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Rust Belt Baseball : Horizon League

Rust Belt Baseball is best represented by the Horizon League with six teams in the five states. Wright State, University of Illinois Chicago and Milwaukee entered the League in 1994; the other three baseball schools, Youngstown State (2001), Valparaiso (2007) and Oakland (2013) gradually came on board in the twenty-first century.
Wicked weather has played havoc with the League’s schedule; five teams have lost games due to cold or snow. Youngstown State hasn’t played a game since February 15th when they were swept by Jacksonville State, Milwaukee had a series with Louisville cancelled, UIC lost out on three games with Vanderbilt, Valparaiso and Belmont was cancelled and Oakland had three games with Evansville eliminated. Continue reading Rust Belt Baseball : Horizon League

2015 College Baseball Hall of Fame inductees announced

LUBBOCK, Texas — One of only three men to twice win a recognized college player of the year award plus two men who led their teams to the World Series at both the collegiate and Major League levels highlight the 2015 National College Baseball Hall of Fame induction class.

“This class features players and coaches with some incredible superlatives,” said Mike Gustafson, executive director of the College Baseball Hall of Fame. “There are some unique and outstanding accomplishments by the individuals in this class.” Continue reading 2015 College Baseball Hall of Fame inductees announced