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Vandy to College World Series after Sweeping Oregon State

Vanderbilt is headed to this years College World Series in Omaha for the first time in school history.  Aaron Westlake hit 3 two run Home Runs in lifting Vanderbilt to a sweep of the Oregon State Beavers in this years Nashville NCAA Baseball Super Regional.  Every year at this time the Commodores are done with their baseball season, but not this year, with a 52-10 record they are packing their bags for one of the most exciting events in all of college sports.  Just last week Major League Baseball selected an SEC record 12 Vanderbilt players in this years MLB draft.  Tim Corbin is recruiting some of the best High School talent from around the country to play at Vanderbilt’s Hawkin’s Field.  Now Coach Tim Corbin and his players get to play in their first College World Series in Omaha Nebraska.

Oregon 3rd Baseman Carter Bell up close on Tony Kemp at bat in 1st Inning

Oregon 2nd Baseman Jake Rodriguez goes high but just misses a line drive hit

Oregon Pitcher Ben Wetzler starts for the Beavers

Grayson Garvin Pitching for a trip to the College World Series

Carter Bell catching some more air as the pitch goes home. I've never seen a player jump up before every pitch home

Oregon Coach Pat Casey talking to this infield early in the game

Oregon tries to pick off Conrad Gregor at 2nd Base

2nd Pick Off Try at 2nd Base on Conrad Gregor

Conrad Gregor digging for 3rd

Jason Esposito ready at 3rd

Oregon's Carter Bell celebrates a double against Grayson Garvin

Hawkins Field at night

Hawkins Field looking toward right field

Hawkins Field behind Home Plate

Aaron Westlake rounding 2nd after one of his three 2 run home runs

Aaron Westlake greeting by his teammates after Home Run Trip

Vandy doing their traditional 9th inning jump

Vandy Wins Nashville Super Regional and Advances to Omaha!!!

The beginning of a Vandy Dog Pile

Vandy Dog Pile shaping up

Ever wonder what a Vandy Dog Pile looks like? Now we know

Vandy Celebration

Vandy Baseball Team thanking Commodore Fans

Coach Tim Corbin says "Now on to Omaha!"

Jake Locker to wear #10 for Tennessee Titans

Jake Locker, the #1 Draft Pick of the Tennessee Titans will wear Jersey #10 as a Titan here in Nashville, Tennessee.  Locker wore #10 while playing college football for the Washington Huskies.  Vince Young has quarterbacked using jersey #10 during his playing career with the Titans.  Titan Fans welcome the hard work ethic Jake Locker brings along with his hard nose style of play.  New Head Coach Mike Munchak is quickly surrounding himself with hard working personnel to start his 1st year as Head Coach of the Tennessee Titans. The 2011 NFL Football Season looks to be an exciting year for the Titans if only the players and owners can agree to play football this fall.  Welcome to Nashville Mr. Jake Locker!

Jake Locker will wear #10 for the Titans

Jake Locker's Name being sewn onto his new jersey

2011 NFL and College Football Cards Now on Pro Sports Website.

2011 HIT FOOTBALL CARDS ARE HERE!  Cards of future greats such as Jake Locker, Mark Ingram, Cam Newton, Ryan Mallett and many more have arrived.  We just got in our new shipment of HIT FOOTBALL CARDS today.  I opened about 8 boxes and got some great autographs in the mix.  Each box contained 6 autographs and one had 9 autographs.  The cards are nice just like in the past, and the inserts are very mixed.   I have found in years past that HIT FOOTBALL  seems to be the best mix of new rookies.  I have been putting sets of these together for years and am amazed to the value of the set that it holds.  I began putting sets together in 2004 and still am amazed at the superstars that have happened from that year. Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Phillip Rivers cards have maintained great value and is still a desired card by young collectors.  I have collected other brands for rookies but seemed to think that HIT produces the best opportunities for autographs and relic cards of the new prospects.

#1 Vanderbilt Sweeps #24 Alabama Crimson Tide with 11-6 College Baseball Win

The Vanderbilt Commodores beat a determined Alabama Baseball team trying to win Sunday’s final game of the series in Nashville, TN at Vandy’s Hawkins Field 11-6.   The Crimson Tide put on 2 strong hitting rallies in the final game tying the score at 3 in the middle innings and then scoring 3 runs in the eighth to pull within 4 runs at 10-6.  The Dores 6 run 7th was too much for the Crimson Tide to overcome and sealed the win and sweep of the Vanderbilt Alabama college baseball weekend series in Nashville.

The Commodores won game one 11-3 and game two on Saturday 7-0.  Vanderbilt Baseball Coach Tim Corbin has his baseball team ranked #1 at this point in the NCAA college baseball season.  Vandy Fans are starting to think about the possibility of hosting a Super Regional for the NCAA Baseball Tournament.  Here are some pictures we took at Friday and Saturday’s games. The weather was nice for the entire weekend baseball series.

These pictures are from Friday and Saturday’s Games at Vandy’s Hawkins Field in Nashville, TN

Friday Night Game Bama 3rd Baseman tries to make a play

Vandy Freshman Tony Kemp rounds 3rd to score

Alabama 3rd Baseman Brett Booth ready for play

Vandy's Corey Williams of Huntsville, AL Pitches

Alabama's Hunter Gregory gets his bat on the ball

Crimson Tide Baseball Bench watches game

Bama's Brett Booth makes play to first base

Pick Off Play Attempt to First Base

Vandy gets final out for Sweep of Series

Vandy Celebrates Win and Sweep

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