Saturday, December 7, 2013

Jeff Dusek, Pitcher at BYU 1970s

Jeff Dusek
Hometown: San Clemente, CA
Born: 1949

Position: LHP/RHP
Height: 6-2
Weight: 178

College: BYU, 1970-1972
First-Team All-Western Athletic Conference
26-7 record

Pro: Chicago White Sox's minor league team
5-3 record, Appleton Foxes, Wisconsin

In the summer of 1971, Jeff Dusek was a switch pitcher in the old Basin League in Mobridge, South Dakota.  He threw harder left-handed, but was a better pitcher right-handed, according to John Hughes who played summer baseball with Dusek. 

Jeff Dusek, a pitcher from 1970-72 is one of BYU’s more prolific pitchers with a 26-7 record. Now retired, Dusek received national attention as the prosecutor in his role as assistant San Diego County attorney. Dusek graduated from BYU in 1972 with a bachelor’s in history and earned his law degree from Washington and Lee University.
Dusek was one of the most notable of BYU baseball players to excel in the legal profession.

BYU athletics: Going pro in something other than sports

Jeff Dusek was listed as RHP on his BYU Bio, and LHP on the minor league bio.

Jeff Dusek Athlete Profile | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG  SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
1970    3.88  8-1  13  11   3   0  71.2  84  35  31  13  40
1971    4.04 10-3  13  13  10   0  82.1 106  44  37  22  72
1972    5.03  8-3  15  11   9   0  94.1 100  43  30  18  48

In 1971, Jeff Dusek was the winning pitcher in a 3-1 victory over Mississippi State in the College World Series, striking out four in eight innings, aided by a three-run homer from Gerald Cardon in the eighth

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