Alumni to Sign Autographs This Weekend
Fullerton, Calif. – Come meet former Titan baseball standouts Eddie Delzer (1983-84), Felipe Garcia (2004-05), Dan Hanggie (1978-80), Mike Lamb (1995-97), Brent Mayne (1988-89), Jeff Robinson (1980-83), Mike Rouse (2001), and Jason Windsor (2003-04) and get a signed photo of them this weekend at Goodwin Field.
The No. 4 Titans will be hosting visiting Long Beach State in a three-game Big West Conference series at Goodwin Field, home of the four-time national champions. Fans wishing to get autographs are welcome bring their own memorabilia, but a free photo of each former Titan will be available while supplies last.
Friday Night: Felipe Garcia, Mike Lamb, Mike Rouse and Jason Windsor
Saturday Night: Eddie Delzer and Dan Hanggie
Sunday Afternoon: Brent Mayne and Jeff Robinson
Come out and support the Titans this weekend as they continue their push for their 12 conference title in the last 15 years against long-time rival Long Beach State. Game times are Friday night at 7 p.m., Saturday night at 8 p.m. and Sunday at its traditional 1 p.m. spot. Autograph sessions will begin approximately 1 hour before the first pitch and run throughout the second inning.
ABOUT THE ALUMNI SCHEDULED TO APPEAR:
Eddie Delzer (LHP): Played for Augie Garrido's 1983-84 Titans and was part of the 1984 national championship squad • As a primarily a reliever in 1984, Delzer got the starting call about one hour before the 1984 national championship game and responded with seven courageous innings before leaving due to leg cramps with a 3-1 lead • Finished the 1984 CWS with a 2-0 record and a save in 14.2 innings pitched and allowed just two earned runs while striking out 16 • Was named to the All-College World Series team • Was 16-6 with a 2.34 ERA in his Titan career and hurled six complete games and three shutouts • Was a 20th-round draft pick by the Montreal Expos in 1984 and a 21st-round draft pick in the 1984 by the California Angels.
Felipe Garcia (DH): Played for George Horton's 2004 and 2005 squads, winning a national championship in 2004 • Was a career .336 hitter with two home runs and 74 RBI in 103 games, primarily as a designated hitter • In the 2004 College World Series, Garcia batted .458 (11-for-24) with 7 RBI to earn a spot on the All-College World Series team • Had two four-hit efforts in the CWS, one against Miami in the Titans' second game of the series, the other in the first game of the Championship Series when he drove in three runs to help defeat Texas • Was a 48th-round selection by the Boston Red Sox in 2004 and a 34th-round pick in 2005 by the New York Yankees.
Dan Hanggie (3B): Played for Augie Garrido's 1978-80 teams and won a national championship in 1979 • Was a .306 career hitter with Cal State Fullerton, playing in 190 games with 32 doubles, 16 home runs and 125 RBI • Played in one College World Series and batted .375 (9-for-24) with 6 RBI hitting behind Golden Spikes Award winner Tim Wallach • He hit a College World Series grand slam in the Titans' fourth game against Arkansas • Was an ABCA All-American in 1979 • Was an All-SCBA first-team third baseman in 1979 • Ranks 10th in the CSF career record book in walks (110) • Was a 7th round draft pick by the New York Yankees in 1980.
Mike Lamb (C/3B): Played for both Augie Garrido and George Horton from 1995-97 and helped the Titans to a national championship 1995 • Was a career .337 hitter for the Titans in 156 games played and posted 15 home runs and 108 RBI over three years • Played in one College World Series game as a defensive replacement in 1995 • Was a 31st-round draft selection in 1996 by the Minnesota Twins and a 1997 seventh-round selection of the Texas Rangers • Is one of four Titans to play in the MLB World Series – he did so in 2005 with the Houston Astros and hit the Astros first-ever World Series home run • Is one of seven players from the 1996 Titans to reach the major leagues • Made his MLB debut on Apr. 23, 2000 with the Texas Rangers and went on to a 10-year big league career with Texas, Houston, Minnesota, Milwaukee and Florida • Was a part of the 2004 USA National Baseball Team with former Titan infielder Mike Rouse as a professional.
Brent Mayne (C): Played two seasons at Cal State Fullerton in 1988 and 1989 under Head Coach Larry Cochell • Hit a career .373 (fifth all-time in a Titan career) and was the seventh toughest Titan to strikeout, fanning just once every 14.4 at bats • Was a 1988 ABCA All-American • Was a two-time All-PCAA first-team catcher • Played in the 1988 College World Series and went 4-for-15 (.267) with three runs scored in four games • He owns the Cal State Fullerton record with a 38-game hitting streak in 1988 that ended with him "in the hole" in Starkville, Miss., when Mike Ross hit a walk-off home run to earn a World Series berth • Was the Titans' fifth first-round draft pick when he was selected as the 13th overall pick by the Kansas City Royals • Went on to a 15-year (1990-2004) major league playing career with seven different clubs • Was inducted into the Cal State Fullerton Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.
Jeff Robinson (RHP): Played four seasons for Augie Garrido from 1980-83 • Posted a career record of 28-16 in almost 300 career innings • Completed 10 of 29 career starts and struck out 214 career batter • Was a member of one College World Series team (1982) and struck out two in his only inning of work against Wichita State • Was a 1983 All-SCBA first-team right-handed pitcher in 1983 • Ranks 8th all-time in CSF career appearances (79) • Was a 14th round draft pick by the Detroit Tigers in 1982, but stuck around to become a second-round pick by the San Francisco Giants in 1983 • Made his MLB debut on Apr. 7, 1984 with the San Francisco Giants and went on to play in nine major league seasons with five different teams (SF, PIT, NYY, CAL, CHC).
Mike Rouse (INF): Played one season for the Titans in 2001 under Head Coach George Horton when he hit .377 with 89 hits, 12 home runs and 62 RBI • Was the first-team All-Big West Conference shortstop in 2001 • Had three home runs in the Titans first Super Regional home game against Mississippi State in 2001 • Had two hits and an RBI in four College World Series games • Was a fifth-round draft pick by the Toronto Blue Jays in June of 2001 • Was a part of the 2004 USA National Baseball Team with former Titan catcher/third baseman Mike Lamb as a professional • Made his big league debut with Oakland on June 9, 2006 and went on to play two MLB seasons with the A's and Cleveland.
Jason Windsor (RHP): Played two seasons for Cal State Fullerton (2003-04) under Head Coach George Horton and was the workhorse for the 2004 national champions • Was a career 24-6 with a minuscule 1.81 ERA in two seasons with Fullerton • He completed 11 of his career 30 starts and struck out 223 batters in 258 innings • Was a two-time All-American in 2003 and 2004 and was the 2004 Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year • Dominated in Omaha by throwing a complete-game shutout against South Carolina in the Titans' first game; notching a three- inning save in the Titans' fourth game against South Carolina; and then throwing another complete-game five-hitter with 10 strikeouts against Garrido's Texas Longhorns in the CWS final game • Allowed just 11 hits and struck out 29 with an ERA of 0.86 in 21 innings in the 2004 series and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player • In two years at the CWS, Windsor was 3-0 with a save in five appearances (32.3 IP, 1.67 ERA) • Was the Oakland A's third-round pick in the 2004 MLB amateur draft • Made his big-league debut with Oakland on July 17, 2006 and pitched in four games that year.