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Baseball fans in the Pittsburgh area who don't already know what a Saluki is are about to find out as former SIU baseball player Derek Shelton will be the manager of the Pirates in 2020.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, retired SIU professor and Pittsburgh native Pete Peterson takes a look at how Shelton went from Carbondale to a major league managerial position.

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A former baseball Saluki is taking over as the new manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Pirates today announced Derek Shelton will become the franchise's new skipper in 2020.

Itchy Jones to be Inducted into MVC Hall of Fame

Aug 13, 2019
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Legendary Southern Illinois baseball coach Itchy Jones will be one of six inductees to enter the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame, the league announced on Tuesday. 

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SIU is in search of a new baseball coach.

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Two SIU baseball players and one Saluki signee have been drafted in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.

WSIU InFocus: SIU Pitcher Brad Harrison

May 23, 2018

The SIU baseball team received a boost in the pitching rotation this season from sophomore left-hander Brad Harrison.  WSIU's Patrick Codo has more on Harrison's increased role on the mound.