Noles earn 20th spiked baseball for shutting out Maryland

Chip Baker

So this is a pretty cool thing that Chip Baker, of FSU baseball does when Florida State gets a shutout. A large spike is driven in to the ball, and Baker dresses up the ball with the score of the game, and the previous results. The ball is then given to the defensive coordinator. Mickey Andrews earned 14, Mark Stoops five, and this is the first for Jeremy Pruitt. The tradition began in 1993. Read more about it here.

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