Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Abbott's Number To Be Retired

Former University of Michigan star Jim Abbott will have his number retired in a ceremony on April 18. A two-time All-America, Abbott was the winner of the Golden Spikes Award in 1987 and is a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame. Abbott's #31 will join the numbers of Bill Freehan, Don Lund, Moby Benedict and Ray Fisher as the only ones retired in Michigan history.