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Frank Viola

Frank Viola (College and pro baseball.  Born, Hempstead, NY, Apr. 19, 1960.)  Probably the finest lefthander produced by St. John’s, Frank John Viola was 26-2 in his three collegiate seasons with a 1.67 e.r.a.  Viola pitched the Redmen into the 1980 College World Series and the 1981 N.C.A.A. playoffs.  He was the winning pitcher in […]

Ron Darling

Ron Darling (College and pro baseball.  Born, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 19, 1960.)  A standout for Yale and a regular starter for the Mets, Ronald Maurice Darling, Jr., helped pitch three teams to division titles in a 13-year major league career.  Darling also pitched the longest no-hitter in N.C.A.A. baseball history (although he lost the game).  […]

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