April 11, 2013
Seven to be added to College
Baseball Hall of Fame
coaches and five players will make up the Class of 2013 for the
College Baseball Hall of Fame.
The inductees include Sal Bando (right), Tom
Borland, Ralph Garr, Tino Martinez, Don Schaly, Roy Smalley and
Bando played third base for Arizona State in
1964-65 and was the MVP of the 1965 College World Series, the
first national title for the Sun Devils. He had a career batting
average of .319 with 130 hits, 99 runs and 92 RBI. Bando was a
two-time All-WAC selection and had his number retired by ASU in
Borland pitched at Oklahoma State in 1954-55,
posting a career record of 19-2. The left-hander was 11-0 in
1955 with 143 strikeouts in 117.2 innings. Borland helped the
Cowboys reach the College World Series in both seasons and was
named MVP in 1955.
Garr starred at Grambling State from 1964-67. He
led the nation in hitting his final three seasons and posted a
career batting average of .418. Garr batted .582 in 1967, still
a record for Division II. He helped the Tigers post a record of
103-11 over his four seasons. Grambling went 33-1 in 1967 and
placed third at the NAIA baseball championship.
Martinez played first base at Tampa from 1986-88
and was a three-time All-American. He was the 1988 NCAA Division
II National Player of the Year and still holds program career
records with 54 home runs, .399 batting average and .736
slugging percentage. Martinez helped the United State win a gold
medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
Schaly coached at Marietta College from
1964-2003, amassing a record of 1,442-329 (.812) in 40 seasons.
Schaly has the top winning percentage of any college coach at
any level with more than 500 victories. He led the Pioneers to
three national championships and Marietta was runner-up seven
times. Schaly was National Coach of the Year four times was
named the Division III Coach of the Century by Collegiate
Smalley was a shortstop at USC from 1972-73 and
recorded career numbers of .297 batting average, 101 hits, 10
home runs and 68 RBI. Smalley batted .338 in 1973 and was named
First Team All-America. The Trojans won national championships
in both his seasons on campus.
Winkin coached at Colby College, Maine and Husson
College from 1954-2006, winning more than 1,000 contests. He led
Maine for 22 seasons with a record of 642-430-3. Winkin led the
Black Bears to the College World Series six times and finished
third in the country twice. Maine participated in the NCAA
Tournament 11 times under Winkin.
The 2013 class will be inducted into the Hall of
Fame in conjunction with the College Baseball Night of
Champions, June 28-29 in Lubbock, Texas.
(photo courtesy of ASU Media