The New York University baseball program started in 1928 and George Townsend was their first player to make it to the Major League level
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NYU's baseball team is referred to as the NYU Violets, the colors being the trademarked hue NYU Violet, and white. Since 1981, the school mascot has been a bobcat, whose origin can be traced back to the abbreviation then being used by the Bobst Library computerized catalog — short: Bobcat