National College Baseball Hall of Fame

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This article is about the National College baseball hall of fame. For baseball hall of fame organizations in other countries, see Baseball Hall of Fame (disambiguation).

The National College Baseball Hall of Fame, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a museum operated by the College Baseball Foundation serving as the central point for the study of the history of college baseball in the United States. In partnership with the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library on the campus of Texas Tech University, the National College Baseball Hall of Fame inducts five former collegiate players and five former coaches in addition to two veteran players (from the pre-1947 era), annually.

History[edit]

The College Baseball Foundation was formed in 2004 as a non-profit organization, with the dual aims of continuing the Brooks Wallace Award and creating a national college baseball hall of fame. The inaugural Wallace Award was bestowed in 2004, but the inaugural hall of fame induction class was not chosen until 2006. A permanent building is planned for the near future.[1] As of January 2013, the Foundation had raised approximately $7 million of the $13 million goal, after receiving a $5 million grant from the Moody Foundation.[2]

Inductees[edit]

The 2006 inaugural class for the National College Baseball Hall of Fame consisted of five former coaches and five former players.[3] Every year thereafter, more players and coaches have been enshrined.[4]

Key
dagger Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Players[edit]

Year Inductee Position(s) University
2006 Clark, WillWill Clark First baseman Mississippi State
2006 Horner, BobBob Horner Infielder Arizona State
2006 Kieschnick, BrooksBrooks Kieschnick Outfielder Texas
Pitcher
2006 Winfield, DaveDave Winfielddagger Outfielder Minnesota
Pitcher
2006 Ventura, RobinRobin Ventura Third baseman Oklahoma State
2007 Abbott, JimJim Abbott Pitcher Michigan
2007 Incaviglia, PetePete Incaviglia Outfielder Oklahoma State
2007 Lynn, FredFred Lynn Outfielder Southern California
2007 Olerud, JohnJohn Olerud First baseman Washington State
Pitcher
2007 Stephenson, PhilPhil Stephenson First baseman Wichita State
2007 Tatsuno, DerekDerek Tatsuno Pitcher Hawaii
2008 Arlin, SteveSteve Arlin Pitcher Ohio State
2008 Bane, EddieEddie Bane Pitcher Arizona State
2008 Bannister, FloydFloyd Bannister Pitcher Arizona State
2008 Heaton, NealNeal Heaton Pitcher Miami
2008 Hooton, BurtBurt Hooton Pitcher Texas
2008 Howser, DickDick Howser Infielder Florida State
2008 McDonald, BenBen McDonald Pitcher Louisiana State
2008 Swindell, GregGreg Swindell Pitcher Texas
2009 Carter, JoeJoe Carter Outfielder Wichita State
2009 Dreifort, DarrenDarren Dreifort First baseman Wichita State
Pitcher
2009 Dressendorfer, KirkKirk Dressendorfer Pitcher Texas
2009 Larkin, BarryBarry Larkindagger Shortstop Michigan
2009 Moreland, KeithKeith Moreland Third baseman Texas
2009 Palmeiro, RafaelRafael Palmeiro First baseman Mississippi State
Outfielder
2009 Walker, ToddTodd Walker Second baseman Louisiana State
2010 Bannister, AlanAlan Bannister Shortstop Arizona State
2010 Furniss, EddyEddy Furniss First baseman Louisiana State
2010 Heinkel, DonDon Heinkel Pitcher Wichita State
2010 Magadan, DaveDave Magadan First baseman Alabama
Third baseman
2010 Surhoff, B. J.B. J. Surhoff Catcher North Carolina
2010 Wortham, RichRich Wortham Pitcher Texas
2011 Francona, TerryTerry Francona Outfielder Arizona
2011 Goodwin, DannyDanny Goodwin Catcher Southern
2011 Groat, DickDick Groat Shortstop Duke
2011 McDowell, OddibeOddibe McDowell Centerfielder Arizona State
2011 Wallach, TimTim Wallach First baseman Cal State Fullerton
2012 Brock, LouLou Brockdagger Outfielder Southern
2012 Garciaparra, NomarNomar Garciaparra Shortstop Georgia Tech
2012 Jorgensen, TimTim Jorgensen Shortstop Wisconsin–Oshkosh
2012 Wilkerson, BradBrad Wilkerson First baseman Florida
Pitcher
2013 Bando, SalSal Bando Third baseman Arizona State
2013 Borland, TomTom Borland Pitcher Oklahoma State
2013 Garr, RalphRalph Garr Second baseman Grambling State
2013 Martinez, TinoTino Martinez First baseman Tampa
2013 Smalley III, RoyRoy Smalley III Shortstop Southern California
2014 Bordley, BillBill Bordley Pitcher Southern California
2014 Fernandez, AlexAlex Fernandez Pitcher Miami
Miami-Dade South Community College
2014 Fiore, MikeMike Fiore Outfielder Miami
2014 Matthews, William ClarenceWilliam Clarence Matthews Shortstop Tuskegee Institute
Harvard
2014 Sullivan, MickeyMickey Sullivan Outfielder Baylor

Head coaches[edit]

Year Inductee University
2006 Bertman, SkipSkip Bertman Louisiana State
2006 Dedeaux, RodRod Dedeaux Southern California
2006 Fraser, RonRon Fraser Miami
2006 Gustafson, CliffCliff Gustafson Texas
2006 Winkles, BobbyBobby Winkles Arizona State
2007 Brayton, ChuckChuck Brayton Washington State
2007 Brock, JimJim Brock Arizona State
2007 Falk, BibbBibb Falk Texas
2007 Kindall, JerryJerry Kindall Arizona
2007 Siebert, DickDick Siebert Minnesota
2008 Todd, BobBob Todd Ohio State
2008 Ward, GaryGary Ward New Mexico State
Oklahoma State
2009 Gillespie, GordieGordie Gillespie St. Francis
2009 Polk, RonRon Polk Georgia
Georgia Southern
Mississippi State
2010 Bennett, BobBob Bennett Fresno State
2010 Kincaid, WallyWally Kincaid Cerritos College
2011 Jones, Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo Emerson Jones Grambling
2011 Wilhelm, BillBill Wilhelm Clemson
2012 Cheff, EdEd Cheff Lewis–Clark State
2012 Graham, WayneWayne Graham Rice
San Jacinto College
2012 Sancet, FrankFrank Sancet Arizona
2013 Schaly, DonDon Schaly Marietta College
2013 Winkin, JohnJohn Winkin Colby College
Husson College
Maine
2014 Mainieri, DemieDemie Mainieri Miami-Dade North Community College
2014 Stephenson, GeneGene Stephenson Wichita State
2014 Sullivan, MickeyMickey Sullivan Baylor

Veterans[edit]

Year Inductee University
2007 Barry, JackJack Barry Holy Cross
2007 Gehrig, LouLou Gehrigdagger Columbia
2007 Mathewson, ChristyChristy Mathewsondagger Bucknell
2007 Sewell, JoeJoe Sewelldagger Alabama
2008 Disch, BillyBilly Disch Texas
2008 Carroll, OwnieOwnie Carroll Holy Cross
2008 Robinson, JackieJackie Robinsondagger UCLA
2009 Rickey, BranchBranch Rickeydagger Michigan
Ohio Wesleyan
2010 Sisler, GeorgeGeorge Sislerdagger Michigan
2010 Teague, CharlesCharles Teague Wake Forest

Induction[edit]

Criteria[edit]

Coaches become eligible after ending active collegiate career, not to include an active coach on a professional baseball team. Coaches must have achieved 300 career wins, or have won at least 65% of his games.

Players become eligible 5 years after the student-athlete's final collegiate season, not to include any active player or coach on a professional baseball team roster. Players must have completed one year of competition at a 4-year institution. Players must have made an All-American team (post-1947), an All-League team (pre-1947), or have earned verifiable national acclaim. Veteran and Historical Committees have the right to nominate individuals from pre-1947 era.

Players and coaches are also be evaluated for their citizenship both during and after their active career.[5]

Ceremony[edit]

The induction ceremony for the inaugural class inductees occurred on July 4, 2006, which is usually the day after the Brooks Wallace Award winner is announced.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winfield leads class of 10 into College Baseball Hall" (July 4, 2006). Associated Press. College Sports (ESPN.com). Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  2. ^ Aaron Fitt (January 8, 2013). "College Baseball Hall Of Fame Receives $5 Million Grant". Baseball America. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ The College Baseball Foundation - Hall of Fame 2006 Inductees
  4. ^ "College Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees". CollegeBaseballHall.org. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  5. ^ The College Baseball Foundation - Hall of Fame Induction Criteria

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