IU baseball hires Wright State’s Jeff Mercer as new head coach

IU baseball hires Wright State’s Jeff Mercer as new head coach

CLOSE Mississippi State hired IU baseball coach Chris Lemonis late Sunday evening. Lemonis coached the Hoosiers the past four seasons. Matthew Glenesk, IndyStar Buy Photo University of Dayton coach Tony Vittorio (left) visits with Jeff Mercer at Holder Field before the Franklin/ Decatur sectional game.(Photo: Alan Petersime, Indianapolis Star)Buy Photo BLOOMINGTON – Fred Glass could […]

Baseball will always be there

Baseball will always be there

While driving across western Washington state recently, en route to a family function in, of all places, Lewiston, Idaho, I stopped at one of the few service areas along the way to get gas and something to eat. As is the case with many of the small service areas in many parts of the country, […]

Where to See Old-Style Baseball Games in the Summer

Where to See Old-Style Baseball Games in the Summer

(Simon M Bruty/AnyChance Productions/Getty Images) Love old-fashioned wooden bat baseball? The closest you can get to seeing old-style baseball is in the summer leagues, where kids chase foul balls into the woods and sit on the bleachers within earshot of their heroes. The players are college all-stars who come from around the country to Alaska, […]

Baseball rap references ranked | MLB.com

Baseball rap references ranked | MLB.com

Of the over 19,000 players in MLB history, only 323 have been granted entry into the Hall of Fame. To be deemed worthy of induction is an incredible honor, a legendary achievement both exceedingly rare and undeniably impressive. However, there exists an even more remarkable accomplishment that even fewer Major Leaguers have ever experienced: Getting […]