By the numbers

Tuesday night, Gophers baseball coach John Anderson reached 1,200 career victories. Here’s a look at some other numbers that have defined the 35-year tenure of the winningest baseball coach in Big Ten history.

1981: Year Anderson became head coach at the U

26: Anderson’s age when he took his first —and only — head coaching job

2: Gophers coaches with longer tenures than Anderson (Ralph Piper, gymnastics, 39 years; Niels Thorpe, swimming, 38)

24: Number of baseball coaches to reach 1,200 career victories

9: Number to earn all those victories at one school

18: total Big Ten titles (nine regular season, nine tournament)

2,383: Number of games Anderson has been part of as a Gophers player, manager, grad assistant, assistant coach and head coach

2021: Final year of Anderson’s current contract after an extension given in March

 

RACHEL BLOUNT and JOEL RIPPEL

 

Gophers remaining schedule

1:30 p.m. Wednesday vs. Kansas BTN Plus

6:30 p.m. Friday vs. Indiana BTN Plus

2 p.m. Saturday vs. Indiana BTN Plus

Noon Sunday vs. Indiana BTN Plus

6 p.m. May 13 at Purdue BTN Plus

1 p.m. May 14 at Purdue BTN Plus

Noon May 15 at Purdue BTN Plus

3 p.m. May 16 at South Dakota State No TV

6:30 p.m. May 19 vs. Ohio State BTN Plus

6:30 p.m. May 20 vs. Ohio State BTN Plus

2 p.m. May 21 vs. Ohio State BTN Plus