San Jose State Spartans baseball

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San Jose State Spartans
Founded: 1911 (1911)
San Jose State Spartans athletic logo

University San Jose State University
Conference Mountain West
Location San Jose, CA
Head Coach Dave Nakama (2nd year)
Home Stadium San Jose Municipal Stadium
(Capacity: 4,200)
Nickname Spartans

Blue and Gold and White

College World Series Appearances
For information on all San Jose State University sports, see San Jose State Spartans

The San Jose State Spartans baseball team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of San Jose State University in San Jose, California, USA.[1] The team is a member of the Mountain West Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. San Jose State's first baseball team was fielded in 1911. The team plays its home games at San Jose Municipal Stadium in San Jose, California. The Spartans are coached by Dave Nakama. The team also plays select home games at Blethen Field, located on south campus.[2] There are plans of the Spartans building a new baseball stadium, which would be located on San Jose State's south campus. This would of course allow them to not have to borrow Municipal Stadium any longer, and be a lot more independent.


≤Making it to Omaha≥ Under the rule of head coach Sam Piraro in 2000. The eight teams who accompanied them in Omaha were Clemson, Florida State, Louisiana State, Stanford, Texas, Louisiana-Lafayette, and the University of Southern California.[3] However, San Jose State was eliminated after the first round of the tournament by the number four seed, the Clemson Tigers.[3]

Year-by-year results[edit]

≤2011 Results≥ At the end of the 2011 season, the Spartans posted an impressive 35 win season with only 26 losses. They would take an early exit from the Western Athletic Conference Tournament. [4] ≤2012 Results≥ The Spartans took a turn for the worst after the 2011 season, going 22-29 in the 2012 season. This would also be the last year for head Coach Sam Piraro who would be replaced by Dave Nakama.[5] ≤2013 Result≥ The Spartans had a very rough season under the new head coach Dave Nakama. They would post a terrible 17-41 record by the time all was said and done.[6] ≤2014 Results≥ The Spartans would only win a total of two more games then they had the previous season when the 2014 season came to a close. Their final record was 19-38.[7]

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