1959 Oklahoma State Cowboys baseball team

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1959 Oklahoma State Cowboys baseball
Oklahoma State University Athletics logo (four colors).svg
Conference Big Eight Conference
1959 record 27-5 (17-3 Big Eight)
Head coach Toby Greene (16th year)
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 Big Eight Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Oklahoma State y 17 3   .850     27 5   .844
Nebraska 11 4   .733     15 8   .652
Iowa State 10 8   .556     11 12   .478
Colorado 7 8   .467     11 10   .524
Oklahoma 7 10   .412     12 11   .522
Kansas 5 11   .313     9 11   .450
Kansas State 4 9   .308     4 9   .308
Missouri 3 11   .214     9 11   .450
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 19594[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1959 Oklahoma State Cowboys baseball team represented the Oklahoma State University in the 1959 NCAA University Division baseball season. The team was coached by Toby Greene in his 16th season at Oklahoma State.

The Cowboys won the College World Series, defeating the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1959 Oklahoma State Cowboys roster
 

Pitchers

  • Toby Bensinger - Senior
  • Win Chandler - Junior
  • Joel Horlen - Senior
  • Jim Mihura - Senior
  • Roy Peterson - Senior
  • George Scott - Junior
  • Dick Soergel - Junior
 

Infielders

  • Bob Andrew - Junior
  • Bruce Andrew - Sophomore
  • Jim Dobson - Sophomore
  • Grayson Mersch - Sophomore

Catchers

  • Ray Bond - Sophomore
  • Tim Smalley - Junior
  • Lew Wade - Junior
 

Outfielders

  • Ben Bancroft - Junior
  • Tim Green - Senior
  • Connie McIlvoy - Senior
  • Don Soergel - Junior
 

Schedule[edit]

1959 Oklahoma State Cowboys Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Bruce Andrew
  • All-Big Eight[2]
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Jim Dobson
Ben Bancroft
  • All-America Second Team[2]
  • All-Big Eight[2]
Joel Horlen
  • All-America Second Team[2]
  • All-Big Eight[2]
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Connie McIlvoy
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1959". Boyd's World. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "2012 Media Guide" (PDF). OKState.com. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 

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