This is John Grisham‘s perspective of Dudy Noble Field, Polk-Dement Stadium and what it means to a Dawg Fan. It can’t be articulated any better than this. It is reprinted with his permission.
It is tempting, in this short space, to talk about people. I could write pages about the young men who’ve played at Dudy Noble. I could go on and on about those electric moments, such as Burke’s grand slam, back to back home runs by Clark and Palmeiro, Raffo’s monstrous shots, Showalter’s .459, B. J.’s 19 strikeouts, Thigpen’s throws to the plate, Pete’s dirty uniform, the easy grace of Jody Hurst chasing fly balls, and on and on. Read more
Class act….the players AND the cop.[/caption]
With the Dallas police ambush on everyone’s mind, i thought I would share this. The person in the middle is one of the officers who was killed. These are two Texas Rangers baseball players. Nice tribute, and nice story.
Source: Joey Gallo posts tribute to officer killed in Dallas sniper shootings – CBSSports.com
Mike Brown Named MSU Baseball Camps Coordinator, Volunteer Assistant
08/26/2014: NMSU baseball coach Mike Brown. (Photo by Darren Phillips)
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Another standout assistant will make his way to Starkville, as MSU baseball head coach John Cohen has announced Mike Brown as the Diamond Dawgs’ new camps coordinator and volunteer assistant.
Brown joins the 2016 SEC Champions after spending Read more