HISTORY

Daredevils History…

The Outer Banks Daredevils Baseball Club was founded in 1997, and are one of the original franchises than began play in the Coastal Plain League in 1997. The took off the 1998 season as they reorganized, then returned to the CPL for the 1999 season. The team played it’s games from 1997 – 2005 at Coy Tillett Memorial Field at Manteo High School. In 2005 the team began playing it’s home games at the First Flight Athletic Complex in Kill Devil Hills, where the team has played from 2005 through today.  After taking the 2012 season off, the Daredevils joined the Tidewater Summer League in 2013, and continues to bring collegiate summer baseball to the Outer Banks each summer.

Daredevils through the years…

The Daredevils have won two Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup championships (2002, 2003), the award for the league champion, and have reached the finals four times: 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Outer Banks made it to the semifinals of the Petitt Cup Playoffs in 2009 after winning the first half CPL North Division title and reached its highest national ranking ever, No. 7, by Perfect Game Crosschecker. The Daredevils have also won four Postove Cup Championships (2013, 2015, 2016, 2018), the award given to the Tidewater Summer League Champion, and reached the finals in 4 out of 6 years as a member of the Tidewater Summer League.

Daredevils By The Numbers – 1997 – 2019

21 Seasons of collegiate summer baseball

531 Players who have worn our Daredevils uniform

41 Players who have went on to play professionally

100 + Interns who started their careers in broadcast, marketing and sports management

470 Games played in the OBX

910 Total games played

Over 7400 Innings of great collegiate baseball action

2,600 + hours of quality family entertainment

12 Post Season Appearances

8 League Championship Series Appearances

6 League Championships

6,000 + baseballs that flew over outfield and foul fences to become souvenirs for our fans

250,000 + fans who have attended Daredevils baseball games

$90,000.00 + provided to Dare County Schools through field rental fees

$50,000.00 + raised for local charities at ballpark events

7,500 + hours of community service provided by Daredevils players and Interns

150 + corporate/association outings at the ballpark

50 + birthday parties held at the ballpark

1000 + local kids who have enjoyed Daredevils baseball camps and clinics

Our Record…

Outer Banks Daredevils

Year Regular Season Post-season
Record Win % Finish Record Win % Result
COASTAL PLAIN LEAGUE (1997, 1999-2011)
1997 25–25 .500 4th
1999 30–18 .625 2nd
2000 25–22 .532 6th
2001 19–31 .380 11th
2002 28–21 .571 2nd 4–1 .800 Won Petitt Cup Championship
2003 28–21 .571 4th 3–0 1.000 Won Petitt Cup Championship
2004 24–22 .511 5th 3–2 .600 Lost in Petitt Cup Championship
2005 23–32 .418 12th
2006 19–36 .345 12th
2007 21–30 .412 12th
2008 27–28 .491 7th 0—1 .000 Lost in Round One
2009 32–23 .582 4th 2—2 .500 Lost in Round Two
2010 23–31 .426 11th
2011 26–28 .481 11th

TSL’s CITY COLLEGIATE LEAGUE (2013 – Present)

2013 20 – 7 0.741 1st 3 – 1 0.500 Won Postove Cup Championship
2014 21 – 7 0.750 2nd 3 – 2 0.600 Lost in Postove Cup Championship
2015 14 – 9 0.609 1st 1 – 1 0.500 Won Postove Cup Championship
2016 12 – 4 0.750 1st 0 – 0 Won Postove Cup Championship
2017 8 – 8 0.500 3rd 1 – 1 0.500 Lost in Playoffs
2018 20 – 6 0.769 1st 4 – 0 1.000 Won Postove Cup Championship
2019 11 – 7 0.611 3rd 1 – 2 0.333 Lost in Playoffs
Totals 456 – 416 0.521 25 – 13 0.686 6 League Championships
Overall Record (all games) 481 – 429

Championships…

2002 – Coastal Plain League Champions

2003 – Coastal Plain League Champions

2013 – Tidewater Summer League Champions

2015 – Tidewater Summer League Champions

2016 – Tidewater Summer League Champions

2018 – Tidewater Summer League Champions

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2013 best of the beach winner

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collegiate summer baseball team, located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina & members of the Premier Collegiate League.