8 months Ateneo faces La Salle for UAAP baseball crown Manilatimes |Sports
The last time Ateneo and La Salle met for the UAAP baseball championship was in 2016 when the Green Archers ended a 13-year title drought by dethroning the then title-defending Eagles via a 2-0 sweep of the bets-of-three finals. Games were played before empty Rizal Memorial Stadium as the two teams failed to muster the big crowd that normally attend their matchups in their storied rivalry in basketball. Today, six years after that 2016 title meeting, the Eagles and the Archers renewed their feud in the field when they start their first-to-win two series for the 2019 UAAP baseball diadem. ... more