University of Michigan

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College World Series Appearances: 8 1953, 1962, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984 & 2019

Players who went here

College World Series titles in 1953 and 1962

College World Series runner-ups in 2019

Famous alumni[edit]

Dozens of major league players have attended University of Michigan.

Hall of Famers Charlie Gehringer, Barry Larkin and George Sisler went to the University of Michigan.

All-Stars Bill Freehan, Steve Howe, John Mayberry, Steve Ontiveros, J.J. Putz, Chris Sabo, Ted Simmons, Lary Sorensen and Dick Wakefield went to the school.

University Of Michigan baseball through time[edit]

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The book Baseball at the University of Michigan indicates that the first student team was formed in 1863. The earliest teams were rather informal, sometimes playing few games in a season. The 1873 team featured Frank Bliss, who later came to the majors. The team expanded its play in 1882.

The University of Michigan played in the 1882 college championship series in the Western Baseball League, in that league's second year in existence. That same year, the college team played and lost to a professional team (April 1882). Playing catcher for that squad was Moses Fleetwood Walker. Walker would leave the school in 1883 and sign with the Toledo Blue Stockings (at time, in the Northwestern League). In 1884, the Toledo Blue Stockings joined the major league level American Association. The point of this discussion, is that the University of Michigan included in it's historical group of players, a man by the name of Moses Fleetwood Walker, who would integrate professional baseball in 1884 (see Walker's page for discussion of possible earlier integration by another individual). See the team picture at right. Walker is the black fellow.

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Coaches[edit]

1953 Michigan baseball team; Bill Mogk in front row center to the right of coach Ray Fisher.

Assistant Coaches[edit]


Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Overall Record Conference Record Notes
1880 2-4
1881 3-3
1882 10-3
1883 3-3
1884 8-1-1
1885 2-1
1886 5-2
1887 3-4
1888 6-3-1
1889 4-3
1890 8-3
1891 10-3
1892 12-6-1
1893 14-4
1894 11-8
1895 19-3-1
1896 17-4-1 6-3
1897 4-8 2-6
1898 15-6 7-3
1899 14-5 5-2
1900 12-9-1 6-5
1901 13-8 8-2
1902 8-10 1-7
1903 12-5 7-3
1904 10-5 4-5
1905 16-3 9-3
1906 12-7 5-3
1907 11-4-1
1908 12-4
1909 18-3-1
1910 17-8
1911 16-10-1
1912 14-10-2
1913 21-4-1
1914 22-6
1915 16-17-3
1916 9-12-2
1918 16-1 9-1
1919 13-1 9-0
1920 17-6-1 9-1
1921 21-4 10-2
1922 21-6 9-3
1923 22-4 10-0
1924 13-3 8-2
1925 17-8 7-4
1926 16-7 9-2
1927 16-8 8-4
1928 22-5 11-1
1929 15-6 7-2
1930 9-15-1 3-6
1931 11-7 5-4
1932 19-15-1 4-5
1933 12-4 8-2
1934 15-9 6-6
1935 11-11 6-5
1936 20-5 9-1
1937 16-8 5-6
1938 14-12 4-6
1939 18-9-2 8-4
1940 10-12 7-5
1941 24-8 10-2
1942 17-9 10-2
1943 8-4 3-2
1944 15-4-1 8-0
1945 20-1 8-0
1946 18-3 6-2
1947 18-10 7-4
1948 21-6 10-2 CWS District Tournaments
1949 18-9-2 8-4
1950 18-9 9-3
1951 13-10 4-8
1952 16-7 8-4
1953 21-9 10-3 CWS District Tournaments / CWS
1954 22-9 10-5
1955 17-11 8-7
1956 17-9 6-5
1957 17-7 7-4
1958 18-1 7-8
1959 10-17-2 5-7
1960 19-12-1 7-7
1961 20-11 10-2 CWS District Tournaments
1962 31-13 12-3 CWS District Tournaments / CWS
1963 21-11 7-7
1964 19-16 10-4
1965 18-14 10-5
1966 22-11 10-3
1967 24-12 10-4
1968 17-16 9-5
1969 14-21-1 8-6
1970 16-18 7-7
1971 23-13-1 10-5
1972 18-13-1 9-5
1973 22-16 12-6
1974 18-14-1 7-5
1975 28-12 13-3 CWS Regionals
1976 22-19-1 9-4 CWS Regionals
1977 33-15 14-4 CWS Regionals
1978 30-17 13-3 CWS Regionals / CWS
1979 22-14 10-4
1980 36-18-1 14-2 CWS Regionals / CWS
1981 41-20 10-4 CWS Regionals / CWS
1982 44-10 13-3
1983 50-9 13-2 CWS Regionals / CWS
1984 43-20 11-5 CWS Regionals / CWS
1985 55-10 14-2 CWS Regionals
1986 47-12 13-3 CWS Regionals
1987 52-12 13-3 CWS Regionals
1988 48-19 20-8 CWS Regionals
1989 49-16 21-6 CWS Regionals
1990 33-24 14-14
1991 34-23-1 15-13
1992 21-32 11-17
1993 25-30 13-14
1994 29-29 13-15
1995 24-29 10-16
1996 24-30 17-11
1997 36-22 17-9
1998 21-27-1 9-15
1999 34-30 15-13 CWS Regionals
2000 20-32-1 10-18
2001 28-28 10-14
2002 21-32 14-17
2003 30-27 16-14
2004 34-26 19-13
2005 42-19 17-12 CWS Regionals
2006 43-21 23-9 CWS Regionals
2007 42-19 21-7 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2008 46-14 26-5 CWS Regionals
2009 30-25 9-15
2010 35-22 14-10
2011 17-37 7-16
2012 22-34 8-16
2013 29-27 14-10
2014 30-29-1 13-11
2015 39-25 14-10 CWS Regionals
2016 36-21 13-10
2017 42-17 16-8 CWS Regionals
2018 33-21 15-8
2019 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS