bleedCrimson.net Interview With Class of 2008 College Baseball Hall Of Fame Inductee Gary Ward And Rocky Ward

bleedCrimson.net spoke with Class of 2008 College Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Gary Ward and his son and head coach of the Aggie baseball team Rocky Ward on Wednesday evening. Gary Ward will be enshrined in the College Baseball Hall of Fame on July 4th in Lubbock, TX as part of the College Baseball Foundation's annual celebration of both the past and present of college baseball.

Coach Ward will also be honored at halftime of tonight's NMSU/San Jose State men's basketball game at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces, N.M.

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Gary Ward coached at Oklahoma State from 1978 to 1996 and at New Mexico State from 2001 to 2002. He led OSU to 16 straight conference titles, 17 NCAA regional appearances and 10 trips to the College World Series. He compiled a record of 953-313-1 in 19 seasons in Stillwater. In 2002, he led New Mexico State to a Sun Belt Tournament Championship and an NCAA appearance. He finished with a career record of 1,022-361-1, which ranks 24th on the NCAA all-time wins list.