UW Health Sports Medicine 

Rick Reichardt (2000)

Football & Baseball

  • Played on Wisconsin’s 1962 Big Ten championship football team, that faced USC in the 1963 Rose Bowl
  • The Big Ten’s leading receiver (26 catches for 383 yards) in 1963
  • Topped the Big Ten in batting average (.429) and home runs in 1963
  • First player in conference history to defend his batting title (.472 in 1964)
  • Earned All-America honors and was named the nation’s top collegiate player in 1964
  • Ranked second nationally in batting average (.443 for all games) in 1964
  • Recorded hitting streaks of 17 and 15 games during the 1964 campaign
  • Wisconsin MVP and first-team All-Big Ten centerfielder in 1964
  • National W Club Athlete of the Year in 1964
  • Signed the largest bonus contract (at that time) in baseball history with the Angels in 1964
  • Played 11 seasons (1964-74) of professional baseball with California, Washington, the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City

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