UC Davis Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Rich Watts

Rich Watts

uc davis baseball hall of fame inductee Rich Watts

Position : Catcher

Years Played : 1993-94

Profession : Attorney

Inducted : 2008

Clutch left-handed hitter for two straight Northern California Athletic Conference Champions. UCD’s first ever All-American catcher & key member of 1994 Hall of Fame team. Two-time All-NCAC backstop & batting champion. Two dingers shy of 1994 NCAC Triple Crown- .394, 9 Home Runs, 63 Runs Batted In & record 85 hits. Drove in winning run in 1993 miracle regional playoff game over Cal Poly Pomona. Hit celebrated tape measure grand slam at Nevada. Slugged .559 but struck out only 40 times in 354 At-Bats. Highest ever career batting average at .384 with 77 Runs, 136 Hits, 24 Doubles, 12 Home Runs & 106 RBI.

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