January 25, 2006 - by
Baseball Fan Day Set For Saturday At 12:00 p.m.

Jan. 25, 2006

Tallahassee, FL – The ninth-ranked FSU baseball team is just over a week away from the first pitch of the 2006 season but fans won’t have to wait until February 3 to meet the Seminoles. This Saturday the entire team and coaching staff will take part in 2006 FSU Baseball Fan Day at Dick Howser Stadium. Fans are welcome to come out and get autographs from the entire squad and coaching staff and then stay to watch the squad scrimmage later that afternoon.


The autograph session begins at 12:00 p.m. and stadium gates are scheduled to open at 11:30 a.m. The 2006 FSU Bat Girls will be at the stadium handing out free posters and schedule cards. Concession stands will be open as well.  


Following the autograph session the Seminoles will take the field for a scrimmage scheduled to go 7.5 innings. First pitch is tentatively scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Returners Barrett Browning and Michael Hyde will get the majority of the work on the hill. Fans will get their first look at Jimmy Marshall and Travis Burge and Brian Chambers is also scheduled to throw.


NOTES: New FSU starting pitcher Tyler Chambliss picked up another preseason honor this past week. The 2005 Seminole closer was named to the initial watch list for the 2006 Roger Clemens Award…FSU baseball secured its third top 10 preseason ranking this week. The Seminoles will start the 2006 campaign ranked ninth in the USA TODAY Top 25 Coaches’ Poll. The poll is made up of 36 DI baseball coaches including FSU boss Mike Martin.

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