Dick Clegg (college)

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Richard Clegg

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Dick Clegg coached Long Beach State from 1960-1963, going 48-79-2 and coaching Dick Nen, the first major leaguer from the school. He had served in the US Army after World War II occupying South Korea. His 32nd infantry division baseball team went unbeaten. He played baseball and basketball in college, which he attended after his military duty. He went 15 for 55 with 4 doubles and 2 triples for the 1951 Reno Silver Sox as per Baseball-Reference's Register though his obituary does not mention him playing for Reno, though it says he played for the Billings Mustangs. After coaching at Long Beach State, he was athletic director at New York University at New Paltz and at the high school level and taught physical education, including specially tailored programs for special needs. He co-wrote Modern Sports Officiating.

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