Georgia State Panthers baseball

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Georgia State Panthers
Founded: 1956
2014 Georgia State Panthers baseball team
University Georgia State University
Conference Sun Belt
Location Atlanta, GA
Head Coach Greg Frady (7th year)
Home Stadium GSU Baseball Complex
(Capacity: 1,092)
Nickname Panthers
Colors

Blue and White

            
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2009
Conference Tournament Champions
2009
Conference Champions
1996, 1998

The Georgia State Panthers baseball team represents Georgia State University in NCAA Division I college baseball. The team currently competes in the Sun Belt Conference. It first began competing there before moving to the TAAC, and the CAA. Beginning July 1st 2013, Georgia State returned to the Sun Belt Conference for all sports. The Panthers play their home games at Georgia State's Panthersville sports complex in the GSU Baseball Complex, and are currently coached by head coach Greg Frady.

History[edit]

The Georgia State Panthers baseball team first began playing in 1956 lead by head coach Herbert "Stony" Burgess. The team would begin competition in the newly formed Sun Belt Conference in 1979 before moving to the Trans American Athletic Conference (TAAC) in 1984. The team joined the CAA in 2006. In 2014, the Panthers moved back to the Sun Belt Conference.

In its history, the team has been conference champions during the 1996 and 1998 season. Only during the 2009 season did the team win the conference tournament giving them an automatic birth into the 2009 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. [1]

Stadium[edit]

The Panthers play in the 1,092-seat GSU Baseball Complex located in Panthersville, GA, several miles from the main Georgia State campus. The left field measures 334 feet, the center field measures 385, while right field measures 338 feet. The outfield wall came from the original Fulton County Stadium.[2]

Head coaches[edit]

The Panthers have had 9 head coaches in the history of their baseball program:

Coach Seasons Wins Losses Ties Win %
9 Greg Frady 2007- 228 173 1 .567
8 Mike Hurst 1993-2006 293 432 0 .404
7 Kurt Seiburt 1992-1993 12 55 0 .179
6 Gary Nave 1982-1986 70 122 1 .365
5 Jim Dorsey 1980-1982 32 71 0 .311
4 Jack Humphrey 1978-1980 46 37 0 .554
3 Ron Kennett 1969-1972 16 75 0 .176
2 Archie Crenshaw 1964-1967 6 29 0 .171
1 Herbert "Stony" Burgess 1956-1960 23 24 0 .489


Baseball Seasons[edit]

Year Wins Losses Ties Games Championships
1 1966 1 8 0 9
2 1967 4 13 0 17
3 1968 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
4 1969 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
5 1970 6 17 0 23
6 1971 6 26 0 32
7 1972 4 31 0 35
8 1973 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
9 1974 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
10 1975 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
11 1976 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
12 1977 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
13 1978 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
14 1979 16 12 0 28
15 1980 30 25 0 55
16 1981 17 33 0 50
17 1982 17 38 0 55
18 1983 12 34 0 47
19 1984 22 31 1 54
20 1985 17 28 0 45
21 1986 23 29 0 52
22 1987 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
23 1988 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
24 1989 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
25 1990 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
26 1991 0 0 0 0 Program dormant
27 1992 2 30 0 32
28 1993 12 35 0 47
29 1994 12 42 0 54
30 1995 20 33 0 53
31 1996 21 32 0 53 TAAC East regular season winner
32 1997 23 30 0 53
33 1998 23 29 0 52 TAAC East regular season winner
34 1999 23 33 0 56
35 2000 31 28 0 59
36 2001 20 35 0 55
37 2002 24 32 0 56
38 2003 25 29 0 54
39 2004 18 36 0 54
40 2005 25 32 0 57
41 2006 26 31 0 57
42 2007 26 32 0 58
43 2008 33 23 0 56
44 2009 39 22 0 61 CAA Tournament Champions, NCAA Atlanta Regional
45 2010 34 23 0 57
46 2011 37 21 0 58
47 2012 24 31 0 55
38 2013 35 21 0 56

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Georgia State Panthers Baseball". Georgia State Athletics. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "GSU Baseball Complex". Georgia State Athletics. Retrieved 12 March 2012.