‘Red October’ Is Not Over

It will be red all through October, and a bit through November, for the first time in Philadelphia since 2009. The Philadelphia Phillies baseball team has qualified for the World Series for the first time in thirteen years, bringing back long-awaited hope

Albert Pujols: To 700 and Beyond

“Al-bert! Al-bert! Al-bert! Pu-jols! Pu-jols! Pu-jols!” The crowd at Dodger Stadium roared as St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols cemented his place in history. On Sept. 23, 2022, with his second home run of the evening, Pujols reached a milestone just three

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Baseball Swarthmore: 12, Ursinus: 2 Swarthmore baseball earned its seventh consecutive win to complete the sweep against Ursinus on Friday, April 22, in Collegeville, PA. The Garnet was strong at the plate with fourteen hits and twelve runs scored, and five pitchers

Athlete of the Week: Austin Burgess ‘23

Austin Burgess, a junior from Hughesville, MD, is the left fielder for Swarthmore’s baseball team. Since April 9, the Garnet has won six straight games, propelling them to a 9-2 record in Centennial Conference play to tie for first in the conference.

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Men’s Baseball Swarthmore: 11, Washington College: 8 Swarthmore: 7, Washington College: 8 Men’s baseball dominated the double header against Washington College this Saturday, April 2, in their first Centennial Conference game of the season.  Notable players: Luke Mutz ’22 went three-for-three in

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Baseball Swarthmore baseball competed in the Snowbird Spring Break Classic in Port Charlotte, FL, from March 5-9. The Garnet posted a 3-5 win-loss record at the classic.  Swarthmore: 2, Heidelberg: 14 On opening day, the Garnet faced both Heidelberg and Misericordia, picking

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Men’s Baseball Swarthmore: 12, Eastern: 4 In their first home game of the season, Swarthmore men’s baseball defeated Eastern 12-4 in a dominant win. Notable players: Luke Mutz ’22 went 4-for-5 with three RBIs, three runs scored, and a walk. Austin Burgess

Atlanta Braves Win the 2021 World Series

“Smith, the 0-2. Left side … Swanson … to first … the Braves are World Champions!” Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman raised his arms in elation, tucked the final out baseball into his back pocket, and ran to the mound to join

Good Team Wins Again

Ask anyone in my family and they will tell you I do not like the St. Louis Cardinals. When I was six years old, the Cardinals defeated my beloved Detroit Tigers in the 2006 World Series. I was crushed. I’ve held a

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