Championship Thinking in Sports

Jim Meier

Championship Thinking in Sports – 2011 DI Baseball: CWS New Home and Results of New ’11 Rules

Tune in to hear from Dennis Poppe*, NCAA’s go-to guy for DI Baseball and Football. In this show Dennis gives his candid take on Omaha’s new home for the College World Series, TD Ameritrade Park, the pangs of leaving Rosenblatt, how the new bat specifications and pitch clock has served to protect the integrity of the game-there have been significant statistical difference in 2011- and considerations for future post-season baseball formats. *Now is his 37th year with the NCAA, Dennis is responsible for the oversight of all issues related to DI baseball and Football. Primary among these responsibilities are: coordination of playing rules, liaison with coaches associations, licensing, monitoring and coordination of legislative issues.