First-year outfielder Max Lane follows through on his swing against Princeton on April 2.
Baseball Sweeps Columbia, Clinches Ivy League Tournament Berth
Harvard baseball (17-21, 13-5) clinched a spot in the four-team 2023 Ivy League Baseball Tournament with a dominating sweep of Columbia University (23-17, 11-7) in front of a home crowd last weekend.
Snopek the Sniper
Junior infielder Chris Snopek waits for the pitch against Princeton on April 2.
Junior left-handed pitcher Uday Narottam fires towards home plate against Princeton on April 2.
Round We Go
Junior outfielder Ben Rounds runs the bases at Harvard's Apr. 11 Beanpot tournament game against then-No. 11 ranked Boston College. The Crimson went on to give the Eagles the Beanpot title after a 5-4 loss.
Harvard Baseball Enters Crucial Stretch for Ivy League Standings
It took longer than expected, but Harvard’s baseball team completed its fifth series of Ivy League conference play this season against Brown University in Providence, R.I., on Tuesday. Inclement weather forced the three-game weekend series to stretch into the workweek, but the extra time did not seem to bother the Crimson as it won the rubber game of the series, defeating the Bears 4-1.
Beanpot Blues: Harvard Baseball Drops Famed Boston Title to Boston College in Close 5-4 Battle
In the annual Beanpot Tournament final, the Harvard men’s baseball team faced No. 11 Boston College in a winner-take-all matchup, falling to the Eagles 5-4 despite a hard-fought effort. After defeating Northeastern on April 4 in their first-round game, the Crimson’s matchup with the Eagles marked the 32nd anniversary of the historic Beanpot Tournament adding baseball to their schedule.
Line It Up
The Harvard men’s baseball team lines up for the national anthem in its Beanpot title game against No. 11 Boston College. The Crimson lost 5-4 to the Eagles in a hard-fought title match.
Harvard Baseball Hands Texas A&M Its Fourth Series of the Season
The Harvard baseball team continued its uneasy start to the 2023 season in a series against Texas A&M this past weekend, dropping its fourth consecutive series so far this year. The Crimson, having traveled to Florida to face FAU earlier in the week, took a trip down to Corpus Christi in Texas for another road series.
Hey Batter Batter
In April of 2022, a Harvard baseball player takes at-bat against Brown, where the Crimson scored two of three wins. The 2023 team is set to open Ivy play this weekend after losing its fourth consecutive series of the season.
Then-sophomore catcher Zach Brown crosses home plate against Brown on April 2, 2022 against Brown.
In the Firing Line
Then-first year right-handed pitcher Tanner Smith winds up against Brown on April 2, 2022.
Baseball Drops Season Opening Series to Univ. of Pittsburgh, Avoids Sweep
The Harvard men’s baseball team opened the 2023 season with a series loss against the University of Pittsburgh last weekend in Port Charlotte, Fla., dropping three of its four games. The Florida sun, however, did not help the Crimson not shake off its Cambridge frost as it was overpowered by the Panthers during the series.
David Forst, From Harvard Baseball to Moneyball
Former Harvard baseball captain and shortstop David Forst’s journey saw him transition from an exciting point in Harvard baseball’s success to being on the front lines of one of the most influential MLB front offices in recent memory.
Stone and Zinn
On the left, Adam Stone pitches against Brown on April 2, 2022. Stone recently signed a post-draft free-agent contract with the New York Yankees. On the right, Zinn pitches against Yale on the weekend of May 14-15, capping off a successful collegiate baseball career. He signed with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.
Stone's Big Shot
Right hand pitcher Adam Stone '23 pitches against Brown on April 2, 2022. Stone recently signed a post-draft free-agent contract with the New York Yankees.
Zingers from Zinn
Zinn pitches against Yale on the weekend of May 14-15, capping off a successful collegiate baseball career. He signed with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.
Zinn and Stone Ink Major League Deals
Not long after the annual Major League Baseball Draft concluded last Tuesday, July 19th, two Harvard baseball players received life-changing calls.
Harvard Baseball Continues Slide Against Columbia, Gets Swept in NY
The Harvard baseball team had scored double-digit runs on four separate occasions going into the weekend of April 16-17, earning a victory each time. That came to on Saturday, April 16, when the Crimson fell 21-12 to Columbia in a shootout which kicked off a three-game sweep for the Lions. The Crimson extended their losing streak to a season-high eight games.
Junior starting pitcher Tim Williamson throws a pitch during the first game of Saturday's double-header. He struck out nine batters in five innings and allowed just one earned run, earning his fourth win of the season.
Sophomore Chris Snopek eyes an incoming pitch from the batter's box. Snopek had four hits and three RBIs on Saturday.
Harvard Takes Two of Three in Series Against Brown Behind Strong Bats in Home Return
The last time that the Harvard baseball team stepped on to O’Donnell Field to play a game of consequence was May 18, 2019 in a 3-1 win against Columbia. That changed this past Saturday, when the Crimson returned to its home stomping grounds for a resounding 17-7 win against Brown. That game kicked off a three-game weekend series against the Bears in which Harvard took the second game of the series 7-1 before falling in the matinee by a score of 7-5.