June 16, 2023 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

CWS Stories Of Courage, Agony: Collegiate Baseball delves into the story of South Carolina’s Christian Walker who kept hitting even with a broken hamate bone in his left wrist. We also tell the tale of Wichita State’s Bryant Winslow who endured not one but three broken bones, plus more.

CB’s National Player Of The Year: LSU’s Paul Skenes put up massive strikeout numbers as he fans 16.6 batters per 9 innings which is second in college baseball history.

Editorial: Give automatic bids to regular-season champions. It just doesn’t make any sense to reward one weekend of excellence.

Lou Pavlovich, Jr. Column: New Portland Designated Runner Rule thought up by Rob Nelson could revolutionize baseball and make it incredibly fun.

2023 All-Pavlovich Team: Special people in baseball are honored in 34th annual rundown including a player who not only threw a no-hitter but hit for the cycle in the same game. What are the odds of that ever happening? Another player was hit by a stray bullet in the chest during a game, plus much more.

College World Series Preview: Collegiate Baseball presents its annual rundown on what the strengths and weaknesses are of all eight teams that qualified for the CWS.

Final Results For Regional, Super Regional Games: Our annual chart shows every score of every game during the NCAA baseball championship along with a story of how the final eight teams made it through to the College World Series.

Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Div. I Top 30 Presented By Big League Chew: Wake Forest No. 1 for sixth consecutive poll with the nation’s lowest ERA of 2.84, plus other eye-catching numbers.

Interesting College Baseball Notes: Rodney Velardi forced to resign after his hitters, runners found using illegal devices inside helmets, Misericordia batters hit 153 times in 52 games, Jonah Cox of Oral Roberts extends his hitting streak to 47 games, plus much more.

Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Div. I All-American Teams Powered By Diamond: Elite players put up incredible numbers during the 2023 season, including our National Player of The Year RHP Paul Skenes of LSU.

Collegiate Baseball’s Freshmen All-Americans Powered By Diamond: Georgia’s Charlie Condon is our Freshman Hitter of The Year with 25 homers while RHP Jacob Mayers of Nicholls St. posts 9-1 record, 1.93 ERA and 97 strikeouts to win Freshman Pitcher of The Year.

Championship Roundup: Full details of how the champions won it all in NCAA Div. II, III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II, III, California C.C. and Northwest JCs.

Collegiate Baseball’s High School All-Americans Powered By Diamond: All the elite, big time high school players across the USA who had an incredible season are spotlighted in this special rundown of first and second team selections.

Collegiate Baseball’s National H.S. Top 30 Poll Presented By Diamond Pro: Barbe H.S. (Lake Charles, LA) No. 1 for the sixth straight time after rolling to a 39-1 record and 20 straight wins to close the season. The Bucs posted 20 shutouts and a 0.89 ERA.

High School Notes: Brendan Harrison’s final cancer treatment filled with emotion, Jackson-Reed (Washington, D.C.) wins 29th consecutive D.C. public school championship, plus more.

Numerous College Coaching Changes Take Place: Gino DiMare steps down at Miami (Fla.), LSU pitching coach Wes Johnson signs on to be the new head coach at Georgia, Rob Vaughn named the new skipper at Alabama and much more.

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