Baseball, inducted in 2003
Was the head coach for the “Dirtbags” for 13 seasons, compiling an impressive 511-290-4 (.638) record... led the 49ers to four College World Series appearances (1989, 1991, 1993, 1998), 11 NCAA Regional appearances and six Big West Conference crowns... had a 218-90 (.708) record in the Big West Conference... was a five-time Big West Coach of the Year and in 1989 was selected as the NCAA Coach of the Year... never had a losing season at LBSU and averaged 30 wins per season... is the all-time school leader with 511 career wins... in his first year at LBSU (1989) he led the 49ers to a school-record 50 wins, after returning just one starter from a 14-win 1988 team... the 1989 team also ran off a record, 18-game win streak to start the year... that team went 50-15 and earned a bid to the College World Series for the first time in school history... coached three Big West Pitchers of the Year and three Big West Players of the Year... sent over 100 Dirtbags into professional baseball, including current major leaguers Jason Giambi, Chris Gomez, Steve Trachsel, Rocky Biddle, Bobby Crosby and Mike Gallo.
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Long Beach State Returns To Walter Pyramid To...01/17/2017 - M. Basketball
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Long Beach State Loses Overtime Heartbreaker In...01/15/2017 - M. Basketball
Justin Bibbins sank two free throws to give Long Beach State a two-point lead with 3.1 seconds...
Player of the Week
Raven Benton Becomes The 13th Women's Basketball Player With 1,000 Points, 500 Rebounds At The Beach
Raven Benton joined the 1,000 point-500 rebound club after notching five rebounds and 12 points at UC Davis as she helped Long Beach State to a 64-51 road win. LBSU is unbeaten to start conference play.
NEXT GAME: Thursday, January 19 at UC Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, Calif.
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Madison Montgomery, Women's Basketball