Traveling just across the pond for the chance to represent your country in the sport you love isn’t too bad innit? Ryan Long PO ’21 would say so. After competing on the Sagehen’s baseball team for four years, Long was drafted first by the Baltimore Orioles in 2021 and now was selected to represent Great Britain in the World Baseball Classic that took place this past week.
Take a trip down memory lane and hear the echo of “Sweeeet Caaroline, Bom, Bom, Bom” as you do. In 1911, the Boston Red Sox took a trip to Claremont and faced the Pomona Baseball team at Alumni Field. Over a century later, the two organizations have crossed paths once again with three Sagehen alumni since 2009 being drafted by the Sox and even more joining their front office. Together, they are aligning to bring P-P and Division III athletics to the forefront of pro ball.
Break out the brooms! Stags complete historic season sweep of Sagehens with three bombs in 16-4 series finale victory.