1999 Miami Hurricanes baseball team

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1999 Miami Hurricanes baseball
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Conference Independent
1999 record 50–13
Head coach Jim Morris (6th year)
Assistant coach Turtle Thomas (12th year)
Assistant coach Lazaro Collazo (4th year)
Assistant coach Gino DiMare (3rd year)
Home stadium Mark Light Field
« 1998 2000 »

The 1999 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represented the University of Miami in the 1999 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached by Jim Morris in his 6th season.

The Hurricanes won the College World Series, defeating the Florida State Seminoles in the championship game.


1999 Miami Hurricanes roster


  • Ryan Channell
  • Luke DeBold
  • Tom Farmer
  • David Gil
  • Greg Howell
  • Matt Kamalsky
  • Michael Neu
  • Alex Prendes
  • Troy Roberson
  • Darryl Roque
  • Alex Santos
  • Chris Sheffield
  • Darin Spassof
  • Vince Vazquez
  • Brian Walker


  • Kevin Brown
  • Kris Clute
  • Matt Dryer
  • Lale Esquivel
  • Bobby Hill
  • Javy Rodriguez




  • Manny Crespo
  • Charlton Jimerson
  • Marcus Nettles
  • Mike Rodriguez
  • Brian Seever
  • Mark Walker


1999 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Game Log
Regular Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Manny Crespo
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
Lale Esquivel
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
Bobby Hill
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
Michael Neu
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[1]
Mike Rodriguez
  • Freshman All-America[2]

Hurricanes in the 1999 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Miami baseball program were drafted in the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Bobby Hill SS 2nd 66th Chicago White Sox
Russ Jacobson C 3rd 96th Philadelphia Phillies
Alex Santos RHP 4th 115th Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Dave Gil RHP 7th 216th Philadelphia Phillies
Michael Neu RHP 29th 878th Cincinnati Reds

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "College World Series Record Book" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "2012 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Media Guide" (PDF). HurricaneSports.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Miami"". Retrieved 14 July 2012. 

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