May 28, 1997
"Standing on the field and seeing four decks of stands, that was a little intimidating. I remember [Coach] Darryl Stroh telling us not to look up." Dave Schmidt, former major league pitcher, who played for Granada Hills High in the 1975 City Section baseball final at Dodger Stadium.
January 24, 1988
The UCLA baseball team opens its 1988 season today at Jackie Robinson Stadium when it meets a team of former Bruin stars now playing pro ball. The program begins at 10 a.m. with a home run hitting contest and a game between alumni. The varsity-alumni game will follow.
November 29, 1985 |
Quarterback Erik Kramer of North Carolina State, who formerly played football at Pierce College and Burroughs and St. Genevieve high schools, was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team. Kramer was named over quarterbacks from Clemson, Maryland and Georgia Tech, all bound for postseason bowl games. North Carolina State finished this season at 3-8.
October 26, 1990 |
Bob Welch of the Oakland Athletics, the first 27-game winner in the major leagues since Steve Carlton 18 years ago, filed for free agency Thursday. Among the others filing were Juan Agosto of Houston, Tom Browning and Rick Mahler of Cincinnati, Randy Bush of Minnesota, Don Carman of Philadelphia, Ron Kittle of Baltimore and Dave Schmidt of Montreal. That puts the total of players filing for free agency at 59. The Orioles have until Dec. 15 to exercise a 1991 option on Kittle.