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Jack Smitheran

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School Arizona State University

Jack Smitheran spent over 30 years as a college head coach. In 31 years at UC Riverside (1974-2004) he put up a 974-709-3 record. He coached the team to the 1977 and 1982 Division II titles. Under Smitheran the Highlanders also won 8 CCAA titles. He served as an assistant coach on the coach on the 2004 USA Baseball Team. In 2002 he was inducted into the ABCA Hall of Fame, and in 2004 UC Riverside inducted him into their Hall of Fame. He retired from UC Riverside in 2004. Smitheran then became a scouting adviser for the Seattle Mariners. In 2006 the school retired his number 2. Smitheran was also the head coach at Kansas State Teachers College from 1970-1973. Overall he posted a 1097-790-4 record.

Year-by-Year Coaching Record[edit]

Year School Overall Record Conference Record Notes
1970 Kansas State Teachers College 32-16 14-5 NAIA District Tournaments / NAIA Area Tournaments / NAIA CWS
1971 Kansas State Teachers College 33-19 10-1 NAIA District Tournaments / NAIA Area Tournaments
1972 Kansas State Teachers College 30-16 NAIA District Tournaments / NAIA Area Tournaments
1973 Kansas State Teachers College 28-10 NAIA District Tournaments
1974 University of California, Riverside 16-28
1975 University of California, Riverside 28-24 9-9 Division II Regionals
1976 University of California, Riverside 26-23 7-11
1977 University of California, Riverside 43-19 8-4 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1978 University of California, Riverside 22-31 13-16
1979 University of California, Riverside 33-27-1
1980 University of California, Riverside 28-21
1981 University of California, Riverside 39-23 17-13 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1982 University of California, Riverside 36-23 19-10 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1983 University of California, Riverside 31-24 19-11
1984 University of California, Riverside 28-29-1 16-14
1985 University of California, Riverside 28-25 12-18
1986 University of California, Riverside 30-22 17-12
1987 University of California, Riverside 29-23 12-18
1988 University of California, Riverside 29-25 17-13
1989 University of California, Riverside 25-27 14-15
1990 University of California, Riverside 39-18 21-9 Division II Regionals
1991 University of California, Riverside 38-25 18-12 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1992 University of California, Riverside 34-23 20-10 Division II Regionals
1993 University of California, Riverside 22-31 14-16
1994 University of California, Riverside 41-21 18-12 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1995 University of California, Riverside 43-16 24-8 Division II Regionals
1996 University of California, Riverside 43-16 25-7 Division II Regionals
1997 University of California, Riverside 39-15 20-12
1998 University of California, Riverside 22-28 14-18
1999 University of California, Riverside 30-21 21-15
2000 University of California, Riverside 30-23 25-13
2001 University of California, Riverside 19-35
2002 University of California, Riverside 30-28 10-14
2003 University of California, Riverside 41-17 14-7 CWS Regionals
2004 University of California, Riverside 33-24 11-10


Related Sites[edit]

http://www.bb50.ucr.edu/history/hof.php