Stanford University

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  • Nickname: Cardinal


Players who went here

College World Series titles in 1987 and 1988

College World Series runner-up in 2000, 2001, 2003

Stanford University has sent 92 ballplayers to the major leagues through 2015. Prominent pitchers have included Mike Mussina, Jack McDowell, and Jim Lonborg, all with over 100 wins. Position players include Bob Boone, Steve Buechele, Ed Sprague, Mike Aldrete and Carlos Quentin. Active players through 2015 include Jed Lowrie, John Mayberry, Jr., Jason Castro, Sam Fuld, Jeremy Guthrie and Drew Storen.

Kenny Williams, general manager of the White Sox, also went there, and was a wide receiver on the football team, catching John Elway's passes.

Stanford's first player in the majors was Charlie Swindells, who appeared in 3 games with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1904. The famous football star Ernie Nevers appeared in the majors briefly from 1926-1928.

Harry Wolter was a long-time coach of Stanford baseball in the first half of the 20th Century. In 1928, he led the varsity team on a tour of Australia which made Stanford the first American team to visit the country and to play against the Australian national team.

Coaches[edit]

Assistant Coaches[edit]

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Overall Record Conference Record Notes
1892 3-4
1893 11-1
1894 6-0
1895 4-1
1896 5-3
1897 3-3
1898 2-1
1899 0-2-2
1900 3-9
1901 9-4
1902 8-9
1903 5-11
1904 8-8
1905 7-10
1906 10-9
1907 9-10-2
1908 13-13
1909 8-8
1910 9-14
1911 5-11-1
1912 12-12
1913 15-5-1
1914 12-6-3
1915 10-10
1916 12-14-2
1917 10-12
1918 1-3 1-2
1919 6-2 2-0
1920 10-11 5-5
1921 7-9 0-3
1922 4-8 1-2
1923 11-11 2-3
1924 14-10 3-3
1925 7-10 2-1
1926 5-10 2-4
1927 8-13 5-7
1928 7-10 5-7
1929 10-11 4-10
1930 10-12 7-8
1931 18-5 15-3
1932 12-11 9-9
1933 8-19 4-5
1934 8-14-2 5-10
1935 2-13 2-13
1936 8-20 2-13
1937 13-10 8-7
1938 10-13 5-10
1939 14-11 8-7
1940 8-14-1 4-11
1941 12-13 5-10
1942 10-13-1 2-12
1943 10-12 5-7
1946 8-15 4-8
1947 19-11-1 7-8
1948 15-11 5-9
1949 18-12 7-8
1950 10-5 CWS District Tournaments
1951 21-13 9-9
1952 19-13-1 9-7
1953 29-15-1 10-6 CWS District Tournaments / CWS 5th (t)
1954 18-12 9-7
1955 19-15-1 9-7
1956 24-10-1 9-7
1957 17-13 7-9
1958 23-12 7-9
1959 21-13 9-7
1960 20-17 6-10
1961 26-17 5-11
1962 21-14 6-10
1963 24-11 8-8
1964 20-24 4-16
1965 32-13 11-9 CWS District Tournaments
1966 26-12-2 12-8
1967 36-6-1 10-1 CWS District Tournaments / CWS 3rd
1968 36-12 13-5
1969 34-12 16-5
1970 36-16-1 8-9
1971 39-20-1 11-6
1972 37-17-1 9-9
1973 37-20 9-9
1974 28-19 10-8
1975 37-22 9-9
1976 42-23 14-10
1977 43-23 5-13
1978 35-20-1 6-12
1979 35-23 13-17
1980 29-24 13-17
1981 43-22 16-14 CWS Regionals
1982 49-18-1 20-10 CWS Regionals / CWS 5th (t)
1983 41-17-1 20-10 CWS Regionals / CWS 5th (t)
1984 38-26-1 18-12 CWS Regionals
1985 47-15 23-7 CWS Regionals / CWS 5th (t)
1986 38-23 18-12 CWS Regionals
1987 53-17 21-9 CWS Regionals / CWS 1st
1988 46-23 18-12 CWS Regionals / CWS 1st
1989 30-28 12-18
1990 59-12 24-6 CWS Regionals / CWS 3rd
1991 39-23 18-12 CWS Regionals
1992 39-23 17-13 CWS Regionals
1993 27-28 10-20
1994 36-24 21-9 CWS Regionals
1995 40-25 20-10 CWS Regionals / CWS 5th (t)
1996 41-19 19-11 CWS Regionals
1997 45-20 21-9 CWS Regionals / CWS 4th
1998 42-14-1 22-8 CWS Regionals
1999 50-15 19-5 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS 3rd
2000 50-16 17-7 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS 2nd
2001 51-17 17-7 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS 2nd
2002 47-18 16-8 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS 4th
2003 51-18 18-6 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS 2nd
2004 46-14 16-8 CWS Regionals
2005 34-25 12-12 CWS Regionals
2006 33-27 11-13 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2007 28-28 9-15
2008 41-24-2 14-10 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS 4th
2009 30-25 13-14
2010 31-25 14-13 CWS Regionals
2011 35-22 14-12 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2012 41-18 18-12 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2013 32-22 16-14
2014 35-26 16-14 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2015 24-32 9-21
2016 31-23 15-15
2017 42-16 21-9 CWS Regionals
2018 46-12 22-8 CWS Regionals
2019 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals

Further Reading[edit]

  • Ray W. Nickson: "An Epoch in Australian Baseball: Stanford University's Tour of 1928", Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Vol. 47, Nr. 1 (spring 2018), pp. 23-28.