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Mullins, Fran

Fran Mullins '79
  • Sport: Baseball
  • Years Attended: 1975-1979
  • All-American
  • Inducted in 2018

Mullins played infield at Santa Clara from 1976-79. In 1979, Mullins was named an All-American, and served as a driving force behind the Broncos' 24-12 record and first place finish in the conference. That year, Mullins had a .316 batting average. He also led the team in RBIs and home runs. After a strong career at Santa Clara, Mullins was drafted in the third round of the MLB Amateur Draft by the Chicago White Sox. Mullins played professional ball from 1979-1986. After making the Major Leagues with the White Sox in 1980, he went on to play for the San Francisco Giants in 1984 and the Cleveland Indians in 1986. Mullins played every infield position, with his strong arm proving him especially capable on the left side of the diamond. Throughout his Major League career, Mullins accumulated a stellar .963 fielding percentage.

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