UC Davis Baseball Hall of Fame 1972 Team

1972 UC Davis Baseball Team

1999 Charter Class

Set UC Davis record for Most Victories (32) and Highest Winning Percentage (.627), earned against difficult schedule. Both marks stood for 20 years. Ten wins achieved against University Division programs including Stanford University, Fresno State University, University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College & University of Pacific.

uc davis baseball hall of fame team from 1972


Defeated nationally-ranked Stanford twice, at home and away. Finished third on West Coast tied with UC Irvine in the NCAA District VIII rankings. Hit for .281 Team Batting Average in one of last years with wood bats.

Team Earned Run Average of 2.78 was one of lowest in UCD history. In best tradition of UC Davis student-athletics, graduated every team member with either undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Al Cleaveland, Outfield

Dennis Crandall, Catcher

Jim Crawford, LH Pitcher

Jim Fiack, Catcher

Larry DiPietro, Outfield

Mike Freccero, Second Base

Kevin Garvey, Second Base

Doug Gedestad, Outfield

Tom Grovhoug, RH Pitcher

Rick Hennes, Outfield

Denny Holmes, First Base

Guy Kissner, Third Base

Rich Lautze, Shortstop

Rick Mazzera, Catcher

Ross Merritt, LH Pitcher

Dennis Pfyl, Third Base

Tom Reilly, RH Pitcher

John Repetto, Shortstop

Keith Richman, RH Pitcher

David Rose, RH Pitcher

Martin Ryan, RH Pitcher

Clay Sigg, Outfield

John Slingerland, LH Pitcher

Rob Stewart, RH Pitcher

Phil Swimley, Head Coach

Dick Lewis, Trainer

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