Stony Brook's success has alum Joe Nathan excited

Joe Nathan addresses the guests and media at

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Joe Nathan addresses the guests and media at the Stony Brook baseball field dedication. (Oct. 28, 2011) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Joe Nathan and his Texas Rangers teammates were flying home from San Francisco when Stony Brook's baseball team played LSU in the deciding game of the NCAA Baton Rouge Super Regional on Sunday night.

The closer did not miss a pitch of his alma mater's 7-2 victory, which vaulted Stony Brook into the College World Series for the first time. "We watched the whole game on DirecTV," Nathan said...

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