Baseball

Jeff Mutis '89

April 11, 2014

Catching Up with Former Major League Pitcher Jeff Mutis ’89

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Economics and business graduate and baseball player Jeff Mutis ’89 discusses his life after Lafayette. Mutis, who is a software engineerfor Precision Computer Solutions, pitched in the Major Leagues from 1991-94 for the Cleveland Indians and the Florida Marlins.

Joe Maddon '76

March 19, 2013

Joe Maddon ’76 Baseball Tour Returns

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For the second straight year, Friends of Lafayette Baseball has announced that Joe Maddon ’76, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, has donated his four tickets to select Rays games throughout the 2013 Major League Baseball season. Friends of Baseball will hold a silent auction for tickets spanning 27 dates and 16 different Major League [...]

Andrew Santomauro ’14

February 26, 2013

Spotted on Campus With … Andrew Santomauro ’14

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Baseball player Andrew Santomauro ’14 (North Caldwell, N.J.) discusses why he likes studying government and law, building earthquake-resistant structures, and the importance of hustle on and off the field. Why did you choose to attend Lafayette? I chose Lafayette because of its prestigious academic curriculum along with its small community size.   What do you [...]

Civil engineering major Cara Lyons '11 worked with Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, on a project looking at how designing a sustainable building impacts its cost. They put together a model that calculates the total cost of ownership of a building, taking into consideration the savings and added investment from using green technology during construction and throughout the overall life of a structure. Here they look at their work in a computer lab in Acopian Engineering Center.

June 21, 2012

13 Lafayette Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

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Thirteen of Lafayette’s 23 varsity teams have received 2011-12 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) Public Recognition Awards. The NCAA is honoring 954 Division I teams for their high marks academically, based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rates (APR). These awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 [...]

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May 7, 2012

Josh Oshinsky ’00 Wins National Sports Emmy for TV Series

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At the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards ceremony, Josh Oshinksy ’00 and his team took home the top award in the outstanding edited series/anthology category for “The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants.” These top awards in 33 categories of sports television production were presented April 30 at the Lincoln Center in New [...]

Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon '76

April 18, 2012

Joe Maddon ’76 Profiled on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

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Joe Maddon ’76, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, is featured on the latest episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. The 181st edition of the Emmy-winning program debuted Tuesday night. It also will air on HBO 1:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 20; 9:45 p.m. Sunday, April 22; 5 p.m. Thursday, April [...]

Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon '76

March 29, 2012

Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon ’76 Hosts Baseball Team on Spring Break Trip

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The Lafayette baseball team took a detour during its spring break trip in Florida. During a scheduled travel day between Winter Haven and Tampa, the Leopards first headed south to Charlotte Sports Park, the spring training home of the Tampa Bay Rays, as guests of manager Joe Maddon ’76. The 2008 and 2011 American League [...]

Joe Maddon '76

March 21, 2012

Special Game Days with Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon ’76 Up for Bid to Benefit Lafayette Baseball

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Leopards baseball fans have the opportunity to bid on packages of tickets, batting practice field passes, and pre-game meetings with Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon ’76 at select Major League Baseball games this season. Maddon has donated four tickets for each of the games included in the Friends of Lafayette Baseball fundraiser, which will [...]

Joe Maddon '76

November 17, 2011

Joe Maddon ’76 Is Named American League Manager of the Year – Again

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After leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a wild card berth in the wildest race in American League history, Joe Maddon ’76 has been named the league’s Manager of the Year for the second time by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He also won the award in 2008 after piloting the Rays to the [...]

John Gentile '12 on the mound

November 2, 2011

John Gentile ’12 and Kevin McKernan ’98 Connect through Baseball and Internship

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What does John Gentile ’12, co-captain of the Lafayette baseball team, think is the best part of the game? That it’s unpredictable.  “Once the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand,” Gentile says, “you never know what’s going to happen.” Gentile (Downingtown, Pa) would know.  He’s been playing baseball since he was six years old and is [...]