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  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    Those #Gators socks Pete Alonso wore as he hit rookie-record No. 53 last Saturday via his mom Michelle ...
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    Kudos to Pete!!!

    Life is good in Gator Nation!!!:cool:
     
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    Moultrie, Munro & Stewart Secure Spots on Olympic Roster
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    Michelle Moultrie, Aubree Munro and Kelsey Stewart are the first Gators from the program to earn spots on an Olympic roster.
    Oklahoma City – Sunday morning USA Softball announced that Florida softball greats Michelle Moultrie, Aubree Munro and Kelsey Stewart were selected to be a part of the 15-player Olympic roster that will compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

    Throughout an extremely competitive selection trials, the trio of Gators relied on their training and 19 years of combined experience with USA Softball's Women's National Team to navigate their way on to the first Olympic roster since 2008.

    Moultrie, Munro and Stewart are the first Gators from the program to earn spots on an Olympic roster.

    During the Selection Trials, athletes participated in position drills as well as simulated games and were evaluated by the USA Softball Women's National Team Selection Committee (WNTSC) in accordance with the Athlete Selection Procedures approved by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC). Those Selection Procedures are available for viewing at USASoftball.com.

    In Tokyo, Team USA will join No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 5 Mexico, No. 7 Australia and No. 9 Italy as the field of six countries competing for the Gold. As the host country, Japan earned an automatic berth while Team USA punched their ticket to the Olympic Games after winning the 2018 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Softball World Championship. Italy earned their spot in Tokyo after winning the WBSC Softball Europe/Africa Qualifier while Canada and Mexico qualified as the top two teams from the WBSC Women's Softball Americas Qualifier. Australia punched the last ticket to Tokyo by winning the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania Qualifier.

    Moultrie, Munro & Stewart Secure Spots on Olympic Roster - Florida Gators
     
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    Former Gators Catcher Gushue Named to Team USA Roster
    DURHAM, N.C. - Former Gators catcher Taylor Gushue, who had an outstanding season with the AAA Fresno Grizzlies, was named to the USA Baseball Premier12(tm) roster on Thursday.

    The 28-man roster will compete in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12(tm), which is the first opportunity for Team USA to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The roster is made up of 15 pitchers and 13 position players currently not on an MLB 40-man roster.

    Gushue, in his sixth season as a professional, played in 74 games for the Grizzlies this summer with a career-best .312 batting average, 11 home runs and 39 RBI. At Florida, he started 161 games and batted .271 with 16 home runs and 103 RBI in three seasons (2012-14).

    Gushue has a chance to become the third former Gators player to play in the Olympics. Brad Wilkerson was a part of the 2000 gold-medal winning squad in Sydney while Matt LaPorta helped Team USA win a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

    The U.S. will begin the WBSC Premier12(tm) in Guadalajara, Mexico, from November 2-4 as a member of Group A with the Dominican Republic, Mexico and the Netherlands. The top two nations from Group A will advance to the Super Round in Tokyo from November 11-16. The top finisher from both the Americas territory and Asia/Oceania territory (excluding Japan) will join host-country Japan and WBSC Baseball Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifier champion Israel in the six-team Olympic tournament. The final two Olympic berths will be decided in March 2020.

    Four-time World Series Champion Joe Girardi was named the manager of the Premier12(tm) roster in August and is joined by a coaching staff laden with international experience. Bench Coach Scott Brosius, Bullpen Coach Roly de Armas, Hitting Coach Phil Plantier, Pitching Coach Bryan Price, Third Base Coach Willie Randolph and First Base Coach Ernie Young collectively have 21 years of playing and coaching experience with Team USA, winning seven gold medals.

    The team will train in Surprise, Arizona, from October 21-28 at the Kansas City Royals Spring Training facility before traveling to Mexico for the opening round of the Premier12(tm).

    For more information on USA Baseball and the WBSC Premier12(tm), follow @USABaseball on Facebook<USA Baseball >, Instagram<USA Baseball (@usabaseball) • Instagram photos and videos > and Twitter<USA Baseball (@USABaseball) | Twitter >. The full roster, including coaching and administration staffs, can be found here<Professional Team Roster >.

    USA Baseball Premier12(tm) Roster
    (Name; Position; Hometown; 2019 Organization)
    Jo Adell; OF; Louisville, Ky.; Los Angeles Angels
    Clayton Andrews; LHP; Petaluma, Calif.; Milwaukee Brewers
    Alec Bohm; INF; Omaha, Neb.; Philadelphia Phillies
    C.J. Chatham; INF; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Boston Red Sox
    Jake Cronenworth; INF; St. Clair, Mich.; Tampa Bay Rays
    *^Bobby Dalbec; INF; Seattle, Wash.; Boston Red Sox
    Brandon Dickson; RHP; Montgomery, Ala.; Orix Buffaloes
    Parker Dunshee; RHP; Zionsville, Ind.; Oakland Athletics
    Xavier Edwards; INF; Mineola, N.Y.; San Diego Padres
    J.P Feyereisen; RHP; River Falls, Wis.; Milwaukee Brewers
    Brian Flynn; LHP; Tulsa, Okla.; Kansas City Royals
    Taylor Gushue; C; Boca Raton, Fla.; Washington Nationals
    *Tanner Houck; RHP; Collinsville, Ill.; Boston Red Sox
    Spencer Howard; RHP; San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Philadelphia Phillies
    *Tyler Johnson; RHP; Midlothian, Va.; Chicago White Sox
    *Erik Kratz; C; Telford, Pa.; New York Yankees
    Wyatt Mills; RHP; Spokane, Wash.; Seattle Mariners
    Mark Payton; OF; Orland Park, Ill.; Oakland Athletics
    *Brooks Pounders; RHP; Riverside, Calif.; New York Mets
    Clayton Richard; LHP; Lafayette, Ind.; Toronto Blue Jays
    Brent Rooker; OF; Germantown, Tenn.; Minnesota Twins
    Connor Seabold; RHP; Laguna Hills, Calif.; Philadelphia Phillies
    Noah Song; RHP; Pomona, Calif.; Boston Red Sox
    Caleb Thielbar; LHP; Northfield, Minn.; Atlanta Braves
    Daniel Tillo; LHP; Sioux City, Iowa; Kansas City Royals
    Daulton Varsho; C/OF; Chili, Wisc.; Arizona Diamondbacks
    *^Andrew Vaughn; IF; Santa Rosa, Calif.; Chicago White Sox
    Drew Waters; OF; Woodstock, Ga.; Atlanta Braves

    *Denotes National Team alumnus
    ^Denotes National Team Development Program participant
     
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    Scott Carter
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    Spoke a little while ago with ex-#Gators standout and big leaguer Matt den Dekker about being back in school and helpingGator BB. So is Nolan Fontana, who also reached the majors after #UF. Story this weekend. Great pipeline Sully has developed to have guys like that return.



    The #Cubs today named David Ross the 55th manager in franchise history, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract through the 2022 season with a club option for 2023.

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    Remembering Gators Great, NFL Champion Bernie Parrish
    Scott Carter / Senior Writer UF
    Former UF two-sport standout Bernie Parrish, who later starred in the NFL and wrote a book about his experience, died this week at age 83
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In an era of two-way players, Bernie Parrish fit the profile, starring at defensive back and running back for the Gators from 1955-57. He was more than that, though.

    Parrish was a two-sport star, a standout UF baseball player who signed with the Cincinnati Reds in the spring of 1958 with a year of football eligibility remaining. The move caused a stir in the Southeastern Conference as Gators football coach Bob Woodruff, also the athletic director, lobbied to "abolish college baseball until an agreement can be reached with professional baseball that would eliminate signing of college players before they graduate."
    Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd and Alabama's Bear Bryant supported Woodruff's failed proposal according to news reports.

    At the time, Parrish signed a deal with the Reds that included a $43,000 bonus, citing his desire to avoid injury by opting to play professional baseball. Parrish broke his hand soon thereafter and after a couple of seasons in the minors, Parrish joined the Cleveland Browns and became a defensive star for a team that f
    Remembering Gators Great, NFL Champion Bernie Parrish - Florida Gators
     
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    O'Day with a career 2.55 ERA is pretty impressive.
     
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    Indeed!
     
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