1986 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament
|Champions||St. John's (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Joe Russo (2nd title)|
|MVP||Tom Finke St. John's|
|1986 Big East Conference baseball standings|
|#30 St. John's x‡y||11||–||7||–||0||.611||35||–||15||–||1||.696|
|Boston College ||4||–||14||–||0||.222||14||–||23||–||0||.378|
|Seton Hall x||13||–||5||–||0||.722||32||–||26||–||0||.552|
|x – Division champion |
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1986; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
The 1986 Big East Baseball Tournament was held at Muzzy Field in Bristol, CT. This was the second annual Big East baseball tournament. The St. John's Redmen won their second consecutive tournament. As a result, St. John's earned the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1986 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.
Format and seeding
The 1986 Big East baseball tournament was a 4 team double elimination tournament, the same as the previous year. The top two teams from each division, based on conference winning percentage, earned berths in the field. Each division winner faced the runner up from the opposite division in the first round. Providence claimed the top seed from the North by defeating St. John's in the regular season series.
The following players were named to the All-Tournament team.
|1B||Jerry Kelly||St. John's|
|2B||Tony Bonura||St. John's|
|3B||Frank Caccavalle||St. John's|
|SS||John Valentine||Seton Hall|
|C||Scott deMarrais||St. John's|
|OF||Tom Finke||St. John's|
|OF||Vic DiPasquale||Seton Hall|
|DH||Pat Murray||St. John's|
|P||Wayne Rosenthal||St. John's|
|P||Jim Bisceglia||St. John's|
Jack Kaiser Award
Tom Finke was the winner of the 1986 Jack Kaiser Award. Finke was a left fielder for St. John's.
- 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. p. 62. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2013.
- "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1986". boydsworld.com. Retrieved January 21, 2013.
- 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. pp. 62–66. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2013.