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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Black Babe Ruth and the greatest to never play

Black Babe Ruth and the greatest to never play

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2023

Lou Gehrig. Babe Ruth. Ty Cobb. These names are listed as some of the best players of the 1920s–30s. All of them were in the majors, winning World Series and MVPs in the very same leagues that we...

Dallas Cowboys Kicker Brett Maher missed four straight PATs in an NFL playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday.

The yips are athletes’ worst nightmare

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2023

The yips are an informal term that is used to describe a phenomenon where a professional athlete will suddenly and disastrously lose the ability to perform at a high level, or even a decent level. It is...

WSU pitcher Tyler Hoeft warms up during an NCAA collegiate baseball game against Utah, April 1, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

WSU Baseball news roundup: A month until first pitch

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

WSU baseball is just over a month away from their opening day game Feb. 17 in Peoria, Arizona as they take on the Villanova Wildcats.  This season the Cougs will see 12 games that will be televised...

New York Mets owner Steve Cohen

2023 MLB free agency is pretty much over, exploring the biggest winners

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter January 10, 2023

The biggest fish in the sea that is the 2023 MLB free agency class has signed to teams and the excitement shared by fans across the country is immeasurable. The biggest fish in both size and name brand,...

Looking at under the radar hall of famers.

Under the radar Hall of Famers from the three major US sports 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 31, 2022

The Hall of Fame of any sport is meant to recognize the best players of their time and the enshrinement of an athlete is proof that the dedication to their craft paid off. Not all hall-of-famers are made...

Aaron Judge has hit 61 home runs as of Sunday. One away from setting the single-season Ameircan leauge record.

Slugger’s accolades fly out of the park

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter October 2, 2022

Major League Baseball, well renowned as America’s pastime has had two of its finest athletes reach new heights in their respective careers, and further contribute to the lore that is Major League Ball. New...

J.P. Crawford is a leader for the Mariners and helps the infielders dance after each win.

Dancing their way to the Mariners’ best season in 20 years

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 14, 2022

The 2021 Seattle Mariners almost broke the 20-year playoff baseball drought in the pacific northwest, missing the mark by only two games. Their success was unexpected but brought the hype in baseball back...

Julio Rodríguez has been nothing short of a superstar for the Seattle Mariners and singed what could be the most lucrative deal in American sports history in August.

Julio is here to stay

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor September 7, 2022

I love Julio Rodriguez and you should too. Julio is the perfect blend of everything that makes baseball brilliant. His youthful energy, contagious smile, appreciation and service to the fans, precision...

Junior first baseman Kyle Manzardo, pictured here,  was the final pick in the second round of the MLB draft.

Cougar baseball players shine in the summer sun

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter August 17, 2022

While former Cougs shined in the professional ranks, current Cougs saw action in the West Coast summer baseball league. This summer, three former Cougs are competing in professional baseball and blazing...

Today the WSU swimming team will compete in the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.

Wazzu Weekly: July 22, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor July 21, 2022

Hello and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington state sports news and more. WSU is searching for another professional to help student-athletes' name, image and likeness efforts and the...

Juan Soto swings a bat during an MLB baseball game on July 21, 2022

Was the Home Run Derby Unfair?

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 20, 2022

This year’s MLB Home Run Derby pitted a 21-year-old phenom against a 23-year-old superstar who recently turned down a 15-year, $440 million contract with the Washington Nationals. But was it unfair...

Junior first baseman Kyle Manzardo, pictured here,  was the final pick in the second round of the MLB draft.

MLB Draft sparks pro-ball opportunity for over 600 players

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 20, 2022

Over the course of three days, the 2022 Major League Baseball draft gave over 600 players the opportunity to begin their professional careers. The first pick in the draft made by the Orioles was Jackson...

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