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Steve Brown

Steve Brown

Community Colleges of Spokane, Tacoma Community College
Class of 1997

Steve Brown was an excellent left handed pitcher from Highline High School who played at Spokane Falls CC in 1974-75 and 1975-76 for Coach Bill Johnson.

Brown was recruited by Larry Koentop and played for Coach Steve Hertz at Gonzaga University in 1977 and 1978, becoming their number-one relief pitcher. GU won their league as Brown had an outstanding pitching career with them.

After his college baseball playing career was over, he was an assistant coach at GU and Cal-Irvine. He then became the head baseball coach (1980-83) at Whitworth College in Spokane, winning the NAIA District 2 Coach of the Year in 1983.

Brown later became the Athletic Director, Physical Education Chair and Athletic Commissioner for Tacoma and took a leadership role in community college athletics in Washington.

In 1997 Brown was selected for the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) Hall of Fame based on his successful work and contribution to athletics throughout his playing/teaching/coaching career.

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