College Baseball

College Baseball

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Fixtures

DateRHome vs Away-
03/20 17:00 - Butler vs Northwestern View
03/20 19:00 - Kent State vs Canisius View
03/20 20:05 - Cal State Bakersfield vs Pacific Tigers View
03/21 18:00 - Bellarmine Knights vs Eastern Illinois View
03/21 18:00 - George Mason vs William & Mary View
03/21 19:00 - Fordham vs Siena View
03/21 19:00 - Northeastern vs Boston College View
03/21 19:00 - Morehead State vs Ohio View
03/21 19:00 - Rutgers vs Rider View
03/21 19:00 - Coppin State vs MD Baltimore View
03/21 19:00 - Saint Joseph's vs Monmouth View
03/21 19:00 - LIU Brooklyn vs Stony Brook View

Results

Date R Home vs Away -
03/20 01:00 - Connecticut vs San Diego State View
03/19 21:00 - Iowa vs South Dakota State 5-3
03/19 21:00 - Indiana State vs Michigan State 7-10
03/19 20:30 - Missouri vs Tennessee 7-1
03/19 20:10 - Bradley-Game 2 vs Michigan 5-1
03/19 20:05 - Nevada vs UNLV 5-9
03/19 20:05 - Washington State vs Oregon 7-13
03/19 20:05 - Fresno State vs New Mexico 2-7
03/19 20:05 - Washington vs Rhode Island 15-5
03/19 20:05 - UC Santa Barbara vs Cal State Bakersfield 5-4
03/19 20:00 - Pittsburgh vs North Carolina CANC
03/19 20:00 - San Diego vs Pacific Tigers 2-5

Wikipedia - College baseball

College baseball is baseball that is played on the intercollegiate level at institutions of higher education. In comparison to football and basketball, college competition in the United States plays a smaller role in developing professional players, as baseball's professional minor leagues are more extensive, with a greater history of supplying players to MLB. Moving directly from high school to the professional level is more common in baseball than in football or basketball. However, if players do opt to enroll at a four-year college to play baseball, they must complete three years to regain professional eligibility, unless they reach age 21 before starting their third year of college. Players who enroll at junior colleges (i.e., two-year institutions) regain eligibility after one year at that level. In the 2020 season, which was abbreviated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were 300 NCAA Division I teams in the United States (including schools transitioning from Division II to Division I).

As with most other U.S. intercollegiate sports, competitive college baseball is played under the auspices of either the NCAA, the NAIA, the NJCAA, the CCCAA, or the NWAC. The NCAA writes the rules of play, while each sanctioning body supervises season-ending tournaments. The final rounds of the NCAA Division I tournament is known as the Men's College World Series (MCWS); while each of the three levels of competition sanctioned by the NCAA holds a championship tournament, the "Men's College World Series" branding is reserved strictly for the final round of the Division I tournament. The CWS takes place in Omaha, Nebraska in June, following the regular season. The playoff bracket for Division I consists of 64 teams, with four teams playing at each of 16 regional sites (in a double-elimination format). The 16 winners advance to the Super Regionals at eight sites, played head-to-head in a best-of-three series. The eight winners then advance to the MCWS, a double-elimination tournament (actually two separate four-team brackets) to determine the two national finalists. The finalists play a best-of-three series to determine the Division I national champion. The most recent Men's College World Series winner is Ole Miss.

History

The first intercollegiate baseball game took place in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on July 1, 1859, between squads representing Amherst College and Williams College. Amherst won, 73–32. This game was one of the last played under an earlier version of the game known as "Massachusetts rules", which prevailed in New England until the "Knickerbocker Rules" (or "New York Rules") developed in the 1840s gradually became accepted. The first ever nine-man team college baseball game under the Knickerbocker Rules still in use today was played in New York on November 3, 1859, between the Fordham Rose Hill Baseball Club of St. John's College (now Fordham University) against The College of St. Francis Xavier, now known as Xavier High School.

Students at many college began organizing games between colleges, particularly after the Civil War, first in the northeastern United States but quickly throughout the country. By the late 1870s, several northeastern schools were playing regular home and home series. The team with the best record claimed a "National Championship." Arguments over professional and graduate players led to the creation of the American College Base Ball Association in late 1879, consisting of six northeastern schools which sought to govern such issues and organize games. This organization lasted until 1887, when it dissolved in acrimony and waves of realignment. The Western Conference and Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association were formed in the 1890s as multi-sport conferences. The first tournament to name a national champion was held at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, resulting in Yale being crowned champion. No other such tournament was held until the first Men's College World Series in 1947.