The “Base Ball Association,” the first organized sport at the university, was founded in 1882. Baseball remained popular and enjoyed a number of undefeated seasons in the early decades of the twentieth century.

The “golden years” for baseball at CU included the championship teams of 1939-41 coached by Harry Carlson. John Stearns was selected to the All-American team in 1973.

In 1980, the sport lost its varsity status.

1936 Baseball team

1936 Baseball team with Coach Carlson

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