Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is credited with saying, "it ain"t over, til it's over". Well that certainly describes yesterday game between Texas Tech and Houston at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
Since I've been doing the p.a. announcing for Texas Tech baseball, I'm enjoying watching the game again. This Wednesday is opening day for major league baseball when the Miami Marlins, they were the Florida Marlins, will host the St. Louis Cardinals.
People in Lubbock and in the state of Texas for that matter lover their baseball. Texas Tech baseball is now ranked in the Top 20 for attendance in the nation in Division I. The new renovations with Dan Law Field may have something to do with it.
Dan Law field, the home of the Texas Tech Baseball team, was far behind other ballparks in the Big 12. All that will change come Friday, February 17th when fans come out to Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
When you go to a baseball game, one of the exciting things is to catch a foul ball. You catch one, you show it to the crowd and everyone cheers. But fans at this game were cheering a young man for something he did after he got a foul ball.
When conference play begins, players and coaches refer to it as the second season. You want to get off to a good start. The Texas Tech baseball wanted to do just that. Keep reading to find out what happened.