The competitive lineup of college baseball matchups continues at Globe Life Field as the Red River Rivalry heads to Arlington. The baseball series between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns have been moved to Globe Life Field.
The weekend series will take place April 1-3.

 Globe Life Field will serve as the first-ever regular-season neutral site for the rivalry series.

“We know fans are eager for the baseball season to start at Globe Life Field, and these two collegiate programs provide a competitive matchup to kick off the month of April,” said Neil Leibman, Texas Rangers President of Business Operations & Chief Operating Officer.

“Globe Life Field was built to host baseball, and these three games provide a tremendous opportunity for our fans to come out and watch baseball in Arlington.”

Single Day Tickets and Weekend Passes for the weekend series are on sale now.

Tickets are $30 for general admission for one game, or a weekend pass can be purchased for $80. Parking is available the day of the game for $25. 

“The Red River Rivalry is an epic matchup that we are thrilled to host at Globe Life Field,” said Sean Decker, President of REV Entertainment. “Globe Life Field has served as the home to nearly 20 college baseball games this spring, and the addition of this Big 12 matchup further solidifies our commitment to the game of baseball.”

Oklahoma season ticket holders may claim complimentary tickets for the OU-Texas series by logging onto their account or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at 405-325-2424. The deadline to claim comp tickets will be 5 PM on Friday, March 18.

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Individuals that purchased single-game tickets to any game of the series will have the option to exchange those tickets for another home baseball event or a ticket to the football Spring Game by contacting the OU Athletics Ticket Office.

This will mark the Sooners’ third appearance at Globe Life Field this season, including an appearance in the State Farm College Baseball Showdown, as well as the relocation of the series against Northwestern State last month. The Sooners have a 4-2 record at Globe Life Field in 2022 and are 5-3 since 2021.

The April series will be the Longhorns’ second visit to Globe Life Field after an appearance at the inaugural State Farm College Baseball Showdown in 2021.

The Longhorns own the overall record against the Sooners 47-18.

Globe Life Field has hosted 19 college baseball games this spring, including the State Farm College Baseball Showdown. Over 25,000 guests attended the Showdown, making it one of the highest attended neutral site names in the NCAA this season.

Globe Life Field will also serve as the home for the 2022 Phillips Big 12 Baseball Championship, scheduled to take place May 25-27.

The University of Texas vs. University of Oklahoma Schedule:

  • Friday, April 1, 6:30 PM// Sooner Sports
  • Saturday, April 2 , 12:00 PM// ESPN2
  • Sunday, April 3, 12:00 PM // ESPNU

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