May 6, 2022 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• One Remarkable Baseball Skipper: Seven pillars of culture are the core of Ohlone College’s amazing head coach Mike Curran.

What Allows Hard Contact By Hitters?: Perry Husband explains that pitchers now throw harder than ever, but do they tap into pitching deception properly?

Once-In-A-Lifetime Achievement: Pfeiffer University not only hits for HR cycle in 1 inning but does it from solo HR to grand slam in order.

Bizarre Situation Takes Place: Weatherford JC pitcher tackles HR hitter at third base who taunted him as players suspended.

The Wisdom Of John Scolinos: Lou Pavlovich explains that no coach in history had the ability to give instructional clinics in the thought-provoking manner he could.

Editorial:  Too many pitches thrown in games are only one of many factors which cause arm injuries. 

Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Div. I Top 30 Presented By Big League Chew: Tennessee No. 1 with 17-1 record in Southeastern Conference, 37-3 overall.

National Players Of The Week Powered By Diamond: RHP Shemar Page of Grambling St. fires a 7-inning perfect game with 13 strikeouts, only 84 pitches, plus 2 more perfect games are tossed in addition to much more.

• NCAA Div. I Notes: San Jose State’s Charles McAdoo sets school record by getting on base at least once in 40 consecutive games, Georgetown belts 9 home runs in 17-1 win over Maryland Eastern Shore, plus much more.

Collegiate Baseball¹s National H.S. Top 30 Presented by Diamond Pro: St. Mary’s (MI) No. 1 with 15-0 record and outscores opponents, 158-20 along with notes of every top team in the top 30.

High School Notes: Villa Park captures Boras Classic South tournament, plus much more.

• Adam Sarancik Column: Coaches should refine their baseball skills to be more efficient.

• Junior College Notes: Ohlone College (CA) wins 34 consecutive games enroute to 36-2 overall record, Shelton State (AL) Head Coach Bobby Sprowl celebrates 1,100th career win, plus much more.

• NAIA Notes: Payton Higgins battles lung cancer at Bellevue as he receives NAIA honor, JackHenry Glasgow fires the first perfect game in Crowley’s Ridge (AR) history, plus much more.

• NCAA Div. 3 Notes: During a 40-7 win over Defiance, Andrew Bradley of Earlham logged the 19th 4-home run game in NCAA Div. 3 history, Northwestern-St. Paul LHP Owen Boerema sets a single-game school record with 21 strikeouts during a 5-0 win over Crown College (MN), plus much more.

• NCAA Div. 2 Notes: Luke Folsom belts 4 home runs to set Colorado School of Mines’ record, California (PA pitcher Dylan Brosky records the program’s first no-hitter since 2014 during 4-0 win over Indiana (PA), plus much more.

• Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Coaches, players must understand time plays. Here is everything you need to know.

• Charlie Greene Column: Positioning of pivot foot crucial for safe throwing.

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