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John Olerud Award Watch List

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The College Baseball Foundation announced today the names of 25 players from across the country featured on the watch list for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.

The Olerud Award, which recognizes a player who makes an impact both on the mound and at the plate, will be presented in Lubbock, Texas, on July 2 as part of the College Baseball Awards Show.

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2010 Brooks Wallace Award Quarterfinalists

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The quarterfinalists for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award were released today by the College Baseball Foundation. The revised list features 25 of the nation’s finest shortstops.

The Wallace Award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation’s top shortstop and will be presented on July 2 in Lubbock, Texas, as part of the College Baseball Awards Show.

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College Baseball Foundation 2010 Pitcher of the Year Watch List

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CBFPitchingoftheYear LUBBOCK, Texas — The College Baseball Foundation announced today the quarterfinalists for the 2010 Pitcher of the Year Award. The list features 25 of the nation’s finest Division I pitchers.

“It’s been really exciting to see the numbers these pitchers have put up all year,” said Justin Knowles, Pitcher of the Year committee co-chair.

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2010 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas — After a month of exciting college baseball action across the country, the College Baseball Foundation has released the initial Brooks Wallace Award Watch List.

The Wallace Award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation’s top shortstop and will be presented on July 2 in Lubbock, Texas, as part of the College Baseball Awards Show.

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2010 CBF Pitcher of the Year Watch List

CBFPitchingoftheYear LUBBOCK, Texas — As starting pitchers across the country continue to impact the success of their teams, the College Baseball Foundation has released the first Pitcher of the Year Watch List for 2010.

The Pitcher of the Year Award will be presented in Lubbock, Texas,on July 2 as part of the College Baseball Awards Show.

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College Baseball HOF Class Announced

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CBBHOF LUBBOCK, Texas — Once again the National College Baseball Hall of Fame induction class made history in 2010 with the inclusion of the first coach from a two-year institution.

Wally Kincaid, who coached at Cerritos College from 1958 to 1977 and from 1979 to 1980, is one of 10 men who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 1 as part of a week of celebrations recognizing the past and present greats of college baseball.

“We are very pleased that coach Kincaid will be a part of this year’s Hall of Fame class,” said Mike Gustafson, Hall of Fame chairman and executive director of the College Baseball Foundation. “Last year we had our first small-school inductee and with a two-year college representative this year we take another step toward fully representing all levels of college baseball in the Hall of Fame.”

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Top 100 Countdown: Number 60 Troy Channing (St. Mary’s)

TroyChanningStMary's The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 60 in our countdown with St. Mary’s sophomore infielder Troy Channing. He is from Pleasanton California where he attended Foothill High School where he picked up four letters. He had a monster senior season which saw him hit .475 going 29-for-61, knocking in 25 runs and scoring 28 runs. In his 29 hits, he had 16 which went for extra bases with five doubles, four triples and seven homers. He was named First Team All-East Bay, First Team All-League, and team MVP after that monster season. The Seattle Mariners selected him in the 40th round but he decided to continue his baseball career with St. Mary’s.

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Top 100 Countdown: Number 61 Jedd Gyorko (West Virginia)

JeddGyrkoHeadShot The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 61 in our countdown with West Virginia junior shortstop Jedd Gyorko. He is a 5-10 185 pound shortstop from Morgantown West Virginia where he played at University High School. He was a four-time all-conference and three-time all-state player while being the 2007 Conference Hitter of the Year.

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Stephen Strasburg Selected as 23rd Dick Howser Trophy Recipient

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stephenstrasburgLUBBOCK, Texas—San Diego State’s dominant right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg is the recipient of the 23rd annual Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball’s player of the year. The presentation was made Thursday for the first time In Lubbock, Texas as part of the festivities to recognize and induct the College Baseball Hall of Fame and the awarding of several other national honors for 2009. Continue reading Stephen Strasburg Selected as 23rd Dick Howser Trophy Recipient

Former Maine coach John Winkin’s “Passion to Win”

John Winkin with Gary Thorne (Bangor Daily News Photo by Michael York)
John Winkin with Gary Thorne (Bangor Daily News Photo by Michael York)

The Bangor Daily News has an excellent article on former Maine coach John Winkin who took the Black Bears to the College World Series six times with the most recent appearance in 1986. He also coached at Colby College of Waterville ME and Husson College of Bangor ME during his 53 year career from 1954-2007. He was able to accumlate over 1,000 victories combined with the three schools. He finished his coaching career in 2007 when he suffered a stroke on his daily walk in Bangor. Continue reading Former Maine coach John Winkin’s “Passion to Win”