Topic: Baseball

Zimmerman Makes Play at the Plate

Zimmerman Makes Play at the Plate

Former Cavalier catches ceremonial first pitch

When Major League Baseball opened its season on April 5, President Barack Obama threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Washington Nationals third baseman and former Virginia baseball star Ryan Zimmerman...

Summer 2010

High Expectations

High Expectations

After historic year, baseball team enters season with heart of roster—and values—intact

UVA baseball coach Brian O'Connor talks about last year's spectacular season and his aspirations for this year's College World Series.

Spring 2010

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Addiction Research

I found the article “Targeting Addiction” (Fall 2009) very intriguing. I especially was curious if Dr. Bankole Johnson’s research (or even topiramate itself) is...

Winter 2009

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

A famous lacrosse player, a winning tennis duo, a golfer makes history and a third baseman earns a spot in an all-star game.

Fall 2009

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Cavaliers reach College World Series

I think I’ve got a few cracked ribs, a black eye, a broken elbow. But the pain is definitely worth it. —Robert Poutier (Engr ’12), UVA...

Fall 2009

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

1,022

Number of career points scored by Mamadi Diane, making him the 42nd player in UVA men’s basketball history to score 1,000 points or more.

699

Number of...

Summer 2009

Comings & Goings

Comings & Goings

Notice some names missing from spring sports rosters? Here's a look at who’s moving into their spots.

Stepped Out Jacob Thompson: The winningest pitcher in UVA history with 27 victories (27-8 record) for the Cavaliers, Thompson was selected in the fifth round by the Atlanta...

Spring 2009

Tough Season, Tougher Guy

Tough Season, Tougher Guy

Ryan Zimmerman does the work it takes to keep playing

Fans don’t see the long hours of practice that go into being a Major League Baseball star, but attitude and discipline proved crucial for Zimmerman (Col ’06) in facing adversity with the Washington Nationals this season.

Winter 2008

Making His Mark

Making His Mark

Mitchell excels for Dust Devils

The Fall 2007 issue of Virginia Magazine inadvertently omitted Mike Mitchell (Col ’07) from a list of Virginia players selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

Mitchell, an...

Winter 2007

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

The Comeback Kids

The women’s lacrosse team fell just short of capturing the program’s fourth NCAA Championship, losing in the title game to Northwestern 15-13....

Fall 2007

Foul Ball?

Foul Ball?

Law professor Ted White sees trouble ahead for baseball

As major-leaguers convene in Florida and Arizona for their annual spring training rites, all appears well with professional baseball. Players and owners reached a labor agreement last fall with...

Spring 2007

Who to Watch this Spring

Who to Watch this Spring

Melanie Kok

Rowing Fourth-year

As a high-schooler, Melanie Kok found the water gorgeous and full of possibility. The tranquillity and the time for thought charmed her,...

Spring 2007

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Highlights

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.