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Dreifort looking forward to College Baseball HOF Induction

Dreifort
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Darren Dreifort who is known for his MLB career with the Dodgers is currently looking forward to making the trek to Lubbock TX for his induction to the College Baseball Hall of Fame on July 3rd. Dreifort played three seasons at Wichita State where he had his most success in 1993 when he received the Golden Spikes Award. He went 11-1 with a 2.48 ERA while also serving as a DH where he had a .327 average with 22 homers and 66 RBI. Continue reading

Brooks Wallace Award Finalists

FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL FOUNDATION
bwa-logo-2009LUBBOCK, Texas – The finalists for the Brooks Wallace Award, honoring the nation’s top shortstop, have been selected by the College Baseball Foundation. The finalist watch list is sponsored by Mizuno.

“It was a very tough decision,” said Raymond Richardson, College Baseball Awards Show chairman and CBF Trustee. “All five of these players are standouts.” Continue reading

College Baseball Foundation Pitcher of the Year Seminfinalists Announced

FROM COLLEGE BASEBALL FOUNDATION
cbfpitchingoftheyearLUBBOCK, Texas — The College Baseball Foundation has narrowed the list of players to 15 semifinalists for the Pitcher of the Year Award.

Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State continues to mow down hitters with his NCAA-leading 164 strikeouts and added a no-hitter to his list of accomplishments on May 8 in a win against Air Force. He is 11-0 with a 1.24 ERA in 87.1 innings of work. Continue reading

Semifinalists for Brooks Wallace Award Announced

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The College Baseball Foundation announced today the 15 semifinalists for the 2009 Brooks Wallace Award, which honors the nation’s outstanding shortstop.

“We’re very excited to see how these players are excelling as the college baseball regular season wraps up,” said Raymond Richardson, College Baseball Awards Show chairman and CBF Trustee. “These players have set themselves apart and it will be interesting to see them continue into post-season play.” Continue reading

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