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This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 30

Here's a fun fact I didn't know before embarking on this UNC baseball history project: started the first game of the regional all three years he was in the program. On May 30, 2008 that came against Mt. St. Mary's at the USA Baseball complex in Cary that the Tar Heels called home that season. Harvey threw a 1-2-3 1st with a pair of strikeouts. (

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 29

Today in 'This Day in Recent Carolina Baseball History' we go back to May 29, 2009 for the opening game of the Chapel Hill regional against Dartmouth. There's always a debate when you host a regional about whether you should go with your ace or your second best starter or third best starter in the opening game of the regional against the 4 seed. (

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 28

North Carolina looks at "On This Day in Tar Heel History", as Tom Jensen shares his memories as a regular at Boshamer Stadium. There are no games for May 28th so today we review the 2015 and 2016 seasons, look at the high points of those years, review some of the final honors and statistics, and check in on the pro careers of guys from those teams. (

MLB Veteran Chris Iannetta Talks His Jack Winery And LeBron James‘ Taste In Wine

LeBron James and veteran catcher Chris Iannetta have plenty in common. They’re both professional athletes in their 30s who like to drink wine and share their enjoyment of it with others. Iannetta, 37, signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees in January and was doing well in spring training while competing for a spot as the backup catcher. (Sports Illustrated)

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 27

Today in 'This Day in Recent Carolina Baseball History' we go back to 2007 and 2011. On May 27, 2017 UNC took on Wake Forest in the ACC Championship game. They had lost their first game of the tournament but came back with a 14-5 thrashing of NC State and a 5-0 defeat of Virginia thanks to a dominant outing by to storm their way back. (

Aaron Sabato Collects All-America Baseball Honors

Aaron Sabato was named a Second Team All-America by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Tuesday. Sabato, who was named to the list after an incredible freshman season in 2019, made his second appearance on the list after helping guide UNC to a 12-7 finish in 2020. The sophomore slugger smashed six home runs in the final six games of the season. (

It's no surprise former Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller has become one of the players' key voices

It's no coincidence Burke Badenhop drew the comparison from his friend and former teammate to Tom Glavine. The former Braves pitcher was the player so many identified with when it came to Miller's current role as MLB Players Association executive board member, especially an aspiring big leaguer growing up near Atlanta like Badenhop. (

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 26

On May 26, 2013 UNC had played 32 innings over the previous 2 days, had finished their game against State at 2 AM, and 11 hours later had to play in the championship game against Virginia Tech. The pitching was depleted so UNC gave the ball to Taylore Cherry, who had thrown less than 5 innings all year. And what happened? He rose to the occasion. (

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 25

On May 25, 2013 the Tar Heels and Wolfpack played for the right to advance to the ACC Championship. There was a lot of hype around the game. Both teams were in the top 5 in the country and the crowd in Durham was the largest ever for a college baseball game in North Carolina. was on the mound for UNC against Carlos Rodon of NC State. (

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 24

Today in 'This Day in Recent Carolina Baseball History' we go back to 2013 and 2019 for a pair of come-from-behind ACC Tournament wins that led to ACC championships for the Tar Heels. On May 24, 2013, UNC faced Clemson in the ACC Tournament, looking for their 50th win of the season. They got it, but it was May 25th by the time the game ended. (
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