LOS ANGELES--Walt Peterson, an All-American pitcher at USC who pitched a 9-strikeout complete game to lead the Trojans to a 5-2 victory over Arizona in the championship contest of the 1963 College World Series, died after a battle with lung cancer on Oct. 1 in Newport Beach, Calif. He was 76.
PHOENIX– The Sun Devil Baseball team will cap off its Fall schedule with an exclusive exhibition contest against the U.S. National Team at 6:30 p.m. AZT on Friday, Oct. 25 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium in Phoenix. The event will also serve to benefit members of the military and their families.
The 2019 MLB season saw the 114th USC alum (Garrett Stubbs) make it to the big leagues, the most of any collegiate program in the country, and saw another (Ian Kennedy) accomplish a feat only three others in the history of Major League Baseball have been able to do.
LOS ANGELES – USC baseball graduate transfer Ben Wanger helped Israel become the first team to qualify for the 2020 Olympics this past weekend when they won the Europe/Africa qualifying tournament in Italy.
LOS ANGELES—Cal Meier, an All-American shortstop who starred on USC's NCAA championship baseball squads in 1968 and 1970, died on Monday (Sept. 9) in Lakeside, Calif., of a stroke. He was 71.