Weaver’s Weekend is an annual fundraising event for the Friends of Mike Weaver Foundation, a foundation that supports the memory of Mike Weaver. Weaver, who died at the age of 20 in an altercation, is now remembered with a scholarship in his name. Weaver was passionate about music and baseball. The Mike Weaver Award is a scholarship that recognizes a[Read More…]
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19 years of baseball, 19 years of proud traditions and 19 years of excellence are just a few ways the Marlins organization can be described. Once known as the Florida Marlins, the “Fightin’ Fish” have relocated to the former site of the beloved Orange Bowl in downtown Miami and shaved off the “Florida” from the title, uniform and logos alike.[Read More…]
This year’s Fall Classic between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals may have been arguably the most unlikely and exciting World Series of all time. In its 107-year history, there could only be a handful that could even come close. What made it so enthralling? Could it be the clutch pinch-hit RBI singles, the one-run heartbreakers, the come-from-behind[Read More…]
As the playoffs near for Major League Baseball and more or less all of the division leaders are set in stone, with about 10 games left in the season, I give you a run through the surprising and not-so-surprising happenings of the 2011 baseball season. What met our expectations: Yankees-Red Sox rivalry kept us on edge and scratching our heads:[Read More…]
Mercer baseball topped its A-Sun opponents after a three-game series sweep against Lipscomb this past weekend.
It was a monumental victory for Mercer’s baseball team when they defeated the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, halting their 16-game winning streak, the longest in the country. But as hot as the Bears played in Atlanta on the cold March night, they struggled mightily at home against Jacksonville in their first home series since facing Kennesaw State at the end of last month.