1998 USC Trojans baseball team

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1998 USC Trojans baseball
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1998 record 49–17 (21–9 Pac-10)
Head coach Mike Gillespie (12th year)
Home stadium Dedeaux Field
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »

The 1998 USC Trojans baseball team represented the University of Southern California in the 1998 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached Mike Gillespie in his 12th season.

The Trojans won the College World Series, defeating the Arizona State Sun Devils in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1998 USC Trojans roster
 

Pitchers

  • Rik Currier
  • Don DiDomizio
  • Seth Etherton
  • Tanner Eriksen
  • Ronald Flores
  • Marco Hernandez
  • Steve Immel
  • Craig Jones
  • Shaun Kramer
  • Jack Krawczyk
  • Peter Krogh
  • Jason Lane
  • Raul Lepe
  • Mike Penney
  • Jason Saenz
  • Chris Tessman
  • Brian Vieira
  • Mike Weibling
  • Taiki Yamaoka
 

Infielders

  • Carlos Casillas
  • Oscar Casillas
  • Dominic Correa
  • Seth Davidson
  • Morgan Ensberg
  • Robb Gorr
  • Ray Kasper
  • Brandon Mugavero
  • Bill Peavey
  • Josh Persell
  • Wes Rachels
  • Kevin Schultz
 

Outfielders

  • Jeremy Freitas
  • Greg Hanoian
  • Rod Perry, Jr.
  • Brad Ticehurst

Catchers

Schedule[edit]

1998 USC Trojans Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post–Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Rik Currier
  • Freshman All-America[1]
Seth Davidson
  • Freshman All-America[1]
  • All Pac-10 First Team[1]
Morgan Ensberg
  • All-America Third Team[1]
  • All Pac-10 First Team[1]
Seth Etherton
Jeremy Freitas
  • All Pac-10 Honorable Mention[1]
Rob Gorr
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
  • All Pac-10 First Team[1]
Jack Krawczyk
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
  • All-America First Team[1]
  • All Pac-10 First Team[1]
Jason Lane
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
Eric Munson
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
  • All-America Second Team[1]
  • All Pac-10 Honorable Mention[1]
Wes Rachels
Brad Ticehurst
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
  • All Pac-10 Honorable Mention[1]

Trojans in the 1998 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the USC baseball program were drafted in the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Seth Etherton RHP 1st 18th California Angels
Jason Saenz LHP 3rd 94th New York Mets
Brad Ticehurst OF 8th 233rd Texas Rangers
Mike Penney RHP 8th 236th Milwaukee Brewers
Morgan Ensberg 3B 9th 272nd Houston Astros
Rob Gorr 1B 14th 426th Los Angeles Dodgers
Craig Jones RHP 16th 467th Kansas City Royals
Jeremy Freitas OF 25th 737th Kansas City Royals
Jack Krawczyk RHP 25th 746th Milwaukee Brewers
Jeff DePippo C 27th 813th Cleveland Indians
Wes Rachels 2B 33rd 974th Philadelphia Phillies

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "2012 USC Trojans Baseball Media Guide". USCTrojans.com. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "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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