Illinois Fighting Illini baseball

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Illinois Fighting Illini baseball team
Founded: 1879
Illinois Fighting Illini baseball team athletic logo

University University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Conference Big Ten
Location Champaign, IL
Head Coach Dan Hartleb (10th year)
Home Stadium Illinois Field
(Capacity: 3,000)
Nickname Fighting Illini
Colors

Blue and Orange

            
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1947, 1948, 1962, 1963, 1989, 1990, 1998, 2000, 2011, 2013, 2015
Conference Tournament Champions
1989, 1990, 2000, 2011
Conference Champions
1900, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1911, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1921, 1922, 1927, 1931, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1947, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1962, 1963, 1989, 1990, 1998, 2005, 2011, 2015

The Illinois Fighting Illini baseball team is the varsity intercollegiate athletic team of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in Champaign, Illinois, USA. The team competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I and are members of the Big Ten Conference.

History[edit]

Coaching history[1][edit]

Coach Years Record Conference
Record
Conference
Titles
NCAA
Appearances
No Coach 1879-1881 2-1
No Team 1882 0-0
No Coach 1883-1891 30-17-1
Ed Hall 1892-1894 30-17
No Coach 1895 10-4
George Huff 1896–1919 314-97-4 11
George Clark 1920 16-8
Carl Lundgren 1920-1934 209-78-14 5
Wally Roettger 1935-1951 212-109-6 4
Lee Eilbracht 1952-1978 518-395-6 4 3
Tom Dedin 1979-1987 268-234-6
Augie Garrido 1988-1990 111-57 2 2
Richard "Itch" Jones 1991-2005 474-373-1 2 2
Dan Hartleb 2006-Present 244-199 130-107 2 3
Totals 2,408-1,568-38
(.606)
' 30 11

Year-by-Year Results[2][edit]

Year Head Coach Overall Conference Conf. Finish Notes
1879 1–0 No Coach
1880 1–0 No Coach
1881 0–1 No Coach
1882 No Team
1883 3–0 No Coach
1884 1–1 No Coach
1885 1–0 No Coach
1886 4–2 No Coach
1887 4–4 No Coach
1888 3–4 No Coach
1889 1–2–1 No Coach
1890 5–3 No Coach
1891 8–2 No Coach
1892 Ed Hall 8–3
1893 Ed Hall 14–8
1894 Ed Hall 8–6
1895 10–4 No Coach
1896 George Huff 15–4 2–4 3rd
1897 George Huff 6–5 3–3 T-2nd
1898 George Huff 6–7 4–6 3rd
1899 George Huff 11–6 9–4 2nd
1900 George Huff 12–2 8–2 1st Big Ten Champions
1901 George Huff 12–7 6–4 3rd
1902 George Huff 12–4 8–3 2nd
1903 George Huff 17–1 11–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1904 George Huff 24–4 8–2 1st Big Ten Champions
1905 George Huff 14–5 7–5 2nd
1906 George Huff 13–3 8–3 1st Big Ten Champions
1907 George Huff 10–1 7–0 1st Big Ten Champions
1908 George Huff 11–3 11–3 1st Big Ten Champions
1909 George Huff 11–3 9–3 2nd
1910 George Huff 14–0 11–0 1st Big Ten Champions
1911 George Huff 18–2 14–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1912 George Huff 13–3–1 10–2–1 2nd
1913 George Huff 11–5–1 8–4 T-2nd
1914 George Huff 11–7–1 7–3 1st Big Ten Champions
1915 George Huff 18–1–1 9–1–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1916 George Huff 17–5 8–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1917 George Huff 13–7 8–3 2nd
1918 George Huff 13–6 7–3 2nd
1919 George Huff 13–5 7–4 2nd
1920 George Clark 16–8 6–4 2nd
1921 Carl Lundgren 17–3 10–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1922 Carl Lundgren 17–2–1 8–2 1st Big Ten Champions
1923 Carl Lundgren 14–6–1 7–4 3rd
1924 Carl Lundgren 10–6–1 4–3–1 5th
1925 Carl Lundgren 12–8 6–5 T-5th
1926 Carl Lundgren 16–7–1 7–4 T-3rd
1927 Carl Lundgren 10–7–3 7–3–1 T-1st Big Ten Champions
1928 Carl Lundgren 32–12–5 6–6 8th
1929 Carl Lundgren 13–7–2 6–5 4th
1930 Carl Lundgren 15–5 8–2 2nd
1931 Carl Lundgren 15–4 8–2 1st Big Ten Champions
1932 Carl Lundgren 10–5 7–3 2nd
1933 Carl Lundgren 13–3 8–2 T-2nd
1934 Carl Lundgren 15–3 9–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1935 Wally Roettger 12–4 7–3 T-2nd
1936 Wally Roettger 13–4 8–2 2nd
1937 Wally Roettger 14–3 9–1 1st Big Ten Champions
1938 Wally Roettger 8–8 4–4 T-6th
1939 Wally Roettger 7–7–2 4–5 8th
1940 Wally Roettger 16–5 9–3 1st Big Ten Champions
1941 Wally Roettger 13–7 7–4 3rd
1942 Wally Roettger 9–9 5–7 T-5th
1943 Wally Roettger 8–6 5–3 T-3rd
1944 Wally Roettger 9–3–2 5–2–2 3rd
1945 Wally Roettger 10–10–1 6–5–1 4th
1946 Wally Roettger 13–8 6–3 T-3rd
1947 Wally Roettger 22–6 9–3 1st Big Ten Champions
1948 Wally Roettger 20–7–1 10–2 1st Big Ten Champions
1949 Wally Roettger 9–8–1 6–5–1 5th
1950 Wally Roettger 13–6 6–5 T-4th
1951 Wally Roettger 16–9 8–3 2nd
1952 Lee Eilbracht 20–11–1 10–5 T-1st Big Ten Champions
1953 Lee Eilbracht 17–6 10–3 T-1st Big Ten Champions
1954 Lee Eilbracht 16–15 4–11 T-9th
1955 Lee Eilbracht 14–10 7–6 4th
1956 Lee Eilbracht 15–18–1 4–11 10th
1957 Lee Eilbracht 17–9 7–4 T-2nd
1958 Lee Eilbracht 18–10 8–6 4th
1959 Lee Eilbracht 22–9 9–6 T-2nd
1960 Lee Eilbracht 21–10 6–8 7th
1961 Lee Eilbracht 22–8 9–4 4th
1962 Lee Eilbracht 25–6 13–2 1st Big Ten Champions
1963 Lee Eilbracht 21–15 10–5 1st Big Ten Champions
1964 Lee Eilbracht 9–22 1–14 10th
1965 Lee Eilbracht 14–9 8–6 5th
1966 Lee Eilbracht 14–14 5–7 6th
1967 Lee Eilbracht 17–21 5–11 9th
1968 Lee Eilbracht 18–19 7–10 6th
1969 Lee Eilbracht 22–20 11–7 2nd
1970 Lee Eilbracht 19–16–1 8–10 T-6th
1971 Lee Eilbracht 20–16–1 10–7–1 4th
1972 Lee Eilbracht 16–21 5–9 8th
1973 Lee Eilbracht 21–13 8–10 T-7th
1974 Lee Eilbracht 27–11 9–7 4th
1975 Lee Eilbracht 25–17–1 4–11–1 9th
1976 Lee Eilbracht 20–22 3–12 10th
1977 Lee Eilbracht 23–25 8–10 6th
1978 Lee Eilbracht 25–22–1 6–12 9th
1979 Tom Dedin 14–30–1 3–15 10th
1980 Tom Dedin 18–33 6–10 T-6th
1981 Tom Dedin 35–26 11–3 2nd-West (4th Tourn.)
1982 Tom Dedin 49–23 14–2 1st-West (4th Tourn.)
1983 Tom Dedin 23–24–2 6–9 T-3rd-West
1984 Tom Dedin 22–30 3–10 5th-West
1985 Tom Dedin 46–21 13–4 1st-West (4th Tourn.)
1986 Tom Dedin 33–20–2 8–8 4th-West
1987 Tom Dedin 32–24 9–7 T-2nd-West
1988 Augie Garrido 26–20 12–16 7th
1989 Augie Garrido 42–16 17–11 T-2nd Big Ten Tournament Champions
1990 Augie Garrido 43–21 19–9 T-2nd Big Ten Tournament Champions
1991 Richard “Itch” Jones 26–30 13–15 7th
1992 Richard “Itch” Jones 36–20 16–12 4th
1993 Richard “Itch” Jones 32–23 12–16 T-8th
1994 Richard “Itch” Jones 26–26 12–16 T-7th
1995 Richard “Itch” Jones 25–31 14–14 T-5th
1996 Richard “Itch” Jones 37–22 17–10 3rd
1997 Richard “Itch” Jones 32–27 17–11 T-3rd
1998 Richard “Itch” Jones 42–21 19–5 1st Big Ten Champions
1999 Richard “Itch” Jones 34–22 15–12 3rd
2000 Richard “Itch” Jones 41–23 17–11 T-3rd Big Ten Tournament Champions
2001 Richard “Itch” Jones 29–28 13–14 5th
2002 Richard “Itch” Jones 32–19 14–15 T-6th
2003 Richard “Itch” Jones 27–26 12–19 8th
2004 Richard “Itch” Jones 22–33 11–21 9th
2005 Richard “Itch” Jones 33–23–1 20–12 1st Big Ten Champions
2006 Dan Hartleb 29–29 15–17 T-5th
2007 Dan Hartleb 31–27 16–14 5th
2008 Dan Hartleb 31–25 16–15 4th
2009 Dan Hartleb 34–20 16–8 4th
2010 Dan Hartleb 26–26 10–14 9th
2011 Dan Hartleb 30–27 15–9 1st Big Ten Champions
Big Ten Tournament Champions
2012 Dan Hartleb 28–25 11–13 T-6th
2013 Dan Hartleb 35–20 14–10 T-5th
2014 Dan Hartleb 32–21 17–7 3rd
2015 Dan Hartleb 50–10–1 21–1 1st Big Ten Champions
School & Big Ten record 27 straight wins
School record 50 wins

Attendance Records[edit]

Top Attendance Figures at Illinois Field[3]
Rank Attendance Opponent Date
1. 5,214 Ohio State May 8, 2009
2. 4,229 Iowa April 15, 1995
3. 4,019 Indiana April 17, 2015
4. 3,800 Michigan April 21, 1990
5. 3,767 Vanderbilt June 8, 2015
6. 3,605 Vanderbilt June 6, 2015
7. 3,398 Ohio May 29, 2015
8. 3,394 Northwestern April 16, 1994
9. 3,185 Indiana April 27, 2014
10. 3,125 Indiana April 18, 2015

Retired Numbers[edit]

Fighting Illini in Professional Baseball
MiLB
Total Currently Playing: 10[4]
MLB
All-Time Total MLB Players 73[5]
Total Currently Playing: 1
Notable Achievements
Illini in the World Series: 8
Number of World Series Titles
Claimed by Illini:
12
National Baseball Hall of Famers: 1
Illinois Fighting Illini retired numbers
No. Player Position Career
5 Lou Boudreau 3B 1937-1938

Current MLB Players[edit]

Individual Honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

Note that information below is referenced from Illinois Fighting Illini Media Guide.[7]

Illini in the World Series[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]