Testimonials in support of the PDC
"From the coaches and staff to the players and facilities, Central Michigan University Baseball has established a long tradition of excellence on the field and in the classroom. Please support the addition of this new facility at Theunissen Stadium to help our current and future Chippewas build on our rich tradition."
World Series Champion (1991)
"CMU Baseball has always upheld a tradition of excellence. In order to maintain this reputation, continued advancements must be made to ensure our student-athletes have the resources needed to compete at the highest level. Collectively, we need to make this facility a reality for our current and future Chippewas. Fire up Chips!"
2007 MAC Pitcher of the Year
Current member of the Atlanta Braves
"Chippewa Baseball has had a long and rich tradition of great players and championship teams. This is due to several reasons, one of which is the outstanding facilities we have which help develop the skills of our players. The addition of the new indoor facility at Theunissen Stadium will enhance the skill development process even more."
CMU Head Coach (1971-84)
CMU Director of Athletics (1984-94)
American Baseball Coaches Association Executive Director (1994-2014)
"Chippewa Baseball is built upon its history and reputation as a championship program. Providing a Performance Development Center directly impacts our program's ability to maintain a level of competitiveness necessary to compete for our next championship. I invite you to join me in pledging your generous support for this facility."
CMU (1978-81), MLB (1983-93)
World Series Champion (1989)
Current Pitching Coach, Oakland A's
"The Chippewa Baseball Program will be enhanced with the construction of a new Performance Development Center. This is your opportunity to build upon the history, tradition and championship culture of CMU Baseball. Your gift will support CMU Baseball's commitment to excellence and assist in the construction of one of the finest training and instructional baseball facilities in the country."
CMU Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics