Baseball at the 1964 Summer Olympics
Baseball at the 1964 Summer Olympics was a demonstration sport and consisted of a single game. It was the fifth time that a baseball exhibition had been held, and was the last time that only one game would be played. Approximately 50,000 fans watched the game.
The American future major leaguers included pitchers Alan Closter, Dick Joyce, and Chuck Dobson; catchers Jim Hibbs and Ken Suarez; outfielder Shaun Fitzmaurice; first baseman Mike Epstein; and second baseman Gary Sutherland.
Fitzmaurice hit a home run on the first pitch of the game.
- Rod Dedeaux - Head Coach (USC)
- Dutch Fehring - Assistant Coach (Stanford)
- Lee Eilbracht - Assistant Coach (Illinois)
- George Bosworth (Hope)
- Bill Brasher (UCLA)
- Alan Closter (Iowa State)
- Chuck Dobson (Kansas)
- Dick Joyce (Holy Cross)
- Walter Peterson (USC)
- Keith Weber (Missouri)
- Brian Edgerly (Colgate)
- Mike Epstein (California)
- Shaun Fitzmaurice (Notre Dame)
- Herbert Hamlett (Syracuse)
- Bob Karlblom (Augustana)
- Don Novick (NYU)
- Cava, Pete (Summer 1992). "Baseball in the Olympics". Citius, Altius, Fortius 1 (1): 7–15.
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