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College baseball star says successful immigrant father inspired him

Jake Anchia, a star catcher at Nova Southeastern University, is the son of Miguel Anchia, who came with his family from Cuba to Miami during the 1980 Mariel boatlift. Here, he worked his way up to become Hialeah fire chief before retiring in April 2017, taking one weekend off and then starting a new job as deputy fire chief in Miami Beach.

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Alex Toral and winning pitcher Evan McKendry led UM in 11-0 rout over FSU

Alex Toral, left, and winning pitcher Evan McKendry talk about the Hurricanes' 11-0 rout over FSU after the game Friday, April 5, 2019.