Winter Pitching / Catching Camp | Session 1
2019 WINTER PITCHING / CATCHING CAMP
Missouri State University Pitching Coach, Paul Evans, MSHSAA Hall of Famer Howard Quigley, along with current and former pro players will be the instructors for a Winter pitching/catching camp.
Enrollment is limited, so please enroll early.
Location: The camp will be held at Hammons Field , Bill Rowe Training Facility (955 E. Trafficway).
What to Bring: Each camper will be responsible to provide his own catching equipment, glove and hat.
- Paul Evans: enters his 31st year as MSU’s pitching coach. Un-der Evans guidance, the Bears have posted four of the best five team ERA’s in the history of the program. In all, 63 MSU pitchers have signed professionally, with 13 reaching the big leagues dur-ing his 30 years with the Bears. Five times during Evans’ tenure the Bears have had pitchers taken in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Evans has pitched and coached in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. As a player at Southern Illinois University, he posted an 18-7 record and his 0.84 ERA in 1979 ranked third in NCAA Division I. He also threw the most-recent no-hitter in SIU history.
- Howard Quigley: a Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame member, coached at the high school level for a quarter of a century, compiling a 462-232 record. The Missouri High School Coach of the Year in 1990 has a state champion-ship, as well as second and third- place finishes, to his credit. Quigley was a three-year letterman as a catcher at MSU. He played on two conference championship teams and served the Bears’ as co-captain as a senior in 1985. Quigley is one of four sons, all of which played college baseball. He is related to former big leaguers and professional coaches Gene and Phil Roof, as well as Eddie Haas, former manager of the Atlanta Braves.