Category Archives: College Baseball Foundation

CBF Releases 2009 Brooks Wallace Shortstop Watch List Sponsored by Mizuno

FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL FOUNDATION
bwa-logo-2009LUBBOCK, Texas — With conference play in full swing across the country, the College Baseball Foundation and Mizuno have announced the initial watch list for the 2009 Brooks Wallace Award. For the first time since its creation in 2004, the Wallace Award will honor the country’s finest shortstop. Previously, the Wallace Award was given to the national player of the year. Continue reading

College Baseball Foundation Pitcher of the Year Watch List

FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL FOUNDATION
cbfpitchingoftheyearLUBBOCK, Texas — The College Baseball Foundation and Mizuno announced today the first watch list for the inaugural presentation of the Pitcher of the Year Award. The Pitcher of the Year will be honored during the College Baseball Awards Show on July 2 in Lubbock.

“We are excited to have this new award as part of our presentation in July,” said Raymond Richardson, College Baseball Awards Show chair and CBF board member. “To have the chance to specifically recognize the greatest pitching talent in college baseball is an opportunity we couldn’t pass up. “ Continue reading

2009 College Baseball Hall of Fame Class

FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL FOUNDATION
cbbhofLUBBOCK, Texas – The College Baseball Foundation announced today the names of the 10 players and coaches comprising the 2009 National College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class.

“This is an exciting day for the Hall of Fame every year,” said Mike Gustafson, co-chair of the Hall of Fame and member of the CBF Board of Trustees. “It’s another remarkable class.” Continue reading

College Baseball Hall of Fame Voting Begins

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
LUBBOCK, Texas – The College Baseball Foundation announced today that voting is now under way for the 2009 class of the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in Lubbock. The ballot to select this year’s inductees features 51 players and 18 coaches.

“We’re looking forward to seeing who the voters will elect to this year’s Hall of Fame class,” said Mike Gustafson, co-chair of the College Baseball Hall of Fame and Board of Trustee member for the College Baseball Foundation. “Each person on the ballot was a truly exceptional college baseball player.” Continue reading

2009 Brooks Wallace Preseason Watch List

FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL FOUNDATION
Lubbock, Texas –The College Baseball Foundation is proud to announce its partnership with Mizuno to bring you the pre-season release of the 2009 Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Watch List. The Wallace Award is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate baseball player in conjunction with the College Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. The 2009 award banquet will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 2, in the United Spirit Arena on the campus of Texas Tech University. Continue reading

2008 College Baseball Hall of Fame Class

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
LUBBOCK, Texas — From Sun Devils to Longhorns, the greats of college baseball came together Thursday during the third annual induction for the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.

“The College Baseball Foundation is proud to recognize the members of this year’s Hall of Fame class,” said Mike Gustafson, Hall of Fame co-chair and College Baseball Foundation board member. “This is an exceptional class dominated by some of the best pitchers in the history of college baseball.” Continue reading

Buster Posey Claims 2008 Brooks Wallace Award

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Lubbock, Texas – The Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Award Selection Committee has named Florida State All-American catcher Buster Posey of Leesburg, Ga., as the fifth recipient of the award, which was presented in a national telecast (FCS) on Wednesday evening at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

Posey conquered an elite field of 15 other semi-finalists and finalists including consensus All-American shortstop Gordon Beckham of Georgia and pitcher Brian Matusz of San Diego. He will be honored Thursday afternoon in the Fourth on Broadway parade festivities along with the College Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2008. Continue reading

2008 Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Award

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
.Lubbock, Texas – College baseball has narrowed to only 16 teams playing in the Super Regionals, which means the Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year “Wallace Watch” is down to 16 talented players. Twelve players on the “Wallace Watch” will not only take the field this weekend in hopes of securing a spot in the College World Series, but also a spot as one of the top three finalists in pursuit of this year’s Wallace Award. The award will be presented among the legends of college baseball – the 2008 College Baseball Hall of Fame inductees. Continue reading

College Baseball Foundation’s Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Revised “Wallace Watch”

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Lubbock, Texas – The field of candidates aiming for the 2008 Brooks Wallace College Player of the Year Award was reduced to 100 today, as announced by the College Baseball Foundation in Lubbock, TX. Brett Wallace (Arizona State) and Ryan Lavarnway (Yale) were 2007 semifinalists who are now in pursuit of this year’s award. Notable additions to the ’08 list include Buster Posey (Florida State), Josh Romanski (San Diego) and Sawyer Carroll (Kentucky). The Wallace Award is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate baseball player and will be nationally televised on Fox College Sports. Continue reading

College Baseball Foundation National All-Star Lineup for April 1st

The College Baseball Foundation has put out their National All-Star Lineup for the Week ending on April 1st. The team includes: Nick Kirk (Northern Iowa), Thain Simon (Santa Clara), Brandon McLurg (Lipscomb), Casey Haerther (UCLA), Doug Thennis (Texas Tech), Buster Posey (Florida State), Trent Lockwood (UTSA), James Darnell (South Carolina), Joey Haug (Coastal Carolina), Barry Bowden (Southern Miss), Alan Ahmady (Fresno State), Justin Parks (West Virginia), John Avanzino (Bucknell), Ben Soignier (Univ. of Louisiana Monroe), Coach Corky Palmer (Southern Miss). Continue reading