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May 17, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It has taken two sports and three colleges, but Jim Short finally has found athletic success. Short, the starting first baseman for Fullerton College, also has been enrolled at the University of Nevada Reno and Cypress College. The right-handed hitting Short has had an outstanding season for the Hornets, batting .327 with 12 home runs, 13 doubles and 56 runs batted in.
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May 31, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL
Jim Short, a sophomore first baseman from Fullerton College, was awarded the Southern California Big Stick Award, given to the outstanding offensive player in the area. Short batted .333 with 13 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 62 runs batted in. His home run and RBI totals were Fullerton single-season records. David Stevens, a freshman relief pitcher from Fullerton College, signed with the Chicago Cubs' organization, the college said Wednesday. Stevens, who has a 4.
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SPORTS
May 31, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL
Jim Short, a sophomore first baseman from Fullerton College, was awarded the Southern California Big Stick Award, given to the outstanding offensive player in the area. Short batted .333 with 13 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 62 runs batted in. His home run and RBI totals were Fullerton single-season records. David Stevens, a freshman relief pitcher from Fullerton College, signed with the Chicago Cubs' organization, the college said Wednesday. Stevens, who has a 4.
SPORTS
May 17, 1990 | STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It has taken two sports and three colleges, but Jim Short finally has found athletic success. Short, the starting first baseman for Fullerton College, also has been enrolled at the University of Nevada Reno and Cypress College. The right-handed hitting Short has had an outstanding season for the Hornets, batting .327 with 12 home runs, 13 doubles and 56 runs batted in.
SPORTS
July 23, 1989
The Metro League all-stars will play an all-star team from a San Diego league at 2 p.m. today at Fullerton College. The Metro League consists of Orange County and Long Beach area college players. The Metro League roster: Pitchers--Greg Hays and Jeff Kanegae, Long Beach 49ers; Dave Turner, Huntington Beach Rustlers; Dave Bladow, Irvine Metros; Matt Lipscomb, Fullerton Blues; John O'Donohue and Jeff Middlebrook, Cypress Dawgs.
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July 30, 1989 | AL PRESTON
Tom Smythe and Jim Short each had a double and home run Saturday to lead the Metropolitan Baseball League of Orange County All-Stars to a 14-4 victory over the Collegiate Summer Baseball Assn. All-Stars at UC Irvine. Smythe capped a five-run second with a two-run homer. The Metro All-Stars also got a two-run double from Tim Albert and a run-scoring single by Rob Donlan during the inning.
SPORTS
February 20, 1989
Cypress College worked its way out of the losers' bracket to win the King's River baseball tournament Sunday at King's River College. The Chargers (10-4) defeated Santa Rose, 5-1, in seven innings to win the championship. Jim Short hit a two-run homer in the top of the fourth to lead Cypress. Short was the tournament's most valuable player. Dennis Burbank pitched five innings for the victory.
SPORTS
April 13, 1990
Rancho Santiago had 19 hits to easily defeat Cosumnes River College of Sacramento, 10-3, in a quarterfinal game of the Channel Coast baseball tournament at Moorpark College in Simi Valley Thursday. Jeff White and Sean Sterling each had three hits and scored twice to lead Rancho Santiago (26-5). Matt Lackie (9-2) pitched six innings to earn the win.
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May 26, 1988
Catcher Greg Pirkl of Los Alamitos High School and designated hitter Eddie Keller of El Dorado were named most valuable players of the Empire League by league coaches. Pirkl hit nine home runs and Keller hit eight during the season. El Dorado placed six players on the first team, and Los Alamitos and Esperanza each had five. Steve Gullotti of El Dorado was named coach of the year. The coaches' teams: FIRST TEAM Pitchers Pete Janicki . . . El Dorado Kevin Schula . . . El Dorado Roger Weems . . .
SPORTS
February 19, 1989
Rob Bailey hit a home run and drove in four runs and Joey Parga hit a home run to lead Fullerton College to an 8-3 victory over Skyline Saturday in the second round of the Modesto tournament. Will Barber (1-2) gave up six hits, one unearned run and struck out eight in nine innings for Fullerton (3-4). Tony Osendorf, Willy Speakman, John Connolly and Russ Barnes each had two hits for Fullerton. Skyline, of Daly City, Calif., is 6-1.
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April 27, 1990
Fullerton 10, Saddleback 3--Tom Kelly (6-3) pitched a five-hitter, struck out seven and walked two to lead Fullerton (21-12, 11-9) at Saddleback (5-16, 11-20). Jim Short had two hits, extending his hitting streak to 15 games, and Jeff Manship hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning and a solo home run in the eighth. Golden West 9, Riverside 6--Golden West took the lead in eighth on a two-run single by Steve McKowen. Gerad Cawhorn, Eric Crocker and McKowen each had three hits.
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May 19, 1990
Fullerton College used five home runs to defeat Moorpark, 14-1, Friday in the second round of the Southern California Regional baseball playoffs at Riverside. Gary Mota and Tom Wilson each hit two home runs and Jim Short added another. Mota and Short, who have 13 home runs each, tied the Fullerton single-season record. Rod Klopfer, who plays for Chapman, hit 13 in 1988. Short, a sophomore first baseman, had two RBIs to raise his single-season record total to 58.
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