Dale Ramsburg

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Dale Ramsburg was a minor league infielder and a long-time college coach.

Ramsburg hit .290 as a shortstop at WVU. He signed with the Minnesota Twins and spent 1964 with the Wisconsin Rapids Twins, hitting .209/.324/.247 with 27 walks and 56 strikeouts in 185 plate appearances. He fielded .884 at third base and .820 at short. He then returned to WVU as an assistant coach in 1967. At age 26, he became head coach in 1968. He would go on to a 540-387 record in 26 years before his death of cancer. He twice was named Atlantic-10 Conference Coach of the Year and set a school record with 40 wins in 1994. Among his players were future major leaguers Bucky Guth, Darrell Whitmore, Joe Hudson and Steve Kline.

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