Truman Bulldogs baseball

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Truman Bulldogs
Baseball current event.svg 2017 Truman State Bulldogs baseball team
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Founded1966
University Truman State University
Head coachDan Davis (11th season)
Conference Great Lakes Valley
West Division
Location Kirksville, Missouri
Home stadiumBulldogs Baseball Park
(Capacity: 250)
Nickname Bulldogs
ColorsPurple and White [1]
         
NCAA Tournament champions
0
College World Series appearances
2015
NCAA Tournament appearances
2015
Conference tournament champions
0
Conference champions
0

The Truman Bulldogs baseball program represents Truman State University in college baseball and competes in the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 2013, Truman became a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference, prior to this Truman was in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association from 1966–2012. TSU's home games are played at the Bulldogs Baseball Park in Kirksville, Missouri. The Bulldogs have made one appearance in the Division II Tournament as an at-large bid in the 2015, eventually making it to the College World Series.

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History

Truman's baseball program dates back to 1966 when the program went 4–8. [2] Since their inaugural season the Bulldogs claimed one Division II Tournament appearance as an at-large bid in 2015 in the Midwest Region. [3] During this playoff berth, the Bulldogs won five consecutive games in the regional to advance to the Division II College World Series in Cary, North Carolina. [4] The Bulldogs have an all-time record of 637-1333-6, which is a .323 winning percentage over 54 seasons of Bulldog Baseball. [5]

Conference affiliations

All-time series records against GLVC members

Truman State
vs.
Overall Record
Bellarmine 0-2
Drury 9-25
Illinois Springfield 3-2
Indianapolis 3-5
Lewis 4-6
Maryville 15-10
McKendree 2-2
Missouri S&T 38–46
Missouri-St. Louis 14-22
Quincy 36-81
Rockhurst 7-18
Saint Joseph's 1-2
Southern Indiana 7-7
Wisconsin-Parkside 4-4
William Jewell 13-13
*As of July 10, 2018.

Stadium

The Bulldogs have played their home games at Bulldogs Baseball Park since 1966. The stadium is located just to the south of Stokes Stadium (Truman's Football Stadium) and adjacent to the Bulldogs Softball Park. The current capacity of the stadium is at 250. [6] The field has gone under many renovations during its time and consistently plays as one of the nicest playing surfaces in Division II.

Coaches

Postseason

Division II Baseball Tournament

2015

2015 (T-8th)

Alumni

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References

  1. Truman State University Athletics Style Guide (PDF). May 15, 2015. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  2. http://trumanbulldogs.com/documents/2017/1/6/17TSUBaseballBook.pdf
  3. "2017 Record Book"
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