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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