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Baseball Tradition

Byline: Al Del Grande

Posted: March 9, 2011

This section displays various news stories and information highlighting Baseball players who are Spartan Alumni. Each article links to an important story that builds on the Tradition of DLS Baseball.

Baseball History of Championships
1977 Champion
1985 Champion Scholas
1987 Champion
1991 Champion
1993 Champion
1995 2nd Place
1996 Champion Champion
1997 Champion Champion
1998 Scholas
2000 Champion Champion
2001 Champion
2004 Champion
2005 Champion Champion
2007 Champion Champion Scholas
2009 Champion

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From X-rays to the batting cage - Mike Miller bounces back
Mike Miller was one doctor's appointment away from hanging up his baseball spikes. However, Miller, Cal Poly's starting shortstop, returned to the game he loves after facing setbacks stemming from a lingering injury.

Giants of the future making strides
Posted March 9, 2011
Clayton Tanner might be the only player in the Giants organization without fond memories of Market St. in November.
Tanner, a Concord De La Salle High alumnus, was an unabashed fan as he watched the Giants march to the first World Series title in their 53-year history in San Francisco. Tanner was a third-round pick in Tim Lincecum's draft class in 2007.

Major League Baseball Drafts Five Spartans
Posted June 20, 2009
2009 news - Four DLS Alumni and one senior, were selected in the Major League Baseball's 2009 Draft.
Anthony Aliotti, a DLS grad now attending St. Mary's College and playing first base, was selected in the 15th round by Oakland.
Tilman Pugh, a DLS grad now attending Gateway Community College and playing center field, was selected in the 16th round by Seattle.
Eric Massingham, a DLS grad now attending Cal Poly as a pitcher, was selected in the 25th round by Philadelphia.
Derek Wiley, a DLS grad now attending Belmont University, was selected in the 31st round by Atlanta.
Noah Perio, currently a Senior at De La Salle and playing shortstop, was selected in the 39th round by Florida.

John Baker and other Florida Marlins personnel boost U.S. troops' morale in Middle East

Posted February 5, 2010

The former De La Salle High and Cal standout appreciates his job even more today after taking part in a first-ever venture for Major League Baseball this past week — visiting troops in Iraq and Kuwait and doing whatever was asked of him to help boost morale of America's armed forces.

You read right. No major league player had been to Iraq since the U.S. invasion in 2003 until Baker, NL Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan, manager Fredi Gonzalez and assorted other Marlins personnel visited troops in the two countries the last week in January.

Catchers just don't miss a beat

Posted June 1, 2010

To celebrate the catcher, the Marlins' John Baker will be our tour guide of the position, not just because he's a good player and his position on the scorecard is No. 2, but also because he was No. 2 in his class in high school.

Is Chris Carter '01 the Best Biologist in Baseball?

Posted June 18, 2010

The Wall Street Journal (June 17) has fun writing about DLS Alum Chris Carter, a Stanford science major now practicing the physics of launching baseballs skyward for the Mets.

His college professors say he could be a great doctor -- but right now Chris Carter, De La Salle High School class of 2001, who completed his Stanford degree in biology in just three years, is trying to become a great player. You would think that his locker-room nickname would be The Doctor -- but the Wall Street Journal reports that the Mets' manager calls him The Animal. Read all about it in the Wall Street Journal.

Last Updated: August 13, 2012