Posts Tagged ‘Auburn Baseball’

Auburn Wins Most Important Game – Gives Sunny Golloway 1st Victory

By Posted on: February 15th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 10 Comments »
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                                     Sunny Golloway won his debut game at Auburn. (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com)Just days after schools and businesses were closed in Auburn, Ala. for snow and ice, the Auburn Tigers opened their 2014 baseball season Friday in the Snow Bird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. The Tigers made new Coach Continue Story…

Thomas Becomes Only Former SEC Player to Make it to Cooperstown

By Posted on: January 9th, 2014 in Baseball, News 4 Comments »
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The greatest slugger to ever play baseball in the South Eastern Conference was voted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame Wednesday. Former Auburn First Baseman, Frank ‘The Big Hurt” Thomas who played at Auburn between 1987 – 1989 and went on to play for the Chicago White Sox, received nearly 84% of the votes Continue Story…

Tim Hudson Out for Season After Suffering Serious Injury

By Posted on: July 25th, 2013 in Baseball, News Comments Off
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              The Met’s Eric Young,Jr. shakes the hand of injured Braves pitcher Tim Hudson It was a hard thing to watch when replays of former Auburn great and Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson’s injury were shown last night in a game against the New York Mets. He will have to undergo surgery for a broken Continue Story…

Is Auburn Turning the Corner?

By Posted on: June 17th, 2013 in Baseball, Other Sports 4 Comments »

The hiring of a softball and baseball coach hardly signifies the return of a once great athletic program. But there’s little doubt that last Friday’s announcements sent a loud and clear message to the rest of the SEC.Athletic Director Jay Jacobs’s job will not be saved based on the results of spring sports. Like every Continue Story…

Jay Jacobs Hits Homerun With Sunny Golloway Hire

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Baseball, News 10 Comments »
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After evaluating over a half dozen coaches to replace John Pawlowski, Auburn AD Jay Jacobs hit a home run tonight when he announced the hiring of Oklahoma’s Head Coach, Sunny Golloway. Under pressure to deliver, Jacobs said he was looking for proven winners who could contend for championships. He got his man in hiring Galloway Continue Story…

Auburn Hires Clint Meyers – One of Best Softball Coaches in College Sports

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »
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Auburn has hired Arizona State Head Coach Clint Meyers to become the Tigers’ second head coach in program history. Meyers is considered one of the top coaches in the country. While at ASU he has taken his team to eight straight Super Regionals and seven appearances in the College World Series, winning two National Championships Continue Story…

Auburn Should Make Next Baseball Coach an Offer He Can’t Refuse

By Posted on: June 12th, 2013 in Baseball, News 8 Comments »
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          Could the next Auburn Baseball coach return the Tigers to the glory days of Hal Baird? There hasn’t been much news lately on the search for a new Auburn baseball coach. But with the NCAA Tournament over and the College World Series wrapping up in the next 2 weeks, most of the prospective coaches Continue Story…

Auburn’s SEC Tournament Run Ends Early

By Posted on: May 21st, 2013 in Baseball 8 Comments »

Auburn opened and closed its 2013 SEC Championship tournament run on a blistering afternoon in Hoover, Alabama by falling 6-3 to the Crimson Tide. Auburn started out strong plating 3 runs and chasing Alabama’s starter early in the ball game. However, Alabama chipped away at the lead until finally tying the game  in a climactic Continue Story…