Andy Benes

Inducted 1994

Baseball

– No. 1 overall pick in the 1988 MLB Draft
– 1988 NCAA Player of the Year
– One of two in program history to have number retired (#30)
– His 1988 season comprised of program records in wins (16), innings (146.0) and strikeouts (188) while he tied the program mark with 13 complete games and was second in season ERA (1.42)
– Won a gold medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics
– Played in the 1993 MLB All-Star game
– Threw the first pitch in the history of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 1998
– Finished his professional career with 2000 strikeouts