Jack Stallings

From BR Bullpen

Jack Thomas Stallings

BR minors page

Biographical Information[edit]

Jack Stallings was a college coach.

Stallings roomed with golfer Arnold Palmer at Wake Forest. Jack was second baseman for Wake Forest when they represented the USA in the 1951 Pan American Games and won the Silver Medal. He played in the Boston Red Sox chain in 1953-1954, hitting .271 and peaking at the B level. He won over 1,200 games as a college coach. He was the head coach at Wake Forest University from 1960 to 1968, Florida State University from 1969 to 1974, and Georgia Southern University from 1976 to 1999. Stallings took the Seminoles to the College World Series in 1970 (losing in the final) and the Eagles in 1990 (8th place). He managed Team USA in 1970, 1973 and the 1979 Pan American Games and coached for them in the 1984 Olympics.