The Teaneck, N.J. native grew up a Phillies fan, less than a hundred miles away from the university he would attend and the stadium in which he would play a majority of the games in his Major League career.
Bob Seddon coached the men’s soccer team until 1986 and the baseball team until 2005, leading each team to a great deal of success during his tenure at Penn.
Former Penn baseball shortstop Steve Yerkes quickly rose up through the ranks of the Red Sox organization, and in 1911 he won a starting spot in the infield.
In our third article in the series about Penn players who have played in pro sports leagues, we take a look at Quakers who have played in the MLB and how their careers stack up to that of an average MLB player.
The earliest baseball played at Penn predated the Civil War, although the lack of records suggests that games were largely informal.
While two seemingly unrelated businessmen may seem to only have sports ownership in common, they share another connection: They’re both Wharton graduates.
Just over a decade ago, Penn baseball’s Kevin Eaise faced the unthinkable. Now, Eaise is nearly halfway through his junior year, looking ahead to his third season of Division I baseball.
The players are trying to take this unprecedented year one week at a time because a new season start date is entirely out of their hands.
Girls don’t play baseball — that’s for boys, of course. Girls play softball. It’s not sexist, or anything … it’s just how it is. I know that. But no one’s ever been able to give me a reason why.
Women have been present at the University since the late 1800s, but the first mention of a formalized association of women’s athletics at Penn is found in the 1917 women’s yearbook.
Penn Athletics recently announced that the school's baseball stadium will be renamed for former Dodgers player and manager Tommy LaSorda, but he has no apparent connections to the University.
Here's a roundup of what recent graduates are up to since their time on campus, from signing new professional contracts to transferring schools to continue their college careers.
With new allegations that Trump paid a proxy to take his SAT, we look at why the President did not attempt to gain admission as a recruited baseball player, a sport at which he claimed to have been phenomenal.
With the long-delayed MLB Opening Day just around the corner, we take a look at how the Ivy League stacks up to the Big Leagues.
The Phillies will have no fans in attendance in their home-opener against the Miami Marlins this Friday.
Although life as a minor-leaguer is notoriously difficult, several Quakers have found success in the MiLB.
After a stellar junior campaign, Holcomb will look to continue his success at Rice, which competes in the competitive Conference USA.
The Penn Class of 2020 featured some truly outstanding athletes, many of whom had their careers cut short due to the coronavirus.
After his impressive career with the Quakers was cut short, Matt will head to the ACC to play for the Blue Devils for his final year of eligibility.
Before their season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, Penn baseball was looking to have one of their best years in recent memory.