David Williams Fall Classic exhibition baseball game is Nov. 10, will honor history of Negro Baseball League
Oct. 25, 2019—The Vanderbilt and Michigan baseball teams will play each other in a Nov. 10 exhibition game named in honor of former Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams II. Admission to the David Williams Fall Classic, scheduled to begin at noon at Hawkins Field, will be free.
Oct. 21, 2019—An Oct. 18 ceremony to unveil the new name—David Williams II—on the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center paid tribute to the university's first African American vice chancellor and athletics director.
Oct. 2, 2019—Nashville Metro Council honored Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos and head baseball coach Tim Corbin during the council’s Oct. 1 meeting with separate resolutions honoring their achievements at Vanderbilt and commitment to the city of Nashville.
Aug. 9, 2019—In the magical run to a national championship, Vanderbilt baseball coach Tim Corbin said he was often asked when he first realized the 2019 edition of the Vandy Boys could be something special. His answer reveals all you need to know about the program he has built over 17 years in Nashville.
Jun. 27, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos sent a special message to Vanderbilt baseball head coach Tim Corbin and team, lauding them for exemplifying “the Vanderbilt way” at the College World Series and beyond.
Pitched Battle: Vanderbilt’s reputation for producing top-notch pitchers was on full display at the 2018 World Series
Feb. 19, 2019—Last year 13 former Commodores played in the big leagues. Of those 13 players, eight were pitchers, including David Price and Walker Buehler, who both pitched in the 2018 World Series.
Nov. 26, 2018—What does it take to win a national championship? Three head coaches at Vanderbilt—Bowling's John Williamson, Baseball's Tim Corbin and Women's Tennis' Geoff Macdonald—can answer that question from firsthand experience.
Jun. 6, 2017—Stellar work by Matt Ruppenthal and Will Toffey led Vanderbilt Baseball to shut out No. 21 Clemson 8-0 and claim the Clemson Regional on June 5 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
The House That ‘Corbs’ Built: Former Vanderbilt Players Help Fund New Baseball Facilities to Honor Coach Tim Corbin
Apr. 7, 2017—If you want to get a handle on the game of baseball, a good place to start is with the ball itself, specifically the seams that tie it all together. The 108 red stitches—used by pitchers to alter the trajectory of throws, depending on subtle changes in their grip—are the threads that have bound the...
Nov. 14, 2016—Boston Red Sox pitcher and former Vanderbilt University student-athlete David Price will join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Athletics Director and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs David Williams and Coach Tim Corbin Friday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. to announce a significant gift to the Vanderbilt Baseball Facilities project.
Jan. 25, 2016—What is driving Nashville’s growth? How does Coach Tim Corbin prepare his players for success in life off the field? Why do we meddle in the lives of others? What was it like to be the first African-American athlete in the SEC? These engaging topics, led by Vanderbilt faculty and alumni, were presented during the...
Nov. 5, 2015—“Workplace Civility: Think Before You Speak” is the topic of a Nov. 17 lunchtime discussion featuring Coach Tim Corbin and EAD Director Anita Jenious. The event is sponsored by the campus group Civility, Appreciation and Respectful Environments.