Spring is in the air, and that means college baseball—especially at Stanford, where the second-ranked Cardinal is aiming for its seventh CWS appearance in the past 15 years.
But football made some headlines last week, as Andrew Luck dazzled at Stanford football’s Pro Day, and Stanford alum John Elway engineered the blockbuster signing of Peyton Manning.
But did you know that Elway also starred in baseball on The Farm?
While the great Luck (pictured in a photo op with the Cardinal's ace pitcher Mark Appel) has not played baseball for Stanford, many other Cardinal football stars have played baseball at Sunken Diamond. Turn the page for the first in a series profiling some of Stanford’s greatest football-baseball athletes.