Fall Report: Wichita StateFall Report
When Gene Stephenson’s storied 36-year career as Wichita State head coach came to an end in 2013, members of the Shocker baseball community reached out to one of the program’s most prominent alumni to gauge his interest in succeeding the legend. But the moment wasn’t right for Eric Wedge, the former Wichita State and major league catcher, who was managing the Seattle Mariners at the time.
Six years later, Wedge was working as a player development advisor for the Blue Jays, when the Shockers came calling again. This time, he leapt at the opportunity to return to Wichita and restore[…]