Durham Bulls Tickets
These are not just the Major League baseball teams that are talented but there are many minor league teams as well that have brimming talented and deserving to make it big. One such team is the Durham Bulls which has shown real talent on the pitch in all of its years. The major league affiliate of the team is the Tampa Bay Rays and the team is a part of International league. The team has made the franchise proud by winning a class title in 2009 by winning Triple-A National Championship. Moreover, the team holds 12 League titles and 13 Division titles. Durham Bulls tickets bring as much thrill and excitement as any of the national baseball team does and always manage to have a good demand.
The popularity of the team came with the team being featured in the movie "Bull Durham". The movie starred Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins. "The Rookie" is another film in which the team was featured. But that is not the only reason for the teams’ popularity though it contributed a major part in making the name of the team recognized on the national level. The team plays in the south division of the International League, which it joined in 1998. Before that, the team played in the Carolina League, Piedmont League and North Carolina State League. In the same year in 1998, the team was affiliated with Tampa Bay Rays which is a major league baseball team. Before Tampa Bay Rays, Bulls were affiliated with other teams like Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers.
The team has passed through several name changes. Before this name, the team was called Durham Tobacconists, Raleigh-Durham Mets, Raleigh-Durham Phillies and Raleigh-Durham Triangles. Durham Bulls have been playing their home games at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park since 1995. Before this, the team used to play at the Durham Athletic Park. With a construction cost of 16 million US Dollars, Durham Bulls Athletic Park was built in 1995 as a baseball arena to seat 10,000 people. The venue is a fully facilitated sports arena which is designed by the same architect company who designed Coors Field, Jacobs Field and Camden Yards, Populous. Durham Bulls Athletic Park is also the home to Duke Blue Devils and the college baseball teams of North Carolina Central Eagles. Baseball games attended at this arena will double the fun and will give the fans lasting memories.
Durham Bulls have been holding a good record because of the skill of its coaches and the talent of the players. The current roster of the team also comprises of some of the most talented players which includes Jay Buente, Lance Cormier, Rob Delaney, Mike Ekstrom, Dirk Hayhurst, Matt Moore, Andy Sonnanstine, R. J. Swindle and Alexander Torres as the pitchers; Nevin Ashley as the catcher; Leslie Anderson, J.J. Furmaniak, Dan Johnson, Felipe Lopez, Daniel Mayora and Ray Oimedo as the infielders and Brandon Guyer and Desmond Jennings as the outfielders.
This team from Durham, North Carolina, knows its way around winning and giving its opponent a tough time. The history of the team holds so many memorable moments and each game adds more to it. Therefore, watching a game of Durham Bulls is always a memorable experience and Durham Bulls tickets are always a commodity that a sport lover can look up to experience a good time. After the success of the team in the 2009 season, fans are even more expectant from the team and all eyes are set upon the Bulls to show another such victory. There is no space of doubt that Bulls can’t shine as they have done so many times before. The team come better prepared for every baseball season and gives their opponents a tough time. After winning three Governor’s Cups, the team will be winning another in no time. So the next time the team is scheduled to play, book your Durham Bulls tickets right away so that you can also know what good the games of the team holds!