Cincinnati Bearcats baseball

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Cincinnati Bearcats
2018 Cincinnati Bearcats baseball team
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Founded 1886; 131 years ago (1886)
University University of Cincinnati
Head coach Scott Googins (1st season)
Conference The American
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Home stadium Marge Schott Stadium
(Capacity: 3,085)
Nickname Bearcats
Colors Red and Black[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
1956, 1958, 1961, 1967, 1971, 1974
Conference champions
Great Midwest: 1995
MVC: 1958, 1961, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1970
Buckeye: 1928, 1930

Cincinnati Bearcats baseball is the varsity intercollegiate team representing the University of Cincinnati in the sport of college baseball at the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).[2] The team is led by Ty Neal, and plays its home games at Marge Schott Stadium on campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats are members of the American Athletic Conference.[3] Some notable alumni include Hall of Famers Sandy Koufax and Miller Huggins, All-Star and World Series Champion Kevin Youkilis, and All-Star Josh Harrison.

Retired numbers[edit]

Cincinnati Bearcats retired numbers
No. Player
1 Glen Sample
12 Ed Jucker
36 Kevin Youkilis

[4]

Head coaches[edit]

Tenure Coach Years G W L T Winning %
1897 Ralph Holterhoff 1 7 2 5 0 .286
1903–1904 Anthony Chez 2 16 8 7 1 .500
1910 Ernie Diehl 1 9 6 2 1 .666
1911 Cliff Hall 1 7 1 6 0 .143
1918 Jesse Williams 1 5 4 1 0 .800
1919–1928 Boyd Chambers 10 130 79 49 2 .608
1929–1932 Frank Rice 4 57 35 25 1 .344
1933 Robert Reuss 1 9 3 6 0 .333
1934–1936 Dana M. King 3 29 11 17 1 .379
1937 Walter Van Winkle 1 14 3 11 0 .214
1940 Bud Bonar 1 10 3 7 0 .300
1942–1943 Joseph A. Meyer 2 19 7 12 0 .368
1942–1946 Ray Nolting 1 8 6 2 0 .750
1947–1948 Bill Schwarberg 2 35 19 16 0 .528
1949 Bud Bonar 1 16 5 10 1 .454
1950–1951 Hank Zureick 2 34 17 17 0 .500
1952–1953 John Beckel 2 35 14 21 0 .400
1954–1960 Ed Jucker 7 125 87 38 0 .696
1961–1981 Glen Sample 20 740 391 349 0 .528
1982 Pat Quinn 1 46 14 32 0 .304
1983–1986 Tim Higgins 3 199 85 113 1 .430
1987–1990 Jim Schmitz 4 204 103 101 0 .505
1991–1992 Richard Skeel 2 106 50 56 0 .472
1993–1996 Bruce Gordon 4 194 69 125 0 .356
1997–2013 Brian Cleary 16 962 434 527 1 .451
2014–2017 Ty Neal 4 221 91 130 1 .411
2017 (Interim) Ted Tom 2 0 2 0 .000
2018 Scott Googins
3,134 1,489 1,627 18 .478

*Records through the end of the 2015 Season [4]

Season-by-season results[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Independent (1886–1909)
1886 2–0
No Team Fielded (1887–1892)
1893 0–1–1
1894 6–4
1895 6–3
No Team Fielded (1886–1896)
1897 Ralph Holterhoff 2–5
No Team Fielded (1898–1899)
1900 Miller Huggins 3–1
No Team Fielded (1901–1902)
1903 Anthony W. Chez 3–4
1904 Anthony W. Chez 5–3–1
1905 2–3
No Team Fielded (1906–1906)
1907 Ralph Inott
1908 Ralph Inott
1909 Ralph Inott
Ohio Athletic Conference (1910–1925)
1910 Ernie Diehl 6–2–1
1911 Cliff Hall 1–6
1912
1913
No Team Fielded (1914–1918)
1918 Dr. Jesse Feiring Williams 4–1
1919 Boyd Chambers 2–7
1920 Boyd Chambers 8–2 3–0 1st State runner-up
1921 Boyd Chambers 7–4–1
1922 Boyd Chambers 8–6
1923 Boyd Chambers 10–2
1924 Boyd Chambers 7–6 2nd
1925 Boyd Chambers 8–6–1
Buckeye Athletic Association (1926–1938)
1926 Boyd Chambers 6–6 5–5 3rd
1927 Boyd Chambers 14–7 7–2 2nd
1928 Boyd Chambers 9–3 1st
1929 Frank E. Rice 12–7 8–2
1930 Frank E. Rice 11–10–1 6–2 T-1st
1931 Frank E. Rice 3–5 3–5
1932 Frank E. Rice 5–3 5–3
1933 Robert Reuss 3–6
1934 Dana M. King 3–6–1 3–2
1935 Dana M. King 3–2
1936 Dana M. King 5–9
1937 Walter Van Winkle 3–11
1938 Walter Van Winkle
Independent (1939–1946)
1939
1940 Bud Bonar 3–7
1941 Joseph A. Meyer
1942 Joseph A. Meyer 6–8
1943 Joseph A. Meyer 1–3
No Team Fielded: World War II (1944–1945)
1946 Ray Nolting 6–2
Mid-American Conference (1947–1952)
1947 William M. Schwarberg 8–8
1948 Walter Roach 11–8
1949 Reyman Bud Bonar 5–10–1 3–5–1
1950 Hank Zureick 8–10
1951 Hank Zureick 9–7
1952 John Beckel 5–11
Independent (1953–1956)
1953 John Beckel 9–10
1954 Ed Jucker 10–7
1955 Ed Jucker 13–4
1956 Ed Jucker 13–3 NCAA District 4, 0–1
Missouri Valley Conference (1957–1970)
1957 Ed Jucker 9–3
1958 Ed Jucker 17–6 18–3 1st Declined postseason tournament bid
1959 Ed Jucker 13–7 6–2
1960 Ed Jucker 12–8 6–2 MVC Tournament 0–1
1961 Glen Sample 19–5–2 10–0 MVC Tournament 3–1
District 4 Playoffs, 1–2
1962 Glen Sample 17–11 MVC Tournament 0–1
1963 Glen Sample 12–18 5–3 MVC Tournament 2–2
1964 Glen Sample 10–14 MVC Tournament 0–1
1965 Glen Sample 21–15 5–3 2nd MVC Tournament 0–2
1966 Glen Sample 12–14–1 2–4
1967 Glen Sample 19–11–1 6–1 1st MVC Tournament 2–1
District 4 Playoffs, 1–2
1968 Glen Sample 14–13–1 3–5 3rd
1969 Glen Sample 18–14 5–1 MVC Tournament 1–2
1970 Glen Sample 15–13–1 7–1 MVC Tournament 0–2
Metro Conference (1971–1991)
1971 Glenn Sample 26–18 District 4 Playoffs, 2–2
1972 Glenn Sample 24–16–1
1973 Glenn Sample 22–17
1974 Glenn Sample 27–16–2 District 4 Playoffs, 0–2
1975 Glenn Sample 21–14
1976 Glenn Sample 19–31 Metro Tournament 0–1
1977 Glenn Sample 16–23 Metro Tournament 0–2
1978 Glenn Sample 21–24 Metro Tournament 1–2
1979 Glenn Sample 28–14 Metro Tournament 2–2
1980 Glenn Sample 18–19 Metro Tournament 0–2
1981 Glenn Sample 12–29 Metro Tournament 1–2
1982 Tom Higgins 14–32 Metro Tournament 1–2
1983 Tom Higgins 17–31 2–5 Metro Tournament 1–2
1984 Tom Higgins 13–29 0–10 Metro Tournament 2–2
1985 Tom Higgins 29–25 8–12 Metro Tournament 1–2
1986 Tom Higgins 26–28 9–9
1987 Jim Schmitz 31–21 5–8 Metro Tournament 3–2
1988 Jim Schmitz 28–21 7–10
1989 Jim Schmitz 21–30 3–14 Metro Tournament 2–2
1990 Lance Brown 23–29 5–10 Metro Tournament 3–2
1991 Richard Skeel 28–30 2–19 Metro Tournament 2–2
Great Midwest Conference (1992–1995)
1992 Richard Skeel 22–26 5–11 Great Midwest Tournament 2–2
1993 Bruce Gordon 16–29 3–15 Great Midwest Tournament 0–2
1994 Bruce Gordon 14–41 3–15 1st Great Midwest Tournament 0–2
1995 Bruce Gordon 34–21 17–6 1st Great Midwest Tournament 2–2
Conference USA (1996–2005)
1996 Bruce Gordon 5–34 1–19 9th C-USA Tournament 0–1
1997 Brian Cleary 12–46 4–23 10th C-USA Tournament 1–2
1998 Brian Cleary 15–38 4–20 10th C-USA Tournament 0–1
1999 Brian Cleary 30–29 19–18 8th C-USA Tournament 1–2
2000 Brian Cleary 35–25 11–16 6th C-USA Tournament 3–1
2001 Brian Cleary 34–24 16–11 4th C-USA Tournament 0–2
2002 Brian Cleary 26–29–1 11–18–1 9th
2003 Brian Cleary 15–39 7–22 11th
2004 Brian Cleary 15–40 6–24 11th
2005 Brian Cleary 10–19 10th
Big East Conference (2006–2013)
2006 Brian Cleary 32–26 13–14 7th Big East Tournament, 0–1
2007 Brian Cleary 32–26 13–14 7th Big East Tournament, 0–1
2008 Brian Cleary 39–20 19–8 2nd Big East Tournament, 3–1
2009 Brian Cleary 29–29 13–14 8th Big East Tournament, 0–1
2010 Brian Cleary 29–29 13–14 7th Big East Tournament, 0–1
2011 Brian Cleary 30–27 14–13 5th Big East Tournament, 0–1
2012 Brian Cleary 18–38 7–20 12th
2013 Brian Cleary 24–32 4–14 9th
American Athletic Conference (2014–present)
2014 Ty Neal 22–31 6–18 9th
2015 Ty Neal 15–41 6–18 8th AAC Tournament, 0–1
2016 Ty Neal 26–30-1 13–10-1 4th AAC Tournament, 0–2
2017 Ty Neal 28–28 10–14 6th AAC Tournament, 0–0
2017 Ted Tom (Interim) 0-2 0-0 AAC Tournament, 0–2
2018 Scott Googins
Total: 1543–1685–19

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

5 NCAA Tournament Appearances9 Conference Titles [4]

Cincinnati in the NCAA Tournament[edit]

Year Record Win % Notes
1956 0–1 .000 District 4 Playoff Game—Eliminated by Ohio
1961 1–2 .333 District 4 Playoffs – Loss to Michigan (double elimination series)
1967 1–2 .333 NCAA District 5 Playoffs – Lost to Oklahoma State 2–1 (double elimination series)
1971 2–2 .500 District 4 Playoffs – Defeated Michigan State, lost double elimination series to Southern Illinois
1974 0–2 .000 District 4 Playoffs – Defeated by Miami (OH), Southern Illinois

[4]

All-Americans[edit]

  • Bill Faul – 1961 – 1st Team
  • Billy Wolf – 1965 – 1st Team
  • Pat Maginn – 1967 – 2nd Team
  • Tim Burman – 1974 – Honorable Mention
  • Steve Barhorst – 1996 – Honorable Mention
  • Kevin Youkilis – 2000 – 2nd Team
  • Josh Harrison – 2008 – 2nd Team
  • Lance Durham – 2009 – 2nd Team
  • Ian Happ – 2015 – 1st Team

Freshman All-Americans[edit]

  • Chris Hamblen – 1999
  • Tony Maynard – 2001
  • Kyle Markle – 2002
  • Steve Blevins – 2006

[4]

Alumni[edit]

MLB drafted players[edit]

Cincinnati MLB Drafted Players
Year Round Overall Pick Player Team
2015 1 9 Ian Happ CHC
2014 12 348 Connor Walsh CWS
2012 8 261 Zach Isler CWS
2012 14 430 Jake Proctor MIN
2012 32 982 Christian McElroy CIN
2011 20 625 Dan Jensen CIN
2010 17 519 Brian Garman MIL
2010 42 1276 Kevin Johnson TEX
2009 11 333 Mike Spina OAK
2009 14 430 Lance Durham TOR
2009 38 1148 Kevin Johnson FLA
2008 6 191 Josh Harrison CHC
2008 7 216 Dan Osterbrock MIN
2008 13 401 Tony Campana CHC
2008 45 1355 Mike Spina MIN
2007 24 725 John Baird TB
2006 12 354 Logan Parker CIN
2005 23 690 Mark Haske DET
2005 31 941 Josh Kay OAK
2002 13 382 Chris Hamblen TEX
2001 8 243 Kevin Youkilis BOS
2001 25 756 Curtus Moak SF
2001 35 1066 Chris Hamblen SF
1998 16 470 Casey McEvoy CIN
1995 40 1119 Chris Murphy COL
1992 43 1215 Bill Metzinger COL
1991 32 838 George Glinatsis SEA
1990 49 1241 George Glinatsis CWS
1988 14 353 John Zaksek CWS
1988 42 1079 Joe Tenhunfeld PHI
1988 58 1352 Riley Stephens CWS
1986 3 78 Dave Sala STL
1985 19 474 Tom Summers CIN
1984 19 475 Lalo Berezo CIN
19821rg 10 241 James Bettis MON
1978 16 407 Skeeter Barnes CIN
1978 25 596 Mark Roush ATL
19771rg 2 27 Bobby Sagers MON
1977 23 556 Brady Baldwin ATL
1977 28 669 Jeffrey Wilson MON
19751sc 4 79 Timothy Burman PIT
1974 33 641 Timothy Burman PIT
1972 23 533 Denny Nagel HOU
1972 28 642 Butch Alberts PIT
1970 23 550 Rick DeFelice CIN
19691rg 7 125 David Jakubs STL
19671rg 7 125 John Meyer CLE
19676sc 8 150 John Meyer CLE
1966 36 675 John Meyer NYM
1965 3 60 Billy Wolff STL

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6sc – June Secondary
1rg – January Draft
1sc – January Secondary Draft

Bearcats who have played in Major Leagues[edit]

*listed chronologically from most recent, Includes Players who have played in more than one MLB season[6]

Former Bearcats currently in the pros[edit]

Former Bearcats Currently in the Pros
Player Years at Cincinnati
Tony Campana 2007–08 Chicago White Sox (AAA-Charlotte Knights)
Ian Happ 2013–15 Chicago Cubs (AA-Tennessee Smokies)
Josh Harrison 2006–08 Pittsburgh Pirates
Connor Walsh 2012–14 Chicago White Sox (A+-Winston Salem Dash)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brand Color (PDF). University of Cincinnati Branding Standards Manual. Retrieved July 31, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Cincinnati Bearcats". d1baseball.com. Retrieved 2015-04-23. 
  3. ^ 2015 Media Guide. Cincinnati Bearcats. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "2016 UC Baseball Media Guide". Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from University of Cincinnati". BaseballReference. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "University of Cincinnati Major Leaguers". BaseballReference.com. Retrieved 18 February 2016.