March 20, 2015 Collegiate Baseball

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Huge Coaching Loss: Gordie Gillespie, who amassed 2,402 victories in 4 sports (including 1,893 baseball coaching wins) passes away at age 88 after a long illness.

Incredible Success: Todd Inglehart of Cochise College in Arizona is one of the elite coaches in baseball with a system that is hard to beat.

Mount Everest Climb: Army infielder Harold Earls came up with a bold plan to summit the tallest and most dangerous mountain in the world in the spring of 2016.

• Still A Big Problem:  Hit by pitches rise dramatically in certain areas of the nation as hitters get drilled at record pace.

• Tampa Beats Phillies: NCAA Division II power stuns Major League team with 6-2 victory.

Editorial: Gordie Gillespie saved many kids during remarkable coaching career.

• Phantom Infield Drill:   Nobody did it better than 1977 Cal. St. Los Angeles Diablo ball club that qualified for College World Series.

• Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Line drives can cause runners fits with tag plays.

Charlie Greene Column: Instruct in the language of your players.

Junior College Notes: Dramatic homer in 14th inning gives Folsom victory.

Louisville Slugger National Players Of Week: 10 players put up extraordinary numbers, including one pitcher with 18 strikeouts and a hitter with 4 homers.

NCAA Division I Notes: Louisiana Lafayette skipper Tony Robichaux celebrates 1,000th win of career.

Brian Cain Column: Team building plan essential to having chemistry within ball club.

NCAA Division 3 Notes: Duo of wild games result in 62 runs, 9 home runs.

Gillespie On Discipline: In one of his last interviews with Collegiate Baseball, Gordie Gillespie explains this vital topic.

NAIA Notes: Belhaven’s Joey Harris throws no-hitter in collegiate debut.

• Collegiate Baseball’s High School National Poll: No. 1 College Park H.S. (Pleasant Hill, Calif.) features seven seniors who have signed with NCAA Division I universities.

High School Notes: Summerville (S.C.) High School wins 25th International Paper Classic unbeaten.

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