Friday, April 8, 2011

Cal Keeps Baseball After All... For Now...

They came up with the funding... well, almost...

Almost two months after Cal-Berkeley reinstated three other teams that were on the chopping block, the school said Friday that baseball would survive after their massive fundraising efforts.

Cal said financial commitments totaling $9 million were presented to Chancellor Robert Birgeneau by former Golden Bears pitcher and fundraising leader Stu Gordon. The total was short of the initial $10 million goal, but the school's administration was confident enough in that missing million dollars to say the program would continue.

Here was Kevin Cohen's CalTV report from when the initial news of elimination broke...
((HT: caltvinfo))

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