June 16, 2017 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• Greatest College World Series Comebacks: 
Unforgettable victories are all part of the amazing 70-year history of this event.

Collegiate Baseball’s National Players of The Year: 1B Brent Rooker of Mississippi St. and LHP/1B Brendan McKay of Louisville put up fabulous numbers during 2017 season.

• Dr. Bill Harrison: Head injuries in baseball can cause big, downward spiral. 

• Lou Pavlovich: College World Series has had some amazing times.

• Editorial: Playoff system in NCAA Div. I is broken when 17 regular-season conference champions are left out of NCAA tournament.

• Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Was it interference, obstruction or a no call?

• Coaching Moves Across USA:  Here are the latest hirings, firings and retirements.  

• Special Full Page Chart: Final results for Regional, Super Regional games.

• College World Series Preview: Statistical capsule look at final 8 teams that qualified. 

Collegiate Baseball’s 2017 NCAA Division I All-Americans: Incredible athletes from across the nation honored on three special teams in full page color layout.

 Collegiate Baseball’s 2017 Freshmen All-AmericansRHP Sean Mooney (St. John’s), 2B Braden Shewmake (Texas A&M), DH/RHP Kevin Milam (Saint Mary’s) and RHP Kenyon Yovan (Oregon) are named CB’s Freshmen National Players of The Year.

Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Div. I Top 30 Poll Presented By Big League Chew: Oregon St., with 21-game winning streak, ranked No. 1 for 14th consecutive week to set an all-time record.

Collegiate Baseball’s 2017 H.S. All-Americans: Incredible group of athletes chosen to this prestigious team which includes 22 players who were picked in the Major League Draft.

Collegiate Baseball’s 2017 H.S. National Player Of The Year: RHP/SS Tanner Burns of Decatur H.S. (AL) puts up monster numbers with 10-1 pitching record, 0.88 ERA, 8 complete games, 116 strikeouts and hits .467 with 16 home runs and 46 RBI.

Collegiate Baseball’s National H.S. Poll: Shawnee H.S. (Shawnee, Okla.) sits on top with perfect 40-0 record, 52 straight wins going back to 2016 season.

• High School Notes: Mike Zunica of St. Rita H.S. (Chicago, Ill.) steps down after remarkable 21-year career..

• NAIA World Series: Lewis-Clark St. wins third straight and 19th overall championship.

• NCAA Div. 2 Championship: West Chester wins second national title in 6 years.

• NCAA Div. 3 World Series: Cal. Lutheran wins first championship.

• NJCAA Division I: Chipola (Fla.) wins 5 straight out of loser’s bracket for title.

• NJCAA Division 2: Kankakee (Ill.) captures first national title.

• NJCAA Division 3: Tyler (Tex.) wins fourth straight championship.

• California Community College Championship: Grossmont (Calif.) wins first state baseball title.

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