Student hits ‘Grand Slam’ in India

Base­ball is far from India’s most pop­ular sport, but that hasn’t stopped fourth-​​year anthro­pology major Jackson Golden from working to bring America’s pas­time to the nation’s makeshift diamonds.

From sugarball to the big leagues

In his latest book on base­ball in Latin America, pro­fessor Alan Klein charts the his­tory of Major League Baseball’s influ­ence in the Dominican Republic, where sugar refineries had begun fielding ultra-​​competitive base­ball teams as early as the 1930s.

Red Sox take offseason swing to campus

Red Sox players and man­age­ment vis­ited campus on Wednesday evening for a town-​​hall style meeting in which they dis­cussed the upcoming season and fielded ques­tions from the fired-​​up audience.

Huskies set for rematch in conference tournament

North­eastern will play Towson in the first round of the Colo­nial Ath­letic Asso­ci­a­tion Cham­pi­onships on Wednesday. The Huskies qual­i­fied for the tour­na­ment by beating the Tigers in the final game of the reg­ular season.

Teaching the language of baseball

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity junior Roberto Lavin tutored prospects in the Dominican Base­ball Academy run by the Boston Red Sox, which will host their Opening Day at Fenway Park today.

Swinging away for local youth

On Tuesday, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity hosted Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youk­ilis for a base­ball clinic at Par­sons Field in Brook­line. Sev­eral retired base­ball greats joined Youk­ilis for the event, dubbed the Major League Base­ball Players Alumni Leg­ends Youth Clinic.

3Qs: Spring training’s magic

Pro­fessor Charles Foun­tain, whose book, “Under the March Sun,” exam­ines the spring training season, offers his insights on spring training’s sur­vival, despite the strug­gling Florida and Ari­zona economies, and the inno­cence it man­ages to maintain.