15 Ways UC Is a Baseball All-Star
In honor of Cincinnati hosting the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, here are 15 things you need to know about the University of Cincinnati and America’s pastime.
Making Nighttime the Right Time for Baseball
UC alumni helped introduce the world to the concept of night baseball.
Where Sandy Koufax's Legend Began
This year marks the 50th anniversary of when Hall of Fame pitcher and former Bearcat Sandy Koufax tossed a perfect game.
Sculpting Some of Baseball's Best in Bronze
Alumnus sculptor Tom Tsuchiya created the six statues of Reds icons at Great American Ball Park.
'See the Ball, Hit the Ball' Goes High Tech
UC pioneered an enhanced vision training program for the Bearcats baseball team.
One Word: Yooooook!
Three-time MLB All-Star Kevin Youkilis became the first baseball player in UC history to have his number retired.
Like 'Moneyball'? Learn from an Analytics Expert
Business analytics professor Mike Magazine teaches game analysis of all sports, including baseball.
Hot-Hitting Bearcat Drafted in Top 10
Ian Happ became the first Bearcat ever drafted in the first round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Bearcats at the Ballpark, an Alumni Tradition
The UC Alumni Association hosts an annual Bearcats at the Ballpark night with the Cincinnati Reds.
The All-Star Game's Ultimate Utility Player
Former Bearcat Josh Harrison is believed to be the first MLB All-Star with no more than 22 starts at a single position.
Keeping Things Safe at the Crack of the Bat
Alumnus James Sherwood worked with MLB on baseball bat durability and safety concerns.
The All-Star of the Scoreboard
Alumnus Billy Johnson is part of the scoreboard production crew for this year's All-Star Game.
University Archivist Shares His Baseball Brainpower
University Archivist and baseball historian Kevin Grace will be seen in national media coverage of the All-Star Game.
Agent Remembers When 'Junior' Was Major
Sports agent and UC alumnus Brian Goldberg once counted Ken Griffey Jr. among his clients.
Public Art + Urban Planning = Home Run
Students are installing a baseball-themed public work of art downtown to be revealed during All-Star festivities.
Minor League Team Owner a Marketing Maverick
UC alumnus Drew Weber is owner and CEO of a minor league ball club in the Red Sox organization.