#19 John Seabaugh
- John Seabaugh 2007 game-by-game stats (updated regularly)
- John Seabaugh final 2006 game-by-game stats
Second-year walk-on who made key improvements in fall, working with pitching coach Sherard Clinkscales … hard worker who has refined his offspeed pitches, with ability to use changeup as solid out pitch … played in summer of ’06 alongside ND teammates Evan Sharpley and Chris Soriano, with Michiana Landsharks of Northern Indiana Wood Bat League … first competed at walk-on tryouts in fall of 2003 and ’04 … one of three Indiana natives on ’07 Irish … noteworthy former Irish players to wear number 19 include current Milwaukee Brewers infielder Craig Counsell, plus infielder Jim Dee and outfielder Brian Stavisky (both Academic All-Americans).
AS A JUNIOR: Member of deep staff that finished among national leaders with 3.52 team ERA … appeared in four games as pinch-hitter, also playing in the field in two of those games … batted 1-for-4 with a double and strikeout … made college debut in 12-0 win over Valparaiso (0-for-1) … also pinch-hit in 15-1 win over Oakland while playing at second base in 9th inning (0-for-1) … struck out as pinch-hitter versus Manchester (8-2) before stroking first-pitch, opposite-field double down rightfield line in 12-1 win over Cleveland State (he closed that game in left field).
PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner in baseball at nearby Penn High School … served as pitcher, outfielder and DH for three conference title teams … team and conference MVP as a senior in ’03, compiling 1.73 ERA, 9-2 record and 61 Ks in 60.2 innings (six complete games) … all-conference junior-year stats included 2.93 ERA, 7-2 record and 53 Ks in 59.2 IP (4 CGs) … member of 2001 team that went 34-2 while winning regional and state titles … helped Penn compile three-year record of 77-15 from ’01-’03 … selected for Team Indiana squad that competed at 2002 tournament in Marrington, Ill. … father Alan Seabaugh is an electrical engineering professor at Notre Dame, his mother Jan Seabaugh an English instructor at nearby Saint Mary’s … born May 8, 1985, in Olney, Md. … full name is John Evan Seabaugh … a history and pre-professional studies major, in the College of Arts and Letters.