July 15, 2022 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• How Ole Miss Won The College World Series: Rebels were amazing in all phases of game as they captured their first national title in baseball.

2022 College World Series Notes: Attendance record shattered as 366,105 fans file through turnstiles.

CB Special Report: Collegiate Baseball looks at whether the game is out of balance as record number of home runs in last 2 NCAA playoffs occur.

Collegiate Baseball’s 2022 National Coach Of The Year: Mike Bianco of Ole Miss pushed all the right buttons in leading Rebels to first national baseball title.

Collegiate Baseball’s Final 2022 NCAA Div. I Poll Presented By Big League Chew: Ole Miss No. 1 after going on magical run with 10 wins in 11 games during NCAA Tournament as Rebels win national championship.

4 Color Photo Pages Of College World Series: CB’s Lou Pavlovich captures amazing moments during 2022 CWS with diving plays, collisions, close plays, players diving into stands, celebrations and utter devastation.  

• ABCA National Coaches Of Year For 2022: Here is a list of every NCAA Div. I, II, III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association and High School coach who had remarkable seasons.

Numerous Coaching Changes Take Place In College Baseball: Link Jarrett takes over at Florida St. while Erik Bakich named at Clemson, Tracy Smith at Michigan and many more head coaches and assistants chosen for new jobs.

• Longhorns’ Ivan Melendez Wins Golden Spikes Award: After incredible season where he also wins Collegiate Baseball’s National Player of Year, Melendez is 44th recipient of this special award.

Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Your rules’ questions answered on batter interference, retired batter interference and much more.

ABCA All-Americans in NCAA Div. I Put Up Big Numbers In 2022: Ivan Melendez of Texas and Cooper Hjerpe of Oregon St. win National Player and Pitcher of Year honors.

• Ferris Trophy Winner: Southern Mississippi RHP Tanner Hall named top collegiate baseball player in state of Mississippi.

• Collegiate Baseball’s National H.S. Poll Presented By Diamond Pro: St. Mary’s Prep (MI) finishes No. 1 as Eaglets roll to 66th straight win over the past two seasons.

• Adam Sarancik Column: Coaches work hard, but do they say, do too much?

• ABCA’s 2022 High School All-Americans: Elite athletes from across the USA are headed by National Player of The Year Jackson Holliday of Stillwater H.S. (OK) and RHP Brock Porter of St. Mary’s Prep (MI).

NCAA Div. 3 All-Americans Post Big Numbers in 2022: Special athletes are led by NCAA Div. 3 National Player of Year Ryan McCarty of Penn St. Abington and National Pitcher of Year Dominic Perachi of Salve Regina.

• NCAA Div. 2 All-Americans Announced By ABCA: Remarkable players led by National Player of Year Haydn McGeary of Colorado Mesa and National Pitcher of Year Baxter Halligan of Point Loma Nazarene.

• Gary Ward Column: More verbal cues are presented for hitters which will stimulate thoughts, conversations.

• NJCAA All-Americans Feature Wealth Of Talent: National Players of Year on three levels include Brian Kalmer of Wabash Valley (IL), Tate Parker of Pearl River (MS) and Chris Dickens of Dallas College-Eastfield (TX) while National Pitchers of Year include Kohl Drake of Walters State (TN), Reese Dutton of Heartland (IL) and Greg Farone of Herkimer (NY).

• Paul Mainieri Inducted Into Hall Of Fame: Former LSU skipper honored with special award at Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame ceremony.

• NAIA All-Americans Are Announced By ABCA: Remarkable athletes are honored as they are led by National Player of Year Cross Factor of Oklahoma City and National Pitcher of Year Robb Adams of Southeastern (FL). 

• Pacific Association Presents 2022 All-American Teams: Elite junior college players in California and Northwest feature Player of The Year Matt Bardowell of Riverside College (CA) and Pitcher of The Year Noah Galvan of Fresno City College (CA).

• Charlie Greene Column: Tough play to defense is push bunt toward second, and here is how to defend it. 

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