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Tag: Cal Baseball

June 24, 2011 | 12:22 pm

One More Time: Video — Cal Baseball Reinstatement Rap

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Well, it wasn’t quite midnight, but even Cinderella has to leave the ball early when she makes three errors, throws five pitchers, and goes 2 for 12 with runners on. While Cal’s College World Series elimination at the hands of Virginia yesterday left the team a few chapters short of a true storybook finish, it […]

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Morning Splash: BART Delays Late-Night Service Vote; Oakland Budget Crisis; Cal Baseball Loses

June 24, 2011 | 6:59 am

Morning Splash: BART Delays Late-Night Service Vote; Oakland Budget Crisis; Cal Baseball Loses

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BART board delays vote on late-night service trial (SF Chronicle) BART directors decided Thursday to put off consideration of a late-night service trial until, well, later. The board had been scheduled to vote on whether to proceed with a six-month test of running trains an hour later into the wee hours of Saturday morning and […]

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June 23, 2011 | 4:15 pm

Cal Baseball’s Dream Season Comes to an End

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The top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers proved too much for┬áthe Cal Bears who lost 8-1, ending their bid in the College World Series tournament. Losses are never fun, and this one in particular wasn’t pretty with Cal hitting batters, making errors, and failing to score on Virginia until the eighth inning. The Daily Californian called it “a […]

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Cal Beats Texas A&M to Stay Alive in College World Series

June 21, 2011 | 1:57 pm

Cal Beats Texas A&M to Stay Alive in College World Series

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Shades of the actual World Series: A Bay Area team knocking out a Texas squad. In a do-or-die game (a Bear necessity, if you will) Cal beat Texas A&M 7-3, sending the Aggies home and assuring that another page or two will be written into a storybook season in which the team was nearly red-pencilled […]

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June 19, 2011 | 3:40 pm

Watch a Replay of Cal vs Virginia in College World Series

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The game is over. If you want to know the score, click here. Or you can watch this replay of the game from ESPN.

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June 17, 2011 | 2:03 pm

Video: Cal Baseball Announcer Loses It

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As long as we’re posting about Cal Baseball, seen this yet? In what sounds like the converse of the “Oh the humanity!” announcer describing the flaming Hindenburg, Cal baseball announcer Danny Freisinger absolutely lost it after the walk-off hit versus Baylor that capped a four-run, ninth-inning comeback and sent Cal to the super regionals.

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Cal Baseball, Once Moribund, Moves on to College World Series; Interviews, Schedule, Watch Online

June 17, 2011 | 1:37 pm

Cal Baseball, Once Moribund, Moves on to College World Series; Interviews, Schedule, Watch Online

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The Cal baseball team this year went from the Sad News Bears to potential national champions, as the squad that was until just a few months ago slated for termination survived its near-death experience to advance to the College World Series for the first time since 1992. Earlier this week, KQED’s Stephanie Martin talked to […]

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June 13, 2011 | 10:34 am

Video: Final Out and Celebration as Cal Goes to College World Series

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Last night the Cal baseball team eliminated Dallas Baptist from the Super Regionals to move on to the College World Series in Omaha, June 18 – 29. This will be the first World Series appearance for the team, which until recently was slated for elimination itself — not just from the tournament, but from existence […]

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Baseball to Continue at UC Berkeley; Men’s Gymnastics Still Fundraising

April 8, 2011 | 10:13 am

Baseball to Continue at UC Berkeley; Men’s Gymnastics Still Fundraising

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All the weeping and gnashing of teeth that has gone on over the discontinuation of Cal’s baseball program should come to an end after today’s announcement from the university. From UC Berkeley: The University of California, Berkeley, baseball program will continue to represent the campus as an Intercollegiate Athletics sport, now and into the future, […]

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Former Big Leaguer Won’t Take No For an Answer When It Comes to Cal Baseball

February 20, 2011 | 6:15 pm

Former Big Leaguer Won’t Take No For an Answer When It Comes to Cal Baseball

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Baseball Donors Say Meeting With University Set for This Week Doug Nickle, the former Cal pitcher and major leaguer who’s been playing a major role in the campaign to save Berkeley teams slated for elimination, says the university has asked to meet with baseball program supporters about fund-raising issues. Other Cal baseball alumni and team […]

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