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University  Lamar University
Head coach  Will Davis (1st year)
Colors  Red and White
Conference  Southland Conference
Home ground  Vincent–Beck Stadium
Location  Beaumont, TX
Nickname  Cardinals
Founded  1952
League  Division I (NCAA)
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Home stadium  Vincent-Beck Stadium (Capacity: 3,500)

The Lamar Cardinals baseball team represents Lamar University and competes in the Southland Conference of the NCAA's Division I. The team is coached by 1st year head coach, Will Davis following Jim Gilligan's retirement at the end of the 2015-16 season. Except for five seasons (1987–1991), the Cardinals baseball team had been coached by Jim Gilligan since 1973. With over 1000 career wins as a head coach, Gilligan was one of the most winning coaches in NCAA history.

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The Cardinals baseball team leads the Southland Conference with 10 regular season titles. The Cardinals also won one Sun Belt Conference regular season title in 1993. In addition, the Cardinals have won three Southland Conference tournament titles and two Sun Belt Conference tournament titles. In the 2010 season, the Lamar was seeded seventh in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament, went undefeated through the tournament, and was crowned the conference champions. The team received a bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament and played TCU and Baylor. Over the years, the Cardinals have appeared in the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship tournament thirteen (13) times.

Lone Star Conference

  • JB Higgins (1952–1954)
  • (Baseball was discontinued from 1955–1966.)

    Southland Conference

  • Bob Frederick (1967–1968)
  • Bill Vincent (1969–1972)
  • Jim Gilligan (1973–1986)
  • David Perkins (1987)
  • American South Conference

  • David Perkins (1988–1991)
  • Sun Belt Conference

  • Jim Gilligan (1992–1998)
  • Southland Conference

  • Jim Gilligan (1999–2016)
  • Will Davis (2017–Current)
  • Lamar career coaching records

    (Records reflect game results through May 26, 2016.)

    Year-by-year results

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    (Records reflect game results through May 26, 2016.)

    Lamar Cardinals in the NCAA Tournament

  • The NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament started in 1947.
  • The format of the tournament has changed through the years.
  • Players in the Majors

    Many Lamar players have gone on to play in Major League Baseball.

    Players drafted by Major League teams

    Lamar has had 83 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.

    References

    Lamar Cardinals baseball Wikipedia


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