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Gators’ Langworthy Signs with Tigers

We got a Gator going pro. Gators baseball outfielder Austin Langworthy signed with the Detroit Tigers as an undrafted free agent. Langworthy opted to go pro despite the extra year of eligibility. When on WRUF’s the Sportscene, Langworthy had not heard from the Tigers at all until he received an …

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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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Former Florida coach Jay Bergman looks back on his time with the Gators

McKethan Stadium, Perry Field, the long time home of Gator baseball, will be torn down in the next few weeks as the Gators move into a new stadium.  There have been a lot of great accomplishments and fine coaches who have led the Orange and Blue baseball squads, and one …

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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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