Coach Jack Riley finds duty in the third base coaching box exciting as he waves Rich Harper on to home plate. Harper played from 1975-1978. Photo was used in the Oregon Stater, June 1977, vol.11 no.4, p. 22 and 1977 Beaver p. 97.
Mike (Mickey) Riley, son of Jack Riley, played second base for the Beavers from 1980-1983. He hit over .300 for the 1982 season and came close to the school record with an 18 game hitting streak--4 less than the mark set by All-American Pete Rowe. Photo was used in the Gazette Times and the Oregon Stater, April 1982, v.16 no.2, page 21.
Wes Schulmerich was the Beavers' first player to make it to the Major League level. Schulmerich was born on Wednesday, August 21, 1901, in Hillsboro, Oregon. He was 29 years old when he played his first big league game on May 1, 1931, with the Boston Braves. Schulmerich played for the Beaver from 1925-1927 Photo was used in the June 1983 Oregon Stater, vol. 17 no.4, page 19.