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Video of the Day: UC-Irvine heads to the “Love Shack”

The UC-Irvine athletic programs got together and put together a welcome back video for the student body. The group of athletic teams including baseball sing along to the 80′s classic “Love Shack” and they don’t do it that well at all. There is even a special guest in the video that any sports fan should be able to recognize very quickly. You can check out the full video below.  Continue reading

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Video of the Day: Is Danny Fry the next Gus Johnson?

Danny Fry of KALX was on the call on Monday evening during the epic Cal vs Baylor game from the Houston Regional. The Cal Bears were down to their last out and last strike in the bottom of the ninth trailing Baylor 8-7 with the bases loaded. Devon Rodriguez came through with a single to right to win the game. You can check out the full call from Danny Fry which is erriely similar to Gus Johnson’s legendary calls. Continue reading

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Video of the Day: UCSB goes Black and Yellow

UCSB closer Brett Fick has a take-off of the famous “Black and Yellow” song with his own “Blue and Yellow”. The school has adopted this as their anthem as they play it before every game and after each Gaucho victory. Fick has had a solid season appearing in eight games without letting up an earned run in seven innings. You can check out the full video below. Continue reading

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Video of the Day: A Decade of Dominance – The Gary Ward Era

We offer up a history lesson on college baseball living legend Gary Ward courtesy of Oklahoma State University. The school posted a video two days ago which highlights Ward and his teams during the “Decade of Dominance” at Oklahoma State, a stretch that may never again be duplicated in college baseball. Ward authored one of the most dominant decades in all of college sports during the 80′s at Oklahoma State in which the Cowboys made seven consecutive trips to the College World Series (a feat that is still unmatched) and the team finished as the national runner ups three times during the decade.

Ward led OSU to 16 straight conference titles, 17 NCAA regional appearances and 10 trips to the College World Series. He compiled a record of 953-313-1 in 19 seasons in Stillwater. In 2002, he led New Mexico State to a Sun Belt Tournament Championship and an NCAA appearance. He finished with a career record of 1,022-361-1, which ranks 24th on the NCAA all-time wins list. He’s a member of two national college baseball Halls of Fame (College Baseball Foundation and ABCA) as well as the Hall of Fame at three different colleges (New Mexico State, Oklahoma State, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M) as well as the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
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