An independent blog by members of the College Baseball Hall of Fame's Black College Legends and Pioneers Committee and others who want to promote current HBCU baseball and its legacy.

Julius McDougal Tabbed As Next Baseball Coach At Stillman

DII/SIAC/Baseball   Stillman Sports Information   TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Stillman College has promoted assistant coach Julius McDougal to head coach of the baseball program. The Tigers baseball team has compiled a 272-236 (.535) record since moving to NCAA Division II beginning with the 2004-2005 season and has claimed seven Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Titles with […]

Royals Take Andre Bryon Davis In 8th Round As The First HBCU Player In Major League Baseball 2015 Draft.

DI/SWAC/Baseball   By Michael Coker/Black College Nines   University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff left-hander Andre Davis was drafted in the eighth round with the 249th overall pick Tuesday by the Kansas City Royals as the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) player selected in this year Major League Baseball 2015 Draft. Davis, a […]

Florida A&M Snaps Six-Game Win Streak With Loss To #3 Florida In NCAA Regional

DI/MEAC/Baseball   Florida A&M Sports Information   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida A&M (23-24) only managed three hits against #3 Florida (45-16) pitching in a 19-0 loss in front of 3,833 fans at McKethan Stadium on Friday night. The NCAA Regional opening round loss snapped a six-game winning streak by the Rattlers. FAMU only had five […]

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Announces 2015 Baseball All-Conference Honors

NEW ORLEANS, La. ( – The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced its 2015 All-GCAC team and individual award winners, as voted by the conference’s coaches.  Edward Waters catcher Jesse Baker was tabbed as Player of the Year, Voorhees hurler Denada Thomas earned Pitcher of the Year and Reginald Johnson, II of Edward Waters was named […]