On June 27, 2006, Dan McDonnell was named the 18th head coach of the University of Louisville baseball team. And on June 15, 2007, McDonnell and the Cardinals took the field at Omaha for game one of the 2007 College World Series.
Not bad for 353 days on the job.
Last season, McDonnell’s team would win 51 games, the most ever in a single season, and UofL would return to Omaha for...
Here are a few notebook items surrounding the University of Louisville baseball program in Cardinal Authority’s weekly notebook. The Cardinals have five games this week at Jim Patterson Stadium.
Junior righty Jared Ruxer pitched seven dominant innings while the offense erupted for a five-run second inning to lead the 10th-ranked Louisville baseball team to a 9-0 series-clinching win over Miami (Ohio) on Sunday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium.
Seven players had multi-hit outings as the Cardinals established a new Jim Patterson Stadium record with 22 hits in Louisville's 21-8 win over Western Michigan on Friday.
Starting pitcher Joe Filomeno gets some encouragement from pitching coach Roger Williams after yielding six runs on five hits and six walks in three innings. The win would go Jonah Philley, a sophomore reliever, who succeeded Filomeno.
Ever wonder about what’s people wearing T-shirts during cold weather are thinking?
The sun was bright but it was anything but a good day for baseball...
Dan McDonnell and the Louisville baseball team has advanced to the Super Regional of the NCAA baseball championship after defeating Oklahoma State 12-3 on Sunday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium. The Cards are now 49-12 on the year.
This is the first time since 2009 the Louisville baseball program has advanced to the Super Regional. This was the first time in school history that...
From his view in the new hospitality room of the press box, Tom Jurich had to be elated. The University of Louisville baseball team had just scored six runs in the seventh inning and fans were dancing on the party deck.
Something special is in reach and everyone in the crowd of 3,269 people sensed it.
The UofL bats would finaly come to life after being stifled through the first...
The Louisville baseball team has advanced to the winner’s bracket of the NCAA regional after defeating Bowling Green on Friday by a score of 8-3.
The Cards will face second seeded Miami today at 5 PM at Jim Patterson Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Miami defeated Oklahoma State 7-0 in the regional opener. Bowling Green and Oklahoma State will play in an elimination...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Alabama baseball team suffered a heartbreaking 4-3 loss in 14 innings to No. 5 Louisville on Friday evening from Jim Patterson Stadium. The Cardinals scored the game-winning run on a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the 14th, to drop the Crimson Tide's overall record to 8-5, while improving to 10-2 on the season.
Had the baseball season started Monday, Jim Patterson Stadium would have almost been ready.
The construction crews were putting the finishing touches on the expanded stadium, painting the new visitors’ locker room, cleaning up the party deck, hammering things into place in the hospitality and press suites.
Inside the batting cage on the field, an assistant coach was batting grounders...