|Organization:||Bradley University (IL)|
Leo Schrall played and managed in the minor leagues but is best remembered as the coach of the Bradley University baseball team. He led the squad from 1949 to 1972, reaching the College World Series in 1950 and 1956 and capturing six Missouri Valley Conference titles.
Schrall's teams won 346 games while losing only 189 in 24 seasons, reaching the College World Series in 1950 and 1956. With only three losing seasons in his career, Schrall's teams averaged 14 wins per season during an era when teams were playing an average of 22 games a year.
Schrall was inducted into the Bradley Athletics Hall of Fame in 1973, and in 1983, was named to the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame.