Bibb Falk - UT (Texas) fine art print
This special print of Bibb Falk from The University of Texas is part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame series. Only 26 prints were produced from artwork by Robert Hurst, the Official Artist to the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
Proceeds benefit the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
Double Matted Print
16" x 20"
Bibb Falk, Texas 1940-42, 1946-67 Three-year letterman for the Longhorns (struck out 17 Texas A&M batters in 1920)… Played professionally for the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians… Replaced the legendary Joe Jackson in left field when he arrived in the Major Leagues upon graduating from UT in 1920… Posted a career batting average of .314 in the majors... Batted .352 in 1924… Drove in 99 or more runs in three consecutive years… Led the American League in pinch hits over the final two years of his playing career while with the Cleveland Indians… Returned to the Forty Acres in 1942 as head coach… In 25 seasons as head coach, led Longhorns to their first two National Championships (1949 and 1950), 20 Southwest Conference titles and a 478-176 (.730) overall record… Also coached nine consecutive Southwest Conference Championship teams… Between 1946-54 the Horns went 111-19 in league action… Ranks among the top 15 Division I baseball coaches all-time in CWS history for appearances (10), games (37), winning percentage (.541) and victories (20)… Inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame and the Longhorns Hall of Honor… Texas' home venue named “Disch-Falk Field” in honor of Falk and longtime Longhorn coach Billy Disch.