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Video: Hoosier Baseball In The Dominican

December 18, 2012

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Indiana’s athletic department put out this video recapping the Hoosier baseball team’s field trip to the Dominican Republic. Good production value. And check out the players dancing with the locals at the 35 and 43 second marks. Advertisements

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Indiana Fans React To Trey Lyles Decision

August 8, 2012

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News got out Tuesday that Trey Lyles – a 17-year-old who had committed to attend Indiana in 2014 – had decided to reopen his recruiting. Hoosiers coach Tom Crean prefaced Lyles’ announcement on Twitter with some measured and cryptic Tweets. Once it became clear what he was talking about, some Indiana fans weren’t quite so […]

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Five Best: Nebraska Baseball

July 30, 2012

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We are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Nebraska Number of Major Leaguers: 39 First: Ad Liska (debuted Sept. 24, 1933) Most recent: Dan Jennings (debuted April 30, 2012) Five best: Darin Erstad (who […]

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Five Best: Minnesota Baseball

July 21, 2012

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Over the next two weeks, we are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Minnesota Number of Major Leaguers: 33 First: Ralph Capron (debuted April 25, 1912 – played just three games) Most […]

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Five Best: Michigan State Baseball

July 20, 2012

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Over the next two weeks, we are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Michigan State Spartans. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Michigan State Number of Major Leaguers: 38 First: Ed Pinnance (debuted Sept. 14, 1903, played just two games) Most […]

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Five Best: Michigan Baseball

July 19, 2012

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Over the next two weeks, we are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Michigan Wolverines. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Michigan Number of Major Leaguers: 78 First: Frank Bliss (debuted June 20, 1878) Most recent: Zach Putnam (debuted Sept. 13, 2011) […]

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Five Best: Iowa Baseball

July 18, 2012

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Over the next two weeks, we are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Iowa Hawkeyes. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Iowa Number of Major Leaguers: 26 First: Cap Anson (debuted May 6, 1871) Most recent: Wes Obermueller (debuted Sept. 20, 2002) […]

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Five Best: Indiana Baseball

July 17, 2012

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Over the next two weeks, we are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Indiana Hoosiers. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Indiana Number of Major Leaguers: 22 First: Odie Porter (debuted June 16, 1902 for the Philadelphia Athletics, starting and […]

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Five Best: Illinois Baseball

July 16, 2012

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Over the next two weeks, we are highlighting the five best Major League players to ever play baseball at each of the Big Ten universities. Today, we take a look at the Illinois Fighting Illini. Earlier stories can be found here. School: Illinois Number of Major Leaguers: 71 First: Cy Falkenberg (debuted April 21, 1903) Most recent: Kyle […]

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Five Best: Big Ten Major Leaguers, HOFers

July 15, 2012

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Beginning tomorrow, the Daily Big Ten will look at the five best Major Leaguers throughout history from each of the Big Ten schools. The series will run over the next two weeks, starting alphabetically with Illinois. For some schools, it’s pretty easy to point to the best five. Others have proven difficult – both because […]

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Big Ten, Big East Tie In Baseball Challenge

February 21, 2012

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Apparently there’s a Big Ten-Big East Challenge in baseball, too – and you are out of luck if you were hoping to catch a game or two this year. It was last weekend. But we’re here to catch you up: It ended in a 15-15 tie. The Big Ten went 6-4 on Sunday to close […]

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