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2013 Hall of Honor Inductee Greg D’Alexander

BY ANDRES FOCIL
2013 Hall of Honor Inductee Greg D’Alexander

In the final installment of a nine-part series on the 2013 UA Sports Hall of Honor class, ArkansasRazorbacks.com takes a look back at the career of former baseball All-American Greg D’Alexander.

An American Baseball Coaches Association All-America third baseman, Greg D’Alexander helped lead the Razorbacks to 188 wins, a pair of Southwest Conference titles (1988 and 1989) and a trip to the College World Series (1989) in his tenure from 1987-90. He earned All-Southwest Conference honors for his play in both the 1989 and 1990 seasons. He led the team with a .387 batting average and 86 hits on the way to winning the George Dickey Award in 1990.

He led the Razorbacks in RBI in with 66 in 1989 and 65 in 1990. He also led the Hogs in home runs with in 1988 and 14 in 1990. He helped the Razorbacks go 51-16 in 1989 and reach the College World Series. In 1990, Arkansas posted a 47-15 mark and advanced to the NCAA Regionals. He

His 243 career hits rank sixth all-time at Arkansas, while his 56 doubles are seventh. He ranks third in career RBI (184) and total bases (416) while ranking and fourth in career home runs (35) and extra-base hits (97). D’Alexander was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles following his Razorback career. He spent six seasons in professional baseball before retiring following the 1996 season.

The 2013 class will be inducted during the Hall of Honor weekend, Aug. 30-31. Hall of Honor weekend includes a golf tournament at the Fayetteville Country Club and an induction banquet at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale. Inductees will also be recognized during half-time Arkansas’ season opening football game against Louisiana at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Tables and individual tickets to the induction banquet and the Hall of Honor golf tournament may be purchased from the Razorback Foundation. Sponsorships are also available for the banquet and golf outing. For more information, call the Razorback Foundation at 479-443-9000 or visit RazorbackFoundation.com.



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