College baseball world pays tribute to late Augie Garrido

Legendary college baseball coach Augie Garrido died on Thursday after being hospitalized following a stroke suffered over the weekend.Garrido was 79 years old and was the head coach of the Texas Longhorns as recently as 2016. He won five College World Series and nearly 2,000 games during his head coaching career, which spanned nearly 50 years. He won College World Series in four...
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Legendary Longhorns baseball coach Augie Garrido passed away at the age of 79

Four days after suffering a stroke, legendary Texas Longhorns baseball coach Augie Garrido has passed away. Texas Baseball announced the sad news on Thursday, noting Garrido’s extraordinary accomplishments. Before being hospitalized on March 11, he served as a special assistant to the athletic director at Texas. He won two championships at Texas and three more over two stints at...
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Legendary baseball coach Augie Garrido hospitalized

Legendary college baseball coach Augie Garrido was hospitalized on Saturday night, according to a report.D1Baseball’s Kendall Rogers reported on Sunday that Garrido had been hospitalized the night before. Garrido is 79 and serves as a special assistant to the athletic director at Texas. He won two championships at Texas and three more over two stints at Cal State Fullerton. His teams...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

You won’t believe why a college baseball coach was fired

There are lots of ways to find yourself in the unemployment line these days, but Texas Wesleyan baseball coach Mike Jeffcoat really raised the bar when it comes to creativity.According to Scott Gordon of NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth, Jeffcoat was canned “after telling a potential recruit he wasn’t welcome because he was from Colorado and probably wouldn’t pass a drug test.”So, essentially...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

College baseball team actually won a game 39-0 Friday night

Mississippi Valley State might want to give this entire baseball thing a second thought. It’s not going too swimmingly for the Delta Devils. How do we know? Well, New Mexico State defeated the school on the baseball diamond Friday night by the score of 39-0.We’re not kidding. Though, we kinda wish we were. A total of 39 runs on 30 hits with the visiting team committing four errors...
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Heimlich set to start Oregon St. opener with sex case behind him

Just months after he went undrafted in the MLB Draft in the wake of a report surfacing that revealed he pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a female family member, Luke Heimlich is set to start the season opener for No. 2-ranked Oregon State on Feb. 16. And now, Heimlich’s family is ready to tell their side of the story.While neither Heimlich nor his family members wanted to be...
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February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball pulls off elaborate Labor Day trick shot

Have you ever wondered what a human Rube Goldberg Machine looks like? Thanks to the University of Louisville baseball team, you can find out.The team was having a Labor Day pool party and pulled off a trick shot into the pool’s basketball hoop that really must be seen. We’d describe it for you, but frankly, we couldn’t do it justice. You just need to see it. Impressive, boys. Quite impressive.
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September 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Father of LSU player, LSU strength coach save Florida fan’s life at CWS

A Florida fan nearly lost his life during the sixth inning of the Gators’ College World Series Game against LSU Monday night, but fortunately two other people who were in attendance were able to save his life.And the heroes were Tigers fans.Dr. Jerry Poche, the father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche, and Jimmy Roy, whose son is LSU strength and conditioning coach Travis Roy, performed...
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June 27, 2017  |  Discuss

North Carolina baseball’s secret weapon is a genius service dog

North Carolina is one of the best college baseball teams in the country, and some of the success could be attributed to a furry secret weapon.The 47-12, No. 2-ranked Tar Heels have been joined in the dugout and training room all season by a 2-year-old golden retriever service dog named Remington. Remington was brought to the team by Terri Jo Rucinski, who serves as the team’s trainer...
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May 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s son Nate commits to play baseball at Cincinnati

Urban Meyer’s son is going to play sports at the next level, but it won’t be at Ohio State.Meyer’s son Nate announced on Twitter Monday that he has committed to attend Cincinnati for college, where he will play baseball. Meyer is a junior and plays football and baseball for Bishop Watterson High School in Columbus.According to his MaxPreps page, Meyer batted .295 with six doubles...
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January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

College teammates dress as all characters from 'Sandlot'

A group of college baseball teammates got together for one of the best Halloween costumes we’ve seen. Mike Fiers, J.D. Martinez, and some of their teammates from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale dressed up as the characters from “The Sandlot,” and they totally nailed it. Fiers, a pitcher with the Astros, shared the photo on Twitter Sunday: Happy Halloween 2016...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami-Boston College benches clear after grand slam

During Sunday’s game between Miami and Boston College, Hurricanes infielder Edgar Michelangeli hit a grand slam in the seventh inning. What followed did not sit well with members of the Boston College team. With Miami leading 5-3, Michelangeli launched a home run to left field to extend the lead to more comfortable margin of 9-3. Michelangeli celebrated with a slow stroll and bat...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCSB advances to CWS on walk-off grand slam

UCSB reached its first ever College World Series in perhaps the most dramatic way possible. Freshman Sam Cohen delivered a two-strike, pinch-hit walk-off grand slam in the top of the ninth inning Sunday off Louisville’s star closer to send the Gauchos to their first ever CWS. This is real...A walk-off GRAND SLAM to go to Omaha by UC Santa Barbara's Sam Cohen! #CWS
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: NC State baseball coach throws ridiculous tantrum

Few things in sports are as entertaining as a baseball manager arguing a call. If a middle aged man throwing a temper tantrum that an immature two-year old would envy doesn’t bring a smile to your face, then you’re simply made of stone, my friend. North Carolina State head coach Elliott Avent had an epic meltdown on Monday, which came after an ejection for arguing balls and strikes...
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June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Meet the mustache men of Wake Forest baseball

The Wake Forest baseball team is currently engaged in quite the competition as the players attempt to outdo one another by growing the best mustache. It’s kind of serious. And it’s 100 percent awesome. Let us know who has the best mustache in the comments section below.
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May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every school to win the College World Series

The College Baseball World Series dates back to 1947. How many of the 70 years worth of champions can you name?
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

College baseball player's mother killed in church massacre

By Steve DelVecchio A college baseball player lost his mother on Wednesday in the tragic shooting at a church in South Carolina that left nine dead. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, the mother of Charleston Southern University outfielder Chris Singleton, was shot and killed in what police are calling a hate crime. The 45-year-old was an assistant pastor at Emanuel African Methodist...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU coach defends ESPN reporter who jinxed no-hitter

By Steve DelVecchio ESPN’s Kaylee Hartung committed one of the cardinal sins of baseball on Tuesday night when she uttered the phrase “no-hitter” on the air in just the sixth inning. As a result, she is being accused of jinxing TCU. TCU pitcher Alex Young had not given up a hit through six, and Hartung decided to label it a “no-hitter through six” during an in-game interview with...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State player steals home to seal win

By Steve DelVecchio San Diego State pulled off an upset in the College World Series on Friday night when first baseman Steven Pallares stole home plate to give the Aztecs a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth inning. They went on to defeat UC Santa Barbara — the No. 1 seed in the Lake Elsinore Regional and No. 13 overall seed in the tournament. It was an outright steal, with Pallares...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Thomas pitcher Ben Ancheff takes internet by storm

By Steve DelVecchio If you saw Ben Ancheff tossing batting practice for his buddies in a local park, you would probably burst out laughing. The St. Thomas University right-hander might be largest pitcher you will ever see. But he’s a college athlete, and you probably aren’t. Ancheff, a transfer from the University of Central Arkansas, is listed at 6-foot-2, 300 pounds on the Bobcats...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mississippi St. in trouble for ‘f— the team up north’ shirts

By Steve DelVecchio The Mississippi State baseball team — or, potentially, Adidas — has found itself in hot water this week because of some batting practice t-shirts that displayed an inappropriate hidden message. On the surface, it appeared that the shirts simply poked fun at Starkville, Miss. (where the university is located) by referring to the town as “Starkvegas.” Get it?...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Gods Play Prank On Kennesaw State Owls Brennan Morgan

The Baseball Gods decided to play a prank on Kennesaw State Owls Brennan Morgan after the collegiate player dialed long distance. Morgan may need to perfect his home run trot if he is ever going to have a career in baseball. The post Baseball Gods Play Prank On Kennesaw State Owls Brennan Morgan appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mo'ne Davis wants Joey Casselberry reinstated

By Steve DelVecchio Mo’ne Davis reportedly wants Joey Casselberry, the college baseball player who was dismissed from his team after he called her a “slut” on Twitter, to be reinstated by his school. Casselberry was kicked off the Bloomsberg University baseball team over the weekend for sending this nasty tweet about Davis. He later apologized. According to TMZ, the 13-year-old...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

College baseball player kicked off team for Mo'ne Davis tweet

By Larry Brown A college baseball player was kicked off his team for referring to Mo’Ne Davis as a “sl-t” on Twitter. Joey Casselberry, who played at Bloomsburg University in Philadelphia, tweeted Friday in response to hearing that Disney was going to be making a movie about Davis’ life. He said “WHAT A JOKE. That sl-t got rocked by Nevada.” After his tweet went viral, Casselberry...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Newman Steals Home For Walk-Off Win

Arizona Wildcats Kevin Newman swiped home in dramatic fashion to lift his team over Rice for the walk-off win. Newman became an instant internet sensation with his late game heroics. Newman’s teammate Luke Soroko tweeted this bold statement about the play. If Newman stealing home for the walk off doesn’t crack SportCenter top 10 it should be shut down — Luke Soroko (@lukesoroko1...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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