ASU Baseball All-Decade Team: Tuffy Gosewisch

Jan. 25, 2010

TEMPE, Ariz. -

Arizona State Sun Devil Baseball will be naming an All-Decade Team for the 2000's. The 25-man roster is made up of players who played at least two seasons at Arizona State and who played in the past decade.

Following in the footsteps of his brother Chip, who was a standout for ASU in the 90’s, Tuffy Gosewisch was a four-year star for the Sun Devils in the mid-2000’s. Playing in 215 games, starting 182 at catcher, Gosewisch was the model of consistency during his career. He left ASU with a .320 career batting average, 203 hits and 166 runs batted in. A three-time All-Pac-10 honorable mention, Gosewisch established himself as the Sun Devil backstop and team leader for the 2005 team that finished third at the College World Series. He was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 11th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.

From 2000 to 2009, Arizona State baseball won 433 games, 157 Pac-10 games, appeared in the NCAA Tournament in each year and reached the College World Series three times. The Sun Devils won four Pac-10 titles, including the last three, finished in the Top 5 in the nation three times and saw 47 players earn First Team All-Pac-10 honors. Over the past 10 years, ASU has had six Pac-10 Players of the Year, two Pac-10 Pitchers of the Year, two Pac-10 Newcomers of the Year, a Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year, three Academic All-Americans, 33 All-Americans and a National Player of the Year. Since 2000, 78 Sun Devils have been selected in the MLB Draft.

Petey Paramore, Catcher, 2006-2008
Tuffy Gosewisch, Catcher, 2002-2005

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