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January 20, 2013 | By Michael Casagrande
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The University of Miami lost one of its legends Sunday. Ron Fraser, Hurricanes baseball coach from 1963-92, passed away, his family announced. He was 79. Fraser won College World Series titles in 1982 and '85 and 1,271 games. The school announced in October it was establishing the Ron Fraser Wizard Fund and would build a bronze statue in his honor. In 2006, Fraser was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame. Before coming to Miami, Fraser played two seasons at Florida State.
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January 20, 2013 | By Michael Casagrande
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The University of Miami lost one of its legends Sunday. Ron Fraser, Hurricanes baseball coach from 1963-92, passed away, his family announced. He was 79. Fraser won College World Series titles in 1982 and '85 and 1,271 games. The school announced in October it was establishing the Ron Fraser Wizard Fund and would build a bronze statue in his honor. In 2006, Fraser was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame. Before coming to Miami, Fraser played two seasons at Florida State.
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August 6, 1987
Ron Fraser, coach of the University of Miami and the U.S. Pan American Games baseball teams, was admitted to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, suffering from pain caused by a kidney stone.
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April 9, 1992 | GARY KLEIN
Ron Fraser will retire as coach of the Miami Hurricanes after this season with a reputation for winning that is surpassed only by his legacy as a promoter. Fraser, in his 30th season with the No. 2 Hurricanes, will leave college baseball second only to former USC coach Rod Dedeaux in victories and as the unparalleled king of ballpark fun and fund raising.
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October 22, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Veteran University of Miami baseball Coach Ron Fraser, the nation's winningest active Division I coach, will lead the U.S. baseball team for the 1992 Olympics, it was announced today. Richard Case, executive director of the U.S. Baseball Federation, joined Fraser for today's announcement. The Barcelona Olympics will be the first time baseball is a medal sport. "I wanted this position more than anything else," Fraser said.
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June 12, 1985 | Associated Press
Greg Ellena, a junior walk-on, continued his hot hitting and Rick Raether, a right-handed reliever, continued to handcuff opposing hitters in Miami's 10-6 victory over Texas in the NCAA College World Series title game Tuesday night. Ellena collected four singles in a 14-hit Miami attack to bring his College World Series total base collection to 22, tying a tournament record. He was named the series' outstanding player.
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April 9, 1992 | GARY KLEIN
Ron Fraser will retire as coach of the Miami Hurricanes after this season with a reputation for winning that is surpassed only by his legacy as a promoter. Fraser, in his 30th season with the No. 2 Hurricanes, will leave college baseball second only to former USC coach Rod Dedeaux in victories and as the unparalleled king of ballpark fun and fund raising.
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February 25, 1990 | GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As America's college football coaches pout and posture over the NFL's recent decision to free undergraduates for the 1990 draft, Ron Fraser, slightly amused by the fuss, offers some simple advice: "You've got to learn to live with it. I feel for (the coaches), but we've been doing this for years."
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June 13, 1992
Miami Hurricane Coach Ron Fraser begged to have the College World Series semifinal called off because of rain. Hopelessly behind, 8-1, I can't blame him, but doesn't it rain in Miami all of the time? MICHAEL CHRISTIAN Los Angeles
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October 22, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Veteran University of Miami baseball Coach Ron Fraser, the nation's winningest active Division I coach, will lead the U.S. baseball team for the 1992 Olympics, it was announced today. Richard Case, executive director of the U.S. Baseball Federation, joined Fraser for today's announcement. The Barcelona Olympics will be the first time baseball is a medal sport. "I wanted this position more than anything else," Fraser said.
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February 25, 1990 | GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As America's college football coaches pout and posture over the NFL's recent decision to free undergraduates for the 1990 draft, Ron Fraser, slightly amused by the fuss, offers some simple advice: "You've got to learn to live with it. I feel for (the coaches), but we've been doing this for years."
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August 6, 1987
Ron Fraser, coach of the University of Miami and the U.S. Pan American Games baseball teams, was admitted to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, suffering from pain caused by a kidney stone.
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June 12, 1985 | Associated Press
Greg Ellena, a junior walk-on, continued his hot hitting and Rick Raether, a right-handed reliever, continued to handcuff opposing hitters in Miami's 10-6 victory over Texas in the NCAA College World Series title game Tuesday night. Ellena collected four singles in a 14-hit Miami attack to bring his College World Series total base collection to 22, tying a tournament record. He was named the series' outstanding player.
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July 7, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Ryan McGuire of UCLA was dropped from the U.S. Olympic baseball team in Millington, Tenn., and was replaced by Jason Giambi of Cal State Long Beach. In addition, Daron Kirkreit, a UC Riverside pitcher who had pitched well for Team USA before being released four weeks ago, was recalled by Coach Ron Fraser.
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