The collection consists of one box of schedules, rosters, programs, scorebooks, tickets and other materials related to the intercollegiate baseball program at the College of William and Mary from the years 1908-2015. The material is for the most part divided chronologically, although there is one separate folder containing two scorebooks from the 1920s and another containing tickets to baseball games from the years 1999-2010. A majority of the material was originally published or created by the William and Mary Athletics Department.
This collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Intercollegiate baseball at the College of William and Mary has a history which began over a century ago with with organization of the first varsity baseball team in 1895. Since then the team has won seven conference championships, two of which with the Colonial Athletic Association, and has made four appearances in the NCAA Division 1 College Baseball Championship tournament. Since 1997, MLB teams have drafted twenty-six players out of the College. Seven players have been drafted within the first ten rounds, including Bill Bray with the 13th overall pick in 2004. A total of thirty-two players from William and Mary have been selected in the MLB Amateur Draft era. Eleven former Tribe standouts have gone on to play in the Majors. Numerous other players have been awarded and recognized by the NCAA, the College itself, and other organizations for their efforts on the diamond.