David Miller Wakes Up Manhattan Baseball

By Caroline McCarthy, Managing Editor & Sports Editor Pinned to the wall of new head baseball coach David Miller’s office is a handwritten note reading “Ownership, Accountability and Responsibility” (O.A.R.) above “Blame, Excuses and Denial” (B.E.D.).  The first pointing up towards the word “victory” and the latter pointing downwards at the word “victim.”  “I always talk about getting out of bed in the morning, and … Continue reading David Miller Wakes Up Manhattan Baseball

Baseball Head Coach Mike Cole Accepts Assistant Position at Army

By, Angelica Niedermeyer, Assistant Sports Editor Manhattan College Head Coach Mike Cole has left the Jaspers to take on the position of associate head coach at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.  “We wish Mike Cole the best of luck in his future coaching position at Army West Point and thank him for his dedication to our baseball program over the … Continue reading Baseball Head Coach Mike Cole Accepts Assistant Position at Army

Manhattan College Baseball Carries the MAAC Stats Leaderboard

By Maddie Mulkigian, Contributer When the MAAC announced its mid-season baseball statistics leaders, there was not a category without a Jasper named. With Matt Padre leading the NCAA in walks, John Farley pitching 21 scoreless innings, Peter Durocher leading the MAAC in runs batted in, and David Bermudez all over the offensive leaderboard, the Jaspers collectively proved that they are more than competitors in the … Continue reading Manhattan College Baseball Carries the MAAC Stats Leaderboard

Transfer Pitcher Finds “Strikeout Success”on Manhattan’s Field

Will Hesslink is a transfer graduate student who will be pitching for the baseball team. GOJASPERS/COURTESY By Christine Nappi, Senior Writer Baseball has always been a constant in Will Hesslink’s life. Although the sport wasn’t too popular in his chilly Vermont hometown, Hesslink was always surrounded by it. His father, a big baseball fan, would take him to the field often to throw the ball … Continue reading Transfer Pitcher Finds “Strikeout Success”on Manhattan’s Field

Senior Spotlight: Chris Emerson & Jose de La Cruz Want to Make Final Season Count

by Katherine Heneghan, Web Editor The pandemic has offered a unique set of challenges for student-athletes. Manhattan College Baseball and Track and Field, among other sports, are returning to the playing field after nearly a year without competing. The class of 2021 student-athletes have missed out on a lot since the pandemic started, but this spring presents the opportunity to compete with their teammates one … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Chris Emerson & Jose de La Cruz Want to Make Final Season Count

The Case for a Joseph Coppo Field Ahead of Manhattan Baseball’s 2021 Return to VCP

by Pete Janny, Sports and Managing Editor Baseball has always been more than just a game in New York City. Around these parts, it’s a tradition; a way of life for many. The beautiful simplicity and patriotic disposition of the sport makes it easy to be romantic about. And here, in New York, baseball’s brightest moments have poetically come during the darkest of hours. In many … Continue reading The Case for a Joseph Coppo Field Ahead of Manhattan Baseball’s 2021 Return to VCP

The Jaspers Are Coming Home: Baseball Returns to VCP

by Gabriella DePinho & Michevi Dufflart, Editor-in-Chief & Senior Writer   Excitement is growing in the Bronx near 242nd Street and Broadway. As the sunlit hours of the day grow longer and the temperatures slowly climb, there’s a long-awaited return for one group of Jaspers. After four seasons of traveling over 60 miles to every home game, the Manhattan College baseball team is ready to call Van … Continue reading The Jaspers Are Coming Home: Baseball Returns to VCP

Alum Lands MLB Position

by Christine Nappi, Features Editor  Baseball has always been something that Bailey Shaw holds close to her heart. From discovering a love for it at a young age, to eventually managing the Manhattan College baseball team, the sport has always been a significant part of her life. Now, Shaw is continuing to pursue her passion by working for Major League Baseball. Shaw, a graduate of the … Continue reading Alum Lands MLB Position

Students Weigh in on Astros’ Sign-Stealing Scandal

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor This last week was a historic week for Major League Baseball as three managers around the league lost their jobs due to their involvement in a sign-stealing scheme that dates back to the 2017 Houston Astros. Adding to the egregiousness of their scandalous behavior, Houston went on to win the World Series in 2017 over the Los Angeles Dodgers with the help … Continue reading Students Weigh in on Astros’ Sign-Stealing Scandal