Drillers named top organization

TulsaDrillersLgIt is only the third time in league history that a team has received the prestigious award in consecutive years.

“It is a tremendous honor for the Drillers organization to again be recognized as Texas League Organization of the Year,” said General Manager Mike Melega. “To be honored like this takes a full team effort from our amazing fans, a great city and a tremendous front office staff, and we are blessed with all three.

The 2014 campaign marked one of the most successful years in Tulsa professional baseball history. Season home attendance, including four playoff games, totaled 415,403 in downtown Tulsa, the most in the city’s history. The attendance was highlighted by a record 18 sellouts at ONEOK Field.

DrillerParkSunsetKayser said, “It is rare for an organization to be honored for consecutive seasons, but the Drillers are worthy recipients based on their outstanding accomplishments in every facet of their operation during the past year.”

It is only the third time in league history that a team has received the prestigious award in consecutive years. The Round Rock Express received the honor in back-to-back years in 2000 and 2001, and the Springfield Cardinals were honored for three consecutive years in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

“It is a tremendous honor for the Drillers organization to again be recognized as Texas League Organization of the Year,” said General Manager Mike Melega. “To be honored like this takes a full team effort from our amazing fans, a great city and a tremendous front office staff, and we are blessed with all three.”

TulsaDrillers14LogoThe 2014 campaign marked one of the most successful years in Tulsa professional baseball history. Season home attendance, including four playoff games, totaled 415,403 in downtown Tulsa, the most in the city’s history. The attendance was highlighted by a record 18 sellouts at ONEOK Field.

Kayser said, “It is rare for an organization to be honored for consecutive seasons, but the Drillers are worthy recipients based on their outstanding accomplishments in every facet of their operation during the past year.”