Mike McGuire (minors02)

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Michael McGuire

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Biographical Information[edit]

Mike McGuire played in the independent leagues then was a college coach.

He hit .266/?/.379 as a backup infielder for the University of South Carolina in 1992; Baseball America ranked them #18 nationally. [1] In 1993, he batted .268/?/.392 as a corner infielder for the school. [2] He signed with the independent Zanesville Greys and hit .316/.416/.430 as they won the first Frontier League title. [3] Back with Zanesville for 1994, he produced at a .245/.342/.365 as Zanesville's primary backstop.

McGuire was pitching coach at Morehead State University from 1995-1996, then was assistant at Winthrop University from 1997-2002. He was head coach Lander University from 2003-2005, setting a school record for wins (33) in 2004. In 2006-2011, he was back to Wintrop as assistant. He was head coach of Louisburg College in 2012, setting a school record with 52 wins. From 2013-2019, he was head coach of Morehead State and set a school record with 38 wins in 2015, when he was Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year. [4]

For 2020, he became head coach of the University of South Carolina Upstate.


  1. 1993 Baseball Almanac, pg. 317
  2. 1994 Baseball Almanac, pg. 331
  3. 1994 Baseball Almanac, pg. 294
  4. MSU bio