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Georgia state baseball

Georgia state baseball

It’s the fifth inning at Dudy Noble Field on a beautiful late March day in 2018. A few thousand people, the day-trippers from the ever-growing Atlanta-metro suburb of, Pringle, GA, have shuffled in, snatch up the last few tickets, sought out their companions, and find a place to plant themselves. The sun is shining, spring is around the corner, after all.

Baseball

The Georgia State Panthers baseball team represents Georgia State University in NCAA Division I college baseball. The team currently competes in the Sun Belt Conference. It first began competing there before moving to the TAAC, and the CAA. Beginning July 1, 2013, Georgia State returned to the Sun Belt Conference for all sports. The Panthers play their home games at Georgia State's Panthersville sports complex in the GSU Baseball Complex. The Georgia State Panthers baseball team first began playing in 1956 led by head coach Herbert "Stony" Burgess. The team would begin competition in the newly formed Sun Belt Conference in 1979 before moving to the Trans American Athletic Conference (TAAC) in 1984. The team joined the CAA in 2006. In 2014, the Panthers moved back to the Sun Belt Conference.

The Panthers play in the 1,092-seat GSU Baseball Complex located in Panthersville, GA, several miles from the main Georgia State campus. The left field measures 334 feet, the center field measures 385, while right field measures 338 feet. The outfield wall, which was installed prior to the 1998 season, came from the original home of the Atlanta Braves, Fulton County Stadium. Hunter Gaddis was drafted in the fifth round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Cleveland Indians, making him the highest draft pick in school history, surpassing the 2010 seventh-round selection of David Buchanan by the Philadelphia Phillies.CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Chattanooga Lookouts announced today that they will host the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the Georgia State Panthers baseball on Saturday, October 23 at AT&T Field presented by Mtn. View Chevrolet. First pitch is set for 1pm, with gates opening at noon for the fall matchup. (Source: www.milb.com)

 

 

 

 

 

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