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The Most Major Leaguers in 2012

The Most Major Leaguers in 2012

Pat Murphy has more former players in the Major Leagues than any other college coach. But each time someone new goes to “The Show,” it’s as thrilling for Murphy as it was when his first player made it (Craig Counsell in 1995). This year, that old feeling returned on May 21. Murphy received a text […]

Murphy Named Tucson Padres Manager

Murphy Named Tucson Padres Manager

For 15 seasons, Tucson was enemy territory for Pat Murphy. Now it’ll be his baseball home. On October 23rd, Pat Murphy was named manager of the Pacific Coast League’s Tucson Padres. Here is some coverage from around the Web: Tucson Padres: Ex-ASU coach named manager (Arizona Daily Star) Murphy Well Respected In Padres Organization (padres.com) […]

Emeralds Repeat with League-Best Record

Emeralds Repeat with League-Best Record

Under the leadership of manager Pat Murphy, the 2012 Eugene Emeralds repeated with the top overall record in the Northwest League. The Emeralds, who finished 47-29, improved their record from the 2011 season by one win, making them 93-47 (.664) overall during Murphy’s tenure in Eugene. Despite finishing at the top of the league, the […]

Craig Counsell’s New Chapter

Craig Counsell’s New Chapter

With the 2012 Major League Baseball season ready to start, here’s one prediction that’s guaranteed: for the first time since 1996, you won’t find Craig Counsell on a big league roster. It’ll be easy to find him, though. He’s still working and his commute hasn’t changed a bit. Counsell retired January 17th and immediately joined […]

2011: Murph’s Major Leaguers

2011: Murph’s Major Leaguers

The 2011 pro baseball season is in the books and many fans are sorry to see a very eventful season end. Baseball’s Pat Murphy returned to the bench as manager of the Eugene Emeralds and got to see many of his former college players play prominent roles in the 2011 Major League Baseball season.  COVER […]