The College Baseball Blog would like to announce that Mark Rafferty has been promoted to the Assistant Editor role. Mark came to our site late in the season where he covered the Fullerton Regional and Super Regionals. He has decided to accept my offer to become the Assistant Editor after some intense contract negotations. This is big news for our site as it will help out with our coverage when I am working or not available to make some changes to the site. He can be contacted by clicking here or on his name in the writers section.
We added a poll on the left side of the page. The questions will change every few days so come by often and vote in the polls.
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We are currently looking to expand our roster of writers as I can’t cover the entire nation on my own. We are looking for people that can commit to writing an occasional article about College Baseball, a conference preview for the upcoming weekend, or even just doing a weekend recap of conference action. If you can commit to doing this feel free to contact me for more information by clicking here.
We recently set up our site to work on all mobile devices so if you attending a game and wanted to check in on The College Baseball Blog just put in our web address and it will automatically bring you to the Mobile page which will load very quickly for you. We would like to thank Sam Wasson of BleedCrimson.net for helping us out with some of the kinks over the past day.
The College Baseball Blog would like to make sure that all SID’s add us to their media contact list for the 2008 season. We would love to be added to your contact lists as it makes it much easier for us to put up recaps if they are included in our email. We are also receiving a ton of media guides but we need to be contacted by SID’s for our address. Click on my name below to send me an email.
We have released our brand-new forums for the College Baseball Blog which are available by clicking the link on the side or clicking here. We would love to have your thoughts on the new forums. Also, What can we do with the site to make it better for our readers? Do we need more writers? More game coverage? How can we get some better sponsors so we can give you guys the best coverage in the nation? Please leave some comments with your thoughts or email us.
I was recently contacted by The Baseball Zealot about being a guest on his most recent podcast. I came on and discussed some of the history of our great website, among previewing the 2008 season. We would like to thank The Baseball Zealot for letting us come on his show and discuss the entire nation. The full podcast is available by clicking here. I am always open to being a guest on any radio or podcast so feel free to contact us by clicking here.
The biggest issue that has been discussed during the offseason has been the uniform start date which is February 1st for the first organized team practice and February 22nd for the first game for all Division 1 programs (excluding Hawaii). Most schools will hold their first practice on Friday with a few exceptions including the Ivy League which will hold off for another week or so. The uniform first practice day should be a tradition like they have in basketball with Midnight practices to celebrate the beginning of the season. Continue reading Practice Begins!