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
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Honors keep piling on for Mississippi State junior outfielder Brent Rooker.
Rooker Claims USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Gold Standard Performance of the Week
After going 8-for-8 with three home runs, three doubles and 14 RBI in the first two games of last weekend’s series against Indiana State and Marist, the Germantown, Tennessee native earned the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Gold Standard Performance of the Week.
Rooker took a landslide victory in the voting process Read more
Diamond Dawgs Host Morehead State Tuesday
Jacob Billingsley is ready for the midweek game with Morehead State Tuesday at 4 PM
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Following a 3-1 start to the Andy Cannizaro Era, Mississippi State baseball welcomes Morehead State to Dudy Noble Field for its first midweek of the season, Tuesday at 4 p.m.
MSU is coming off a four-game Opening Weekend that saw State win both of its contests vs. Western Illinois and split with No. 11 Texas Tech. The Bulldogs closed the weekend with a Sunday doubleheader sweep thanks to a pair of comeback wins.
Tuesday’s meeting will be Read more