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Fraser Comes Home

Eye on Athletics Fraser Comes Home Ron Fraser, the legendary University of Miami base-ball coach, is back where he belongs. Standing outside Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, bat slung over his shoulder and a twinkle in his eye, he welcomes fans to the game he helped elevate to the national stage. His likeness, […]

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Fraser Statue Unveiled

The Ron Fraser Statue Dedication and Unveiling took place on Friday, April 24, outside of Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, on the DiMare Family Champions Plaza. Designed and sculpted by Zenos Frudakis, the seven-foot-tall bronze statue was majorly funded by friends and fans of the late Coach Fraser, who led the Hurricanes for […]

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‘Fraser Was College Baseball’

Miami coach revered game, revived fan base Baseball legend Ron Fraser, who died on January 20 at 79 years old, will be remembered as much for his marketing brilliance as his winning teams. When Fraser was hired as coach in 1962, America’s pastime was something of an afterthought at the University of Miami. But he […]

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