Bend Elks Baseball
Bend's own amateur baseball team
The Bend Elks are an amateur baseball team from Bend, Oregon and is a collegiate summer wood bat baseball team. The Bend Elks have some of the best college players from all levels who come to play from June – August. The team is a founding member of the wooden-bat West Coast League, a collegiate summer baseball league in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia that began play in 2005. The Elks play their home games at Vince Genna Stadium. The team began play in 2000 and holds most of the league attendance records. In 2010 the Elks made the final round of the WCL playoffs for the first time, and set the highest in-league attendance in history. In 2011 the Elks again set the attendance record, besting their earlier record partway through the season.