Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part story about the journey of five former Kent State baseball players, who are now playing professionally, and how they remain connected to current KSU players. Read part 2 of the story here
The Cinderella run that the Kent State baseball team made last season will go down as one of the best sports moments in school history.
Over the course of three weeks in June, the Flashes defeated Kentucky in a marathon 21-inning game in the first round, went to Eugene, Ore., and eliminated the Oregon Ducks in the Super Regional, and knocked out the top-ranked Florida Gators in the College World Series.
But what happens next, after the magic ends?
In the case of the 2012 Flashes, five players selected in the MLB Draft turned pro, going their separate ways. Yet, the bonds that tie these players back to Kent State remain strong. Read More…
From Daily Kent Stater, February 19, 2013