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New Video Board for Hoosiers Baseball

Indiana University has announced plans for new LED video board at Bart Kaufman Field, home of the Indiana Hoosiers baseball team, set to be installed prior to this year’s home opener.  Read more here.

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Gophers Prep for First Indoor Baseball Game at U.S. Bank Stadium

Minnesota Golden Gophers M Logous_bank_stadium_introduction_logoEven on the eve of the first indoor baseball at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, longtime University of Minnesota Golden Gophers baseball coach John Anderson wasn’t completely sure what his team’s grand new temporary home would look like.  Read more and view photo here.

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Spartans Heat Up the Field

Michigan State LogoThe weather doesn’t make it easy for college baseball teams in the upper Midwest to take the field in the early spring, but a new heating system under the infield at McLane Baseball Stadium at Kobs Field, home of the Michigan State Spartans, is beating the cold. Read more and view photos here.

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Terrapins Ballpark Getting Makeover

Maryland Terrapins LogoIn an effort to provide an enhanced home-field advantage for the Terrapins baseball team, the University of Maryland athletic department is helping fund a multimillion-dollar refurbishment of the campus’s 63-year-old Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium.  Read more here.

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Big Ten Considers Non-Winter Ball

Playing baseball in the Big Ten isn’t easy in February and March, which is the reason the winningest coach in Big Ten history, Minnesota Golden Gophers Coach John Anderson, is proposing a summer-only schedule.  This would keep the Big Ten out of the NCAA tournament, so the powers are pondering a fall-spring model.  Competitiveness with teams in the warmer climates is the major issue here.  Read more here.

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