Cal Poly Mustangs baseball
|Cal Poly Mustangs|
|University||California Polytechnic State University|
NCAA DI Division
|Location||San Luis Obispo, CA|
|Head coach||Larry Lee (14th year)|
|Home stadium||Baggett Stadium
|Colors||Forest Green, Vegas Gold, and Copper
|1989 (Division II)|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|2009, 2013, 2014|
The Cal Poly Mustangs baseball team represents California Polytechnic State University, which is located in San Luis Obispo, California. The Mustangs are a NCAA Division I college baseball program and along with the other Cal Poly athletic teams with the exception of swimming, wrestling and football, the baseball team competes in the Big West Conference.
The Cal Poly Mustangs play all home games on campus at Baggett Stadium. Under the direction of head coach, Larry Lee, the Mustangs have played in the 2009 and 2013 NCAA post season tournament. Prior to Lee's arrival and Cal Poly's move to DI in all sports, the Mustangs played in multiple Division II regionals and won the 1989 DII College World Series.
Conference membership history
The Blue-Green Rivalry
The main rival of the Cal Poly Mustangs baseball team is the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos baseball team. The rivalry is a part of the larger Blue–Green Rivalry, which encompasses all sports from the two schools.
Robin Baggett Stadium
Head coaches (Division I only)
- Records are through the end of the 2010 Season
|Totals||2 coaches||16 seasons||444-435-3||.505|
Year-by-Year NCAA Division I results
Records taken from the 2010 Cal Poly baseball media guide.
|Year||Head Coach||Overall||winning %||Conference||Winning %||Conf. Finish||Notes|
|1995||Ritch Price||21-29||.420||13-17||.433||5th (Western)|
|1996||Ritch Price||30-23||.566||18-12||.600||3rd (Western)|
|1997||Ritch Price||37-21||.638||15-15||.500||3rd (South)|
|1998||Ritch Price||16-42||.276||7-21||.250||4th (South)|
|2009||Larry Lee||37-21||.638||14-10||.583||3rd||Lost in Tempe Regional|
|2013||Larry Lee||40-19||.678||17-10||.630||t-2nd||Lost in Los Angeles Regional|
|2014||Larry Lee||47-12||.797||19-5||.792||1st||Lost in San Luis Obispo Regional|
Cal Poly in the NCAA Tournament
- The NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament started in 1947.
- The format of the tournament has changed through the years.
- Cal Poly began baseball Division I baseball in 1995.
|2009||0-2||.000||Eliminated by Kent St. in Tempe Regional|
|2013||1-2||.333||Eliminated by UCLA in Los Angeles Regional|
|2014||2-2||.500||Eliminated by Pepperdine in San Luis Obispo Regional|