State To Announce Next Head Baseball Coach

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State will hold a 1 p.m. press conference today in the Bryan Athetic Administration Building to officially announce its new head baseball coach. There will be a second media gathering in Jackson at the Sports Hall of Fame later in the day at 5 pm. The general public is welcome to come and meet the new coach at the conclusion of the two press conferences.

The press conference will be carried live and free of charge through Maroon to the Max, MSU's premium streaming service. To access the video stream, fans simply need to visit M2M's Live Events Page at the press conference time on Saturday and click on the associated link to watch the event.

The general public is invited to meet the new MSU head coach following the conclusion of both media events.

The new coach will be the successor to legendary mentor Ron Polk, who was the Diamond Dogs' head coach for 29 seasons and is the winningest coach in SEC history. He led eight teams to NCAA College World Series appearances, 23 to NCAA competition, five to SEC titles and five to SEC Tournament crowns. Polk coached nearly 50 percent of the Diamond Dogs' 3,612 all-time baseball contests.

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