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The University of Georgia baseball program officially altered its roster today, a week after Bulldogs pitcher Dean Weaver legally changed his name.
In 2009, the Douglasville, Ga., native posted the seventh-best single season for saves since ôHustlinÆö Hughie Jennings first piloted the Bulldogs in 1895.
The Washington Nationals were impressed by the juniorÆs poise on the mound and selected him in the seventh round of this summerÆs amateur draft. He was one of a school-record 11 Diamond Dogs getting a call from the Big Leagues.
Despite the success, Weaver changed his last name in Douglasville County Court House on Sept. 29, citing psychological trauma suffered on behalf of the Georgia Sports Information Department.
The hurler said ...
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