Can OU-OSU baseball save Bedlam?

Can OU-OSU baseball save Bedlam?

Bedlam baseball arrives this week and we're left to again ponder the future of a great rivalry. With OU headed to the Southeastern Conference in three short months, we know this. Bedlam baseball will never be the same.

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

| Apr 1, 2024, 6:00pm CDT

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

Apr 1, 2024, 6:00pm CDT

 

Bedlam baseball seems to have the most collaboration as OSU and OU transition to becoming non-conference rivals. Can baseball help smooth the road to other sports’ cooperation?

Episode highlights:

14:42: Jenni Carlson on how some lower-profile sports can build up their brands by playing Bedlam.

19:30: Jenni Carlson on how a single game at Hall of Fame Stadium might be the icebreaker for future Bedlam softball

21:25: Berry Tramel on the future Bedlam viability rankings

23:14: Jenni Carlson on non-conference Bedlam in a variety of sports making a lot of sense financially

26:11 Berry Tramel on how Bedlam has become a national brand

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

Social media: Bobby Howard

Director of Content: Mike Sherman

Director of Audience/Sponsor Fulfillment: Jay Spear

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Berry Tramel is a 45-year veteran of Oklahoma journalism, having spent 13 years at the Norman Transcript and 32 years at The Oklahoman. He has been named Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Born and raised in Norman, Tramel grew up reading four newspapers a day and began his career at age 17. His first assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he’s enjoyed the journey ever since, having covered NBA Finals and Rose Bowls and everything in between. Tramel and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters. Tramel can be reached at 405-760-8080 or at [email protected].

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