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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

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

 

STARKVILLE, Miss. – After a breakout first half to his junior campaign, MSU right handed pitcher Dakota Hudson has been named to the 2016 Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list, USA baseball announced Wednesday.

The Dunlap, Tennessee native owns a 2.08 ERA (4th in SEC) in 60 2/3 innings of work this spring. Hudson has fanned 67 opposing sluggers (6th in SEC) while only issuing 21 walks, leading the Bulldogs to four Top-11 series wins in 2016. The Bulldog ace set an MSU record earlier in the season, tossing 34 2/3 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run. That streak came to an end against No. 1 Florida in Gainesville. Read more

Diamond Dawgs Host UT Martin For Midweek Contest

Diamond Dawgs Host UT Martin For Midweek Contest

 

Diamond Dawgs Host UT Martin For Midweek Contest

Konnor Pilkington will start for the Diamond Dawgs Tuesday vs UT Martin

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Looking to ride the momentum of its fourth-straight series victory, No. 10 Mississippi State baseball (20-8-1) hosts the UT Martin Skyhawks (7-21) at Dudy Noble Field, with first pitch slated for 6:30 p.m. Freshman southpaw Konnor Pilkington (1-0, 1.17 ERA) will start for MSU against UTM starting left-hander Adam Rimmer (0-0, 7.16 ERA).

The Bulldogs remain at home after Read more

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