Raffo Becomes Head Coach at
Tommy Raffo has been named head coach at Arkansas
An assistant coach at Mississippi State for the
past 15 years, Raffo primarily worked with hitters and
outfielders as well as served as recruiting coordinator. With
Raffo, the Bulldogs made three trips to the College World
Series. MSU hit .300 or better as a team in eight of the past 11
Raffo coached seven
All-Americans and four Academic All-Americans. During his time
at MSU, 49 Bulldogs were selected in the Major League Baseball
A native of Orange Park, Fla., Raffo was
co-captain of the 1990 Mississippi State team that played in the
College World Series. He was a two-time Academic All-American
and three-time Academic All-SEC. Raffo was first team All-SEC in
1989 and 1990 and second team All-American in 1990.
Raffo earned a Bachelor’s
Degree in business administration from MSU in 1990. He and his
wife, Paula, have three children.
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