Snider Retires Jersey Of Former Baseball Coach Andy Owen (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

By Dean Pantazi - 21 Alive


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May 17, 2014 Updated May 17, 2014 at 10:08 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21 Alive) - The number 19 Snider baseball jersey of former Panther coach Andy Owen was retired Saturday in ceremonies prior to the Snider-Canterbury doubleheader.

The ceremony was part of Andy Owen Day at Hawley Field.

Canterbury went on to win the opener 6-2, Snider taking the nightcap 4-2.

Owen, a Snider assistant for six seasons before beginning his 19 year run as head coach, was 376-156 with eight Summit Athletic Conference championships, five sectional titles, and in 2006 and 2009, his teams won regionals, semistates and the 4A state title.

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