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Astros' Colin Moran to face childhood favorite Orioles
Growing up in Westchester County, N.Y., Colin Moran said he rooted for the Yankees and the Orioles because of UNC alum B.J. Surhoff, the longtime...

Colin Moran enjoying promotion to Astros
Moran, a left-handed hitting third baseman, hit .288 with a .747 OPS in 136 plate appearances with Fresno. He was the sixth overall pick in...

Larry Fedora, B.J. Surhoff Earn $20k For Charity
North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora and UNC baseball great B.J. Surhoff teamed to post a three-under-par total to earn $20,000 for charity at the...

Pairings Announced for Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge announced the official pairings for its 10th annual charity golf tournament. A 13-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity...

Fedora, Surhoff To Compete In Chick-fil-A Challenge
Head football coach Larry Fedora and former baseball great B.J. Surhoff will represent North Carolina in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf...

Andrew Miller's No. 33 Retired Saturday
Former UNC pitcher Andrew Miller became the third player in program history to have his number retired, with Chancellor Carol Folt and Senior Associate A.D...

B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for autism awareness, with a little help from friends
Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff might have retired from baseball after the 2005 season, but he's not really retired. He just changed hats and...

Colin Moran Tries To Make His Own Way
Colin Moran’s promotion to Corpus Christi entailed no controversy, but the sixth overall pick in 2013 was a lightning rod nonetheless in his first full...

Colin Moran: a top prospect from a baseball family
Baseball runs in Colin Moran’s family. His uncle, B.J. Surhoff, had a 19-year Big League career with the Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves...

Colin Moran has talent and pedigree to be among top MLB Draft picks
His uncle was a No. 1 overall draft pick and his brother was an All-American. So it’s easy to see B.J. Surhoff and Brian Moran’s...

UNC’s Colin Moran has Carolina Blue Bloodlines
Before he began a 19-year career in the Major Leagues, B.J. Surhoff was an All-American for the Tar Heels. He was picked first overall in...

UNC's Colin Moran has winning bloodlines
As with his famous uncle, Colin Moran keeps his head down amid the buzz that surrounds him. Throughout his playing career, B.J. Surhoff was known...

Catching Up With ... B.J. Surhoff
In eight years with the Orioles, did B.J. Surhoff ever crack a smile? Surely, he had cause. It was here, in mid-career, that Surhoff (1)...

B.J. Surhoff Inducted Into College Baseball Hall of Fame
B.J. Surhoff, former Tar Heel great, was one of ten members inducted in the 2010 College Baseball Hall of Fame Thursday. Surhoff joins fellow Atlantic...

Dustin Ackley a lot like ex-Heel B.J. Surhoff
If Dustin Ackley pans out to be the best major league baseball player produced by the University of North Carolina, he'll have to surpass a...

Dustin Ackley, Donavan Tate latest in long line of area draftees
Dustin Ackley and Donovan Tate continue a long history of area players selected early in the MLB Draft. The first top-five pick from the area...

Dustin Ackley Selected Rivals.com National Player Of The Year
Two days after being selected No. 2 overall in the 2009 MLB Draft, UNC junior first baseman Dustin Ackley was honored Thursday as the Rivals.com...

Dustin Ackley, Alex White Taken In First Round Of MLB Draft
Dustin Ackley and Alex White were both selected in the first 15 overall picks of Tuesday's MLB Draft, giving the Tar Heels a pair of...

Dustin Ackley focuses on super regionals, not draft
Dustin Ackley could become North Carolina's highest draft pick since B.J. Surhoff went No. 1 more than two decades ago. Before draft day, the Tar...

B.J. Surhoff keeps up with his Tar Heels
B.J. Surhoff, who retired in 2005 after 19 major league seasons with Milwaukee, Baltimore and Atlanta, is perhaps North Carolina's best-known baseball alumnus. Surhoff, the...

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