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State legislature honors Corbin, VandyBoys | Vanderbilt Information

The Tennessee Basic Meeting on Aug. 23 honored head baseball coach Tim Corbin and the Vanderbilt Commodores for profitable the 2019 School World Sequence, with the Home of Representatives unanimously passing a decision sponsored by Rep. Johnny Garrett (R-Goodlettsville) and Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D-Nashville).

“ … the Commodores of Vanderbilt College not too long ago accomplished the best season within the historical past of the college’s baseball program because the staff captured the 2019 School World Sequence … (and) each the Southeastern Convention common season and event titles,” the decision, partly, learn. “Since 2003, the Commodores have been led by a real legend, head coach Tim Corbin, who has constructed a university baseball program that’s second to none … (and) was additionally fittingly honored because the Nationwide Coach of the 12 months by the American Baseball Coaches Affiliation and Collegiate Baseball.”

L-r: Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville), Coach Tim Corbin, Rep. Johnny Garrett (R-Goodlettsville) and Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D-Nashville). (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)
L-r: Speaker of the Home Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville), Coach Tim Corbin, Rep. Johnny Garrett (R-Goodlettsville) and Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D-Nashville). (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

Corbin informed legislators on the occasion that it was a privilege to be contained in the Capitol, and a privilege to be honored by the group.

“Our trajectory has all the time been pointed on the improvement of youngsters and utilizing baseball as a basis to take action,” Corbin stated. “We’re glad to be a small extension of the college, and one in all its packages, but in addition since (spouse) Maggie and I’ve been right here, now occurring our 18th 12 months, we really feel like that is house, and we’re glad, in some small means, that we will add to this metropolis as effectively.”

Friday’s ceremony on the State Capitol capped off a string of celebrations by varied elected officers honoring the baseball staff. In late June, Tennessee Gov. Invoice Lee and Nashville Mayor David Briley joined a whole lot of Commodore followers to greet Corbin and the VandyBoys upon their return to campus from the staff’s championship run on the School World Sequence in Omaha, Nebraska.

Friday’s occasion was coordinated by the Workplace of State Authorities Relations.

Contact: Collier Roberts
collier.roberts@vanderbilt.edu


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