Alum David Vaught Named to Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lectureship Program

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

THE EAGLE (TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY) -- Vaught got his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from San Francisco State University in 1988 and 1990, respectively, before earning his doctorate from the University of California, Davis in 1997. He arrived at Texas A&M later that year.

While at San Francisco State, Vaught studied under the late Jules Tygiel, a renowned baseball historian and fan who wrote on Jackie Robinson and the integration of Major League Baseball.