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Nerves Get Fitts Ready For World Series Start

OMAHA -- He's already started once here. So there oughtn't be any more big-game butterflies, right? Trevor Fitts just laughs. Really laughs. "Yeah, I get nervous every game, it doesn't matter. I just feel if I didn't get nervous for a game I wouldn't be playing the game any more, it wouldn't matter to me."

Monday's contest most assuredly matters, for Fitts and the Diamond Dogs and everyone ever associated with Bulldog baseball. Mississippi State is playing UCLA for the College World Series championship, with the best-of-three series beginning Monday evening. And because the Dogs are game-one home team, it will be Fitts standing on the mound with ball in right hand. "If I get the start it will be an...

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