Frank Vieira

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Florindo "Frank" Vieira was the head coach at University of New Haven for 44 seasons, from 1963-2006. The Chargers never had a losing season under Vieira. He retired with a career mark of 1127-323-6. Under his control the team went to 17 College World Series (2 NAIA & 15 Division II College World Series). In 1986 UNH named their baseball field after Vieira. New Haven beat Mercy College 10-7 in the first ever game at Vieira Field.

A high school basketball star in Connecticut, Vieira once outscored future NBA Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain in a game. He played college basketball at Quinnipiac University.

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