OSU vs WSU Baseball Doubleheader Game 1, 1983 (FV P 057:482-
From Christoffer Petersen
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Game 1 (part 1) The doubleheader versus Washington State University at Coleman Field on May 21, 1983 was televised on KBVR-TV, with Ken Shafer and Mark Snider announcing. The original footage is recorded on 5 3/4? videotapes. The 1983 team, defending Pacific 10 Northern Division champions, ended the regular season with a nine-game winining streak including a doubleheader sweep of Washington State University on May 21 at Coleman Field, to capture its second consecutive division crown. A record 3100 fans jammed Coleman Field on Fan Appreciation Day to watch Jeff Reece hurl OSU to a 2-1 extra-inning victory in game one. WSU entered the final day of the seasonal series and the division title, but the Cougars suffered a tail-chopping 14-5 defeat in game two and cancelled their post-season travel plans.