Jan. 8, 2021 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• Special 2021 College Preview Section: CB takes a look at all the top teams as well as players on every level of college baseball in 36-page section. 

• NCAA Div. I Fabulous 50 Pre-Season Poll: Entire top 50 poll listed along with teams receiving votes, plus in-depth rundown on each of the top 40 ranked teams in the nation.

• NCAA Div. I Conference Races, Top Players: In-depth look at how every conference race in 2021 is expected to unfold, last year’s records for each team, what their 2020 NCAA RPI ratings were, projected Pitchers and Players of The Year in each league and a rundown of the top players on each team.

• NCAA Div. I Collegiate Baseball Pre-Season All-Americans: 81 first, second and third team pre-season All-Americans are featured heading into 2021 season. 

• 2021 Draft Preview: Here are the top 78 draft eligible college players in the nation who have a chance of being picked in the first two rounds of next June’s MLB Draft.

• NCAA Div. II Top Players To Watch: Players To Watch and Newcomers To Watch are listed in this special rundown.

• NCAA Div. II Pre-Season Top 40: The top 40 teams in the nation and others receiving votes are listed. A special in-depth rundown on the top 26 NCAA Div. II teams in the nation are listed.

• NCAA Div. III Top Players To Watch: Collegiate Baseball takes a look at the top players at each position across the USA.

• NCAA Div. III Pre-Season Top 40: The top 40 teams in the nation and others receiving votes are listed. A special in-depth rundown on each of the top 20 NCAA Div. III teams in the USA are listed.

• NAIA’s Top Players: Collegiate Baseball looks at Players To Watch at every position.

• NAIA Pre-Season Top 25: Top 25 teams in the nation and others receiving votes are listed. In addition, CB takes an in-depth look at the top 15 NAIA teams in the USA.

• Top Junior College Players Across USA: Exclusive list of top community college players across nation listed at each position.

• NJCAA Div. I Top 20 Poll. Coaches pick top 20 teams going into 2021 season and others receiving votes as CB does an in-depth analysis on each of the top 10 teams in the nation.

• NJCAA Div. II Top 20: Coaches pick top 20 teams heading into 2021 as CB examines top 5 teams with in-depth analysis.

 NJCAA Div. III Top 10: Coaches pick top 10 teams in nation as CB examines each of the top 5 teams.

• California Junior College Pre-Season All-Americans: California coaches honor amazing players heading into 2021 season.

• California J.C. Top 20 For Northern, Southern Areas: Coaches pick top teams in each area as CB does in-depth analysis on top 5 teams in each area.

• Northwest J.C. Top 10: Coaches determine pre-season top 10 teams going into 2021 as CB examines top Northwest JCs.

• How Vanderbilt Was Built Into Juggernaut: Tim Corbin explains the vital elements that turned around a program that never won a regular-season SEC title in 116 years of baseball and why his classroom teachings make exceptional men, leaders and superb ball players.

• SPECIAL REPORT: How Losing Programs Are Turned Into Winners: Dr. Barry Davis, head coach at Rider University, does an in-depth study with nine elite NCAA Div. I coaches who transformed perennial losers into big time winners.

• Gary Ward Column:  Mistakes by players on the field can be turned into gold with proper strategy. 

• Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: So you think you know all about force plays? Think again.

• Ben Hines On Hitting: Legendary hitting coach delves into the fine nuances of what makes hitters improve.

• Book Review: Jerry Weinstein’s second edition of Coaching Catchers is a game changer with 50 new pages with the latest information on catching.

• Instructional Clinics Planned: Sign up for terrific virtual and in-person clinics planned across the USA in coming weeks.

• Tom Kovic Column: Here is how baseball prospects in 2021, 2022 and 2023 should focus on challenges of COVID-19 and problems with recruiting now.

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