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A tough act to follow: Previewing the 2018 Long Beach State baseball season

A tough act to follow: Previewing the 2018 Long Beach State baseball season

February 14, 2018

It is difficult not to dwell on the historic season the Dirtbags had in 2017, in which they fell just one game short of a trip to Omaha, even just days away from the start of a new campaign. The seaso...

Dirtbags closer Chris Rivera named preseason All-American by the NCBWA

Dirtbags closer Chris Rivera named preseason All-American by the NCBWA

February 6, 2018

Dirtbags junior closer Chris Rivera was named a preseason third team All-American by the National College Baseball Writers Association, making it three consecutive seasons that the program has had at least o...

A calling greater than the game

A calling greater than the game

January 21, 2018

Something was off as junior right-handed pitcher Andrew “AJ” Jones paced around the mound during his start against UCLA on April 25 last season. He took more time than usual between pitches and flashed un...

Dirtbags’ stadium to be renamed in honor of long time benefactor Marilyn Bohl

Dirtbags’ stadium to be renamed in honor of long time benefactor Marilyn Bohl

December 12, 2017

Blair Field, home of the Long Beach State Dirtbags, has been renamed Bohl Diamond at Blair Field it was announced Monday after long-time benefactor Marilyn Bohl made a $5 million dollar contribution to the program. “It’s unbelievable that someone ...

Dirtbags release heavy hitting 2018 schedule

Dirtbags release heavy hitting 2018 schedule

October 10, 2017

The No. 8 Long Beach State Dirtbags released their 2018 season schedule on Tuesday, revealing a total of 13 games scheduled against teams listed in baseballamerica.com’s top-25 ranking. The impressive...

CSULB mascot Prospector Pete continues to cause debate

CSULB mascot Prospector Pete continues to cause debate

September 13, 2017

As confederate monuments on college campuses across the country have become a topic of heated debate, Cal State Long Beach University’s mascot Prospector Pete has come under scrutiny by members of t...

Dirtbags head coach Troy Buckley awarded contract extension

Dirtbags head coach Troy Buckley awarded contract extension

August 22, 2017

After a year of accolades for the Long Beach State baseball team and USA Baseball’s collegiate national team, Troy Buckley has agreed to a contract extension through 2022 as the Dirtbags’ head coach. ...

Cal State Fullerton advances past Long Beach State to Omaha

Cal State Fullerton advances past Long Beach State to Omaha

June 11, 2017

Before game three of the Long Beach NCAA Super Regional, it was already touted as the most significant game ever played at Blair Field. The 2,896 fans in attendance saw an extraordinary display of ...