Shaun Babula
Shaun Babula
Class of: 1999
Sport(s): Baseball
Inducted: 2018

Shaun Babula, a 2018 Hall of Fame inductee, played a total of 164 games for the baseball team from 1996-99.

Babula was named to the All-New York Collegiate Athletic Conference (NYCAC) First Team all four seasons as a pitcher and outfielder.

Over his career, Babula owned a .317 batting average, .402 on-base percentage, 177 hits, 26 doubles, 10 triples, 10 home runs, 77 runs batted in, 140 runs and a program-record 87 stolen bases.

In his junior campaign, Babula hit .361 with a .454 on-base percentage and .600 slugging percentage as he stole a career-best 31 bases.

On the mound, he went 15-14 with a 4.49 earned run average across 194.1 innings with a program-record 216 strikeouts, 20 complete games, two shutouts and one save. His 20 complete games rank fifth in program history while his two shutouts are tied for second. He made 34 total appearances as a pitcher for the Rams with 29 starts to his credit.

Babula was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 16th Round (487th overall) of the 1999 MLB Amateur Entry Draft. He played 13-plus seasons of professional baseball between rookie league, single-A, double-A, triple-A and independent league baseball.