Alabama Crimson Tide baseball


Alabama Crimson Tide baseball

Infobox College baseball team
name = Alabama Crimson Tide
founded = 1892

logo_size =
university = University of Alabama
conference = Southeastern Conference
conference_short = SEC
division = Western
city = Tuscaloosa
stateabb = AL
state = Alabama
coach = Jim Wells
tenure = 14th
stadium = Sewell-Thomas Stadium
capacity = 6,118
nickname = Crimson Tide
color1 = Crimson
color2 = White
color3 =
fontcolor = FFFFFF
hex1 = 990000
hex2 = FFFFFF
hex3 =
national_champion =
cws = 1950, 1983, 1996, 1997, 1999
ncaa_tourneys = 1950, 1968, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008
conference_tournament = 1983, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003
conference_champion = 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1947, 1950, 1955, 1968, 1983, 1996, 2006
The Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team represents the University of Alabama in NCAA Division I college baseball. Along with most other Alabama athletic teams, the baseball team participates in the Western division of the Southeastern Conference. The Crimson Tide play their home games on campus in Sewell-Thomas Stadium, and are currently coached by head coach Jim Wells.

History

Alabama also has a winning tradition in baseball. Crimson Tide teams are tied with LSU for the most SEC titles with 13 regular season titles. Alabama also leads the conference with 7 SEC Tournament Championships. [cite web | title=2006 Media Guide | url=http://www.rolltide.com/fls/8000/files/baseball/2006/mediaguide/1-29.pdf | accessmonthday=June 21 | accessyear=2006 ] Tide baseball teams have participated in the NCAA College World Series five times (1950, 1983, 1996, 1997, 1999), finishing second in 1983 and 1997. The head coach is Jim Wells, who in 2006 became the school's all-time winningest coach.

tadium

The Crimson Tide play their home games at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. A tradition at Sewell-Thomas Stadium is to play the Rednex hit Cotton-Eyed Joe during the sixth inning. Sewell-Thomas Stadium is nicknamed "The Joe" by Crimson Tide fans, in honor of Baseball Hall of Fame member Joe Sewell, who played at Alabama.

Head Coaches

*Shelby Fletcher: 1892
*W.M. Walker: 1893
*J.H. Lyons: 1894
*J.F. Jenkins: 1895
*Eli Abbott: 1896
*Kid Peeples: 1897
*Joseph Black: 1898
*F.C. Owen: 1899
*Ardis Smith: 1900
*Thomas Stouch: 1901-1905
*Schwartz: 1906
*J.W.H. Pollard: 1907-1910
*Guy Lowman: 1911
*D.V. Graves: 1912-1915
*Loonie Noojin: 1916-1919
*Gordon Lewis: 1920
*Charles Bernier: 1921-1923
*Wallace Wade: 1924-1927
*Hank Crisp: 1928
*Jess Neely: 1929-1930
*Sam Hinton: 1931-1932
*J.B. Whitworth: 1933-1934
*Tilden “Happy” Campbell: 1935-1942, 1947-1963
*Paul Burnham: 1943
*Millard “Dixie” Howell: 1946
*Joe Sewell: 1964-1970
*Hayden Riley: 1971-1979
*Barry Shollenberger: 1980-1994
*Jim Wells: 1995-present

Year-by-Year Results

*1892: 1-0
*1893: 4-6-1
*1894: 10-3
*1895: 9-3
*1896: 5-5
*1897: 10-0
*1898: 2-3
*1899: 3-6
*1900: 9-3
*1901: 9-3
*1902: 7-1
*1903: 15-3
*1904: 12-10
*1905: 6-8-1
*1906: 4-16-1
*1907: 21-7
*1908: 14-4
*1909: 19-3 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1910: 12-8-1
*1911: 12-5
*1912: 16-6
*1913: 22-7 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1914: 11-13
*1915: 17-4-1 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1916: 12-10
*1917: 14-2 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1918: 13-4 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1919: 16-2 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1920: 15-2 (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Champions)
*1921: 7-12-1
*1922: 7-16-2
*1923: 14-7-1
*1924: 17-6
*1925: 21-6
*1926: 10-12-1
*1927: 13-8-1
*1928: 12-7-2
*1929: 11-8-2
*1930: 17-7 (Southern Conference Champions)
*1931: 13-5-1
*1932: 10-2-1
*1933: 8-6
*1934: 13-5 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1935: 12-2 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1936: 10-3-1 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1937: 12-4
*1938: 13-2 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1939: 10-10
*1940: 14-2 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1941: 19-2-1 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1942: 10-2 (Southeastern Conference Champions)
*1943: 12-6
*1944: No team due to World War II
*1945: No team due to World War II
*1946: 13-7
*1947: 20-7 (Southeastern Conference Champions; NCAA District III Playoffs)
*1948: 18-11 (NCAA District III Playoffs)
*1949: 14-8
*1950: 22-12 (Southeastern Conference Champions; NCAA District III Champions; 5th Place in *1950 College World Series)
*1951: 17-5-1
*1952: 13-11
*1953: 10-9
*1954: 10-7
*1955: 23-6 (Southeastern Conference Champions; NCAA District III Playoffs)
*1956: 18-7
*1957: 18-8 (SEC West Champions)
*1958: 14-7 (SEC West Champions)
*1959: 8-7
*1960: 11-7
*1961: 12-9
*1962: 16-10-1
*1963: 11-10
*1964: 10-10
*1965: 12-12
*1966: 13-7
*1967: 23-21
*1968: 24-14 (Southeastern Conference Champions; NCAA District III Playoffs)
*1969: 10-22
*1970: 19-25
*1971: 21-14-1
*1972: 22-14
*1973: 22-14 (SEC Western Division Champions)
*1974: 37-16 (SEC Western Division Champions)
*1975: 34-32
*1976: 25-18
*1977: 27-18
*1978: 23-20
*1979: 18-27
*1980: 18-28
*1981: 41-15-1 (SEC Western Division Champions)
*1982: 32-21
*1983: 46-11 (SEC Champions, South Region Champs, 1983 College World Series Runners-Up)
*1984: 35-18
*1985: 30-23
*1986: 43-20 (NCAA Atlantic Region)
*1987: 25-26
*1988: 27-26
*1989: 32-24
*1990: 34-21
*1991: 42-20 (NCAA Atlantic Region)
*1992: 34-21
*1993: 27-25
*1994: 21-35
*1995: 42-23 (SEC Western Division Tourney Champion, NCAA East Region Runner-up)
*1996: 50-19 (SEC Champions, SEC Tourney Champs, South I Regional Champions, 5th Place 1996 College World Series)
*1997: (56-14 SEC Tournament Champions, NCAA South II Regional Champions, 1997 College World Series Runner-up
*1998: 46-18 (NCAA West Regional Runner-up)
*1999: 53-16 (SEC Tournament Champions, NCAA Regional Champions, Super Regional Champions, 4th place in the 1999 College World Series)
*2000: 41-24 (NCAA Regional Runner-up)
*2001: 32-23
*2002: 51-15 (Hormel Foods Classic Champions, SEC Western Division Champions, SEC Tournament Champions, NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Participant)
*2003: 38-24 (Minute Maid Park Classic Champions, SEC Tournament Champions, NCAA College Station Regional Participant)
*2004: 29-26
*2005: 40-23 (NCAA New Orleans Regional Runner up, 5th place in SEC Tournament)
*2006: 44-21 (SEC Champions, NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Champions, NCAA Tuscaloosa Super Regional)

Alabama in the NCAA Tournament

*The NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament started in 1947.
*The format of the tournament has changed through the years.

Former Players

*John Baumgartner (1925-1926)
*Jack Bolling (1936-1939)
*Ike Boone (1919-1920)
*Andy Cohen (1923-1925)
*Lance Cormier (1999-2002)
*Hersh Freeman (1947)
*Jackie Hayes (1926-1927)
*Greg Hibbard (1985-1986)
*Butch Hobson (1970-1973)
*Frank Lary (1949-1950)
*Dave Magadan (1981-1983)
*Frank Menechino (1992-1993)
*Dustan Mohr (1995-1997)
*Ray Pepper (1926-1927)
*Andy Phillips (1997-1999)
*Del Pratt (1908-1909)
*Joe Sewell (1918-1920)
*Luke Sewell (1919-1921)
*Craig Shipley (1982-1984)
*Fred Sington (1929-1931)
*Riggs Stephenson (1919-1920)
*Jim Tabor (1935-1936)
*Taylor Tankersley (2002-2004)
*Joe Vitiello (1989-1991)
*Ernie Wingard (1920-1921)
*Al Worthington (1949-1951)

ee also

*Alabama Crimson Tide

References

* [http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/alab/sports/m-basebl/auto_pdf/bama-through-years.pdf]
* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/schools/alabama.shtml]


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