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Coaches Corner

Who can restore the Long Beach State mystique in the college baseball world? 

That’s the question everyone has as the Dirtbags continue their search for a new head coach to replace Bryan Peters, who was the interim coach and was not retained for the 2025 season. Peters replaced Eric Valenzuela, who left Long Beach State for Saint Mary’s after finishing seventh in the Big West Conference.

Overall, the Dirtbags have not reached the College World Series since 1998, and they haven’t won a Regional since 2017. So, restoring the program to its glory days will be difficult, but[…]