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Former USC All-American Hank Workman Dies

Hank Workman, the captain of USC’s first College World Series championship team in 1948, died Monday. He was 94. Workman was inducted into the USC Hall of Fame in 2009. He was drafted by the New Yankees and was called up to the team near the end of the 1950 season, when the Yankees won the World Series. His career ended when he hurt his … Continue reading Former USC All-American Hank Workman Dies

Former USC Pitcher Orrin Freeman Dies

Orrin Freeman, a USC pitcher in 1970-71 and USC baseball assistant coach, died following complications from diabetes, according to reports. Freeman was the head coach at San Francisco State from 1979-82 and had a record of 130-78-3. He is probably best known for many years with the Florida Marllins, where he was assistant scouting director; scouting director; special assistant to the GM and senior advisor … Continue reading Former USC Pitcher Orrin Freeman Dies

Former USC Baseball Player Ron Fairly Dies At 81

Ron Fairly, a star of USC’s 1958 national championship baseball team, died from cancer Wednesday in Indian Wells, Calif. He was 81. Fairly played center field and hit .348 with 9 home runs and 67 RBI in 1958, his lone varsity season with the Trojans. He then spent 12 seasons with the Dodgers, where he won World Series titles in 1959, 1963 and 1965. Fairly … Continue reading Former USC Baseball Player Ron Fairly Dies At 81

USC Officially Hires Jason Gill

USC finally announced the hiring of Loyola Marymount baseball coach Jason Gill after a two-week search that looked at UC Santa Barbara coach Andrew Checketts, Grand Canyon coach Andy Stankiewicz, St. Mary’s coach Eric Valenzuela and San Diego coach Rich Hill. Here’s Lynn Swann on the hire: “We are very excited to welcome Jason Gill to the Trojan family as the head coach of USC … Continue reading USC Officially Hires Jason Gill