This blog will take a comprehensive look at the stats of the Pepperdine baseball team
In baseball, the statistical Triple Crown refers to the feat of leading a league in three specific statistical categories in the same season. The batting Triple Crown categories are batting average home runs and runs batted in (RBI); in pitching, the Triple Crown categories are wins, earned run average (ERA), and strikeouts. These statistics have been tracked by baseball analysts and commentators for over a century.
In order to compile these statistics, we consulted the official Pepperdine baseball website as well as baseball-reference.com. We included every player who appeared in at least one game for Pepperdine this season, regardless of year in school. BABIP (batting average on Balls In Play) and WAR (Wins Above Replacement) are both sabermetric statistical measures.
For further explanation of any of the statistics below, please consult baseball-reference.com’s excellent glossary.
Player | Games | Plate Appearances | At Bats | Runs | Hits | Doubles | Triples | home runs | RBIs | stolen bases | Caught Stealing | Sac Flies | Walks | Strikeouts
The Pepperdine University baseball program is steeped in tradition, with a rich history dating back to the early 1900s. The program has produced numerous Major League Baseball players, including two-time World Series champion Bryan Harvey and All-Star second baseman Steve Sax
The Waves have made 28 appearances in the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship and have won conference championships in four different decades. Here is a look at the Pepperdine University Baseball Program by the numbers:
NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Appearances: 28
Last Appearance: 2008
NCAA Division I Baseball Championships Won: 0
Conference Championships Won: 9
(West Coast Conference – 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2006)
(Pacific Coast Athletic Association – 1979)
(Southern California collegiate athletic conference – 1960)
Players Drafted by MLB Teams: 72
This section provides an in-depth look at the Pepperdine baseball team’s stats and game notes.
Pepperdine Baseball in the News
The Pepperdine Baseball Team has been in the news a lot lately. Here are some of the headlines:
-“Pepperdine Rides Shutout Pitching to 5-0 Victory at UC Irvine”
-“Headley Leads Pepperdine Past UC Santa Barbara 5-4”
-“Waves Defeat UCSD for First Time Since 2000, 6-4”
-“Pepperdine Drops Rubber Game to LMU, 6-3”
The Pepperdine Waves baseball team is set to take on the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans in a three-game series this weekend. The games will be played Friday, April 5 at 6:00pm, Saturday, April 6 at 1:00pm, and Sunday, April 7 at 1:00pm. All games will be held at USC’s Dedeaux Field and will be broadcasted on the Pac-12 Network.
Alumni in the Pros
Since Pepperdine baseball’s inception in 1973, 139 Waves have gone on to play professional baseball As of the 2019 season, there are 31 former Waves in affiliated minor League Baseball four in independent minor league baseball and one Major League baseball player In addition, 104 Pepperdine alumni have played in foreign professional leagues.
The first alumnus to make it to the Major Leagues was Rick honeycutt in 1978. Honeycutt pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 17 seasons (1978-1994), compiling a record of 196-173 with 2,303 strikeouts and a 3.66 ERA. He was a two-time All-Star (1986, 1988) and finished his career with 1,024 games pitched, which ranks 21st all-time among left-handers.
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Pepperdine baseball is one of the most successful programs in the West Coast Conference with an overall record of 1,326-934-9. The team has won the conference title 19 times and made the NCAA tournament 28 times. In addition to their on-field success, the Waves have also produced 85 Major League baseball players including All-Stars Chase Utley and Mark Teixeira
Your support of Pepperdine baseball helps ensure that the program can continue to compete at the highest level Your donation will go towards scholarships, facility improvements, and other initiatives that will help the team continue to succeed. Thank you for your support!
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About Pepperdine Baseball
Pepperdine baseball is a college baseball program that competes in the West Coast Conference of NCAA Division I. The team is currently coached by Michael Gillespie. The program has appeared in six College World Series and has had eighteen Major League Baseball (MLB) alumni drafted, including Mark McGrath, Barry Zito, and Brandon McCarthy.
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