Our buddy over at BleedCrimson.net talked with Gary Ward and Rocky Ward about Gary being inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame two days ago. Gary is currently the assistant coach with the New Mexico State Aggies with his son Rocky as the head coach. Gary had a successful career with Oklahoma State from 1978-1996 then with the Aggies in 2001 and 2002 before turning the reins over to his son. Gary led Oklahoma State to 16 consecutive conference titles and 17 NCAA Regional appearances, and 10 trips to the CWS. He led the Aggies to the 2002 Sun Belt Championship as he finished with a 1,022-361-1 record which is fourth all-time. You can hear the whole interview by clicking here.
FROM PRESS RELEASE
LUBBOCK, Texas – The College Baseball Foundation announced today the names of the 12 players and coaches comprising the 2008 National College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class.
“We are very excited to announce this year’s class,” said Mike Gustafson, co-chair of the Hall of Fame and member of the CBF Board of Trustees. “There are some exceptional players an coaches in this year’s class and they deserve this recognition.” Continue reading