1969 Arizona State Sun Devils baseball team

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1969 Arizona State Sun Devils baseball
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1969 record56–11 (15–3 WAC)
Head coachBobby Winkles (11th year)
Assistant coachJack Smitheran
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 Western Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
#18 BYU  ‍‍‍ 13 5   .722     30 15   .667
Wyoming  ‍‍‍ 11 7   .611     14 22   .389
Utah  ‍‍‍ 7 11   .389     20 22   .476
Colorado State  ‍‍‍ 5 13   .278     13 20   .394
Southern
#1 Arizona State  ‍‍‍y 15 3   .833     56 11   .836
#19 Arizona  ‍‍‍ 10 8   .556     37 10   .787
New Mexico  ‍‍‍ 7 11   .389     31 17   .646
UTEP  ‍‍‍ 4 14   .222     17 27   .386
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1969[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1969 Arizona State Sun Devils baseball team represented Arizona State University in the 1969 NCAA University Division baseball season. The team was coached by Bobby Winkles in his 11th season at Arizona State.

The Sun Devils won the College World Series, defeating the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1969 Arizona State Sun Devils roster
 

Pitchers

 

Infielders

  • 2 Lenny Randle
  • 5 Bill Massarand
  • 6 Jeff Osborn
  • 8 Roger Detter
  • 9 Gene Kobar
  • 10 Rick Valley
  • 15 Tom Welton
  • 17 Jack Collinge
  • 18 Terry Brenner
 

Outfielders

Catchers

  • 22 Billy Cotton
  • 27 Irv McDonald

Schedule[edit]


1969 Arizona State Sun Devils Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Billy Cotton
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • First Team All-American[3]
  • First Team All-WAC[3]
Roger Detter
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Ralph Dick
  • First Team All-WAC[3]
John Dolincek
Larry Gura
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • First Team All-American[3]
  • First Team All-WAC[3]
Jeff Osborn
  • First Team All-WAC[3]
Paul Powell

Sun Devils in the 1969 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Arizona State Sun Devils baseball program were drafted in the 1969 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]


Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Paul Powell OF 1st 7th Minnesota Twins
Larry Gura LHP 2nd 40th Chicago Cubs
Lerrin LaGrow RHP 6th 139th Detroit Tigers
John Dolinsek OF 8th 170th Houston Astros

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1969". boydsworld.com. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "CWS Record Book" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Arizona State Sun Devils baseball Media Guide" (PDF). TheSunDevils.com. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)"". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 14 August 2012.