Gregg Ritchie Hiring Drawing Praise

Oct. 19, 2012

WASHINGTON - Earlier this week, Gregg Ritchie sat down with Kendall Rogers (Perfect Game) and Aaron Fitt (Baseball America) to discuss his decision to return to his alma mater as head baseball coach.

"Gregg Ritchie knows he raised some eyebrows when he decided to leave his job as a major league hitting coach with the Pirates in order to take over as head coach at his alma mater, George Washington. That career path is just about unheard-of."

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"Gregg Ritchie always wanted to give back to George Washington University, an institution he always has cared deeply for.

Ritchie, who was named the Colonials new head coach just over a week ago, played baseball at George Washington. His wife, Kelly, was on the rowing team at GW. In other words, almost everything that's important in Ritchie's life, in some form or fashion, stemmed from his time with the Colonials."

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