Hall of Fame Major League Baseball writer Tracy Ringolsby, who many of you know is a huge University of Wyoming fan, hosts his ninth annual Wyomania event this weekend.
Ringolsby brings in some of baseball’s biggest names and best writers for the final UW football game, and they will be there for the Cowboys’ game Saturday against New Mexico. They spend the weekend in Laramie and have a pretty good time.
Here is the list of this year’s “Wyomaniacs”
Shaun Clancy, owner of Foley’s in Manhattan, described as “an Irish bar with a baseball attitude.”
Bob Dutton, Kansas City Star, baseball writer
Bob Elliott, Toronto Sun, baseball columnist/beat writer
Billy Eppler, New York Yankees, senior director of pro personnel
Jim Fregosi, Atlanta Braves special assistant; former manager of the Angles, Phillies, White Sox and Blue Jays
Jim Fregosi Jr., Kansas City Royals special assistant
Joel Goldberg, FOX Sports Kansas City, sideline reporter for the Kansas City Royals
Mark Gonzales, Chicago Tribune, baseball writer
Paul Hagen, baseball columnist
Art Howe, FOX Sports Houston analyst for Houston Astros games. UW graduate, former manager of the Astros, A’s and Mets. Also coached with the Rangers and Rockies, and scouted for the Dodgers.
Rick Hummell, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, baseball columnist
Charlie Kerfeld, Philadelphia Phillies special assistant
Kevin Kernan, New York Post, baseball columnist
Joe Klein, Atlantic League Executive Director
Bill Ladson, MLB.com baseball writer
J.J. Lally, Chicago White Sox, assistant scouting and player development
Joseph J. Lally, Project Coordinator, Animal Manure Management, Heartland Regional Water Coordinator Initiative, Iowa State University
Ken Leiker, Publications International, executive director
Thom Loverro, Washington Examiner, sports columnist, talk-show host, ESPN 980 in Washington D.C.
Bill Mast, Educator for 33 years, taught Ringolsby in distributive education at Cheyenne East High in 1968-69.
Hal McCoy, columnist/commentator, FOX Sports Ohio
Pat Murtaugh, Arizona Diamondbacks, pro scout
Bob Nightengale, USA Today, baseball writer
Damon Oppenheimer, New York Yankees, Vice President Player Personnel
Allan Simpson, Perfect Games USA, VP/Scouting Director
Marv Thompson, Milwaukee Brewers, pro scout
Jim Ward, Chicago White Sox, associate scout