The Long Beach baseball community lost one of its pillars on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, with the passing of longtime coach Artie Boyd, who was 85.
Boyd is a member of the Long Beach Baseball Hall of Fame, the LBCC Hall of Champions, and the Wilson Athletics Hall of Fame.
Boyd was the first baseball coach at Lakewood to win a CIF title, which the team did in 1962. Boyd coached at Lakewood from 1956 to 1958, then was head coach at Long Beach Poly from 1971-73, and at Millikan from 1976-81.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Jan. 6, 2016You can find the complete original obituary on this website.