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The Texas Southern Tigers baseball team is the varsity intercollegiate baseball program of Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, United States. The program's first season was 1965, and it has been a member of the NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Conference since the start of the 1999 season. Its home venue is MacGregor Park, owned by the city of Houston. Michael Robertson is the team's head coach starting in the 2009 season. The program has appeared in 5 NCAA Tournaments. It has won five conference tournament championships and no regular season conference titles. As of the start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season, no former Tigers have appeared in Major League Baseball.

Texas Southern Tigers
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Founded1965 (1965)
UniversityTexas Southern University
Head coachMichael Robertson (12th season)
ConferenceSWAC
West Division
LocationHouston, Texas
Home stadiumMacGregor Park
NicknameTigers
ColorsMaroon and Gray[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
2004, 2008, 2015, 2017, 2018
Conference tournament champions
2004, 2008, 2015, 2017, 2018

HistoryEdit

Conference affiliationsEdit

MacGregor ParkEdit

The MacGregor Park is a public park owned by the City of Houston. The Tigers play their home games at the park for just 20 percent of the games that the Tigers do host during a given season.[2]

Head coachesEdit

Texas Southern's longest tenured head coach was Candy Robinson, who has coached the team from 1990 to 2008.

Current coaching staffEdit

  • Head coachMichael Robertson
  • Assistant coach – Aaron Gilbreath
  • Assistant coach – Anthony Dilligard

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TSU Graphic Standards (PDF). September 1, 2015. Retrieved April 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Todd James (June 16, 2017). "Road less traveled: Texas Southern Baseball". texas.vype.com. Retrieved February 27, 2019.

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