I’m indulging my current obsession with college baseball in every way I can. In part, that means a triumphant return to If I Ran…, where I took on the aluminum bat, hot coeds, and Tony Gwynn.
3. Introduce the Ladies… A kid who has the option to go pro will most likely do it. Even if he’s in the minors, he’s getting paid, sometimes handsomely. So what does college have over A-ball? Classy, intelligent, hot female fans. I’ve been to minor-league parks, and I’ve been to college parks, and there’s no comparison. I’d rather pick my future SI Swimsuit issue posing companion from the college ranks than the cut-rate groupies that follow the Toledo Mudhens.