Frank McCormick in M Club's 2014 Class
Frank McCormick

June 12, 2014

Former baseball coach Frank McCormick will be inducted into the University of Minnesota "M" Club Hall of Fame this fall. The coach from 1930-41, he guided the Golden Gophers to the 1933 and 1935 Big Ten titles.

McCormick also held the role of athletic director from 1933-41 and 1945-50. He served in the military during World War II, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. McCormick also spent time as an assistant football coach.

A 1967 American Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame inductee, McCormick led Minnesota to its first conference championship in 1933. The Gophers went 12-2 overall and 6-1 in Big Ten play. Two years later, they won again with a 17-3 overall record and 8-3 conference mark.

The "M" Club induction ceremony will take place Oct. 9 starting at 6 p.m. in the DQ Club Room at TCF Bank Stadium. For information on the full 2014 induction class, click here.


 

 

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