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Mike Bell named new Pitt baseball head coach

Mike Bell's hire follows the Panther's first ACC semifinal appearance in program history.

By Hannah Schneider, Sports Editor

July 14, 2018

Former associate head coach at Florida State Mike Bell will take over as head coach of Pitt Baseball.

Oregon State wins College World Series

Washington pitcher Jordan Jones works against Cal State Fullerton in the third inning Saturday, June 9, at Goodwin Field in Fullerton, Calif. Cal State Fullerton won, 5-2, to even the best-of-three Super Regional and force a deciding game for a berth in the College World Series. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

July 11, 2018

Billy Buckner is a name that lives in infamy throughout the baseball world. Remembered for letting a ground ball pass right between his legs during the 1986 World Series, he cost the Boston Red Sox what would have been their first World Series Championship in 68 years. Instead, the New York Mets took...

Joe Jordano resigns as baseball coach

Under Joe Jordano, the Panthers finished the 2017-18 season with a 29-26 record. (Photographer: Pete Madia/Pitt Athletics)

By Hannah Schneider and Joanna Li

June 21, 2018

Joe Jordano resigned as head coach of Pitt’s baseball team Thursday night, according to a report from the Post-Gazette. An official announcement released by the University Friday afternoon confirmed his resignation. “I am honored to have had the opportunity to lead this program with integrity, pas...

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