Sept. 4, 2020 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• Ingenius Plan To Limit Runs By Opponents: Oklahoma State’s Rob Walton gives detailed plan that will cause nightmares for foes. 

• Summer Leagues Face Gigantic Hurdles With COVID-19: Despite numerous hurdles to play, Northwoods League was on pace to draw over 200,000 fans with minimum amount of players testing positive. Here is how they did it.

Summer Baseball Roundup: Santa Barbara wins 8th NBC World Series title with 12-3 win over Cheney Diamond Dawgs along with highlights of other summer league winners.

• New NCAA Baseball Rules: Proposal put forward to immediately eject pitchers if they are found using an illegal substance on balls. It is one of 18 new rules.

Gary Ward On Teaching: Brain Waves are important to look at which will allow coaches to become much better at their craft.

• Grand Master At Stealing Home: Nobody taught this exciting play better than the late Mike Gillespie who made numerous bold moves during his remarkable career.

Ruleball With Rich MarazziUnique hidden ball plays are explored in Major League Baseball over the years.

Editorial: Consistently called full strike zone will help games be shorter along with 20-second action rule that went in place during past season.

Greatest Trivia Question Of All Time: One coach had 20 different game stoppages during his career which will never be topped.

Legendary Coach RetiresNorth Carolina’s Mike Fox steps down after leading Tar Heels to 7 College World Series and posted a total of 1,487 wins over 37-year coaching career.

College Prospects Face Recruiting Obstacles During Pandemic: Tom Kovic explains why high school players, especially juniors, face steeper mountains to climb.

2020 College Baseball Hall Of Fame Class: Miami (Fla.) Coach Him Morris, Georgia Tech catcher Jason Varitek and legendary former Cal Poly Coach John Scolinos head up impressive list.

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