Tuskegee Sports Information
Tuskegee University baseball players Christian Marshall (pitcher) and Elgin Woodside (cather) were both invited to Washington D.C. for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Week. The pair of New Orleans natives threw out the ceremonial first pitch during the 2018 SiriusXM MLB All-Star Futures Game, which featured the top Minor League prospects competing in a nine-inning contest in conjunction with of MLB All-Star Sunday.
Woodside started in 32 of the 37 games he played in last season and led the team in home runs with six and 35 RBI. Marshall finished second behind the team’s Ace in Trey Nelson tossing 58 strikeouts last spring.
Today Tuskegee pitcher Christian Marshall and Elgin Woodside assisted in the ceremonial first pitch of the 2018 SiriusXM MLB All-Star futures game in Washington DC. This is one of several events in conjunction with All-Star week pic.twitter.com/ccyoKcNwVY
— Tuskegee Athletics (@MyTUAthletics) July 15, 2018