By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – This Halloween coincides with baseball’s World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers, and what would the holiday or the game be without its superstitions?
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities PASCO, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will host Coug Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, when the Tri-City Dust Devils face off against the Vancouver Canadians in minor league baseball at Gesa Stadium in Pasco.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plug your ears.” Immediately after Jeff Kensrud says this, a cannon fires a 140-mile-per-hour baseball at a composite bat. The ball collides with a resounding clang, and both ball and bat ricochet backward.
By Larry Stone, Seattle Times PULLMAN, Wash. – One of the last extensive interviews with Cougars legend Bobo Brayton, in 2013, left an indelible impression of an indomitable man who died Saturday at age 89.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Baseball, family history and Mexican American community identity load the bases in a peer-reviewed article by a Washington State University administrator in the recent issue of the Indiana Magazine of History.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Some baseball superstitions are accepted as cold, hard truth. But in the world of physics, the most accepted verities are subject to experimentation. Smith A corked bat hits the ball further? Not in Lloyd Smith’s lab. Baseballs today are livelier than in the past? See above. Storing balls in a humidor can […]
Slideshow and article by Tim Marsh, WSU Today PULLMAN – The women’s soccer team squared off against the women’s volleyball team Wednesday evening, Aug. 11, at Bailey-Brayton field, in softball game that was all Cougars. In the end, the Cougar soccer team beat their WSU volleyball counterparts, 5-2, in exhibition action. […]