Ralph Coleman
Ralph Coleman
Organization: Oregon State University
Year: 1968 Inductee

Ralph Coleman, known as the "Silver Fox," led Oregon State to Northern Division titles in 1940, '51, '52, '58, '62, '63 and co-titles in 1938 and '42. During his 35 seasons as head coach (1923-66), Oregon State baseball compiled an overall record of 561-316-1 (.639). The 1952 team advanced to OSU's first-ever College World Series.

Coleman was inducted to the Oregon State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1990 and the State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1981. He also served as president of the ABCA in 1955.

Oregon State's baseball field is named in his honor.