Longtime Clemson coach Wilhelm
Wilhelm, longtime head coach at Clemson, passed away on Dec. 24
at the age of 81.
Wilhelm guided the Tigers from 1958 to 1993,
posting a record of 1,161-536-10 in 36 seasons. His 1,161
victories are the most in school history in any sport and rank
in the top 20 in Division I college baseball history.
Clemson went to the College World Series six
times under Wilhelm (1958-59-76-77-80-91) and led the Tigers to
11 ACC Championships, 17 NCAA Tournament appearances and 19 ACC
native of China Grove, N.C., Wilhelm led the Tigers to a mark of
60-10 in 1991, the top winning percentage (.857) in the country
that year and a school record for wins.
Current Clemson head coach Jack Leggett succeeded
Wilhelm in 1994.
Wilhelm is survived by his wife Sarah Jane and
his two sons, Michael and Randall.
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