Head coach Dan Fitzgerald announced the addition of 13 signees to the 2023 recruiting class on Thursday. The first recruiting class for Fitzgerald and his staff features eight junior-college transfers and five high school recruits.
Former Kansas baseball catcher and current Philadelphia Phillies manager, Rob Thomson, has led the Phillies organization back to the World Series for the first time since 2009. Thomson was a catcher at KU from 1983-85 and posted the best hitting season in program history in 1984 with a .443 batting average.
The Kansas baseball program, in conjunction with the Big 12 Conference, announced the conference schedule for the 2023 season today. Kansas will play 24 total conference games with 12 at Hoglund Ballpark and 12 on the road.
Kansas played its second and final fall exhibition game on Saturday against Dallas Baptist at ONEOK Field. The teams scrimmaged for 14 innings, giving both sides an opportunity to utilize a majority of their rosters.
Former Kansas catcher Rob Thomson is currently managing the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League Championship Series. Thomson played at KU from 1983-85 and recorded the best hitting season in program history in 1984 with a .443 batting average.
Six days after beginning fall practice, the Kansas baseball team took the field for the first time under new head coach Dan Fitzgerald. On Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark, KU played a 14-inning exhibition game against Nebraska in front of an estimated crowd of 500 people.
Fans will have an opportunity to watch the new-look Kansas baseball team this fall as the program announced its fall schedule today. Kansas will host Nebraska at Hoglund Ballpark in an extended inning exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. CT and then head to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to play Dallas Baptist on Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. CT.
The Big 12 Conference announced the 2021-22 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team on Thursday, with a total of 469 student-athletes earning the honor. Kansas had 56 student-athletes on the list, which recognizes conference competitors who are new, including freshmen, at their respective league institution.