1979 Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball team

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1979 Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball
Cal State Fullerton F-logo.png
Conference Southern California Baseball Association
1979 record 60–14–1 (23–4–1 SCBA)
Head coach Augie Garrido (7th year)
Assistant coach Jody Robinson (3rd year)
Assistant coach Matt McCann (1st year)
Assistant coach Bill Kernen (2nd year)
Home stadium Titan Field
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 Southern California Baseball Association standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Cal State Fullerton y 23 4   .852     60 14   .811
#3 Pepperdine y 19 9   .679     47 16   .746
Long Beach State 17 10   .630     40 22   .645
San Diego 14 12   .538     32 19   .627
Loyola Marymount 12 16   .429     29 34   .460
Cal State Los Angeles 9 19   .321     25 39   .391
UC Irvine 8 19   .296     22 37   .373
UC Santa Barbara 7 20   .259     17 31   .354
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1979[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1979 Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball team represented California State University, Fullerton in the 1979 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Titans played their home games at Titan Field. The team was coached by Augie Garrido in his 7th season at Cal State Fullerton.

The Titans won the College World Series, defeating the Arkansas Razorbacks in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1979 Cal State Fullerton Titans roster
 

Pitchers

  • 6 Bruce Davis - Junior
  • 7 Pat Estrada - Junior
  • 18 Frank Ferroni - Sophomore
  • 19 Dave Weatherman - Sophomore
  • 20 Tony Hudson - Sophomore
  • 22 Tim Miner - Sophomore
  • 26 Ray Lane - Junior
  • 27 Jim Sutton - Sophomore
  • 30 Larry Navilhon - Junior
 

Infielders

  • 3 Sam Favata - Sophomore
  • 8 Mike Garcia - Senior
  • 9 Matt Vejar - Junior
  • 13 Glenn Robertson - Junior
  • 15 Dan Hanggie - Sophomore
  • 29 Tim Wallach - Senior

Catchers

  • 14 Kurt Kingsolver - Junior
  • 24 Jerald Traylor - Sophomore
  • 25 Joe Martelli - Senior
  • 28 Mike Rubel - Freshman
  • 31 Scott Desrosier - Senior
 

Outfielders

Coaches

  • 16 Augie Garrido - 7th Season
  • 4 Jody Robinson - 3rd Season
  • 11 Matt McCann - 1st Season
  • 17 Bill Kernen - 2nd Season
 

Schedule[edit]

1979 Cal State Fullerton Titans Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post–Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Dan Hanggie
  • All-America Second Team[2]
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • All-SCBA First Team[2]
Sam Favata
  • All-SCBA First Team[2]
Tony Hudson
Kurt Kingsolver
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Larry Navilhon
  • All-SCBA First Team[2]
Matt Vejar
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Tim Wallach
Dave Weatherman
  • All-SCBA First Team[2]

Titans in the 1979 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball program were drafted in the 1979 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]


Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Tim Wallach 1B 1st 10th Montreal Expos
Michael Palmer OF 5th 125th Kansas City Royals
Larry Navilhon RHP 12th 300th San Diego Padres
Andre David OF 14th 349th Minnesota Twins
Kurt Kingsolver C 16th 413th Milwaukee Brewers
Tony Hudson RHP 17th 422nd St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Garcia 2B 27th 669th Atlanta Braves

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1979". Boyd's World. Retrieved August 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Titans Honors and Awards". FullertonTitans.com. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "College World Series Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks from Cal State Fullerton University". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 

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