Monday, July 2, 2012
Nathan named American League All-Star for fifth time
In his first season with the Rangers, Nathan has 18 saves in 19 chances and a 1.87 ERA in 33.2 innings. Nathan has a career ERA of 2.83 and has struck out 803 batters in 763.1 innings.
Nathan made a $500,000 lead gift to the Stony Brook Department of Athletics for the construction of Joe Nathan Field, the home of Seawolves baseball. The field opened in May 2011 and Nathan was honored at a field dedication in November.
He was a two-time Academic All-American in his time with the Seawolves and was also inducted into the Stony Brook Athletics Hall of Fame on Dec. 6, 2006, when he became the first former Stony Brook student-athlete to have his number retired