1983 Texas Longhorns baseball team

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1983 Texas Longhorns baseball
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1983 record 66-14 (18–3 SWC)
Head coach Cliff Gustafson (17th year)
Assistant coach Bill Bethea
Assistant coach Clint Thomas
Home stadium Disch-Falk Field
« 1982 1984 »

The 1983 Texas Longhorns baseball team represented the University of Texas in the 1983 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Longhorns played their home games at Disch-Falk Field. The team was coached by Cliff Gustafson in his 17th season at Texas.

The Longhorns won the College World Series, defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide in the championship game.


1983 Texas Longhorns roster






  • 5 Johnny Sutton
  • 8 Mike Trent
  • 11 Mike Simon
  • 13 Bud Ray
  • 14 Kirk Killingsworth
  • 15 Doug Hodo



1983 Texas Longhorns Baseball Game Log
Regular Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Billy Bates
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
  • Freshamn All-American[2]
Mike Brumley
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
  • First Team All-SWC[2]
Jeff Hearron
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
Kirk Killingsworth
  • First Team All-SWC[2]
Calvin Schiraldi
Jose Tolentino
  • First Team All-SWC[2]

Longhorns in the 1983 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Texas Longhorns baseball program were drafted in the 1983 Major League Baseball Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Roger Clemens RHP 1st 19th Boston Red Sox
Calvin Schiraldi RHP 1st 27th New York Mets
Mike Brumley SS 2nd 33rd Boston Red Sox
Jeff Hearron C 4th 89th Toronto Blue Jays
Kirk Killingsworth RHP 7th 161st Texas Rangers
Jose Tolentino 1B 7th 163rd Oakland Athletics
Mike Capel RHP 13th 320th Chicago Cubs
Bryan Hurrows 3B 33rd 778th Pittsburgh Pirates

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "CWS Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "2010 Texas Longhorns baseball Media Guide". TexasSports.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)"". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 

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