Butler Bulldogs baseball

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Butler Bulldogs
Butler Bulldogs wordmark.svg
Founded 1901
University Butler University
Head coach Dave Schrage (1st season)
Conference Big East
Location Indianapolis, IN
Home stadium Bulldog Park
(Capacity: 500)
Nickname Bulldogs
Colors Blue and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
2000
Conference tournament champions
Midwestern Collegiate Conference
1998, 2000
Conference champions

Indiana Collegiate Conference
1969, 1974


Heartland Collegiate Conference
1979, 1980


Midwestern Collegiate Conference
1996, 1998, 1999

The Butler Bulldogs baseball team represents Butler University in NCAA Division I college baseball. The Bulldogs play their home games at Bulldog Park.

History[edit]

The Bulldogs first fielded a varsity baseball team in 1901.[2] They began competition in the Big East Conference in 2014, as they left the Atlantic 10 Conference following the 2013 season.[3] Before 2013, Butler competed in the Horizon League and the MCC.

Notable alumni[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

Coach Years Record Win Pct.
Walter F. Kelly 1901–1908 7–21–1 .259
Jack McKay 1909 1–6–0 .143
G. Cullen Thomas 1910–1919 10–23–1 .309
Tony Hinkle 1921–1927, 1933–1941, 1947–1971 323–303–3 .516
George Clark 1928 9–4–1 .679
Willie McGill 1929, 1932 13–9–1 .587
Hugh Middlesworth 1942 9–10–0 .474
Walter Floyd 1943 3–3–0 .500
Frank "Pop" Hedden 1945 6–7–0 .462
Thomas M. Warner 1972–1974 58–64–0 .475
Scott Neat 1975–1991 278–384–3 .421
Steve Farley 1991–2016 588–754–2 .438
Dave Schrage 2017- 31–20 .607

Source: Butler Baseball Record Book[2][1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Butler Bulldogs Official Style Guide" (PDF). November 6, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Butler Baseball Record Book" (PDF). Butlersports.com. Butler University. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Butler to compete in Atlantic 10 a year ahead of schedule". Indianapolis Star. Gannett. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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