1968 USC Trojans baseball team

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1968 USC Trojans baseball
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Conference Pacific-8 Conference
1968 record 42–12–1 (16–2–1 Pac-8)
Head coach Rod Dedeaux (27th year)
Home stadium Bovard Field
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The 1968 USC Trojans baseball team represented the University of Southern California in the 1968 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached Rod Dedeaux in his 27th season.

The Trojans won the College World Series, defeating the Southern Illinois Salukis in the championship game.


1968 USC Trojans roster



  • Bill Homik
  • Rich McCombs
  • Steve Sogge


  • Ron Drake
  • Pat Harrison
  • Bill Hugg
  • Cal Meier
  • Chuck Ramshaw
  • Bill Seinsoth
  • Steve Tanner


  • Reid Braden
  • Bill Brown
  • Bob Gire
  • Jay Jaffe
  • Pat Kuehner
  • Rich Leon
  • Phil MacDonald
  • Randy Port




1968 USC Trojans Baseball Game Log
Regular Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Jim Barr
  • All-Pac-8 Second Team[1]
Reid Braden
  • All-Pac-8 First Team[1]
Pat Harrison
  • All-America First Team[1]
  • All-Pac-8 First Team[1]
Bill Lee
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • All-Pac-8 Honorable Mention[1]
Chuck Ramshaw
  • All-Pac-8 Second Team[1]
Bill Seinsoth
Steve Sogge
  • All-Pac-8 First Team[1]

Trojans in the 1968 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the USC baseball program were drafted in the 1968 Major League Baseball Draft.[3]

June regular draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Ron Drake C 18th 419th San Diego Padres
Bill Lee LHP 22nd 507th Boston Red Sox
James Kuehner 1B 25th 561st Washington Senators
William Homik C 66th 908th Los Angeles Dodgers

June secondary draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Pat Harrison 2B 1st 9th Philadelphia Phillies
Jim Barr RHP 3rd 49th Philadelphia Phillies
Reid Braden 1B 5th 92nd Philadelphia Phillies
William Seinsoth 1B 5th 95th Los Angeles Dodgers

January secondary draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Pat Harrison 2B 1st 8th Philadelphia Phillies
Dennis Parks OF 2nd 30th Chicago Cubs
Reid Braden 1B 7th 121st New York Mets

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "2012 USC Trojans Baseball Media Guide". USCTrojans.com. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "College World Series Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)"". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 

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