U of M Baseball

1882 U of M baesball team
1882 U-M Baseball Team
Third from right in front row is Moses Fleetwood Walker,
generally considered the first African-American to play in the major leagues


All- Time Michigan Baseball Coaches' Record, 1866-2014
NCAA
CoachYearsOverall %Big Ten %CC CT A Reg CWS
[No Coach]1866-1890* 68-34-2 .663
Peter Conway1891-189222-9-1 .710
[No Coach] 1893-189544-15-1 741
Frank Sexton 1896 & 
1901-1902
38-22-1 .613 15-12-0 .555 1
C.F. Watkins1897-1898
& 1900
31-23-1 .714 15-14  
Horace T. Clark 189914-5-0 .7375-2 .7141
R.C. "Skel" Roach 1903 12-5-0 .706 7-3-0 .700
Jerome Utley 1904 10-5-0 .6674-5-0 .444
L.W. McAllister 1905-1906 &
1908-1909
58-17-1 .770 14-6-0** .7001
Robert L. Lowe 1907 11-4-1 .719 **
Branch Rickey 1910-1913 69-31-4 .673 **
Carl Lundgren 1914-1920 94-33-6$ .676 27-2-0# .931 3
Derrill Pratt ## 19210-0
Ray Fisher 1921-1958 637-294-8 .679 283-185 .677 15 1 1 1
Don Lund 1959-1962 83-55-3 .599 34-19-0 .643 1 2 1 1
Moby Benedict 1963-1979 367-251-5 .581 168-82-1 ,677 3 1 4 1
Budd Middaugh 1980-1989 465-146-1 .761 142-37-0 .789 6@ 5 9 4
Bill Freehan 1990-1995 166-167-1 .499 76-89-0 .411
Geoff Zahn 1996-2001 163-149-2 .491 78-80 .484 1 1 1
Chris Harison 2002 21-32 .39614-17 .452     
Rich Maloney 2003-2012 341-244 .583 160-117 .578 3 2 4 1
Eric Bakich 2013- 59-56-1 .513 27-21 .563  

Totals 1866-2012 2767-
1630-39
.631 1069-640 .627 35 8 21 8 2
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Notes:
CC = Conference Championships
CT = Conference Tournament Championships
NCAA-A = NCaa Tournament Appearances
Reg. = NCAA Regional Championships
CWS = NCAA College World Series Championships
* - No results available for 1869-1871, 1873-1874, 1876, 1879
** - Michigan did not compete in the Big Ten, 1907-1917
$ - 1917 season cancelled due to World War I
# - conference totals for 1918-1920
## - Derrill "Del" Pratt played for the New York Yankees in 1918-1920.
      Following the 1920 season he was traded to the Red Sox, but decided
      to retire.  He was hired as  U-M baseball coach to replace Carl Lundgren
       (with a recommendation from Branch Rickey) and served as an 
      assistant football coach and freshman basketball coach.  He began
      preparing the 1921 team, but the Red Sox coaxed him out of retirement
      before the first game of the season.
@ - the conference tournament winner was the only officially recognized champion   from 1981-1992

All-Time Baseball Roster Database


Baseball Team Championships
NCAA College World Series Champions
1953, 1962
NCAA Regional Champions
1953, 1962, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 2007
Big Ten Champions
1899, 1901, 1905, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1929, 1936, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1961, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2008
Big Ten Tournament Champions
1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1999, 2006, 2008

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Individual Honors
Golden Spikes Award
1987 Jim AbbotPitcher

Baseball America Player of the Year
1986Casey Close Right Field

American Baseball Coaches Association 1st Team All-American
1953 Bruce Haynam Shortstop
1955 Don Eaddy 3rd base
1957 Ken Tippery 2nd base
1961 Bill Freehan Catcher
1982 Jim Paciorek Outfield
1984 Barry Larkin Shortstop
1985 Barry Larkin Shortstop
1986 Casey Close Outfield

Baseball America 1st Tean All-American
1982 Jim Paciorek Outfield
1983 Chris Sabo 3rd base
1985 Barry Larkin Shortstop
1985 Mike Watters Outfield
1986 Casey Close Outfield

The Sporting News 1st Team All-Americans
1971 Jim Burton Pitcher
1979 Steve Howe Pitcher
1979 Rick Leach Outfield
1983 Chris Sabo 3rd base
1985 Barry Larkin Shortstop
1988 Jim Abbott Pitcher

Complete list of U-M All-Americans


Baaseball Team Photos

Scans of team photos from original prints and negatives, copy prints and half-tone images from the school year books or other sources. Photos for some years are missing.

1875-1900

1901-1925

1926-1950
1951-1975

1976-present