1949 Texas Longhorns baseball team

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1949 Texas Longhorns baseball
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1949 record 22-4 (12–3 SWC)
Head coach Bibb Falk (7th year)
Home stadium Clark Field
Seasons
« 1948 1950 »
1949 Southwest Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Texas y 12 3   .800     23 7   .767
Texas A&M 10 4   .714     17 8   .680
Baylor 9 6   .600     17 12   .586
SMU 6 9   .400     8 12   .400
TCU 4 11   .267     6 14   .300
Rice 3 11   .214     4 14   .222
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1949[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball


The 1949 Texas Longhorns baseball team represented the University of Texas in the 1949 NCAA baseball season. The Longhorns played their home games at Clark Field. The team was coached by Bibb Falk in his 7th season at Texas.

The Longhorns won the College World Series, defeating the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1949 Texas Longhorns roster
 

Pitchers

Catchers

  • Dan Watson
 

Infielders

  • Tom Hamilton
  • Al Joe Hunt
  • Frank Kana
  • Don Russell
  • Jim Shamblin
  • Jack Webb
 

Outfielders

  • Rob Brock
  • Don Cavness
  • Ed Kneuper
  • Charlie Munson
  • Frank Womack

Schedule[edit]

1949 Texas Longhorns Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Ed Kneuper
  • First Team All-American[3]
  • First Team All-SWC[3]
Tom Hamilton
Jim Shamblin
  • First Team All-SWC[3]
Murray Wall
  • First Team All-American[3]
  • First Team All-SWC[3]
Don Watson
  • First Team All-SWC[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1949". boydsworld.com. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Texas Baseball 2010 Media Guide". University of Texas at Austin. p. 172. Retrieved March 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "2010 Texas Longhorns baseball Media Guide". TexasSports.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "CWS Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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