Dick Rockwell

Inducted in 1993

Born: Dec 8, 1941 in Sayre PA

  • 1959 - 1963 : Catcher for Ithaca College baseball team,
  • 1962 : Lead Ithaca College to College World Series birth in Omaha, NB.
  • 1963 :Graduated from Ithaca College and signed with the Boston Red Sox.
  • 1964 -1968 : Traded to Philadelphia Phillies. Played four years in the minors, pro scout and minor league manager until 1968.
  • 1968 : Names head baseball coach LeMoyne College.
  • 1970 : Named second athletic director in LeMoyne College history.
  • 1974 : Runners-up in ECAC, Division II Tournament.
  • Rockwell's teams participated in the NCAA Tournament 12 of their last 13 years in Division II
  • 1987 : Le Moyne College moves to NCAA Division I.
  • 1980 : Won the ECAC championship
  • 1990, 1992 and 1993 : Named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference North Coach of the Year.
  • Rockwell's teams compiled a 757-309 (.710) record in 25 years at LeMoyne.
  • He ranked fifth on the all-time NCAA Division I winningest active coaches' list before retiring and ranks in the top 35 in the country for career victories.
  • 2002 : Le Moyne College athletic director Dick Rockwell was honored by the city of Omaha, Nebraska with the keys to the city for his work as Chairman of the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee
  • Member of both Le Moyne College and Ithaca College Halls of Fame.
  • Member of the American Baseball Coaches Association.
  • Retires as Athletic Director of LeMoyne College in June of 2007

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