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UF To Scrap “Gator Bait” Chant

The past few weeks of protests and demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd’s death has led many institutions to take a look inward and embrace some changes to be inclusive for all. Those introspective thoughts happened at the University of Florida as well. School president Kent Fuchs released a …

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Former Gator Den Dekker hired at Charleston Southern

Former Gator and major leaguer Matt Den Dekker has taken a job on the Charleston Southern coaching staff for 2021. Den Dekker was an integral part of the Florida Gators from 2007-10, helping the program reach the College World Series in 2010. Playing Career Den Dekker came to UF and …

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Former Gator baseball coach Andy Lopez looks back on his time at Florida

Florida’s beloved McKethan stadium is getting a whole new makeover. The new stadium will house the Gator baseball team starting the 2021 season.  While fans and players are excited about the new facility, many former players and coaches look back on McKethan stadium with plenty of fond moments. Steve Russell …

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Former Florida Baseball Coach and Hall of Famer Joe Arnold Remembers the Milestones in His Career

Many Gator greats have either played or been part of the staff at the University of Florida, one of these being Joe Arnold. And as we say goodbye to the Alfred McKethan Stadium we start to remember those Gator greats and their accomplishments. Arnold served as the Florida baseball head …

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Hall of Famer and Former Florida Baseball Coach Pat McMahon Looks Back at His Time in the McKethan

In this 2020 season, Florida baseball fans got ready to enjoy one last season at the Alfred McKethan Stadium. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic cut the season short. As a new stadium is being built, players, staff and fans remember their favorite memories at the McKethan. Someone who made remarkable memories …

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Catching Up With Former Florida Gator David Eckstein

David Eckstein is a former walk-on infielder for the Florida Gators who went on to play 10 seasons of Major League Baseball for five different teams. He is a two-time World Series champion and is still involved with the league, today. He is now a “Special Assistant” in the Pittsburgh …

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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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The Careers of Seniors in Spring Sports at Wisconsin Are Over

Wisconsin University has taken a realistic approach and decided not to seek waivers for seniors in spring sports. In March, the NCAA granted an extension on student-athletes eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic. Scholarship adjustments were made as well so the teams can carry this many players. Yet, Wisconsin decided …

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