WalletHub Takes A Stab At Ranking The Top Baseball Cities In The US

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WalletHub recently released its rankings of the top baseball cities in the country, which produced some interesting results. The website studied 363 cities that have at least one pro or college baseball team — including minor league affiliates — and analyzed 31 factors that included on-field performance, ticket prices and stadium access. New York, home…

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Florida, Virginia, Kentucky, Nebraska Among 11 Announcing College Baseball Schedules for 2018

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Fall practice continues to take place across most of the country. Many players are discovering the opponents they are preparing for as 11 more college baseball teams look toward spring with the release of their 2018 schedules. The defending national champion Florida Gators, who begin fall practice on October 11, will open the 2018 campaign…

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5 More 2018 College Baseball Schedules Released

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Baseball vs. Illinois State on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

College baseball fans can start preparing their calendars for 2018. Another five teams have released their schedules over the past few days, a list that includes such perennial NCAA Tournament contenders as Missouri State, Oklahoma State, Houston, Virginia Tech and Liberty. The Missouri State Bears, led by head coach Keith Guttin, are coming off a…

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More College Baseball Schedule Announcements!

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Monte Lee, head coach of the Clemson Tigers

Shortly after I posted yesterday’s blog regarding college baseball schedules, the Clemson Tigers joined the party by releasing their 2018 slate. For the second straight year, head coach Monte Lee is not shy about bringing tough competition to Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers will open the slate on February 16 by hosting William & Mary,…

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2018 College Baseball Schedules Begin To Emerge

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Paul Mainieri, head coach of the LSU Tigers

Paul Mainieri is one of the most organized head coaches in college baseball. Add to that the incredible support Mainieri’s LSU Tigers receive from the purple and gold fan base and it should not be any wonder that the Southeastern Conference team was the first Division 1 program to release its 2018 college baseball schedule.…

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Ballpark Digest Notes That Akron May Bring Back Baseball

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Baseball has been missing on the University of Akron campus for the last couple of years. BallparkDigest.com noted that may be on the verge of being rectified in the near future. University of Akron Working to Restore Baseball Program

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Baseball’s Mental Game — The Truth To Become The Best Player Possible

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Dr. Tom Hanson

By Dr. Tom Hanson and Ken Ravizza Take a breath. Have a routine. Go to your focal point. Play one pitch at a time. All these are solid tips for improving a baseball player’s mental game. If you tell a batter to 1) put his back foot in the box, 2) take a long, slow…

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NCAA Approves Bat Testing

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Last year at the annual ABCA Convention more than a few coaches suggested there was some bat tampering once again taking place at the Division I level. The Southeastern Conference has been at the forefront of nipping this problem in the bud by requiring bat testing, and the NCAA has decided to follow suit. You…

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SEC Dominates Baseball America’s Top Recruiting Classes

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The Southeastern Conference was represented well in Baseball America’s top recruiting classes. Seven programs ranked among the nation’s top 11 classes, led by head coach Tim Corbin’s Vanderbilt Commodores. SEC Earns High Marks In Recruiting

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Alabama A&M Baseball Looks to Build on Young Foundation

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Freshman Zeth Malcom did a solid job as the Bulldogs catcher in 2017. Bill Ballew photo

Alabama A&M head coach Mitch Hill has discovered just how difficult competing at the Division I level of college baseball can be. After leading the Bulldogs to a school-record 26 wins and earning Southwestern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year honors in 2015, Hill has seen his team fall to a 13-44 mark in 2016…

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