Feb 22, 2019 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• Amazing Adley Rutschman: Talented Oregon St. receiver was 1,197th pick in MLB Draft out of high school, now favorite to be No. 1 overall selection in 2019. 

Not Your Typical National Champ: Augustana overcomes 5 athletic scholarships, bone-chilling weather.

Impossible Dream Becomes Reality: Army’s Cam Opp overcomes big obstacles, including death of father.

• Lou Pavlovich Column: Irish O’Reilly was a remarkable coach and man who was a perfectionist.

Academic Fraud: University of Missouri hit with multiple NCAA penalties to its baseball, softball and football programs after a tutor completed academic work for 12 student-athletes, according to the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions Panel.

Editorial: Being a good student can turn into real money as McLennan Community College (TX) Coach Mitch Thompson explains with his student/athletes balancing baseball and academics with precision.

Jack Dunn Instructional ClinicWorking on mental side of hitting crucial for players. 

How To Keep Warm In Cold WeatherExperts explain how this can be easily achieved for baseball teams.

Justin Dehmer Instructional ClinicHere’s how to handle ‘hope hijackers’.

The Mental Side Of Baseball With Geoff Miller: Slowing games down is crucial for high level player performances.

• High School Baseball: State-by-state list of top high schools in USA for 2019.

• NJCAA Announces Hall Of Famers: Joe Bauth (Erie College), Dwight Kotila (Century College), Joe Scheuermann (Delgado College) and Marty Smith (Central Florida) will be enshrined in the 2019 class at the annual NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series next May.

Ruleball With Rich MarazziLet’s talk about 45-foot long runner’s lane to first base.

Tony Abbatine On HittingHitting improvement lies in swing, vision models.

Big Change At NAIA World SeriesStarting in 2022, the host school at the finals will not receive an automatic bid which was determined by a special NAIA Baseball Task Force over the past two years.

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