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Rusty Dail
Rusty Dail
Year Inducted: 2004
Area of Distinction: Baseball
Graduation Year: 1989

Rusty Dail was a first team Dixie All-Conference selection in 1989, the same season that the Bishops won their first baseball National Championship.  An outfielder, he is considered one of greatest batters in school history.

At the the time of his induction, Dail's 220 single season at bats ranked first all-time at Wesleyan and fifth nationally.  Additionally, his single season marks for hits (84) and runs scored (66) ranked second and fifth, respectively, in NCWC baseball history.  Finally, career statistics in runs scored (206/#2 at Wesleyan), hits (251/#1 at Wesleyan) and triples (15/#1 at Wesleyan) ranked him among the top-15 nationally in each category. 

Dail is a 1989 graduate of the College.