Southern Miss Golden Eagles baseball

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Founded: 1913
Southern Miss Golden Eagles athletic logo

University University of Southern Mississippi
Conference C-USA
Location Hattiesburg, MS
Head Coach Scott Berry (5th year)
Home Stadium Pete Taylor Park
(Capacity: 5,036)
Nickname Golden Eagles
Colors

Black and Gold

            
College World Series Appearances
2009
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1990, 1991, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Conference Tournament Champions
(C-USA): 2003, 2010
Conference Champions
(C-USA): 2003, 2011, 2013

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles baseball team represents the University of Southern Mississippi in NCAA Division I college baseball. They participate as a member of Conference USA.

The team has been to 11 NCAA Tournaments[1] and served as an NCAA Regional host in 2003. The Southern Miss baseball team has produced 19 All-Americans.[1] and currently has 4 players on Major League rosters. Southern Miss has won three Conference USA Regular Season Championships (2003, 2011, 2013) and two Tournament Championships (2003, 2010) and is the only team in CUSA to participate in every conference baseball tournament since the conference's inception. The Golden Eagles rich history began in 1912 with a game against the Detroit Tigers,[1] a contest which Southern Miss lost by a score of 24-2. The Golden Eagles play at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi and consistently rank in the top 20 nationally in NCAA attendance figures.

Southern Miss qualified for its first College World Series in 2009 after winning the Atlanta Regional and the Gainesville Super Regional.[2] They would post an 0-2 record in Omaha, losing 7-6 against top-seeded Texas and 11-4 versus fourth-seeded North Carolina.[3]

Head coaches[edit]

Coach Year(s) Record Pct
Herring 1913 1-3 .250
Ronald J. Slay 1914-16, 1919 4-5 .444
O.V. Austin 1920-24 33-15-3 .687
William Bobo 1925-28 19-10-1 .655
William B. Saunders 1929-30 3-20 .130
Allison "Pooley" Hubert 1934-35 3-12 .200
Reed Green 1947 9-4 .692
Thad "Pie" Vann 1948-49 21-21 .500
Clyde "Heifer" Stuart 1950-58 62-47-2 .567
C.J. "Pete" Taylor 1959-83 320-349-2 .478
Hill Denson 1984-97 468-386-2 .548
Corky Palmer 1998–2009 409-160 .719
Scott Berry 2010-Current 66-33 .667

Notable alumni[edit]

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