Longtime University of Nebraska at Omaha coach Bob Gates will be inducted into the Nebraska and Western Iowa Baseball Old Timers’ Club Hall of Fame this week.
The club’s meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the South Omaha Eagles Club at 22nd and N Streets. Annual membership fees are $12, but one-time guests are invited to attend Wednesday’s meeting.
Gates won 464 games as the Mavericks’ coach from 1976 through 1999, with two conference titles and two Division II playoff appearances. He also won high school state championships in football, basketball and baseball during the 1950s as an Omaha Holy Name coach.
Gates also spent time as the coach at Pershing College, as well as a Nebraska assistant before taking over the UNO program.