2022 Fall Report: Florida Gulf CoastFall Report
Perhaps no baseball program in the nation reveres its walk-on players more than the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles.
Two former Eagles walk-ons are in the major leagues – pitchers Richard Bleier and Jacob Barnes. A third ex-Eagles walk-on pitcher, Josh Dye, was in Triple-A with the Kansas City Royals last season.
“It’s who we are,” Eagles coach Dave Tollett said of his squad’s blue-collar approach (or blue-and-green collar as per their school colors).
“Our guys tend to play with a chip on their[…]