Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Connect with us


Almost Heaven . . . San Diego

Almost Heaven . . . San Diego

Glad to see him doing well in the MLB. With the emphasis of baseball in the Big 12 we’ll be seeing a lot more players making it to the big leagues.
Check it out:

Jedd Gyorko answered the questions politely as he tightly gripped his bat. He was sitting in the San Diego Padres clubhouse when Jerry Coleman walked by.

Coleman is a Padre announcer now. Played nine seasons in the bigs, all with the Yankees. Had 558 hits. Was a World War II hero. Is a San Diego area legend.

Gyorko is a Padre rookie. Has 105 major league hits. WVU baseball hero. Hit .404 in three seasons with the Mountaineers. Is already a legend in Morgantown baseball circles.

Trending: Next Up? Jaemyn Brakefield

“Another interview for the West Virginia kid,” Coleman quipped. Gyorko smiled. “Hi, Colonel,” he said with a sheepish grin.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

Become a Mountaineer Sports Insider

Latest Articles

More in Baseball