became the first West Point Graduate to play in the Major Leagues, pitching 5.2 innings and allowing 1 run against the Pittsburgh Pirates, earning the win. [5]

Games versus professional baseball teams

Records

OpponentWinsLosesTiesCancelled
N.Y./S.F. Giants 02300
N.Y. Yankees 02200
N.Y. Mets 0801
Brooklyn Dodgers 2600
Montreal Royals 2310
Detroit Tigers 0100
Houston Astros 0100

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References

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