About Us

A main objective of TBAA is to stay connected with you.  When you have suggestions, ideas or just comments you would like to make send them to us. You can e-mail us at our general email address tbaa@usclegacy.com or you can send them to any of the Directors listed below.

A group of former ball players representing you, wrote Bylaws and established an organizational structure for our Baseball Alumni Association.   We urge you to participate and play a part in it.  Help us build our organization with the same passion displayed in building the rich history of Trojan baseball.

If we do not have your updated contact information, please send it to us so that we can keep you informed of our activities and up to date on Trojan baseball information.  Please make others aware of our site and ask that they send us their contact information.

Please visit our website often to keep informed of upcoming activities and events.  We hope you will to stay involved and contact us with information, ideas and suggestions as often as you would like.

We want our organization to mirror the greatness of Trojan baseball and its rich legacy as:

  • best college baseball program of the 20th century
  • Rod Dedeaux, Coach of the Century
  • 12 National championships, twice as many as any other team

Get involved. Be a part with the same pride that you exhibited as a player and supporter and support Trojan baseball as we strive for number 13.

Our Goals

Our Trojan Baseball Alumni Association goals are to provide support for our current baseball program and keep you connected and informed. Our goal is to share experiences of the past through events and activities. Our activities are to designed to provide information on the present as well as enjoy the past.

We want to keep you connected and informed, whether that means sharing water cooler memories or putting together compelling events.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.  Or check out our site regularly to stay plugged into insider news.


  • Keep the Trojan spirit alive
  • Preserve & promote our legacy and traditions
  • Keep former players connected
  • Communicate news of Trojan baseball and USC matters of interest

Board Meetings 2015 

All members are welcome to attend board meetings and observe planning sections. Call anyone of the directors to find out the time and location of the meetings. Meetings take place every second Tuesday of each month.

Board of Directors

The Baseball Alumni Association directors are here to represent you.

If you have questions, suggestions or ideas on how we might be more effective as an organization.  Please contact us

Chairman Justin Dedeaux 213-379-3388  jdedeaux@sbcglobal.net
President Bob Perlberg 310-849-6959 raperlberg@me.com
Past President Don Buford 818-257-0505 dabnod599@sbcglobal.net


Jake Alba 310-309-9807 jakealba@mac.com
Shelly Andrens 310-210-0722 centerfield16@aol.com
Joe Austin 310-433-2646 rhinose80@netscape.net
Don Buford 818-257-0505 dabnod599@sbcglobal.net
Tom Fish 760-420-2771 tomcfish@cox.net
Moy Gonzales 949-858-9069 moisesgonzales@sbcglobal.net
Buddy Gordon 805-796-0324 buddyrealestate@aol.com
Pete Kenney 310-634-8901 kenneypo@gmail.com
Vic Lapiner 818-429-8777 vicsmp@aol.com
Bob Leach 626-334-3966 leachenutt@aol.com
Carl Maggio 928-284-2288 carlpmaggio@msn.com
Mark Malconian 310-703-7703 mark.malconian@lausd.net
Bob Perlberg 310-849-6959 raperlberg@me.com
Paul Salata 949-263-0727 ptsalata@aol.com
Phil Smith 661-252-7722 lapdblue@aol.com
Bob Vaughn 562-598-0976 taxxman@pacbell.net

Directors at Large

Former Trojan Baseball Alumni reside in all corners of the US.  Director’s at Large exist to create increased participation and involvement of former Trojans in locations remote from Southern California.   Having Director’s at Large strengthens our communications ability and the growth of TBAA.

Northern Calif: Walt Wellsfry 925-254-4120  wwellsfry20@yahoo.com
North West: Dale Zeigler 206-239-2775 dzeigler@com-mtg-sources.com
Arizonia and East: Carl Maggio 928-284-2288 carlpmaggio@msn.com