Arizona baseball hits it out of the park with ‘Major League’ replica
Fresh off a second-place finish in last season’s College World Series, the Arizona Wildcats are ready to open their 2017 season on Friday against Eastern Kentucky.
But first, coach Jay Johnson had to sort out a roster that lost many of its key contributors from a year ago. Put all the various and diverse parts together, and it looks like the second-year coach has assembled “my kind of team.”
Here’s how it went.
Funny, the Wildcats seem vaguely familiar — kind of like the Cleveland Indians team captured in the classic 1989 baseball movie Major League, which just so happened to be filmed at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, home field of the Wildcats.