Bob Hannah
Bob Hannah
Organization: University of Delaware
Year: 1991 Inductee

The University of Delaware's Bob Hannah enjoyed a Hall of Fame career in his 35 seasons as head coach. Hannah compiled a record of 1,053-463-6 (.694) from 1965-2000.

A 1961 University of Delaware graduate, Hannah guided the Blue Hens into NCAA Regional play 12 times and led them to their only College World Series appearance in 1970. Hannah's teams won 23 conference regular season titles, including five straight from 1994 to 1998, along with 12 conference tournament championships.

The Blue Hens had just two losing seasons in his 35-year career, eight straight 30-win seasons from 1976 to 1983 and four more in 1985, '88, '91 and '92. From 1994 to 1998, the Blue Hens posted five straight 40-win seasons.

Hannah was named NCAA East District Coach of the Year a record five times. He was named Conference Coach of the Year seven times.

Hannah coached 23 All-Americans and 32 Major League draft picks. He was inducted into the Delaware "State" Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.

The 1988 ABCA President, Hannah remains a member of the ABCA's Board of Directors.