Tag Archives: college baseball

Cape Cod baseball memories

Starting 30 years ago, my family joined others — those of my mom’s four best college friends — for a Memorial Day weekend getaway in Hyannisport, Mass., that quickly became an annual tradition. As a result, all through high school and college, I never knew what it was like to be home for Memorial Day

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Tale of a Tiger: Princeton’s Bill Clarke

In honor of Princeton starting its baseball season tonight in Baton Rouge, here’s a photo of legendary Tigers coach Bill Clarke that I picked up in an auction earlier this year. Clarke worked with the team on and off from 1897 to 1901, when college teams often wouldn’t have full-time coaches but would invite professional

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Photo Friday: Pure baseball

No. 44 takes a pitch With the college season opening this weekend, I chose several photos I took in 1994. They’re of baseball games at Trenton State College (now the College of New Jersey) and Brookdale Community College. This was still early in my SLR ownership, so I was psyched to take the zoom lens

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Tiger Stadium’s scoreboard placed in a Fenway replica

In the interest of continuing to chronicle the demise of Tiger Stadium, I found this short piece interesting: The scoreboard from the old ballpark has been installed at Wayne State University’s baseball field. The last sentence of the story/press release explains, interestingly, that the field was modeled after Boston’s Fenway Park: The facility underwent a

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This one goes out to the one I love

Springtime R.E.M. was the first music we heard coming from the field, but we were still on the concourse. We’d just come up the escalator through the Jackie Robinson Rotunda and we were ready to work our way around Citi Field. While I enjoy college baseball games, we weren’t there to see St. John’s and

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