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Sport(s)  Baseball
1937–1973  Missouri

Overall  481–294–3
Name  Hi Simmons
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Born  August 16, 1905 Lancaster, Missouri (1905-08-16)
Died  January 12, 1995, Columbia, Missouri, United States

John "Hi" Simmons (August 16, 1905 – January 12, 1995) was the head baseball coach at the University of Missouri from 1937 until 1973. During his tenure, Missouri won one national championship, finished runner-up three other times, appeared in six College World Series and won 11 conference titles. Simmons' Missouri team won the 1954 College World Series and finished as runners-up in 1952, 1958 and 1964. He also served as a football assistant coach under Don Faurot. Simmons was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1977, the University of Missouri Hall of Fame in 1990, and is also a member of the ABCA Hall of Fame. The field at Taylor Stadium is named Simmons Field in his honor.


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