Baseball Academy Founder – Darrell Richardson

Former Rice University All-American pitcher Darrell Richardson founder of the Baseball Academy is currently located at:

Baseball Academy
3368 Garden Brook
Farmers Branch, TX. 75234

Richardson began his baseball career as an All-District pitcher at Turner High School in Carrollton, Texas, and then continued at Rice University where he was the Owls’ number one pitcher for three years.  Richardson signed a major league contract in 1993.  Currently you can find Darrell either at the baseball academy giving a lesson or spending his time with his wife and four children.  This summer Darrell will also be coaching an 18U summer team in the Lone Star league named the Baseball Academy Rays.

Darrell is still in the all-time top ten in wins, strikeouts, and complete games for the Rice.

If you are interested in getting a lesson from Darrell Richardson email: djracademy@aol.com


Batting Cages – Farmers Branch, TX


Pitching, Fielding, Hitting, and Catching

Darrell personally provides pitching, fielding, hitting, and catching lessons at his indoor teaching facility in Farmers Branch, TX located off the intersection of Belt Line Road and Enterprise Road.  The physical address is:

Baseball Academy
3368 Garden Brook
Farmers Branch, TX. 75234

This facility has batting cages and ideal for team practices, as well.  Darrell will pitch live (no machines) to each of his students as he mentors them through the entire process.

Note: Darrell was a 1st team All American at Rice University, played MLB and coached at the University of Dallas for 5 years.


Hitting Lesson Through The Eyes Of An All-American College Pitcher


Darrell Richardson: Rice All-Time Strikeout Leader (1991-1993)

Only two pitchers from 1974 to present at Rice had three years in a row as the all-time annual strikeout leaders in Owls baseball history.  Darrell Richardson was one of those two pitchers from 1991 to 1993.  His total strikeouts over those three years was 317.

Source: Rice Baseball Annual Leaders

(Darrell Richardson: 1991-1993)

Strikeouts:

1974 — Mike Pettit, 84 1994 —ChadFeris,70
1975 — Tommy Smart, Larry Reneau, 27 1995 — Matt Anderson, 63
1976 — Allan Ramirez, 134 1996 — Shawn Onley, 95
1977 — Allan Ramirez, 97 1997 — Matt Anderson, 105
1978 — Allan Ramirez, 93 1998 — Jeff Nichols, 117
1979 — Allan Ramirez, 94 1999 — Mario Ramos, 146
1980 — Matt Williams, 57 2000 — Marc Gwyn, 132
1981 — Matt Williams, 122 2001 — Kenny Baugh, 163
1982 — Norm Charlton, 46 2002 — Phillip Humber, 130
1983 — Tim Englund, 68 2003 — Wade Townsend, 164
1984 — Tim Englund, 82 2004 — Philip Humber, 154
1985 — Ed Holub, 36 2005 — Joe Savery, 129
1986 — Steve Blackshear, 91 2006 — Eddie Degerman, 172
1987 — Ken Sorenson, 53 2007 — Ryan Berry, 125
1988 — John Pope, 79 2008 — Ryan Berry, 86
1989 — Rob Howard, 78 2009 — Taylor Wall, 77
1990 — John Polasek, 81 2010 — Taylor Wall, 61
1991 — Darrell Richardson, 87 2011 — Austin Kubitza, 102
1992 — Darrell Richardson, 127
1993 — Darrell Richardson, 103

See other records Darrell Richardson Still Holds At Rice:

http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/rice/sports/m-basebl/auto_pdf/2011-12/misc_non_event/12-basebl-fact-book.pdf


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