2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Pinkham


Bill Pinkham – Cypress College

The veteran assistant is also Cypress’ athletic director. He started with the Chargers in 1985. As the Athletic Director he has been essential to growth and development of the athletic departments programs and facilities.

While serving as AD he is also instrumental in leading one of the nation’s premier community college baseball programs. In his 32 seasons as an assistant he has sent 31 catchers to four year programs and has been part of 5 CCCAA State Championships and four runner up finishes, 6 Orange Empire Championships

Bill was inducted into the Cypress College Hall of Fame this year. In his playing days he was an All-American catcher at the University of San Diego before being selected in the second round of the amateur draft in 1981 by the Toronto Blue Jays.

Bill lives in Yorba Linda with his wife Debi. They have four kids, Kate, Stephanie, Brett and Molly. The Pinkham’s grandchildren are Olivia, Harper, and “one on the way”.