2022 Fall Report: Florida Gulf Coast

Fall Report

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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[…]


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