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by Berry Tramel Published: June 21, 2013
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Age: 67.

High school: Guthrie.

College: Missouri (1968).

Military: U.S. Army, 1968-71, Vietnam veteran.


Coaching: OU assistant, 1972-77; Wichita State head coach, 1978-2013.

NCAA championships: 1989.

College World Series: Seven trips.

NCAA Tournaments: 28.

Record: 1,837-675-3

Honors: Three-time NCAA coach of the year (1982, 1989, 1993).

Major league players: 30.

by Berry Tramel
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Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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