UMSL SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Grayling Tobias - Baseball/Men's Basketball

Inducted: 2003

Grayling Tobias was a two-sport athlete at UMSL, playing both basketball and baseball for the Rivermen. He played in 85 games during his four seasons for the basketball team, and scored 911 career points, which ranks 20th on the all-time UMSL scoring list.

As a baseball player, Tobias was a member of three NCAA Regional teams from 1976-1978 while helping the team average 27 wins per year during that stretch. In 1977, he was a member of the team that finished third in the country at the NCAA College World Series. Tobias was an honorable mention All-American selection as an outfielder in 1977. He ranks 10th all-time in the UMSL record books with 154 career hits and is second for most career steals with 78.

 

 Year
G
FG-A
Pct
FT-A
Pct
Reb
Avg
A
TP
Avg
1975-76
25
98-233
.421
40-50
.800
72
2.9
98
236
9.4
1976-77
26
155-336
.461
76-94
.808
69
2.7
67
386
14.8
1977-78
25
97-237
.409
65-81
.802
52
2.1
72
259
10.4
1978-79
9
9-23
.391
12-19
.632
5
0.6
4
30
3.3
Career
85
359-829
.433
193-244
.791
198
2.3
241
911
10.7

 

 Year
G
Avg
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
SB
1977
43
.355
155
44
55
10
1
1
22
37
1978
40
.375
136
49
51
10
4
1
25
19
1979
38
.390
118
41
46
4
1
0
10
27
Career
121
.372
409
134
152
24
6
2
57
83

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