Tuesday, February 7, 2012

More on the First Pitch Celebration

Mizzou baseball kicks off season with annual First Pitch Dinner (kbiaextra.wordpress.com)
Story telling, chicken wings, a silent auction and autographs — this year’s First Pitch Dinner had everything one would expect. It also had an All-Star speaker that might have needed a little bribing.

“I asked one of the coaches if they could get me tickets to the (KU) basketball game tonight,” Kansas City Royals pitcher and Missouri alumnus Aaron Crow joked, “They convinced me to do it, it’s for a good cause so I’m glad to help.”
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“We got some people healthy, and some guys started to mature,” Jamieson said. “(We need) to teach the game to them. Our baseball IQ wasn’t high because we were so young.”

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