The field of 64 for the NCAA baseball tournament was revealed today and most of the big name collegiate powers are there. The first round will be played at 16 different sites. Two of those places are worth noting.
These are two wonderful examples of how minor league baseball clubs can help their community.
The Myrtle Beach Web site quotes Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore as saying:
“Without the Pelicans helping out throughout the regional bid process this would not have happened, regardless of our talent on the field. The Pelicans boast a venue that gives us a chance to host a regional because we don’t have that type of facility on our campus. Coastal Federal Field is one of the top venues in the country and we are proud to host the regional there.”
The Dugout hopes this becomes a trend, allowing more small colleges a fair chance at advancing to the College World Series.
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