June 17, 2004
Marquess is one of the nation's premier collegiate coaches and the winningest coaching in Stanford Baseball history. He recently completed his 28th season at the helm of the Cardinal in 2004. Marquess has an overall record of 1190-565-5 (.678) record in 1760 career games, as well as even more impressive marks in postseason (107-48, .690), Regional (63-23, .733), Super Regional (10-2, .833) and Pac-10 (478-302, .613).
The 1969 Stanford graduate has led the Cardinal to two CWS titles and three runner-up showings in five CWS championship appearances, as well as 13 College World Series trips, five NCAA Super Regional titles, 13 NCAA Regional championships and 12 Pac-10 crowns (includes 2004, Southern Division and shared titles). Stanford has also qualified for the NCAA Tournament 22 times and posted 27 winning seasons in the first 28 years under Marquess. He has been named NCAA Coach of the Year three times and has received Pac-10 or Pac-10 Southern Division Coach of the Year honors on nine occasions, most recently with his selection in 2003. Stanford has finished either first or second in the prestigious Pacific-10 (formerly Pac-10 Southern Division) 22 times in the last 24 years.
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