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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 2008 College Baseball Hall of Fame Class

Buster Posey Claims 2008 Brooks Wallace Award

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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 Buster Posey Claims 2008 Brooks Wallace Award

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 2008 Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Award

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

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

College Baseball Foundation’s “National All-Star Lineup” (for week ending 4/27/08)

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The College Baseball Foundation and Diamond Sports are proud to bring you this week’s “National All-Star Lineup”. Outstanding individual performances have earned several ‘newcomers’ a spot in the lineup. Josh Harrison of Cincinnati boasted a perfect 10 for 10 effort. Old Dominion’s Anthony Shawler tied a school record with 18 strikeouts in one game. Matt Long (Santa Clara) and Chris Richburg (Texas Tech) both find themselves in their school’s history books as they hit for the cycle. Continue reading College Baseball Foundation’s “National All-Star Lineup” (for week ending 4/27/08)

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

2008 College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class

FROM PRESS RELEASE
LUBBOCK, Texas – The College Baseball Foundation announced today the names of the 12 players and coaches comprising the 2008 National College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class.

“We are very excited to announce this year’s class,” said Mike Gustafson, co-chair of the Hall of Fame and member of the CBF Board of Trustees. “There are some exceptional players an coaches in this year’s class and they deserve this recognition.” Continue reading 2008 College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class

2008 Brooks Wallace Watch List released

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Lubbock, Texas – Pedro Alvarez of Vanderbilt, Ryan Lavarnway of Yale, Kyle Russell of Texas and Brett Wallace of Arizona State highlight the list of players named to the pre-season release of the 2008 Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Award Watch List.

“After a great fall baseball season, we can see that the talent level in college baseball will once again be great. We have several from last year’s Wallace Watch that we will continue to follow, and we look forward to tracking the new additions as well”, said Raymond Richardson, Chair of Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Award Committee. Continue reading 2008 Brooks Wallace Watch List released