Ponca City Baseball team

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Ponca City
19231957
(1923–1924, 1926, 1934–1938, 1947–1952, 1954–1957)
Ponca City, Oklahoma
Class-level
Previous
  • Class D (1955–1957)
  • Class C (1954)
  • Class D (1947–1952)
  • Class C (1934–1938)
  • Class D (1923–1926)
Minor league affiliations
League Sooner State League (1955–1957)
Previous leagues
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 4 (1935, 1936, 1938, 1950)
Team data
Previous names
  • Ponca City Cubs (1955–1957)
  • Ponca City Jets (1954)
  • Ponca City Dodgers (1947–1952)
  • Ponca City Angels (1934–1938)
  • Ponca City Poncans (1923–1924, 1926)
Previous parks
Conoco Park
Centennial Park

The first version of the team, the Ponca City Poncans, arrived in town in 1923 as the transplanted Drumright Boosters. After 1926, they left to become the Eureka Oilers.

The Ponca City Angels played from 1934–1938 before moving to St. Joseph, Missouri and becoming the St. Joseph Angels. This version of the team won three league titles in the Western Association.

The Ponca City Dodgers were a minor league baseball "Class D" affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers that operated from 1947–1952. The team was based in Ponca City, Oklahoma and played in the Kansas–Oklahoma–Missouri League.

The Ponca City Jets played in 1954 only and were replaced in 1955 when the Gainesville Owls moved to town and became the Ponca City Cubs in the Sooner State League.

The ballparks[edit]

For seasons between 1936 and 1957, Ponca City teams played at Conoco Park. Conoco Park had dimensions of (LF-CF-RF) 350-495-300 and a seating capacity of 4,000 (1936) and 3,000 (1947).[1]

Previously, teams played at Continental Park, which had a seating capacity of 2, 500.[2]

Hall of Fame alumni[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

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