NCAA Baseball Profile Closeup (Summer 2012 DigiMag): Mark Appel

Yesterday, Stanford’s starting pitcher, Mark Appel, was selected 8th overall in the MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Stanford is currently competing in the College World Series and just advanced to the super regionals and will play Florida State. Appel is featured in our current DigiMag, read his story below:

It would be easy to sympathize with Stanford’s Mark Appel if he felt pressure.

He is the top pitcher on one of the nation’s best college baseball teams, and he is taking classes at one of the nation’s toughest academic institutions… Continue reading

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