NWAC Hall of Fame Class of 1996
Ritch Price was a baseball player at Linn-Benton CC during the 1975 and 1976 seasons. Price helped lead the Roadrunners to back-to-back Oregon Community College Athletic Association (OCCAA) championships.
Price took over as head coach at Cal Poly for the 1995 season, which was to be the Mustangs first at the Division I level. In his second season, he led the team to a 30–23 winning record. Price remained at Cal-Poly through the 2002 season compiling a 217–228–1 record.
Price accepted the head coaching position at Kansas after the 2002 season and has since led the Jayhawks to two NCAA Tournament berths along with their first Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament title in 2006. Kansas had made only two NCAA appearances prior to Price's arrival.
[Courtesy: NWAC Website]