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Former LBSU Baseball Coach Dick Clegg Passes Away

The 1960 Long Beach State baseball team, the first to play for late head coach Dick Clegg. Coach Clegg is in row two, taking a knee in the far right.
Dec. 30, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Former Long Beach State baseball coach Dick Clegg has passed away. Clegg was Long Beach State’s second head baseball coach, serving four seasons in that role from 1960-63 after taking over for John McConnell.

Clegg’s most successful season at Long Beach State was his first, as he led the 1960 team to a record of 19-14 and a third-place finish in conference. LBSU also finished third in the CCAA after the 1962 season with an overall record of 15-17-1.

Clegg also coached Long Beach State’s first major leaguer, Dick Nen, during the 1960 season.



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