The Spartans, led by coach Sam Piraro, host another home baseball game at Municipal Stadium. Sam Piraro, the winningest head baseball coach in San Jose State University history, is in his 25th season in 2012. He is the only head coach to guide the Spartans to multiple NCAA Championship appearances, as well as Western Athletic Conference pennants.
Honored as WAC Coach of the Year in 1997, 2000, 2008 & 2009, Piraro has been associated with 31 winning and two .500 seasons while suffering just four losing campaigns in 37 total years as a collegiate head coach. He has produced seven All-Americans, six Freshman All-Americans, 80 all-conference selections, including 46 All-WAC picks, and 56 academic.