Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor speaks at a press conference Friday morning in Omaha, Neb. preceding UVa's College World Series game against California on Sunday. (Vincent Briedis/UVa Media Relations)
Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed "Boys of Summer" who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died early Sunday of what his family called natural causes. He was 84.
In this April 19, 2007 file photo, South Carolina head baseball coach Ray Tanner speaks with Clemson head coach Jack Leggett (not shown) prior to an NCAA college baseball game in Columbia, S.C. Tanner knows he's got a much bigger task now than simply reaching the College World Series. That's what happens when you finally win the national championship, as the Gamecocks did last spring. (AP Photo/The State, Jeff Blake, File)