Mark Standiford (Baseball, 1985-88)
The most prolific power hitter in Shocker baseball history .
Standing just 5-foot-7, the second baseman was noted for his powerful, lightning-quick batting stroke .
Delivered a Shocker-record 69 home runs in his career, including a season-best 28 as a senior in 1988 when the Shockers made their second College World Series appearance .
He hit a home run every 13.7 at-bats .
Led the Shockers in home runs in three of his four years .
Established a team and NCAA record with 94 career doubles.
Finished his career ranked among the top five leaders in 12 Shocker career offensive categories .
His 301 career RBI ranked third behind only the totals of Phil Stephenson and Joe Carter .
Posted a career .426 batting average in NCAA post-season action in 1985, ¹87 and ¹88.
Named All-College World Series in 1988 after hitting .563 .
Chosen a first-team All-American in 1988 by Collegiate Baseball Magazine .
In 1988, he led the Shockers in hits (95), runs (81), doubles (26), homers (28) and RBI (97) .
Named a second-team Freshman All-American in 1985 after belting a team-high 16 home runs .
A member of the silver medal-winning U.S. team that competed in the 10-team International Cup Tournament in Cuba in 1987.
Two times named first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference .
Signed by the San Francisco Giants in 1988. Inducted, 1994.