Fitt: First team of Bakich era cements special place in Clemson baseball historyColumns
DURHAM, N.C. — In just his first season as Clemson’s head coach, it’s clear that Erik Bakich already has a well-developed sense of reverence for the gravity of Clemson’s baseball history. Considering he cut his teeth as a young volunteer assistant under Jack Leggett while working alongside assistants Tim Corbin and Kevin O’Sullivan, Bakich’s appreciation for the program’s history shouldn’t come as a surprise, but it is nevertheless striking.
You can hear it in Bakich’s voice when he talks about the 2023 Tigers, the 126nd edition in program history. Many of us outside the program (hand up) left this team[…]