Five Harvard baseball alumni who now occupy top spots in Major League Baseball front offices will return to Harvard for a question-and-answer panel Monday.
The Allston-based facility, to be completed by mid-March, will have five retractable batting cages and will be covered, allowing the teams to practice in inclement weather.
After an unspectacular freshman campaign, sophomore outfielder P.J. Robinson came back to lead the Harvard baseball team in practically every offensive category.
Ellis’ contributions to Harvard baseball and the community at-large have earned him the distinction as one of thirty candidates for the 2017 NCAA Senior CLASS Award in college baseball.
In two contests against Dartmouth, junior Austin Black racked up late-inning RBIs. Still, the Crimson went 2-2 over the weekend.
On Thursday evening against UMass-Lowell, the Crimson offense came through when its back was against the wall, scoring four runs in the top of the ninth to down the River Hawks, 4-3.
The Crimson split Saturday’s doubleheader with Brown before sweeping Sunday’s two games to improve to 16-20 on the season and 5-11 in conference play. The Bears (12-21, 5-11 Ivy League) have now lost 10 of their last 13 games and are tied with Harvard and Princeton for the worst conference record in the conference.