Wisconsin Badgers baseball

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Wisconsin Badgers
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Founded1896 (1896)
UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
ConferenceBig Ten
LocationMadison, Wisconsin
Home stadiumGuy Lowman Field
ColorsCardinal and White[1]
College World Series appearances
Conference champions
1902, 1912, 1930, 1946, 1950*

The Wisconsin Badgers baseball team was the varsity intercollegiate athletic team of the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. The team competed in NCAA Division I and were members of the Big Ten Conference. The school's first baseball team was fielded in 1900. The baseball program was discontinued at the conclusion of the 1991 season.[2][3]


Big Ten Conference championships[edit]


  • 1902
  • 1912
  • 1930
  • 1946
  • 1950*

From 1952[5] until the time the program was suspended, Wisconsin played their home games at Guy Lowman Field, which was named for the program's coach during the 1918 season. He was also a professor, and the football and basketball coach at one point for the university.[6] The newer field was built in 1971 and became the home of the softball program when they first took the field in 1996.[7]

Year-by-year results[edit]

Major League Baseball[edit]

Wisconsin has had 38 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[9]


  1. ^ Style Guide // University of Wisconsin (PDF). October 8, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  2. ^ "Badgers should be playing ball again". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. April 18, 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-09.
  3. ^ D'Amato, Gary (August 19, 2017). "26 years later, UW still without varsity baseball". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Archived from the original on August 22, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  4. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/big10/sports/m-basebl/auto_pdf/2012-13/misc_non_event/
  5. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Content.aspx?dsNav=N:4294963828-4294955414&dsRecordDetails=R:IM76159
  6. ^ "PROF. GUY S. LOWMAN, WISCONSIN EDUCATOR; Ex-Head of Physical Training Coached Basketball, Baseball" (PDF). The New York Times. Associated Press. September 15, 1943. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  7. ^ https://www.wisconsin.edu/regents/download/meeting_materials/1997/december/12-4-97-Physical-Planning-and-Funding-Committee-Agenda-and-Materials.pdf
  8. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/big10/sports/m-basebl/auto_pdf/2012-13/misc_non_event/b1grecordsbookbase.pdf
  9. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)"". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-10-23.