1999 Miami Hurricanes baseball team

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1999 Miami Hurricanes baseball
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Conference Independent
1999 record 50–13
Head coach Jim Morris (6th year)
Assistant coach Turtle Thomas (12th year)
Assistant coach Lazaro Collazo (4th year)
Assistant coach Gino DiMare (3rd year)
Home stadium Mark Light Field
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 NCAA Division I baseball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Miami (FL) y       50 13   .794
Grand Canyon       36 17   .679
Texas–Pan American       30 22   .577
Belmont       28 24   .538
Cal State Northridge       28 24   .538
C. W. Post       15 28   .349
NYIT       15 32   .319
Pace       14 35   .286
Southern Utah       14 35   .286
Hawaii–Hilo       9 37   .196
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1999[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1999 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represented the University of Miami in the 1999 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached by Jim Morris in his 6th season.

The Hurricanes won the College World Series, defeating the Florida State Seminoles in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1999 Miami Hurricanes roster
 

Pitchers

  • Ryan Channell
  • Luke DeBold
  • Tom Farmer
  • David Gil
  • Greg Howell
  • Matt Kamalsky
  • Michael Neu
  • Alex Prendes
  • Troy Roberson
  • Darryl Roque
  • Alex Santos
  • Chris Sheffield
  • Darin Spassof
  • Vince Vazquez
  • Brian Walker
 

Infielders

  • Kevin Brown
  • Kris Clute
  • Joe Curro
  • Raul De Castro
  • Matt Dryer
  • Lale Esquivel
  • Bobby Hill
  • Javy Rodriguez

Catchers

 

Outfielders

  • Manny Crespo
  • Charlton Jimerson
  • Marcus Nettles
  • Mike Rodriguez
  • Brian Seever
  • Mark Walker

Schedule[edit]

1999 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post–Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Manny Crespo
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Lale Esquivel
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Bobby Hill
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Michael Neu
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Mike Rodriguez
  • Freshman All-America[3]

Hurricanes in the 1999 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Miami baseball program were drafted in the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Bobby Hill SS 2nd 66th Chicago White Sox
Russ Jacobson C 3rd 96th Philadelphia Phillies
Alex Santos RHP 4th 115th Tampa Bay Devil Rays
David Gil RHP 7th 216th Philadelphia Phillies
Michael Neu RHP 29th 878th Cincinnati Reds

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1999". Boyd's World. Retrieved May 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "College World Series Record Book" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Media Guide" (PDF). HurricaneSports.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Miami"". Retrieved 14 July 2012.