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Posts tagged “College World Series

1984 Fleer – Kurt Suzuki

Kurt is a player that I have followed for a while now. I watched him on television when his Cal State Fullerton team made its run in 2004. I was in Omaha watching the day that they won the College World Series against Texas. For some reason this catcher made me take notice. If you have read this blog you know that the catcher is by far my favorite position. Kurt is one of the current crop of catchers that I enjoy watching. I took this picture early last season as he was warming up before facing the White Sox. (more…)

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1963 Topps – Kurt Suzuki

One of the only good things that came out of me going to the Sox game on Wednesday was being able to see Kurt Suzuki play again. In 2004 I watched his Cal State Fullerton team march through the College World Series. I was actually at the game when they clinched it against Texas. It was hard to cheer that day since I was right in the middle of the Texas families. It is hard to root against a team when you are sitting amongst the parents. It just seems too rude. I was glad to see Fullerton win though. Kurt went on to win the Johnny Bench Award for the nation’s top collegiate catcher that year. (more…)