case 'Jesse Baker':
Bob McGuire was a star outfielder and third
baseman who went on to a distinguished career as a high school coach
and athletic director. Born in 1928, he graduated from Lincoln High
School in 1945 and Washington State University in 1950. He spent
time playing baseball for the Cammarano Brothers in 1945 and Mount
Vernon Milkmaids in 1947. He was named a state and national semi-pro
all-star in 1947.
At WSU, McGuire earned all-coast honors and
served as captain of the 1950 team that finished the season as the
NCAA national runner-up. He went on to play five years in the
Western International League from 1950-54, playing with teams
including the Victoria Athletics, Vancouver Capilanos, Tri-City
Braves and Yakima Bears.
McGuire took over as football, basketball and
baseball coach and athletic director at Pullman High School from
1951-52 and held the same roles at Yakima and Eisenhower High School
from 1952-58. He served as football, baseball and golf coach and
athletic director at Bothell High School from 1958-67.