Maine Baseball Hoping to Continue Winning Tradition 

The UMaine baseball team woke up at 4:00 this morning for a flight to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. On Friday, the Black Bears will play the 3rd ranked team in the nation in the NCAA tournament. Tim Throckmorton with more.Tim Throckmorton – WABI TV 5 Sports”This is the 16th time that the Maine baseball team has gone to an NCAA regional. The landscape of college baseball has changed so it’s a bit more difficult to make the College World Series. Maine has been to the world series seven times and although the last one was 25 years ago. The current players are aware of the tradition.”Taylor Lewis – Maine Baseball”Coming in here I had no idea to be honest but the past couple of years I’ve seen people come back.”Players who have succeeded in the pro ranks and who developed their games on the same field.”We had an old timers game they weren’t that old but they came back and it ment a lot for them to play on this field and to hear some stories about when they played and went to the college world series.””The tradition we have is absolutely amazing.”