The Thurston Pitch

By Roger M. Williams '56

From Eckley to Thurston to... ?

Baseball's Ph.D.s

The local press went wild for the first intercollegiate baseball game--and the chess match that followed.

By Roger M. Williams '56

Women's Hockey Team, Baseball Coach Celebrate Milestone Wins

March 31, 2009 e-News


New York Times: Effort to Get Metal to Act Like Wood

Amherst baseball coach Bill Thurston was interview for this piece about new high-tech bats.

Coach Thurston’s Playbook

Bill Thurston's Career Coaching Record

Amherst College (40 seasons, 729-418-10 overall)

Head Coach Bill Thurston

Head Coach Bill Thurston
Bill Thurston, head coach of the Amherst College baseball program since 1966 and the winningest coach in any sport in school history, has led the Jeffs to a staggering 706 victories (against just 409 losses and nine ties) over the last 39 seasons.