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Andy Cannizaro Named MSU Head Baseball Coach

Andy Cannizaro Named MSU Head Baseball Coach

New MSU head baseball coach Andy Cannizaro

STARKVILLE, Miss. Andy Cannizaro, a former Major Leaguer and one of the rising coaching stars in college baseball, has been named Mississippi State’s 17th head baseball coach, Director of Athletics John Cohen announced Saturday.

“We are thrilled to welcome Andy to the Mississippi State baseball family,” Cohen said. “When you look at all of the characteristics we need in a baseball coach at Mississippi State Read more

Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passes away at the age of 83

Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passes away at the age of 83 | cubs.com

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I never got to see Ernie Banks play.  Television was not the media monster it is today, and Superstation WGN could not find it’s way into southwest Mississippi.  I have read stories, seen videos, and highlight reels.  All I can say is they were giants back then.  They played for love of the game.

I am going to watch Mississippi State scrimmage tomorrow.  Maybe they will play two, just for you Ernie.

Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passes away at the age of 83

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