1996 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL

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Game-by-Game Results

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Game Results

The following games are listed with the most recently played games first. Only games that have been completed are shown. The line score for each game is shown, and is followed by a 'hot-key' for access to box scores if available on-line.

Clemson Tigers 14, Alabama Crimson Tide 13
(June 4, 1996 at Omaha, Nebraska)

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  Clemson Tigers...... 140 300 204  - 14 17  1      (51-16)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 003 002 521  - 13 15  1      (50-19)
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  Pitchers: Clemson Tigers - Vining; Embler(7); Shepard(7); Koch(8); Koch(9). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Ames(5). 
  Win-Koch(4-0)  Save-Koch(1)  Loss-Ames(2-1)  T-3:40  A-21868
  HR CLEMSON - Embler (9), Burnham (6)
  HR ALABAMA - Tidwell (5), Mohr (10), Taft 2 (7)

Miami Hurricanes 15, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(June 2, 1996 at OMAHA, NEBRASKA)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 001    000 000  -  1  5  1      (50-18)
  Miami Hurricanes.... 03(10) 010 01X  - 15 16  0      (45-17)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Collins(3); Torres(3); Duman(8). 
  Miami Hurricanes - Arteaga; Westfall(8); Guttierrez(9). 
  Win-Arteaga(12-1)  Loss-Colgrove(10-3)  T-2:48  A-23286
  HR MIAMI - Burrell (22), Marcinczyk (11), Saggese (13)
  Alabama drops to loser's bracket to face OSU-Clesmon winner on Tuesday at  
  2:35 PM...UA worst loss since 1992 (Miss. St. 15, UA 2)...UA most runs     
  allowed this season (Previous high 13 vs. UNC Greensboro and Vanderbilt)...
  Miami 10-run 3rd inning most vs. Tide this year (Georgia 9 runs/March 8)...

Alabama Crimson Tide 7, Oklahoma State 5
(May 31, 1996 at OMAHA, NEBRASKA)

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  Oklahoma State...... 011 001 200  -  5 12  1      (45-20)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 001 004  -  7 12  0      (50-17)
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  Pitchers: Oklahoma State - Adkins; Askew(9). Alabama Crimson Tide - Bernard; 
  Young(7). 
  Win-Young(11-3)  Loss-Adkins(7-4)  T-3:07  A-18207
  HR OSU - McNamara 2 (19), Aylor (9)
  HR ALABAMA - Tidwell (4), Moller 2 (13)
  The start of game was delayed 46 minutes by rain...UA's 33rd come-from-    
  behind win in last two yrs (17th in 1996)...Moller 3rd, 2 HR game of his   
  career...2/3 GW HRs in post-season...Tidwell 4 HRs (1996) - two in the post
  season...UA 50th win...UA 8 gm win stk...Caruso 9 multi-hit gms/post-season

Alabama Crimson Tide 18, Virginia 8
(May 26, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Virginia............ 000 200 150  -  8 15  4      (44-21)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 015 001 65X  - 18 24  0      (49-17)
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  Pitchers: Virginia - Sekany; Daneker(3); R. Robinson(7); Zawatski(7); Lee(7); 
  Canady(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Ames(8). 
  Win-Colgrove(10-2)  Loss-Sekany(6-4)  T-3:00  A-4216
  HR UVA - Counts (6), Gilleland (8), Anderson (14)
  HR ALABAMA - Spiers (8)
  ALABAMA wins the 1996 SOUTH I REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP...UA advances to CWS   
  for only the third time in school history (1950, 1983 and 1996)...Caruso   
  and Norris eclipse the 100 hit plateau for the 1996 season...Colgrove's    
  10th win and second in four days...UA no errors in South I Regional...     

Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Stetson 1
(May 25, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 300 000  -  3  9  0      (48-17)
  Stetson............. 000 000 010  -  1  4  3      (42-22)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Bernard. Stetson - Matcham; Brown(9). 
  Win-Bernard(6-3)  Loss-Matcham(10-3)  T-2:06  A-2831
  Alabama advances to South I Regional championship game...Bernard retires   
  first 16 batters en route to CG, four-hitter...Second career CG for Bernard
  UA's fifth all-time NCAA Regional final appearance (1950, 1983, 1991, 1995 
  and 1996)...UA ties school record 13 wins (MAY)...Mohr 9-gm HTSK...        

Alabama Crimson Tide 9, South Alabama 3
(May 24, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 070 011 000  -  9 13  0      (47-17)
  South Alabama....... 201 000 000  -  3  5  2      (42-17)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Young. South Alabama - Nakamura; Fischer(2); 
  Rayborn(7). 
  Win-Young(10-3)  Loss-Nakamura(6-3)  T-2:44  A-2286
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (14), Mohr (9)
  ALABAMA meets the Stetson-Notre Dame winner on Saturday (11 AM)...South    
  Alabama ELIMINTAED...Caruso 1st career grand slam...Caruso 104 career RBI, 
  10th plyr at UA w/100 career runs, hits and RBI...Taft 200th career hit for
  Tide...USA 26-6/32 gms...USA/6th 2 & out (NCAA)...SA strt - 3.2, 13 H, 12 R

Alabama Crimson Tide 19, Princeton 2
(May 23, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Princeton........... 000 000 020  -  2  4  5      (26-20)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 120 090 25X  - 19 20  0      (46-17)
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  Pitchers: Princeton - Smith; Killgoar(5); Golden(5); McLaughlin(7); Stroh(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Duman(6); Torres(7); Tribe(8). 
  Win-Colgrove(9-2)  Loss-Smith(3-5)  T-2:36  A-3962
  HR ALABAMA - Norris (7), Spiers (7), Phillips (3)
  CORRECTED BOX SCORE...Bama plays S. Alabama Friday at 3 p.m.               
  Princeton plays Virginia at 11 a.m. Friday  NOTES:  UA ties school record  
  with its 46th win of the season...Also BAMA sets single-season hits record 
  (691), breaking the 1983 record of 678...UA post-season record 19 runs...  

Alabama Crimson Tide 15, Florida 5
(May 19, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 002 221 035  - 15 19  1      (45-17)
  Florida............. 010 031 000  -  5 10  3      (44-16)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Tribe; Duman(7). Florida - Knollin; Roll(4); 
  Parker(9). 
  Win-Tribe(4-0)  Save-Duman(2)  Loss-Knollin(2-2)  T-3:26  A-5002
  HR UF - D. Eckstein (8), Hazzard (14)
  ALABAMA WINS SEC TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP...3rd SEC Tourney title for the   
  Tide (1983, 1995 and 1996)...JOE CARUSO named tourney MVP...Caruso sets    
  trny record with 14 hits...UA tourney record 79 hits (Tennessee, 1995 - 75)
  Moller SEC Trny record five doubles...UA SEC record six gms and five wins..

Alabama Crimson Tide 10, Florida 5
(May 19, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Florida............. 010 000 400  -  5  8  3      (44-15)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 140 040 01X  - 10 15  0      (44-17)
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  Pitchers: Florida - Fogg; Roll(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - Bernard. 
  Win-Bernard(5-3)  Loss-Fogg(4-2)  T-2:46  A-7277
  HR ALABAMA - Hall (2)
  Andy Bernard only second UA pitcher to toss nine-inning CG at SEC Trny...  
  Tim Meacham had 9 inning CG vs. Tennessee (1983)...Caruso 11 trny hits, UA 
  record (Magadan and Moller - 10 hits)...UA SEC Trny record 16 doubles...   
  Bernard 1st career CG in first ever SEC start...117 pitches (80 strikes).. 

Alabama Crimson Tide 16, Kentucky 8
(May 18, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Kentucky............ 100 204 010  -  8 16  1      (35-24)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 220 100 92X  - 16 16  4      (43-17)
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  Pitchers: Kentucky - Townsend; Henry(5); Bazzell(7); Bishop(7); Talwalker(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; Torres(6). 
  Win-Torres(5-1)  Loss-Henry(2-4)  T-3:30  A-6634
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (13), Duncan (2)
  Alabama and Florida meet for the SEC Tournament Championship (May 19)...UA 
  school trny record nine runs in 7th inning...Bama tallied six doubles,     
  tying the school trny record...Also 4 2Bs in 7th inning ties Bama record...
  Second four double inning this year...UA record 133 doubles in 1996...     

Florida 7, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(May 18, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 001 001  -  3  8  1      (42-17)
  Florida............. 101 004 01X  -  7 12  0      (44-14)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Duman(6); Torres(6). Florida - Bond; 
  Rigdon(8). 
  Win-Bond(3-0)  Save-Rigdon(9)  Loss-Eilers(5-5)  T-2:57  A-6470
  HR ALABAMA - Tidwell (3)
  HR UF - Hazzard (13)
  ALABAMA will play at 7:30 PM tonight...Prior to four-run sixth inning for  
  the Gators, Alabama had allowed only four ER in last 63 1/3 IP...UA seven  
  game winning streak snapped...Caruso six hits in last two games...Duncan   
  infield hit, snaps one for 19 streak at plate...Mohr RBI in 3 straight gms.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Tennessee 1
(May 17, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 010 000 02 -  3 16  2      (42-16)
  Tennessee........... 000 000 001 000 00 -  1 10  2      (40-18)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Ames(9); Bernard(14). Tennessee - 
  Dickey; Schroeffel(12); Alkire(13). 
  Win-Ames(2-0)  Save-Bernard(1)  Loss-Alkire(6-4)  T-4:00  A-6142
  ALABAMA faces Florida/LSU winner at 11:30 AM (May 18)...UA pitchers only   
  3 ER allowed in 58 1/3 IP...BAMA seven-game winning streak...AMES 2nd blown
  save of 1996...Ames career-high 5.2 IP and 7 K...MOHR career-high 45 RBI,  
  also 25 RBI w/2-outs...BAMA 2-1 in extra innings...Longest game of the year

Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Kentucky 2
(May 16, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Kentucky............ 000 000 200  -  2  8  2      (33-23)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 200 00X  -  3  5  0      (41-16)
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  Pitchers: Kentucky - Bishop; Acuff(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; 
  Bernard(8); Ames(9). 
  Win-Colgrove(8-2)  Save-Ames(11)  Loss-Bishop(5-3)  T-2:35  A-5637
  HR UK - Shadburne (7)
  ALABAMA will play FRIDAY (May 17) at 3:30 PM...UA six-game winning streak..
  Colgrove 15th career win - 10th on all-time win list at UA...BAMA sets     
  school record with 479 strikeouts (Old Record: 477, 1995)...Alabama is 11-5
  one-run games...UA pitchers 3 ER in last 44.1 IP...Colgrove 3 ER/16.1 IP...

Alabama Crimson Tide 4, Auburn 0
(May 12, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Auburn.............. 000 000 000  -  0  5  1      (32-24)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 200 020 00X  -  4  7  0      (40-16)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Woodward; Brown(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Ames(8). 
  Win-Young(9-3)  Loss-Woodward(5-4)  T-2:04  A-3014
  HR ALABAMA - Hall (1), Moller (11)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (20-10)  Auburn (12-18)  BAMA wins share of SEC Champ-
  ionship...First SEC Western Division title since 1981...Hall 1st career HR 
  (144 AB)...UA 10-0 in 1996 vs. in-state schools...UA 40 regular season wins
  for 2nd time in history (1981)...Back-to-back 40 win seasons for first time

Alabama Crimson Tide 7, Auburn 1
(May 11, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Auburn.............. 000 010 000  -  1  7  3      (32-23)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 101 131 00X  -  7 13  1      (39-16)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Hebson; Taylor(5); Collins(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Eilers; Bernard(9). 
  Win-Eilers(5-4)  Loss-Hebson(7-6)  T-2:30  A-10142
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (19-10)  Auburn (12-17)   Largest crowd to watch      
  college baseball game in the state of Alabama...UA school record 19 SEC    
  wins...Caruso 8th GW RBI, tied for team lead...Hall 3rd three-hit game in  
  last seven games...All 9 UA starters had one hit...UA 3-0 vs. Auburn/1996..

Alabama Crimson Tide 1, Auburn 0
(May 10, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Auburn.............. 000 000 000  -  0  6  3      (32-22)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 10X  -  1  4  0      (38-16)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Hudson; Brown(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove. 
  Win-Colgrove(7-2)  Loss-Hudson(5-3)  T-2:21  A-3449
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (18-10)  Auburn (12-16)  Stadium Record 3,449 fans    
  (49,376 for the year)...Tidwell 1st career GW RBI...Colgrove career-high 11
  strikeouts...Third career CG and second career CG, shutout for Colgrove... 
  AU no runs vs. Tide in last 25 1/3 inn...1st shutout of AU at Tusc./1986...

Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Arkansas 2
(May 5, 1996 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 101 000 100  -  3  5  0      (37-16)
  Arkansas............ 200 000 000  -  2  5  1      (37-16)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; Bernard(1); Ames(8). Arkansas - Nye; 
  Woods(1); Stephens(7). 
  Win-Bernard(4-3)  Save-Ames(10)  Loss-Woods(1-2)  T-2:34  A-3042
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (17-10)  Arkansas (13-14)   BAMA has won eight of nine
  SEC series this season, winning all tie-breakers with remaining Top 8      
  SEC clubs...Duncan 10-game HTSK...Taft 200th career game...UA trails 1st   
  place LSU by one game...Bernard retired 18 of 22 hitters...UA 15-6 on road 

Alabama Crimson Tide 7, Arkansas 3
(May 4, 1996 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 011 230  -  7 12  0      (36-16)
  Arkansas............ 010 101 000  -  3  5  2      (37-15)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Collins; Young(6). Arkansas - Franks; 
  Quarnstrom(7); Tidwell(7); Rogers(9). 
  Win-Young(8-3)  Loss-Franks(9-2)  T-2:20  A-4471
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (12), Taft (5)
  HR ARK - Moore (9), Pellow (5)
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (16-10)  Arkansas (13-13)  Tide now one-game ahead of 
  Mississippi State in SEC West (2nd Place)...Young retired final 11 hitters 
  he faced...Caruso two hits and three RBI in 2 AB during 6th/7th innings... 
  UA snaps five-game losing streak at Arkansas...Caruso 20th career HR...    

Arkansas 9, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(May 3, 1996 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 002 010  -  3  8  2      (35-16)
  Arkansas............ 131 011 11X  -  9 12  2      (37-14)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Duman(4); Eilers(7). Arkansas - 
  Carnes. 
  Win-Carnes(9-3)  Loss-Colgrove(6-2)  T-2:12  A-4186
  HR ALABAMA - Spiers (6)
  HR ARK - McConnell (1), McAlvain (4), Mulvaney (3)
  SEC RECORDS:  Alabama (15-10)  Arkansas (13-12)                            
  McConnell reached on catcher's interference in 2nd inning...UA now 3-6 this
  season in first game of SEC series...UA now 9-1 vs. Top 20 when Colgrove   
  starts (Colgrove, 6-1)...Tidwell 9-game HSTK ends...Hall 8 hits last 3 gms 

Alabama Crimson Tide 12, LSU 5
(Apr 28, 1996 at Baton Rouge, LA)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 021 404  - 12 19  2      (35-15)
  LSU................. 031 000 100  -  5 10  0      (39-11)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Young(3); Ames(8). LSU - Coogan; 
  Demouy(6); Yarnall(9). 
  Win-Young(7-3)  Save-Ames(9)  Loss-Demouy(10-1)  T-3:03  A-6032
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (10), Mohr (8), Taft (3), Spiers (5)
  HR LSU - Dunn (18), Bowles 2 (17)
  SEC RECORDS: BAMA (15-9) LSU (16-8)  UA 1st back-to-back series win over   
  LSU since 1983-84...UA 6-2 vs. LSU last two years...UA is only 2nd team to 
  post bk-to-bk double-figure scoring games vs. Skip Bertman (UK, 1991)...UA 
  10 R/13 H in 7th inn. over last 2 days...Young career-high 7th win...      

Alabama Crimson Tide 17, LSU 4
(Apr 27, 1996 at Baton Rouge, LA)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 013 100 642  - 17 22  0      (34-15)
  LSU................. 010 001 020  -  4 12  2      (39-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Young(5); Torres(8). LSU - Shipp; 
  Daugherty(5); Albritton(7); Leonardi(7); Esteves(7). 
  Win-Young(6-3)  Loss-Shipp(2-3)  T-3:04  A-6929
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (11), Moller (9)
  HR LSU - Furniss 2 (18), Wilson (8)
  SEC RECORDS: BAMA (14-9) LSU (16-7)  MOLLER ties Alabama record with five  
  hits...UA 17 runs most ever at Alex Box (UA 16-2, 1978)...The 17 runs tie  
  for the 4th highest total by UA vs. LSU...UA's 4th 20-hit game...Tidwell 8-
  game HTSK...Moller 6/8 HR on the road...Young ties career-high with 6 wins.

LSU 8, Alabama Crimson Tide 6
(Apr 26, 1996 at Baton Rouge, LA)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 203 100  -  6 12  0      (33-15)
  LSU................. 510 000 20X  -  8  8  2      (39-9)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; Collins(2); Bernard(6). LSU - Yarnall; 
  Esteves(6); Demouy(7). 
  Win-Demouy(10-0)  Loss-Bernard(3-3)  T-3:05  A-6458
  HR LSU - Cuntz (1)
  SEC RECORDS: BAMA (13-9)  LSU (16-6)   Moller hit ball off Demouy's chest  
  for final out of game...CUNTZ first career HR...Tidwell 1st CS in 10 tries,
  dating back to March 24th...UA overcame 6-0 lead to tie game in 7th...     
  Spiers 19 ER in last 9+ SEC innings...UA falls to 3rd in SEC West...       

Alabama Crimson Tide 8, Samford 2
(Apr 24, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Samford............. 000 010 100  -  2  5  2      (20-25)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 200 200 40X  -  8 10  3      (33-14)
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  Pitchers: Samford - Criswell; Drake(2); Argent(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Collins; Bernard(5); Young(8); Tribe(9). 
  Win-Collins(2-1)  Loss-Criswell(5-6)  T-2:48  A-1410
  NORRIS first three hit game since March 31st (4 at Vandy)...Norris career- 
  high two SBs...WATSON first career hit at Alabama...BAMA 7-0 this season   
  versus in-state schools...TIDWELL six-game HTSK...Young struck out the side
  in the 8th, giving him 6 Ks in 3 IP vs. Samford...UA 20-6 vs. non-SEC teams

Alabama Crimson Tide 8, Birmingham Southern 2
(Apr 22, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Birmingham Southern. 000 001 001  -  2  4  1      (38-8)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 421 000 10X  -  8  9  1      (32-14)
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  Pitchers: Birmingham Southern - Krall; Moseley(4); Langston(6); Whitehurst(7); 
  Huffaker(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Torres; Duman(7); Ames(9). 
  Win-Torres(4-1)  Loss-Krall(8-3)  T-2:35  A-1223
  HR ALABAMA - Taft (3)
  KRALL faced two batters in 4th inning...Brett Taft 100th career RBI with 2-
  run HR in 1st inning...Taft becomes 9th player in UA history to record 100 
  career runs, hits and RBI...Tidwell 5-game HTSK...UA four doubles, giving  
  the team 105 for the year (6th all-time at UA)...Caruso 2-hits, GW RBI (5) 

Alabama Crimson Tide 9, Ole Miss 5
(Apr 21, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss............ 000 310 001  -  5  8  1      (19-22)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 036 000 00X  -  9 11  0      (31-14)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss - Rodgers; Harrelson(3). Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; 
  Ames(9). 
  Win-Colgrove(6-1)  Loss-Rodgers(1-2)  T-2:08  A-1569
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (8), Mohr (7)
  SEC RECORDS: Bama (13-8)  Ole Miss (3-18)  UA snaps 2-game losing streak...
  Colgrove ties career high 6th win...Retired 1st 11 hitters and 10 in-a-row 
  (5th-8th)...Mohr 1st SEC HR (73 AB)...Duncan 1st RBI since March 24th...   
  Moller/Mohr bk-to-bk HR in 3rd...Caruso 400th ast...Moller 800th putout... 

Ole Miss 8, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Apr 20, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss............ 004 102 100  -  8  9  0      (19-21)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 020 010  -  3  6  0      (30-14)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss - Callaway; Duff(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; 
  Collins(7). 
  Win-Callaway(4-6)  Loss-Spiers(4-2)  T-2:22  A-1126
  HR UM - Huisman 2 (3), Lewis (4), Ignatius (3)
  SEC RECORDS: BAMA (12-8)  UM (3-17)  UA 1st back-to-back loss in 58 games..
  UM has won last five SEC series from Alabama (1992-96)...Previous high was 
  four straight (1968-72)...UA 1st SEC series loss in 1996...Rebs 12-4 vs. UA
  since 1992...UA w/out XBase hit only 3rd time (1996)...Rain Delay - 4:05   

Ole Miss 3, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Apr 19, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss............ 100 100 010  -  3 10  1      (18-21)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 001 000  -  1  5  2      (30-13)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss - DeYoung; Duff(9). Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Young(6). 
  Win-DeYoung(4-4)  Save-Duff(4)  Loss-Eilers(4-4)  T-2:22  A-1812
  SEC RECORDS:  ALABAMA (12-7)  Ole Miss (2-17)                              
  Alabama back-to-back home losses for first time this year...Ole Miss snaps 
  11-game SEC losing streak...Alabama 3-4 in 1st game of SEC series...Caruso 
  and Mohr end six-game HTSK...Tidwell 4 H/L 2 Gms...UA 2 runs last 2 SEC Gms

Alabama Crimson Tide 12, UAB 5
(Apr 17, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 112 204 011  - 12 16  2      (30-12)
  UAB................. 000 500 000  -  5  9  0      (24-14)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Collins; Duman(4); Torres(8). UAB - McCrary; 
  Mayo(4); Ammerman(7); Grice(9). 
  Win-Duman(1-0)  Loss-McCrary(6-4)  T-2:42  A-1288
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (7), Tucker (1)
  Bama  wins 30th game of the year...Also posted 30-12 record after 42 G in  
  1995...Loflin career-high two doubles...UA sweeps UAB (17-6, 12-5)...In 2  
  games vs. Blazers, the Tide recorded 29 runs and 27 hits...Dumaa 1st win   
  of 1996 and fourth career (4-0)...Last win at UAB (May 9, 1995)...         

Mississippi State 5, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Apr 13, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 000 001 301  -  5  9  1      (24-12)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 000 000  -  1  8  4      (29-12)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Hooten. Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Bernard(7); 
  Collins(9). 
  Win-Hooten(3-3)  Loss-Young(5-3)  T-2:29  A-2512
  HR MSU - Anderson (5)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (12-6)  Mississippi State (11-7)                      
  UA season-high four errors (12 in last 4 GMS)...Tide has won all six SEC   
  series this year...Spiers career-high three hits...Hooten (2-0, 16IP, 2 ER)
  last two years vs. Bama...UA series att. record (8,295)...All 3 gms 2000+  

Alabama Crimson Tide 5, Mississippi State 4
(Apr 13, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 121 000 000  -  4  6  1      (23-12)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 000 013  -  5  7  4      (29-11)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Dilgard; Johnson(9); Polk(9). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove. 
  Win-Colgrove(5-1)  Loss-Johnson(4-1)  T-2:04  A-3288
  HR MSU - Anderson (4)
  HR ALABAMA - Spiers (4), Phillips (2)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (12-5)  Mississippi State (10-7)                      
  UA three runs in ninth for 8th one-run win of the season...Colgrove 6-0 vs.
  Top 20 in last two seasons (UA 8-0 when Colgrove starts vs. Top 20)...     
  Spiers 4th GW RBI, third in last five games...1st ever sellout (3,288)...  

Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Mississippi State 1
(Apr 12, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 000 010 000  -  1  7  0      (23-11)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 021 00X  -  3  5  0      (2-11)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Mississippi State - DuBose. Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Ames(6). 
  Win-Eilers(4-3)  Save-Ames(8)  Loss-DuBose(6-2)  T-2:41  A-2465
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (10)
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (11-5)  Miss. State (10-6)                            
  Stadium record attendance (2,465)...Taft 10-game hitting streak...Caruso   
  3 HR and 7 RBI in last three games...UA three-game win streak and seven out
  of eight since March 30th...Tidwell six-game HTSK...Ames 8/9 Save Opps...  

Alabama Crimson Tide 17, UAB 6
(Apr 10, 1996 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  UAB................. 000 012 003  -  6  9  2      (21-11)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 033 182 00X  - 17 21  4      (27-11)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: UAB - Gray; Beyer(3); Cummings(5); Grice(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Bernard; Torres(6); Tribe(8). 
  Win-Bernard(3-2)  Loss-Gray(6-2)  T-2:49  A-1529
  HR UAB - Jones (7)
  HR ALABAMA - Tidwell (2), Caruso 2 (9)
  CARUSO ties Alabama record with two HRs in one inning...Frank Velleggia    
  also hit two homers vs. Columbus College (1993)...Caruso career-high four  
  hits and five RBI...UA eight runs in fifth inning is season high...Alabama 
  has won six of seven games...Taft 9 game HTSK...Spiers 13 RBI last 5 games 

Alabama Crimson Tide 4, Kentucky 1
(Apr 7, 1996 at Lexington, Kentucky)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 001 001  -  4  9  0      (26-11)
  Kentucky............ 001 000 000  -  1  7  1      (18-15)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Ames(8). Kentucky - Henry; Bishop(6); 
  Milburn(9). 
  Win-Young(5-2)  Save-Ames(7)  Loss-Henry(2-2)  T-2:22  A-205
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (6)
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (10-5) Kentucky (6-9)                                 
  Young career-high nine Ks...Notched 100th career strikeout (Hayes) in 7th..
  Taft career-high eight game hitting streak (16 for 30)...UA win all five   
  series vs. SEC East...UA won eight straight series vs. East...10-4 on road.

Kentucky 3, Alabama Crimson Tide 2
(Apr 6, 1996 at Lexington, Kentucky)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 100 010  -  2  6  1      (25-11)
  Kentucky............ 101 000 001  -  3  8  3      (18-14)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Bernard(8). Kentucky - Downs. 
  Win-Downs(1-1)  Loss-Bernard(2-2)  T-2:51  A-203
  HR UK - Green (8), Blandford (5)
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (9-5)  Kentucky (6-8)                                 
  Alabama stranded six runners in scoring position, including five at third  
  base...All five men reached third before two outs...Taft seven-game HTSK...
  UA four-game win streak snapped...Blandford GW RBI in ninth...Downs 1st CG.

Alabama Crimson Tide 17, Kentucky 4
(Apr 5, 1996 at Lexington, Kentucky)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 513 420 020  - 17 19  0      (25-10)
  Kentucky............ 102 000 100  -  4  9  1      (17-14)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Duman(8); Collins(9). Kentucky - 
  Shadburne; Talwalker(4); Bazzell(6). 
  Win-Eilers(3-3)  Loss-Shadburne(4-2)  T-2:29  A-150
  HR ALABAMA - Norris (6), Taft (2), Spiers (3)
  HR UK - Green (7), Rhea (7)
  SEC RECORDS:  Alabama (9-4)  Kentucky (5-8)                                
  Alabama season-high four game winning streak...In its last three SEC games,
  Alabama has scored 45 runs and tallied 56 hits...Mohr 11 hits in last four 
  games...Eilers 200th career strikeout (Pryor) in first inning...           

Alabama Crimson Tide 2, Auburn 0
(Apr 2, 1996 at Montgomery, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 100 010  -  2  8  1      (24-10)
  Auburn.............. 000 000 000  -  0  1  0      (20-10)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; Torres(6); Ames(9). Auburn - Woodward; 
  Hudson(4); Schardt(7); Merriott(8); Brown(9). 
  Win-Spiers(4-1)  Save-Ames(6)  Loss-Hudson(2-2)  T-2:35  A-7023
  HR ALABAMA - Mohr (6)
  Spiers, Torres and Ames combine for one-hit shutout...Macrory breaks up    
  no-hitter with one-out in ninth...UA third shutout of the year, all since  
  March 22nd...Mohr eight hits in last three games...Mohr 3 HR and 6 RBI in  
  two career games at Paterson Field...UA 8-0/Spiers pitches shutout ball... 

Alabama Crimson Tide 14, Vanderbilt 11
(Mar 31, 1996 at Nashville, Tennessee)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 226 010 012  - 14 17  0      (23-10)
  Vanderbilt.......... 053 010 002  - 11 14  1      (13-14)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; Duman(2); Bernard(3); Ames(9). 
  Vanderbilt - Ortiz; Hastings(3); Snow(3). 
  Win-Bernard(2-1)  Save-Ames(5)  Loss-Ortiz(2-3)  T-2:45  A-134
  HR ALABAMA - Norris (5), Moller 2 (5), Taft (1), Phillips (1)
  HR VU - Paul (6), Davis (10), Johnston (8)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (8-4)  Vanderbilt (5-7)                               
  UA season-high five HRs...Moller ties career high two HR and five RBI...   
  Phillips 1st career HR...Taft 1st HR in 126 ABs...UA most runs in back-to- 
  back games since 1989...UA 28 runs/37 hits in last 2 games...Bernard 13 Ks 

Alabama Crimson Tide 14, Vanderbilt 13
(Mar 30, 1996 at Nashville, Tennessee)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 106 015  - 14 20  2      (22-10)
  Vanderbilt.......... 200 003 170  - 13 15  5      (13-13)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Ames(7); Young(8). Vanderbilt - 
  Haigler; Sebyt(6); Johnston(9); Ortiz(9). 
  Win-Young(4-2)  Loss-Johnston(1-2)  T-3:06  A-396
  HR ALABAMA - Spiers (2)
  HR VU - Adeeb (5), Paul (5), Davis (9)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (7-4) Vanderbilt (5-6)                                
  TAFT career-high four hits and three doubles...UA 20 hits, second most this
  season...AMES first run allowed in 21 innings this year...                 
  Alabama coach Jim Wells and asst. coach Kirk Blount ejected in 8th inning..

Vanderbilt 5, Alabama Crimson Tide 0
(Mar 29, 1996 at Nashville, Tennessee)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 000  -  0  4  2      (21-10)
  Vanderbilt.......... 001 022 00X  -  5  8  0      (13-12)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Bernard(6). Vanderbilt - Giannola; 
  Ortiz(9). 
  Win-Giannola(3-3)  Loss-Eilers(2-3)  T-2:24  A-321
  HR VU - Paul (4)
  SEC Records: Alabama (6-4) Vanderbilt (5-5)                                
  UA first shutout of the season...BAMA only 10 runs and 28 hits in its last 
  five games...Tide 2-2 in SEC road games...Giannola faced the minimum       
  through six innings...Saturday's game at 2 p.m....Colgrove to pitch for UA.

Alabama Crimson Tide 1, South Alabama 0
(Mar 26, 1996 at Mobile, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 000 000  -  1  5  0      (21-9)
  South Alabama....... 000 000 000  -  0  6  1      (16-10)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers. South Alabama - Nakamura. 
  Win-Spiers(3-1)  Loss-Nakamura(1-1)  T-2:18  A-2481
  Spiers first career complete-game shutout (Only his 2nd career start)...UA 
  first complete game of the season...Last UA pitcher to throw CG, shutout   
  was Joel Colgrove at LSU (April 28, 1995)...UA nine double plays in last   
  four games...Tide's second shutout in four games...                        

Alabama Crimson Tide 5, Tennessee 4
(Mar 24, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Tennessee........... 000 040 000  -  4 11  0      (13-7)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 130 00X  -  5  9  2      (20-9)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Tennessee - Schroeffel; Dickey(5). Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; 
  Ames(8). 
  Win-Colgrove(4-1)  Save-Ames(4)  Loss-Schroeffel(3-2)  T-2:41  A-1753
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (7)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (6-3) Tennessee (5-4)                                 
  UA sets series attendance record (5,534)...UA 7-0 when Colgrove starts vs. 
  Top 20 in last two years...Colgrove is 5-0 in those seven starts...UA 4-4  
  in one-run games this season...Tide wins 20th game of the year...          

Tennessee 6, Alabama Crimson Tide 2
(Mar 23, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Tennessee........... 020 200 110  -  6 15  2      (13-6)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 100 010  -  2  5  0      (19-9)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Tennessee - Meyers; Dickey(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Duman(9)
  . 
  Win-Meyers(2-1)  Save-Dickey(2)  Loss-Young(3-2)  T-2:39  A-2339
  HR UT - Schroeffel (7), Fritz (3)
  SEC RECORDS: Alabama (5-3) Tennessee (5-3)                                 
  Young career-high eight innings pitched and school-record 15 hits allowed..
  Previous high was 14 by several UA hurlers...Only second game this year,   
  UA did not get an extra base hit...Single-season attendance record (26074).

Alabama Crimson Tide 2, Tennessee 0
(Mar 22, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Tennessee........... 000 000 000  -  0  5  1      (12-6)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 001 00X  -  2  5  2      (19-8)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Tennessee - Lincoln; Alkire(6). Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Ames(7)
  . 
  Win-Eilers(2-2)  Save-Ames(3)  Loss-Lincoln(1-1)  T-2:41  A-1442
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (3)
  SEC RECORDS: ALABAMA (5-2) Tennessee (4-3)                                 
  UA wins SEC opener for the first time this season...Eilers and Ames com-   
  bine for Tide's first shutout since 1995 NCAAs vs. Winthrop (14-0)...Six   
  of UT's seven LOBs, were in scoring position...All 5 UT hits were singles..

Eastern Kentucky 8, Alabama Crimson Tide 7
(Mar 20, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Eastern Kentucky.... 001 330 000 1 -  8 11  3      (6-11)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 300 001 021 0 -  7  9  2      (18-8)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Eastern Kentucky - Weatherholtz; Witten(6); Saylor(9). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Collins; Torres(4); Bernard(10). 
  Win-Saylor(2-0)  Loss-Bernard(1-1)  T-2:50  A-1002
  HR EKU - Combs (3), Shipley (1)
  ALABAMA has trailed in 11 of its last 12 games, posting a 7-4 record in    
  those 11 games...NORRIS 20-game hitting streak ends...EKU first-ever win   
  over Alabama...UA entered 1996 with 16-game win streak vs. OVC schools, but
  won only two of five meetings this season...Phillips career-high 3 hits... 

Alabama Crimson Tide 10, Eastern Kentucky 2
(Mar 19, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Eastern Kentucky.... 001 100 000  -  2  9  4      (5-11)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 031 013 11X  - 10 13  2      (18-7)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Eastern Kentucky - Blevins; Friend(5). Alabama Crimson Tide - Tribe; 
  Duman(6). 
  Win-Tribe(3-0)  Save-Duman(1)  Loss-Blevins(0-1)  T-2:33  A-1042
  Doug Hall ties UA record with three stolen bases in 6th inning...Ted       
  Williams stole three bases vs. Samford (1986)...UA school record six SBs...
  Previous record 5 SBs vs. Central Florida (1985)...NORRIS 20-game HTSK...  
  UA ties season-high three game winning streak...UA vs. EKU (March 20)- 7PM 

Alabama Crimson Tide 8, Florida 4
(Mar 17, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Florida............. 000 210 001  -  4 12  2      (18-7)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 104 30X  -  8 12  2      (17-7)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Florida - Wheeler; Rodriquez(6); Knollin(7); Rigdon(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Spiers(9). 
  Win-Colgrove(3-1)  Save-Spiers(2)  Loss-Wheeler(1-1)  T-3:03  A-2117
  HR UF - Castaldo (3), Chism (3)
  SEC Records: ALABAMA 4-2  Florida 3-3                                      
  NORRIS 19-game hitting streak...UA has trailed in 10 straight games, post- 
  ing a 7-3 record in those 10 games...3rd largest crowd of the year...Taft  
  UA all-time assist leader (466) passing Pat Monti (461, 1987-89)...        

Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Florida 2
(Mar 16, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Florida............. 200 000 000  -  2  5  0      (18-6)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 020 00X  -  3  8  2      (16-7)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Florida - Kaufman; Fogg(5). Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Ames(6). 
  Win-Young(3-1)  Save-Ames(2)  Loss-Kaufman(4-3)  T-2:41  A-1922
  Game Two of Doubleheader  SEC Records -- Florida (3-2) Alabama (3-2)       
  Norris 18-game hitting streak...UA has trailed in nine straight games,     
  winning six of the nine...Young wins first career SEC start for Alabama... 
  Sunday Pitchers: Joel Colgrove (UA) vs. Danny Wheeler (UF)                 

Florida 9, Alabama Crimson Tide 8
(Mar 16, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Florida............. 040 000 320  -  9 12  2      (18-5)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 040 004  -  8 10  1      (15-7)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Florida - Brewer; Wilkerson(7); Rigdon(10). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Eilers; Spiers(7); Bernard(9). 
  Win-Brewer(5-0)  Save-Wilkerson(2)  Loss-Eilers(1-2)  T-3:20  A-0
  HR UF - Chism (2)
  FIrst Game of doubleheader   SEC Records: Florida 3-1  Alabama 2-2         
  Eilers first SEC loss since May 20, 1994 (Had won 5 in a row)...UA has     
  trailed in eight straight games...UA bullpen had allowed only 1 ER in 23.1 
  innings prior to today (2 ER/2.1 IP)...Norris 17-game hitting streak       

Alabama Crimson Tide 9, Murray State 3
(Mar 13, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Murray State........ 000 300 000  -  3  7  4      (5-10)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 002 214 00X  -  9 12  2      (15-6)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Murray State - Hollowell; Krause(4); Grubbs(5); Hines(6). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Collins; Spiers(4); Bernard(8); Tribe(9). 
  Win-Spiers(2-1)  Loss-Krause(0-5)  T-2:17  A-1060
  NORRIS 16-game hitting streak...SPIERS seven-game hitting streak...UA's    
  last six wins have been come-from-behind wins...BAMA's 15th multiple hit   
  game, including nine of last 10 games...Spiers, the winning pitcher,       
  scored the winning run for the Tide...                                     

Murray State 6, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Mar 12, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Murray State........ 103 020 000  -  6  7  2      (5-9)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 010 010  -  3 10  3      (14-6)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Murray State - Gallagher; Harvey(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - Torres; 
  Duman(5). 
  Win-Gallagher(4-1)  Save-Harvey(3)  Loss-Torres(3-1)  T-2:36  A-1207
  HR MURRAY - Burns, O'Brien
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (6)
  CARUSO career-high six home runs...All six at home this season...MSU's     
  first ever win over the Crimson Tide in eight tries...NORRIS 15-game hit-  
  ting streak...TORRES first career loss...Torres has allowed seven home runs
  this year...Moller first E in 291 chances (May 9, 1995)...UA 17 Ks...      

Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Georgia 4
(Mar 10, 1996 at Athens, Georgia)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 100 002 002  -  6 12  1      (14-5)
  Georgia............. 000 004 000 000  -  4  7  3      (11-7)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Ames(8). Georgia - D. Bridges; 
  Watson(9). 
  Win-Ames(1-0)  Loss-D. Bridges(0-1)  T-3:11  A-310
  TAFT delivers game-winning two-run triple in 12th inning...BAMA's first    
  extra inning game of the season...AMES career high five innings pitched    
  and first career SEC win...NORRIS 13-game hitting streak...Tidwell breaks  
  0 for 19 slump with third-inning double...ARENAS 12-game hitting streak    

Alabama Crimson Tide 9, Georgia 6
(Mar 9, 1996 at Athens, Georgia)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 004 012  -  9 14  1      (13-5)
  Georgia............. 203 000 100  -  6  9  2      (11-6)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Tribe; Young(3). Georgia - Frachiseur; 
  Link(6); Watson(9). 
  Win-Young(2-1)  Loss-Link(3-2)  T-2:58  A-417
  HR ALABAMA - Spiers (1)
  HR UGA - Stowers (6)
  Four of UA's last five wins have been come-from-behind victories...DUNCAN  
  ties career high three hits, including a career best two doubles...MOHR    
  ties UA record with two sacrifice flies...SPIERS first career HR and RBI.. 
  TUCKER first career RBI...GA 7-game win streak snapped...Arenas 11-G HTSK  

Georgia 11, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Mar 8, 1996 at Athens, Georgia)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 000 000  -  1  2  2      (12-5)
  Georgia............. 010 090 10X  - 11  9  1      (11-5)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Spiers(5); Collins(7). Georgia - 
  Gandy. 
  Win-Gandy(4-0)  Loss-Colgrove(2-1)  T-2:30  A-158
  HR UGA - Stowers (5), Cranford (3)
  UA lowest run and hit total of the season...Fewest hits by BAMA since being
  two-hit at Miss. State (April 15) last year...NORRIS 12-game hitting streak
  UA first time in 21 games w/out extra base hit...ARENAS (GA) ties career   
  high 10-game HTSK...Stowers ties career high 5 HRs...GANDY 1st SEC win...  

Alabama Crimson Tide 5, Samford 4
(Mar 5, 1996 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 020 000 210  -  5 10  1      (12-4)
  Samford............. 000 210 010  -  4 10  2      (7-7)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Collins; Torres(5); Young(8). Samford - 
  Newman; Drake(7). 
  Win-Torres(3-0)  Save-Young(2)  Loss-Newman(1-1)  T-2:38  A-350
  HR ALABAMA - Mohr (5)
  HR SU - Metzger (2), Souders (3)
  BAMA ties season high with five doubles...UA's second one-run win of the   
  season...BAMA 20 straight game with at least one extra base hit (101 total 
  extra base hits)...Bama has homered in 15 of 16 games...NORRIS 11-game     
  hitting streak...DUNCAN ties UA career record with 13th sacrifice bunt     

Alabama Crimson Tide 12, UNC Greensboro 3
(Mar 3, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  UNC Greensboro...... 003 000 000  -  3  6  2      (7-6)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 407 00X  - 12 10  0      (11-5)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: UNC Greensboro - Parsons; Kuykendall(6). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Tribe; Spiers(8). 
  Win-Tribe(2-0)  Loss-Parsons(1-1)  T-2:49  A-1613
  HR ALABAMA - Loflin (3)
  LOFLIN two home runs and seven RBI in his last two games...LOFLIN first    
  grand slam by an Alabama player since Kevin Nichols (1994)...NORRIS 10-game
  hitting streak...MOLLER eight-game hitting streak...UA has scored 47 runs  
  and collected 58 hits in its last four games...                            

Alabama Crimson Tide 9, UNC Greensboro 3
(Mar 2, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  UNC Greensboro...... 011 000 100  -  3 10  2      (7-5)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 201 001 05X  -  9 12  2      (10-4)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: UNC Greensboro - Sylvester; Evick(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Colgrove; Ames(7). 
  Win-Colgrove(2-0)  Save-Ames(1)  Loss-Sylvester(0-2)  T-2:23  A-2323
  HR UNCG - Giles (5)
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (5), Norris (4), Loflin (2)
  CARUSO team-high five home runs...All five in weekend home games...AMES    
  first career save for the Tide...BAMA school record tying four doubles in  
  the eighth inning...UA homered in 13 of 14 games this season...Single-game 
  stadium attendance record...                                               

UNC Greensboro 13, Alabama Crimson Tide 8
(Mar 1, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  UNC Greensboro...... 001 252 012  - 13 14  2      (7-4)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 002 002 202  -  8 13  2      (9-4)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: UNC Greensboro - J. Jackson; Kuykendall(7); Evick(7); Parsons(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Young(5); Collins(6); Torres(8); Bernard(9). 
  Win-J. Jackson(4-1)  Loss-Eilers(1-1)  T-3:18  A-1239
  HR UNCG - Durocher (1), Sheeran (1)
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (4)
  EILERS first loss since March 19, 1995, after winning seven straight dec-  
  isions...Most runs allowed by Alabama since May 7, 1994 at Arkansas...     
  Caruso has four home runs this season, all four during weekend home games..

Alabama Crimson Tide 19, Radford 4
(Feb 28, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Radford............. 000 020 011  -  4  5  4      (0-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 255 100 15X  - 19 22  1      (9-3)
  ------------------------------------------------------------
  Pitchers: Radford - Booth; Calaman(3); Cecchini(6); Cooke(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Spiers; Duman(5); Torres(7); Bernard(8); Young(9). 
  Win-Spiers(1-1)  Loss-Booth(0-1)  T-2:39  A-1062
  HR RU - Collins
  HR ALABAMA - Mohr 2 (4)
  ALABAMA's 19 runs and 22 hits are the most at UA since a Feb. 21 win at    
  South Alabama (21 runs/22 hits)...MOHR career-high three runs, four hits   
  and two HR...Second multi home run game at UA (Auburn, 1995)...Bounds car- 
  eer high three hits and four runs...Bounds reached base nine straight times

Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Radford 1
(Feb 27, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Radford............. 000 000 100  -  1  6  2      (0-1)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 202 01X  -  6  9  1      (8-3)
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  Pitchers: Radford - Anderson; Manwiller(4); Harris(7); Rooney(8); Cooke(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Tribe; Ames(8). 
  Win-Tribe(1-0)  Loss-Anderson(0-1)  T-2:47  A-1268
  ALABAMA'S eighth win in February, breaking the record set by the 1992 UA   
  team (7-0)...WELLS' 50th win at Alabama...MOLLER notches 100th career hit  
  with a first-inning single...BAMA 16 straight games with an extra base     
  hit...                                                                     

Northeast Louisiana 5, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Feb 25, 1996 at Monroe, Louisiana)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 010 200  -  3  8  1      (7-3)
  Northeast Louisiana. 002 100 02X  -  5 10  0      (5-6)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Torres; Collins(4); Bernard(8). 
  Northeast Louisiana - Carter; Weaver(7). 
  Win-Weaver(2-0)  Loss-Collins(1-1)  T-2:29  A-950
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (2)
  HR NELU - Wolfe (1)
  MOHR's hitting streak ends at 13 games (0 for 4)...ALABAMA has homered in  
  all 10 games this season...MOLLER six hits in NLU series, after collecting 
  only six hits in his first seven games...                                  

Alabama Crimson Tide 7, Northeast Louisiana 1
(Feb 24, 1996 at Monroe, Louisiana)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 002 030  -  7 14  1      (7-2)
  Northeast Louisiana. 010 000 000  -  1  7  2      (4-6)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Young(7). Northeast Louisiana - 
  Loland; Soto(6); Stellman(9). 
  Win-Colgrove(1-0)  Save-Young(2)  Loss-Loland(0-1)  T-2:37  A-1037
  HR ALABAMA - Bounds (1)
  HR NELU - Taylor
  DUNCAN'S 4th inning error is UA first in 5-plus games and 52 innings...    
  Alabama's first error since the fifth inning of the North Carolina game    
  (Feb. 11)...ALABAMA has homered in all nine games this season...MOHR       
  13-game hitting streak...UA ties season-high 14 hits...                    

Alabama Crimson Tide 8, Northeast Louisiana 2
(Feb 23, 1996 at Monroe, Louisiana)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 210 211  -  8 11  0      (6-2)
  Northeast Louisiana. 010 010 000  -  2  6  2      (4-5)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Eilers; Spiers(6). Northeast Louisiana - 
  Caraccioli; Prejean(5); (7); Douglas(7); T. Bell(8). 
  Win-Eilers(1-0)  Save-Spiers(1)  Loss-Caraccioli(4-5)  T-3:10  A-1360
  HR ALABAMA - Moller (1)
  MOLLER season-high three hits, including first HR of 1996...EILERS has     
  recorded six straight wins dating back to 1995...UA has homered in all     
  eight games this year...SPIERS notches first career save for Tide...UA no  
  errors in five straight games and 47 innings...HALL reached on BUNT DOUBLE.

Middle Tennesse St. 4, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Feb 21, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, Ala.)

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  Middle Tennesse St.. 000 000 022  -  4  9  0      (1-0)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 200 000 100  -  3  7  0      (5-2)
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  Pitchers: Middle Tennesse St. - Stanton; Brad Brown(6); Oleksik(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Bernard; Colgrove(6); Eilers(7); Young(8). 
  Win-Oleksik(1-0)  Loss-Young(1-1)  T-3:18  A-1362
  HR MTSU - Beddies (1)
  HR ALABAMA - Mohr (2)
  ALABAMA loses to MTSU for first time since 1992 (MTSU, 9-7)...Also UA's    
  first loss to an OVC team in 16 games (1992)...MOHR seven-game HTSK in 1996
  and 11-game HTSK, dating back to last year...UA no errors in four straigh  
  games and 40 consecutive innings...                                        

Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Centenary 1
(Feb 18, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Centenary........... 001 000 000  -  1  5  1      (1-5)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 101 003 10X  -  6 11  0      (5-1)
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  Pitchers: Centenary - Poland; Montemayer(6); Smith(7); Lawrence(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Collins; Spiers(6); Tribe(8); Eilers(9). 
  Win-Collins(1-0)  Loss-Poland(1-1)  T-2:25  A-1606
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (3), Norris (3), Loflin (1), Duncan (1)
  Season-high four HRs for Alabama...The most since May 28, 1995 vs. Win-    
  throp (NCAAs)...CARUSO homered in three straight games, becoming 1st UA    
  player since Al Drumheller (1992)...DUNCAN first HR in 236 career at-bats..
  MOHR six-game HTSK...UA no errors in 31 consecutive innings...             

Alabama Crimson Tide 9, Centenary 2
(Feb 17, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Centenary........... 001 100 000  -  2  4  0      (1-4)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 012 202 02X  -  9 12  0      (4-1)
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  Pitchers: Centenary - Beaver; Wilson(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - Torres; Ames(8)
  . 
  Win-Torres(2-0)  Loss-Beaver(0-1)  T-2:06  A-2295
  HR GENTS - Tafoya, Thomas
  HR ALABAMA - Caruso (1)
  CARUSO has homered in back-to-back games for first time in UA career...He  
  also added a fourth-inning triple, giving him seven total bases...TORRES   
  career-high eight strikeouts for Alabama...BAMA has homered in all five    
  games this season...Single-game attendance record (2,295) at Tuscaloosa... 

Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Centenary 5
(Feb 16, 1996 at TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA)

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  Centenary........... 000 001 400  -  5  6  4      (1-3)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 101 010 30X  -  6  9  0      (3-1)
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  Pitchers: Centenary - Ryan; Montemayer(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; 
  Bernard(6); Young(7). 
  Win-Young(1-0)  Loss-Ryan(0-2)  T-2:45  A-1176
  HR ALABAMA - Tidwell (1), Caruso (1)
  Alabama has homered in all four games this season...CARUSO's three-run HR  
  in seventh inning was the game-winner for Alabama...COLGROVE retired the   
  first 15 batters he faced...UA pitchers recorded 15 strikeouts...          

North Carolina 7, Alabama Crimson Tide 6
(Feb 11, 1996 at Kissimmee, Florida)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 131 000  -  6  9  2      (2-1)
  North Carolina...... 000 020 005  -  7 12  2      (1-2)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Young; Duman(7); Spiers(9). North Carolina - 
  McAllister; Stein(6). 
  Win-Stein(1-0)  Loss-Spiers(0-1)  T-2:58  A-864
  HR ALABAMA - Mohr (1)
  HR UNC - Whitlock (1)
  NORRIS named Most Valuable Player of the 1996 Olive Garden Baseball        
  Classic...Alabama finishes 2-1 at OGC...UNC registers ACC's only win of the
  tournament (1-8, .111)...TIDWELL three straight multiple hit games for Ala-
  Bama...UNC scores five ninth-inning runs to upset Alabama...               

Alabama Crimson Tide 10, Wake Forest 7
(Feb 10, 1996 at Kissimmee, Florida)

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  Wake Forest......... 002 110 201  -  7 15  2      (0-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 030 032 02X  - 10 12  2      (2-0)
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  Pitchers: Wake Forest - Holmes; Princi(4); Coffey(5); Rikard(6); Wood(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Torres; Collins(6); Eilers(8). 
  Win-Torres(1-0)  Save-Eilers(1)  Loss-Princi(0-1)  T-3:15  A-802
  HR ALABAMA - Norris (2)
  MANNY TORRES wins his Alabama debut (5 IP, 3 ER, 9 H, 2 K)...NORRIS has    
  homered in back-to-back games for Alabama...BAMA 6-2 in regular-season     
  tournament games under Wells...EILERS notches second career save...        

Alabama Crimson Tide 7, Georgia Tech 2
(Feb. 9, 1996 at Kissimmee, Florida)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 021 040  -  7 14  2      (1-0)
  Georgia Tech........ 000 200 000  -  2 11  1      (0-1)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Colgrove; Bernard(5). Georgia Tech - Wilson; 
  Prather(6); Yankowsky(8); McGill(9). 
  Win-Bernard(1-0)  Loss-Prather(0-1)  T-3:01  A-642
  HR ALABAMA - Norris (1)
  BERNARD win his debut for the Crimson Tide (5 IP, 5 H, 6 K)...BAMA third   
  straight season-opening win...UA 15-10 vs. ranked foes under Wells...      
  NORRIS career-high six at-bats and ties career-high with three hits...