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"HODGETOWN HONKY-TONK" Concert Scheduled For October 3 Featuring Cooder Graw

Logan Samford and Charlie Shafter Also Featured, Tickets Go On Sale Friday at 10 a.m.
September 16, 2020

BUY TICKETS Cooder Graw along with Logan Samford and Charlie Shafter are scheduled to perform at the first-ever HODGETOWN HONKY-TONK country concert in downtown Amarillo on Saturday, October 3. Tickets for the outdoor concert go on sale Friday, September 18 at 10 a.m. The open-air, socially-distanced concert at the home

HODGETOWN To Be Transformed Into HODGEWARTS with Upcoming Harry Potter On-Field Movie Night

Themed On-Field Movie Night Will Be Held On Saturday, September 12 Featuring Harry Potter On The BIG SCREEN
August 31, 2020

HODGETOWN will be transformed into “HODGEWARTS” with an on-field ballpark movie night on Saturday, September 12 featuring Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The themed night will be full of wizardry and witchcraft with house sections, butterbeer, themed merchandise, and kids and adults are encouraged to come dressed the part.

Amarillo Symphony To Perform Outdoor Concert at HODGETOWN

“Hollywood at HODGETOWN” Concert Scheduled For Saturday, September 19 In Downtown Amarillo
August 27, 2020

BUY TICKETS NOW The Amarillo Symphony and Amarillo Sod Poodles are excited to bring great music to the community in a fun and safe way with “Hollywood at HODGETOWN” on Saturday, September 19. The open-air, socially-distanced concert at HODGETOWN, home of the Sod Poodles, is scheduled to begin at 7

HODGETOWN To Host First-Ever On-Field Movie Night At The Ballpark

On-Field Movie Night Will Be Held On Friday, August 28 Featuring Trolls: World Tour, Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow At 9 a.m.
August 17, 2020

BUY TICKETS NOW HODGETOWN is set to bring more family-fun and socially-distanced entertainment to downtown Amarillo in 2020 with a Ballpark Movie Night. The outdoor event will be hosted on Friday, August 28 featuring Trolls: World Tour at 8 p.m. Gates for the event open at 7 p.m. Tickets will

Sod Dogs' Byrne, Porchas Named TCL North Players of the Week

Amarillo Players Earn TCL Honors For Second Straight Week
July 14, 2020

via TCL PRESS RELEASE Bryan/College Station, TX - The Texas Collegiate League has announced Kurtis Byrne and Enrique Porchas of the Amarillo Sod Dogs and Hunter Barco of the Tulsa Drillers as TCL North Division players of the week for July 6th-13th. Porchas (Bethune Cookman University) and Byrne (TCU) combined

Sod Dogs' Acosta Named TCL North Player of the Week

July 7, 2020

TCL PRESS RELEASE Bryan/College Station, TX - The TCL has announced that Eduardo Acosta of the Amarillo Sod Dogs and Bryce Osmond of the Tulsa Drillers have been named the TCL North Division position player and pitcher of the week, respectively. Through the 1st week of the season, Acosta has

Minor League Baseball Season Shelved, Texas Collegiate League Season Opens Tonight

Despite the announcement, baseball officially returns to HODGETOWN tonight with the Opening Night of the Texas Collegiate League season
June 30, 2020

Minor League Baseball (MiLB™) announced today that Major League Baseball (MLB™) has informed the league that it will not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will not be a professional baseball season in Amarillo in 2020. Despite the announcement,

Rosters Unveiled For Amarillo's Texas League Collegiate Teams

The teams combined are represented by players from 32 different schools, including 31 Division I, 22 Division II, and six Division III and junior college athletes
June 25, 2020

The initial player rosters for Amarillo’s Texas League Collegiate teams, the Sod Dogs and Sod Squad, have been released. The teams combined are represented by players from 32 different schools, including 31 Division I, 22 Division II, and six Division III and junior college athletes. Full rosters for each team

Single-Game Tickets and Ticket Plans On Sale Now For Texas Collegiate Baseball Games at Hodgetown

Fireworks, Giveaways and Daily Promotions Highlight Schedule, 15-Game Ticket Plans Available For Purchase Starting Thursday
June 17, 2020

Single-game tickets and two 15-game ticket plans are now available for purchase. The 2020 season will begin on Tuesday, June 30. A full game schedule can be found HERE. Promotions for the Texas Collegiate League Season at HODGETOWN have been announced, highlighted by seven fireworks nights, seven giveaway nights, daily

Sod Poodles To Host Father's Day Catch on the Field at HODGETOWN

Team Inviting All Families To Enjoy Special Father’s Day Event And Lunch On Sunday, June 21 At The Ballpark
June 3, 2020

The Sod Poodles will be hosting Father’s Day “Catch on the Field” presented by ACME Brick, Tile & Stone on Sunday, June 21 at HODGETOWN. Individual tickets to the special event are $25 and include a tailgate-style lunch, photos, and opportunities to have special messages on the videoboard. Two sessions

Team Managers Announced For Amarillo Collegiate Baseball Teams

Brett Wellman and Jimmy Johnson To Lead Amarillo Summer Collegiate Wood-Bat Teams Beginning June 30
June 15, 2020

Brett Wellman, son of 2019 Sod Poodles manager Phillip Wellman, and Jimmy Johnson, a former minor league hitting coordinator, have been named the managers of Amarillo’s new summer collegiate wood-bat teams. The 2020 Texas Collegiate League season for the Amarillo Sod Squad and Amarillo Sod Dogs will begin on June

Texas Collegiate League 2020 Schedule Announced For Amarillo Teams

Two Summer Collegiate Wood-Bat Teams To Play 30 Games At HODGETOWN Beginning June 30
June 12, 2020

The 2020 Texas Collegiate League game schedules have been announced for the Amarillo Sod Squad and Amarillo Sod Dogs wood-bat college baseball teams. The two teams will play 30 games combined at HODGETOWN from June 30 to August 2. All games at HODGETOWN will be scheduled to start at 7:05

HODGETOWN To Host Two 2020 Texas Collegiate League Baseball Teams

Two Summer Collegiate Wood-Bat Teams To Make Home In Amarillo, 30 Games To Be Hosted At HODGETOWN Beginning June 30
June 11, 2020

Two 2020 Texas Collegiate League teams, the Amarillo Sod Dogs and Amarillo Sod Squad, will call Amarillo home this summer with HODGETOWN set to host 30 regular-season games spanning from June 30 to August 2. The Texas Collegiate League is Texas' first major collegiate summer wooden bat league and have

Sod Poodles To Open HODGETOWN's Bar 352 Saturday, June 13

Team To Open Outdoor Ballpark Bar To The Public With Limited Capacity, Includes Live Music and Food
June 4, 2020

The Sod Poodles have scheduled to open HODGETOWN’s popular “Bar 352” to the public with a limited capacity on Saturday, June 13, for guests to enjoy time with family and friends, and have the best views of the ballpark while listening to live music outdoors. No guests under the age

Top 10 Games: #5 – Sod Poodles Win First Half

June 17 at Northwest Arkansas - Counting Down the Top 10 Sod Poodles Games during 2019
May 26, 2020

"Heading into the final two games of the first half, Amarillo’s situation was simple when it came to winning the Texas League South first half title: they need to win both games, and Midland needed to lose both…and that’s exactly what happened." - Sam Levitt, Sod Poodles Broadcaster

Top 10 Games: #6 – First Win in Franchise History

April 5 @ Corpus Christi - Counting Down the Top 10 Sod Poodles Games during 2019
May 18, 2020

"The first series in the history of the ball club on the road in Corpus Christi was a memorable few days. From packing up the bus for the very first time, making the long trip to South Texas, getting acclimated to one another, and finally playing some baseball. There were

Top 10 Games: #7 – First Victory at HODGETOWN 

April 9 vs. Midland - Counting Down the Top 10 Sod Poodles Games during 2019
May 12, 2020

"Brad Zunica’s performance during that first homestand will always stand out, and this night was no different. He hit two home runs in this game by the end of the second inning!" - Sam Levitt, Sod Poodles Broadcaster

Top 10 Games: #8 – First Walk-off In Franchise History

May 3 vs. Springfield - Counting Down the Top 10 Sod Poodles Games during 2019
May 6, 2020

"As for the first walk-off win in Sod Poodles history, it was certainly one of Hudson Potts’ biggest moments of the year and he absolutely blistered that ball to right field in the 11th... It was truly the first signature win of the 2019 campaign." - Sam Levitt, Sod Poodles

Top 10 Games: #9 – 13 Unanswered Runs On A Rainy Day

May 26 vs. Midland - Counting Down the Top 10 Sod Poodles Games during 2019
April 29, 2020

"This was such a memorable game, and not just because of the massive comeback and rain delay…but also because of the relief work from Amarillo’s bullpen, which had a really solid first half as a group. - Sam Levitt, Sod Poodles Broadcaster

Top 10 Games: #10 – April 8 vs. Midland – Inaugural Game at HODGETOWN

Counting Down the Top 10 Sod Poodles Games during 2019
April 24, 2020

"In a season full of amazing memories, there may be no more memorable night of the inaugural season than the night HODGETOWN officially opened to the Texas Panhandle." - Sam Levitt, Sod Poodles Broadcaster

Texas League's 2020 All-Star Game Canceled, Scheduled To Take Place in Amarillo in 2021

MiLB Calls Off All-Star Event Due To Worldwide COVID-19 Outbreak, Amarillo Remains Host Location In 2021
April 24, 2020

Sod Poodles President and General Manager Tony Ensor made the following statement regarding the 2020 Texas League Home Run Derby and All-Star Game that was set to be hosted at HODGETOWN: _“Due to the coronavirus pandemic we continue to face as a nation and the delay it has caused in

Statement Regarding Temporary Closure of HODGETOWN - March 19

March 19, 2020

To our Texas Panhandle Family: “As we continue to adapt to the challenges associated with this adversary, COVID-19, the health and well-being of our Amarillo and Sod Poodles family is the top priority. To help look out for the best interests of this community and also comply with recent professional

Top Padres 2020 Prospects Potentially Landing in Amarillo

MacKenzie Gore and Luis Patiño Ranked As Top Farm Arms
March 6, 2020

MLB.com released its top 30 prospects for each of the 30 Major League systems yesterday. The San Diego Padres top 30 prospects featured 13 players that were on the Amarillo roster during the 2019 season, and 10 players expected to be with the Sod Poodles in the 2020 season. The