Topic: Baseball

Relief Pitcher

Relief Pitcher

How sleep ace Chris Winter helps MLB players go the distance after crossing time zones

A doctor is convincing MLB players about the advantage of sleep.

Fall 2016

Major League Gift

Major League Gift

Washington Nationals’ Zimmerman gives $1 million to improve Davenport Field

The Washington Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06) maintains a strong connection to Virginia Baseball.

Summer 2016

Virginia Wins College World Series

Virginia Wins College World Series

UVA baseball wins its first national title—the first for an ACC team in 60 years

The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.

Fall 2015

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

UVA club team baseball players make varsity

For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

Summer 2015

On the Brink

On the Brink

Baseball’s journey from the verge of obsolescence to the College World Series finals

The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

Fall 2014

What Are the Chances?

What Are the Chances?

The statistics department breaks down UVA’s journey to the College World Series Finals

Two UVA statisticians explain how close, and yet, how far, the Cavaliers were to winning the 2014 College World Series.

July 22, 2014

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

Summer 2014

When They Knew

When They Knew

UVA student-athletes share their breakthrough moments

We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for UVA.

Spring 2014

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Several major league teams once made Charlottesville home for spring training

Before Scottsdale, before Sarasota, the big leagues came to Charlottesville.

Spring 2014

Superstitions

Superstitions

Searching for the competitive edge

Current and former Cavaliers admit to holding numerous superstitions, or what some of them call "pregame rituals."

Fall 2013

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

Cavaliers dominant in the spring

An infographic of Cavalier dominance in spring sports.

Summer 2013

Influential Alumni in Sports

Influential Alumni in Sports

1. Val Ackerman (Col ’81) A three-time captain and two-time Academic All-American basketball player at UVA, Ackerman was the president of the WNBA from 1996-2005. She became the first female...

April 15, 2013

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Highlights

North of Eden

North of Eden

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.