City of Irvine, CA

04/17/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/18/2024 02:24

City of Irvine Day at Anteater Ballpark set for May 3

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City of Irvine
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Irvine, CA 92606



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City of Irvine Day at Anteater Ballpark set for May 3

The University of California, Irvine is partnering with the City of Irvine to host City of Irvine Day at Anteater Ballpark on May 3 at 6 p.m. Residents are invited to watch the UCI baseball team take on the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, while celebrating the relationship between the City and the university.

The UCI baseball team has had 35 winning seasons since the program began in 1965. In 2007, the Anteaters advanced to the College World Series, and in 2014, they won the Big West Conference championship. The team has also produced numerous players who have gone on to play professionally in the major leagues.

The event will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Anteater Ballpark's Cicerone Field. Discounted tickets for both general-admission grass seating and home-plate reserved seating are available at is external). For UCI's clear-bag spectator policies and general information, visit

About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked among the nation's top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The campus has produced five Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 224 degree programs. It's located in one of the world's safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County's second-largest employer, contributing $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide. For more on UCI, visit is external).

Media: Additional resources for journalists may be found at is external). Radio programs/stations may, for a fee, use an on-campus ISDN line to interview UCI faculty and experts, subject to availability and university approval. For more UCI news, visit is external).


Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 303,051 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Great Park. For more information, please visit