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Tom Tresh
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1990
Other Position: Baseball
Tom Tresh
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/27/2007

Baseball, Class of 1990

 

One of the most-touted post-college athletes in CMU history... played shortstop for the 1957 Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion Chippewas... signed with the New York Yankees and played nine seasons in the major leagues... named American League Rookie of the Year in 1962... was voted the AL's top shortstop at end of the 1962 season... played in three World Series for the Yankees, smashing four home runs and batting .277... helped the Yankees to the 1962 world championship... played in three Major League All-Star games... won a Gold Glove in 1965 as an outfielder... had three home runs in one game against the Chicago White Sox... retired after the 1970 season, finishing his career with the Detroit Tigers... had 155 career home runs... returned to CMU in 1971 as an assistant director of placement... served as an assistant coach at CMU.