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Leroy C. "Cap" Timm (June 4, 1908 – August 7, 1987) was the longest tenured
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coach for the Iowa State University Cyclones located in
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and he held that position from the 1938 season through the 1942 season and again from the 1946 season through the 1974 season, with his tenure being interrupted due to service in
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. In his tenure, he led Iowa State to three conference titles and two College World Series appearances. Timm died on August 7, 1987. He was inducted into the Iowa State Hall of Fame in 1997. http://cyclones.com/sports/2015/3/2/GEN_20140101122.aspxThe school's ballpark, Cap Timm Field, is named in his honor.


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{{DEFAULTSORT:Timm, Cap 1908 births 1987 deaths Iowa State Cyclones baseball coaches