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Tulsa Mourns Loss of Legendary Baseball Coach Gene Shell

TULSA, Okla. –– The architect of one of college baseball's dynasty's in the 1960s, Tulsa baseball coach Gene Shell, died on Thursday at the age of 90.

Shell posted a career record of 478 wins, 199 losses for a .706 winning percentage in his 15 seasons coaching the Golden Hurricane.

During his TU career, Shell's team made the College World Series twice, won seven Missouri Valley Conference championships, placed second in the league six times, advanced to the NCAA District 5 playoffs six times and five times to the District 5 championship game.

"We are saddened by the news of Coach Shell's passing.