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
Well, it just got real this afternoon. The sun is in the sky, the temps are kinda cool, and baseball is back on the field.
First scrimmage is in the books, and the Dogs won!! Always good to get that first win of the year. Next scrimmage tomorrow at 1 PM. Should be warmer than today, so put a pause on your hibernation and get out to the stadium to get ready for home opener.
Click the link below to read all about it.
No. 23 Diamond Dawgs Begin Road To Omaha
Just another pre-season conference preview. State gets some love from this site, including a 23rd national spot in their 2015 pre-season poll, and while that is not where we want to be, take solace in the fact that tsun was not ranked by them.
Sometimes its the little things that brighten the day!!
2015 Southeastern Conference Baseball Preview.