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The Wizard pushed for a national holiday

By Tyler Dixon

February 28, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Latest News, Sports

Check out the Prezi above before or after reading the article for more fun facts about Opening Day.Baseball is as American as apple pie, but it’s still unclear if it deserves its own national holiday.St. Louis Cardinal great Ozzie Smith and Bu...

Construction workers need extra innings

By Aaron Graff

February 26, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Athletes and fans anticipating home games at the new Itchy Jones Stadium will have to wait another two weeks.The Saluki baseball team will host Northern Illinois University this weekend, but at Rent One Park in Marion. The se...

Stadium not ready for home opener

By Aaron Graff

February 26, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Latest News, Sports

Athletes and fans anticipating home games at the new Itchy Jones Stadium will have to wait two more weeks.The Saluki baseball team will host Northern Illinois University this weekend, but games will take place at Rent One Park ...

SIU baseball holds UT Martin to two hits

By Aaron Graff

February 26, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

cody dailyThe Salukis battled the University of Tennessee-Martin in a game that featured nine total pitchers and 17 walks combined.SIU beat the Skyhawks 6-2 to extend their winning streak to four games.SIU took an early 2-0 lead in...

Saluki weekend wrap-up

Saluki weekend wrap-up

February 23, 2014

Saluki pitchers tally 16 strikeouts in win

By Aaron Graff

February 18, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Saluki baseball team defeated Austin Peay State University Tuesday while recording the most strikeouts in one game since pitching coach P.J. Finigan recorded 17 in 2005.SIU beat the Governors 14-4 and had four home runs.The S...

Salukis strike out Austin Peay

By Aaron Graff

February 18, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Latest News, Sports

The Saluki baseball team defeated Austin Peay State University Tuesday while recording the most strikeouts in one game since pitching coach P.J. Finigan recorded 17 in 2005.SIU defeated the Governors 14-4 with four home runs.The ...

Hilltoppers top Salukis twice in three games

By Aaron Graff

February 17, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After winning the season opener Saturday, the Saluki baseball team lost the next two games of its three-game series during the weekend.SIU (1-2) traveled to Western Kentucky University (2-1) for a three-game series that was scheduled t...

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