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Jack Vallely, 89; coach led Curry for record 51 baseball seasons

Jack Vallely was named Division 3 co-College Coach of the Century in 1998 by the nation's college coaches. His son Brian (front left) served as an assistant coach. Jack Vallely was named Division 3 co-College Coach of the Century in 1998 by the nation's college coaches. His son Brian (front left) served as an assistant coach. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File 1997)
By Marvin Pave
Globe Correspondent / February 24, 2009

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From 1948 through 1998, Jack Vallely never missed a game or a practice as head baseball coach at Curry College on his way to setting an NCAA record of 51 consecutive baseball seasons at one school. His teams won 726 games, lost just 278, and tied four. (Full article: 983 words)

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