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  • UF’s Mike Zunino named a finalist for Johnny Bench Award

     
    Florida junior Mike Zunino was named to the watch list for the Johnny Bench Award, which is is given to the nation's top catcher. Zunino was a finalist for the award last season after taking SEC Player of the Year honors. He continues to lead top-ranked...
  • UF’s Mike Zunino named a Golden Spikes Award finalist

     
    This week is shaping up to be a good one for Florida catcher Mike Zunino. On Sunday, he had a three-run home run that helped Florida sweep the Gainesville Regional. On Monday, he was taken with the No. 3 pick in the MLB Draft. And on Tuesday, Zunino was...
  • Florida softball, baseball duos pick up All-America honors

     
    A pair of Florida baseball and softball players received All-America honors this week. Catcher Mike Zunino was named a first-team Louisville Slugger All-American on Thursday by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Junior left-handed pitcher/designated hitter...
  • UF catcher Mike Zunino a semifinalst for Golden Spikes Award

     
    Florida catcher Mike Zunino was named one of 30 semifinalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, marking the second year in a row he's made the list. The award has been given annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country for the past...
  • UF’s Mike Zunino named finalist for Dick Howser Trophy

     
    In what continues to be a good week for Mike Zunino, the Florida catcher was named a finalist for the Dick Howser Trophy on Thursday. Zunino is the first finalist for the school. Earlier this week, he was named one of three finalists for the Golden Spikes...
  • Florida’s Preston Tucker, Mike Zunino named ABCA All-American

     
    Florida's Mike Zunino and Preston Tucker were named All-Americans by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday, with Zunino making the first team and Tucker making the second team. The honor is the latest in a long list of accolades for...
  • Mike Zunino named College Player of the Year by Baseball America

     
    The season didn't end the way Mike Zunino wanted it to, but the Florida catcher added to his list of additional honors this week. Zunino was named the College Player of the Year by Baseball America, becoming the first Florida player to receive the honor,...
  • Winning Dick Howser Trophy latest achievement for Mike Zunino

     
    OMAHA, Neb. – Mike Zunino grabbed his iPhone to take a picture. On the back of the Dick Howser Trophy was his name, the first of a Florida player engraved on a gold plate on the award honoring college baseball's best player. For all his humility, it...
  • Bill Dwyre: Doc Rivers is the last, biggest piece in Clippers' puzzle

    Bill Dwyre: Doc Rivers is the last, biggest piece in Clippers' puzzle
  • Reds, Dodgers in a Wild Doubleheader

     
    Aug. 10, 1970 : The Dodgers blew up the record book and challenged their fans' endurance during a wild doubleheader, using 35 hits to sweep the Cincinnati Reds, 7-3 and 13-3. The Dodgers had 26 singles, seven doubles and two triples. Willie Davis, Maury...
  • Baseball card collection in search of its owner

     
    With the baseball playoffs underway, it is somehow heartening to see a press release from the metro D.C. police department timed so perfectly. The headline: Police Seek to Reunite Collector with Baseball Cards. The lead paragraph: Officers from the...