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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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Gator Great, David Ross, on managing the Chicago Cubs

Former Gator, David Ross, was announced as the General Manager of the Chicago Cubs this past off-season. After taking the Cubs to a historic World Series victory in 2016, Ross looks to lead the team but in a new role. Early Career Ross started off his collegiate career at Auburn …

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Former Gator David Ross Ready for Cubs Challenge

Former Florida Gator ball player David Ross was introduced as manager of the Chicago Cubs this past weekend after retiring from the MLB after the 2016 season. Ross was given a three-year contract with an option for 2023. Ross played for the Cubs for two years, starting in 2014 and …

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Historic 1998 Gator Baseball Team is Honored

The 1998 Florida Gator Baseball Team was honored on the field Friday night before the start of the Florida-Auburn game. The ’98 team became the first team in school history to earn the number one seed at the College World Series. Some of the former players who showed up for …

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David Ross After Baseball

David Ross started his baseball career in 1996 with the Auburn University Tigers where he played until 1998. He then transferred to the University of Florida and became one of the few players to attend a College World Series with two different teams.   After college, Ross was drafted to …

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A Gator Grad and a Gainesville Native Star in World Series Finale


In what some are calling the greatest game of baseball ever played, two players have ties to the Gainesville area. Andrew Miller,  a Gainesville native and Buchholz High School graduate, who is a relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians and David Ross, a catcher for the Chicago Cubs who played …

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