The Official Athletic Site of Long Beach State 49ers Baseball and Dirtbags Baseball, partner of CBS Sports Digital. The most comprehensive coverage of the. The Official Athletic Site of Long Beach State University, partner of CBS Sports Digital. LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Darren McCaughan, Baseball. Beach Vision. Sat, Jun 3, vs, Texas, 5 - 3, Long Beach Regional Game 4. Sun, Jun 4, at, San Diego State, 7 - 4, Long Beach Regional Game 5 (San Diego State eliminated). Video NCAA Championships Live NCAA Video Hub March Madness Videos. Championship Central Championship Store Men's Final Four Women's Final Four Frozen Four Women's CWS Men's College World Series. Views Read Edit View history. DI Softball facebook twitter. DI Baseball College World Series Top Ten Plays Jun 28, 4: Long Beach State 49ers Baseball Men's basketball Women's basketball Football Volleyball. The Dirtbags established themselves as one of the strongest teams on the West Coast , being consistently ranked in the national top 25 and appearing in 17 of 20 NCAA tournaments from '89 though , and three of the last four as of By the time the 49ers won their second CCAA title in , Wuesthoff was already the most successful coach in Long Beach State 's short sports history. Path to the Pros. Six More Dirtbags Selected on Day Three of MLB Clegg's teams accumulated a disappointing 32—65—1 record over the next three years, including an abysmal 6—25—1 record in Cal Poly 's 7-game winning streak to close the season allowed the Mustangs to finish 2nd in the Big West ahead of Long Beach. The Dirtbags also compiled a regular season record against arch rival Fullerton , and were recognized with a top 10 ranking in all major polls. We want to find out who we are as a team and be able to create identity as we go through, before we get to conference play. Over the course of the season, infield coach Dave Malpass would routinely take his players to a local all-dirt Pony League field for practices, while the rest of the team stayed at the on-campus practice field. As it turns out, an unexpected side effect of The Dirtbags' newfound success was the triggering of a regional rivalry between LBSU and established baseball powerhouse Cal State Fullerton. Despite holding the school career wins record at the time by a considerable margin, Gonsalves managed only a ——10 cumulative record over his last 9 years. Unfortunately for the Gonsalves, he would never again coach a team to that level of success. The first switch came in , when Long Beach State joined the upstart Southern California Baseball Association SCBA , an NCAA Division 1 baseball-only conference consisting of baseball teams from schools that otherwise competed in either the PCAA or the WCC. LBSU and LSU each held one victory going into the rubber match of the series, and the Dirtbags played their way to a lead going into the bottom of the ninth inning.