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Former baseball coach Greg Goff hired by Purdue as assistant

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Greg Goff has joined Purdue baseball as an assistant coach, completing Mark Wasikowski's staff for the 2017-18 school year. Goff was fired as the University of Alabama baseball coach after the 2017 season after just one...

Alabama baseball hires director of operations

The University of Alabama baseball program named Jack Hoehl as its director of baseball operations on Monday morning. Hoehl spent the last four years working as Kentucky’s director of baseball operations. He was on staff with Alabama head coach Brad...

ALABAMA IN THE PROS: July 9

Here is a glance at how former players from the University of Alabama and the West Alabama area are performing in the major or minor leagues. MAJOR LEAGUE • Tim Anderson (INF, Chicago White Sox, Hillcrest High School, East Central CC) 76 G,...

Chandler Taylor 2nd in College Home Run Derby

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama baseball sophomore Chandler Taylor finished second in the College Home Run Derby on Saturday evening. Taylor began the Derby with an opening-round score of 17, ranking second to start the night and advancing himself to the event’s...

Who was the best hitter on Alabama baseball’s 1997 team?

There was no real weakness in Alabama baseball's 1997 lineup. Four players hit 20 or more home runs, seven hit 15 or more, and eight of the nine regulars in the lineup hit 10 or more home runs while...

Oral History of the 1997 Alabama Baseball Team: Part I

It’s been 20 years since the University of Alabama baseball team came up just one game short of the national championship. The 1997 team is widely considered to be Alabama’s best ever, and no team ever came closer to...

Oral History of the 1997 Alabama Baseball Team: Part II

The 1997 Alabama baseball team is still widely considered the best in school history 20 years after its time. The Crimson Tide went 56-14 and reached the national championship game in the College World Series behind a legendary offense. Part...

Chandler Taylor chosen to participate in College Home Run Derby

The University of Alabama baseball team will have a representative in Omaha this summer after all. Sophomore outfielder Chandler Taylor has been chosen to participate in the 2017 College Home Run Derby on July 1. The College Home Run Derby...

Brad Bohannon salary announced

New Alabama baseball coach Brad Bohannon's base salary will be identical to that of his predecessor. Bohannon's salary will be $265,000. The Tuscaloosa News obtained the information through an open records request. That does not include a talent fee, other...

Alabama in the MLB Draft: Day 3 updates

Two current University of Alabama baseball players, two UA signees and a junior college commit were chosen in the final day of the 2017 MLB Draft. Left-handed pitcher Dylan Cyphert, a junior college signee from Gulf Coast Community College, was...

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