BCC Graduate Bochy Celebrates World Series Title

By  //  October 30, 2012

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Namesake Of Titans Baseball Field

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – For the second time in three seasons, Brevard Community College baseball alumnus Bruce Bochy is a world champion.

Brevard Community College graduate Bruce Bochy has guided the San Francisco Giants to a second World Series title in three years. (Shutterstock image)

Bochy managed the San Francisco Giants to the World Series championship on Sunday night as they swept the Detroit Tigers in four games.

The Giants defeated the Texas Rangers in five games to win the 2010 World Series.

Bochy, who graduated from Melbourne High School, was an All-American catcher at BCC in 1975, leading the Titans to a state championship under head coach Jack Kenworthy.

He was drafted in 1978 by the Houston Astros and played in the major leagues as a  catcher for Houston, the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres.

Following his playing career, Bochy served as manager of the Padres from 1995 to 2006 and joined the Giants as manager in 2007.

The BCC baseball field was named after Bochy in 2011.