Episode 8 features a conversation with Tim Matz, former Titan Baseball pitcher in 1974 and 1975 and currently pitching coach for Orange Coast College. In this episode we discuss the Titan Baseball program making the transition from Division 2 to Division 1 competition, his relationship and interaction with the legendary Augie Garrido and insight on being a member of the first Cal State Fullerton baseball team to ever go to Omaha.
In this conversation, Cameron Repetti discusses playing summer baseball in the Northwest for the Ridgefield Raptors, describes what it was like to throw a no-hitter in his senior year, winning the CIF championship and even demonstrates he already has the Titan swagger when it comes to the rivalry with Long Beach State.
Tommy Wilson is not only the son of movie actor Tom Wilson who played Biff in the Back to the Future movies. He a fantastic pitcher who played last year for the Titans. This podcast he discusses earning a leadership role, pitching in the postseason and where baseball will take him in the future.
Part 2 of our conversation with Mel Franks, longtime Sports Information Director for Cal State Fullerton. We discuss how Larry Cochell stole Phil Nevin without offering him a scholarship and Rick Vanderhook’s nickname while playing at Cal State Fullerton.
The inaugural episode of the 1544 Miles to Omaha Podcast has arrived! Our first guest to talk about Titan Baseball is Mel Franks, now retired Sports Information Director for Cal State Fullerton.