Getting to Know SEC Baseball: Tennessee



Jan. 15, 2013

As the Mizzou baseball team transitions to the nation's premier baseball conference - the SEC - this season, there will be a slew of new teams for Tiger fans to get accustomed too. The Tigers will be traveling to and hosting some of the best college baseball programs on a week-to-week basis and will be previewing each of the new rivals over the next two weeks. Yesterday, we took at look at South Carolina and today, we will look at Tennessee.

Tennessee Volunteers
CWS Appearances: 4
Postseason Appearances: 9
Stadium (Capacity): Lindsey Nelson Stadium (3,800)
Notable Major Leaguers: Chase Headley, R.A. Dickey, J.P. Arencibia, Luke Hochevar
Weird University Fact: The University of Tennessee was originally known as Blount College and founded in 1794, two years before Tennessee became a state.