1970 USC Trojans baseball team

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1970 USC Trojans baseball
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Conference Pacific-8 Conference
1970 record 45–13 (11–3 Pac-8)
Head coach Rod Dedeaux (29th year)
Home stadium Bovard Field
Seasons
« 1969 1971 »
1970 Pacific-8 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern Division
#13 Washington State x 9 6   .600     30 11   .732
Oregon State 5 6   .455      
Oregon 5 9   .357      
Washington 4 12   .250     8 22   .267
Southern Division
#1 Southern California xy 11 3   .786     45 13   .776
UCLA 8 7   .533     26 24   .520
California 9 8   .529     28 19   .596
Stanford 8 9   .471     36 16   .692
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1970[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1970 USC Trojans baseball team represented the University of Southern California in the 1970 NCAA University Division baseball season. The team was coached Rod Dedeaux in his 29th season.

The Trojans won the College World Series, defeating the Florida State Seminoles in the championship game, starting a run of five consecutive national championships for USC.

Roster[edit]

1970 USC Trojans roster
 

Pitchers

 

Infielders

  • Frank Alfano
  • Dayl Arenstein
  • Mike Ball
  • Dick Cross
  • Larry Diel
  • Milt Guggia
  • Cal Meier
  • Jeff Port
  • Al Rossi
  • Dan Stoligrosz
  • John Vella
 

Outfielders

  • Gordon Carter
  • Bill Jenkins
  • Dave Kingman
  • John Morrisset
  • Jeff Pederson
  • Bob Singer

Catchers

  • Sam Ceci
  • Craig Perkins
  • Rick Raczka
  • Mike Swiderski

Coaches

 

Schedule[edit]

1970 USC Trojans Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post–Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Frank Alfano
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • All-Pacific-8 Second Team[3]
Jim Barr
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • All-Pacific-8 Second Team[3]
Dave Kingman
  • All-America First Team[3]
  • All-Pacific-8 Second Team[3]
Cal Meier
  • All-America Second Team[3]
  • All-Pacific-8 Conference First Team[3]
Dan Stoligrosz
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • All-Pacific-8 Conference First Team[3]
Brent Strom
  • All-America First Team[3]
  • All-Pacific-8 Conference First Team[3]

Trojans in the 1970 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the USC baseball program were drafted in the 1970 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]

June regular draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Daniel Stoligrosz 3B 14th 321st Cleveland Indians

June secondary draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Dave Kingman OF 1st 1st San Francisco Giants
Brent Strom LHP 1st 3rd New York Mets
Cal Meier SS 2nd 26th Kansas City Royals
Jim Barr RHP 3rd 49th San Francisco Giants

January secondary draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Cal Meier SS 2nd 37th Kansas City Royals
Jim Barr RHP 3rd 49th San Francisco Giants

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1970". Boyd's World. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "College World Series Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "2012 USC Trojans Baseball Media Guide". USCTrojans.com. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)"". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 

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