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The University of Delaware’s Bob Hannah enjoyed a Hall of Fame career in his 35 seasons as head coach. Hannah owns a record of 1,053-463-6 (.694%) since 1965; making him one of only 70 coaches in
college baseball history to reach that milestone. Bob was inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1991. A 1961 University of Delaware graduate, he guided the Blue Hens
into NCAA Regional play 11 times and led them to their only College World Series appearance in 1970. Hannah was named NCAA East District “Coach of the Year” five times. He was named conference “Coach
of the Year” seven times. His teams won 21 Conference regular season titles, including five straight from 1994 to 1998. The Blue Hens had just two losing seasons in his 35-year career, had eight
30-win seasons from 1976 to 1983 and four more in 1985,88,91 and 92. From 1994 to 1998, the Blue Hens posted five straight 40-win seasons. Hannah coached 23 All-Americans and 32 Major League draft
picks. He was inducted into the Delaware “State” Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. Bob retired after the 2000 season.



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