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Towson baseball coach Mike Gottlieb, 'relentless in digging out local talent,' reaches milestone

Towson baseball coach Mike Gottlieb, 'relentless in digging out local talent,' reaches milestone

Mike Gottlieb's 700th career victory came with all the trimmings — postgame snapshots, congratulatory texts from former players and an icy Gatorade bath. After the final out, Colin Gimblet, a first baseman from Calvert Hall, got his coach but good.

"The Gatorade was freezing," said Gottlieb, the Tigers' boss for 29 years. "I guess Colin thought he could get away with it because he got three hits. Well, if he gets three hits every game, he can [douse] me every day."

Gottlieb, a Towson alumnus and its coach since 1988, ranks 39th in wins among active college baseball coaches with a record that now stands at 701-769-10. Two of his...

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