Jan. 17, 2008
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - With the opening day for the 2008 Notre Dame baseball season a little more than a month away (Feb. 22 vs. Liberty at the Clearwater (Fla.) Invitational), UND.com wants to help stoke the fires of Fighting Irish baseball fans everywhere with the debut of the Notre Dame Baseball Fan Guide.
This handy web page offers a "one-stop shopping experience" for the Irish baseball enthusiast, with links to rosters, schedules and statistics for every one of Notre Dame's opponents during the upcoming season. In addition, links are provided to each of the weekly national polls, as well as national scoreboard sites. What's more, fans can click on links to follow the Irish through a myriad of national media outlets, as well as check on Notre Dame's national RPI rating and where Notre Dame players stand in the race for national awards and honors. And, for the budding baseball fan, convenient links to the NCAA records and rules books, as well as basic statistical guide, are provided.
With this new feature, fans are sure to have the fingers on the pulse of Notre Dame baseball throughout the coming season. To access the Notre Dame Baseball Fan Guide, click on the link above or in the sidebar on the right side of the baseball page at UND.com.
The Irish will throw out the first pitch on their 2008 season Tuesday, Feb. 12, with their traditional Opening Night dinner inside the Joyce Center Fieldhouse. Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and former Notre Dame shortstop Greg Lopez will serve as the keynote speakers for this year's event, with more information on the dinner (including a ticket order form) available by clicking here.