Donald ’70 and Susan Crain ’73 create lasting gift for scholarship support

April 7, 2017 By Auriel Buchanan
Miami Matters

Every great baseball story starts with an underdog, a defining moment and a lot of teamwork. Miami Baseball is no exception, and Donald “Don” Crain ’70 takes pride in telling that story.

In high school, Crain was recruited by colleges with top baseball programs. Surprising many, he signed with Miami, which was at the time in a seven-season losing streak. But Crain was hopeful for the future of the program. He thought he could help make Miami a winning program – and he was right.

The years Crain played, Miami Baseball never saw a losing season, and, after Crain graduated in 1970 with a B.S. in education, the team had continued success. He left a lasting legacy on the field, and today he and his wife, Susan Richardson Crain ’73, leave a lasting legacy for student-athletes in years to come.

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