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Harris Optimistic After Latest Test

Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris knows finding a group of reporters around his Roger Dean Stadium locker after a long absence from the mound is never a good sign. "You never want to have the struggle of not being on the field," the ...

Mitch Harris Wins 26th Tony Conigliaro Award

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris has been voted the winner of the 26th annual Tony Conigliaro Award. The award is presented to a major league player who “has overcome adversity through the attributes of spirit, determination and courage ...

From the Navy to the majors

During his five years with the U.S. Navy, no matter what difficulties Lt. Mitch Harris faced at sea, he never surrendered his dream of pitching in the major leagues. The right-hander had been selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round of ...

Mitch Harris takes on the major leagues

The fan, sitting above the visiting bullpen at Progressive Field in Cleveland, was relentless, taunting the rookie St. Louis Cardinals reliever. He mocked Mitch Harris. Teased him. Booed him. Then, there was silence. The fan stared ...

Navy grad realizes his big league dreams

Over four years and eight months in the U.S. Navy, this is how Harris kept his professional baseball dreams alive. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 2008, his duties as a surface warfare officer prevented him from pursuing a career in Major ...

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