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The 1975 College World Series
College World Series
The College World Series or CWS is an annual baseball tournament held in Omaha, Nebraska that is the culmination of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, which determines the NCAA Division I college baseball champion. The eight teams are split into two, four-team, double-elimination brackets,...

was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium is a baseball stadium in Omaha, Nebraska, the former home to the annual NCAA Division I College World Series and the minor league Omaha Royals, now known as the Omaha Storm Chasers...

 in Omaha, NE from June 6 to June 14. The twenty-ninth tournament's champion was The University of Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

, coached by Cliff Gustafson
Cliff Gustafson
Cliff Gustafson is a former Texas high school & college baseball coach who was, for twenty-nine seasons, the head coach of The University of Texas at Austin Longhorn baseball team....

. The Most Outstanding Player
College World Series Most Outstanding Player
The College World Series Most Outstanding Player is an award for the best individual performance during the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The recipient of the award is announced at the completion of the College World Series Championship Game...

 was Mickey Reichenbach
Mickey Reichenbach
Michael Neal Reichenbach was a first baseman who is most notable for winning the 1975 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a sophomore at University of Texas at Austin. He hit .455 with three doubles and a home run to earn the honor. On the season, he hit .386. He is one of six...

 of The University of Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

.

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
Arizona State  WAC
Western Athletic Conference
The Western Athletic Conference is an American collegiate athletic conference, which was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAA's Division I FBS...

 
58 - 11 (16 - 2) Jim Brock
Jim Brock
Jim Brock was the head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils baseball team for 23 years.Arizona State's second varsity baseball coach was Jim Brock who coached at ASU for 23 years . During his first year as head coach, Brock managed his team to a 64-6 record. That record still holds the NCAA...

 
6
(last: 1973
1973 College World Series
The 1973 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 8 to June 13. The twenty-seventh tournament's champion was the University of Southern California, coached by Rod Dedeaux. The Most Outstanding Player was Dave Winfield of the University of Minnesota...

)
1st
(1965
1965 College World Series
The 1965 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 7 to June 12. The nineteenth tournament's champion was Arizona State University, coached by Bobby Winkles...

, 1967
1967 College World Series
The 1967 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 12 to June 18. The twenty-first tournament's champion was Arizona State University, coached by Bobby Winkles...

, 1969
1969 College World Series
The 1969 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 13 to June 20. The twenty-third tournament's champion was Arizona State University, coached by Bobby Winkles...

)
23 - 9
Cal State Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton is a public university located in Fullerton, California. It is the largest institution in the CSU System by enrollment, it offers long-distance education and adult-degree programs...

 
PCAA  36 - 14 - 1 (n/a) Augie Garrido
Augie Garrido
August Edmun Garrido, Jr. is a coach in NCAA Division I college baseball. As of June 12, 2011, Garrido has compiled a record of 1,817 wins, 823 losses, and 8 ties. He is currently in his 43rd season of collegiate coaching...

 
0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is west of Detroit and eight miles east of Ann Arbor. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School...

 
MAC
Mid-American Conference
The Mid-American Conference is a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I college athletic conference with a membership base in the Great Lakes region that stretches from Western New York to Illinois. Nine of the twelve full member schools are in Ohio and Michigan, with single members...

 
35 - 17 (12 - 4) Ron Oestrike  0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Florida State
Florida State Seminoles
The Florida State Seminoles are the men's and women's sports teams of Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Florida State participates in the NCAA's Division I . FSU joined the Atlantic Coast Conference in 1991, and competes in the Atlantic Division in any sports split into a...

 
n/a 49 - 8 (n/a) Woody Woodward
Woody Woodward
William Frederick "Woody" Woodward is a retired player and general manager in Major League Baseball....

 
5
(last: 1970
1970 College World Series
The 1970 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 12 to June 18. The twenty-fourth tournament's champion was the University of Southern California, coached by Rod Dedeaux...

)
2nd
(1970)
8 - 10
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Sooners
The University of Oklahoma features 19 varsity sports teams. Both men's and women's teams are called the Sooners, a nickname given to the early participants in the land rushes which initially opened the Oklahoma Indian Territory to non-native settlement. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-A,...

 
Big 8
Big Eight Conference
The Big Eight Conference, a former NCAA-affiliated Division I-A college athletic association that sponsored football, was formed in January 1907 as the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association by its charter member schools: the University of Kansas, University of Missouri, University...

 
50 - 8 (15 - 3) Enos Semore
Enos Semore
Enos Semore was the head baseball coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1969 until 1989. During his tenure, the Sooners won 851 games, six conference championships and played in five College World Series.-References:...

 
4
(last: 1974
1974 College World Series
The 1974 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 7 to June 15. The twenty-eighth tournament's champion was the University of Southern California, coached by Rod Dedeaux...

)
1st
(1951
1951 College World Series
The 1951 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 13 to June 17. The fifth tournament's champion was the Oklahoma, coached by Jack Baer. The Most Outstanding Player was Sidney Hatfield of Tennessee....

)
7 - 6
Seton Hall
Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the...

 
n/a 31 - 8 (n/a) Mike Sheppard  3
(last: 1974)
5th
(1964
1964 College World Series
The 1964 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 8 to June 18. The eighteenth tournament's champion was the University of Minnesota, coached by Dick Siebert...

)
1 - 6
South Carolina
South Carolina Gamecocks baseball
The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team represents the University of South Carolina in NCAA Division I college baseball. South Carolina has perennially been one of the best teams in college baseball since 1970, posting 27 NCAA Tournament appearances, 10 College World Series berths, and two...

 
n/a 47 - 4 (n/a) Bobby Richardson
Bobby Richardson
Robert Clinton "Bobby" Richardson is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees from through . Batting and throwing right-handed, he was a superb defensive infielder, as well as something of a clutch hitter, who played no small role in the Yankee baseball...

 
0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Texas  SWC  52 - 5 (23 - 1) Cliff Gustafson
Cliff Gustafson
Cliff Gustafson is a former Texas high school & college baseball coach who was, for twenty-nine seasons, the head coach of The University of Texas at Austin Longhorn baseball team....

 
16
(last: 1974)
1st
(1949
1949 College World Series
The College World Series was played in Wichita, Kansas from June 22 to June 25. The third tournament's champion was the Texas Longhorns, coached by Bibb Falk. The Most Outstanding Player was Tom Hamilton of the Texas.-Participants:-Bracket:...

, 1950
1950 College World Series
The 1950 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska from June 15 to June 23. It was the first College World Series to be held at the stadium, which hosted the event through 2010....

)
32 - 29

Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 6 Game 1 Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

 
5 - 3 Cal State Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton is a public university located in Fullerton, California. It is the largest institution in the CSU System by enrollment, it offers long-distance education and adult-degree programs...

 
Game 2 Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

 
4 - 2 Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

 
June 7 Game 3 South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

 
3 - 1 Seton Hall
Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the...

 
Game 4 Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is west of Detroit and eight miles east of Ann Arbor. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School...

 
2 - 1 (10 innings) Florida State
Florida State University
The Florida State University is a space-grant and sea-grant public university located in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs and significant research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation...

 
Game 5 Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

 
11 - 4 Cal State Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton is a public university located in Fullerton, California. It is the largest institution in the CSU System by enrollment, it offers long-distance education and adult-degree programs...

 
Cal State Fullerton eliminated
June 8 Game 6 Seton Hall
Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the...

 
11 - 0 Florida State
Florida State University
The Florida State University is a space-grant and sea-grant public university located in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs and significant research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation...

 
Florida State eliminated
Game 7 Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

 
5 - 2 Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

 
Game 8 South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

 
5 - 1 (6 innings) Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is west of Detroit and eight miles east of Ann Arbor. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School...

 
June 9 Game 9 Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

 
12 - 0 Seton Hall
Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the...

 
Seton Hall eliminated
Game 10 Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

 
7 - 0 Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is west of Detroit and eight miles east of Ann Arbor. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School...

 
Eastern Michigan eliminated
June 11 Game 11 South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

 
6 - 3 Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

 
June 12 Game 12 Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

 
1 - 0 (11 innings) Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

 
Oklahoma eliminated
Game 13 Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

 
17 - 6 South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

 
June 13 Game 14 South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

 
4 - 1 Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

 
Arizona State eliminated
June 14 Final Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

 
5 - 1 South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

 
Texas wins CWS

All-Tournament Team


The following players were members of the All-Tournament Team.
Position Player Class School
Pitcher Earl Bass  Junior South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

Richard Wortham  Junior Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

Catcher Rick Cerone
Rick Cerone
Richard Aldo Cerone from Seton Hall University is a former Major League Baseball player from 1975 to 1992 for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, and Montreal Expos...

 
Junior Seton Hall
Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the...

First baseman Mickey Reichenbach
Mickey Reichenbach
Michael Neal Reichenbach was a first baseman who is most notable for winning the 1975 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a sophomore at University of Texas at Austin. He hit .455 with three doubles and a home run to earn the honor. On the season, he hit .386. He is one of six...

 
Sophomore Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

Second baseman Mark Van Bever  Sophomore South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

Third baseman Gary Allenson
Gary Allenson
Gary Martin Allenson is a former Major League Baseball catcher and the current manager of the Norfolk Tides, the AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.-Playing career:...

 
Junior Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

Shortstop Blair Stouffer  Junior Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

Outfielder Rick Bradley  Junior Texas
University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

Steve Cook Junior South Carolina
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

Bob Pate
Bob Pate
Robert Wayne "Bob" Pate is an American former Major League Baseball player. An outfielder, Pate played for the Montreal Expos from .Pate attended Arizona State University and Mesa Community College....

 
Junior Arizona State
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...


Notable players

  • Arizona State University
    Arizona State University
    Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of the State of Arizona...

    :
    Gary Allenson
    Gary Allenson
    Gary Martin Allenson is a former Major League Baseball catcher and the current manager of the Norfolk Tides, the AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.-Playing career:...

    , Chris Bando
    Chris Bando
    Christopher Michael Bando was a catcher in Major League Baseball in the 1980s, spending much of his career with the Cleveland Indians before also playing for the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. He was formerly the manager of the South Coast League's Aiken Foxhounds and The New York - Penn...

    , Floyd Bannister
    Floyd Bannister
    Floyd Franklin Bannister is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. During a 15-year baseball career, he pitched for the Houston Astros , Seattle Mariners , Chicago White Sox , Kansas City Royals , California Angels , and the Texas Rangers .-History:In 1973, as a high school...

    , Mike Colbern
    Mike Colbern
    Michael Malloy "Miike" Colbern was a professional baseball catcher who played in the Major Leagues for the Chicago White Sox during 1978 and 1979....

    , Dave Hudgens
    Dave Hudgens
    David Mark Hudgens is an American former Major League Baseball first baseman and currently the hitting coach for the New York Mets. He played for the Oakland Athletics during the season...

    , Darrell Jackson
    Darrell Jackson (baseball)
    Darrell Preston Jackson is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched all or part of five seasons in the majors, from until , all with the Minnesota Twins.Jackson was drafted by the Twins out of high school in 1973, but he did not sign with them...

    , Ken Landreaux
    Ken Landreaux
    Kenneth Francis Landreaux is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball.After graduating from Dominguez High School in Compton, California, Landreaux carried on his education at Arizona State University before joining the California Angels in...

    , Jerry Maddox
    Jerry Maddox
    Jerry Glenn Maddox is a former Major League Baseball player. He played one season with the Atlanta Braves between June 3 and June 16, 1978.-External links:...

    , Chris Nyman
    Chris Nyman
    Christopher Curtis Nyman is a retired Major League Baseball first baseman. He played during two seasons at the major league level for the Chicago White Sox. He was signed by the White Sox as an amateur free agent in...

    , Rick Peters, Ken Phelps
    Ken Phelps
    Kenneth Allan Phelps, nicknamed "Digger", is a former Major League Baseball designated hitter and first baseman. During an 11-year baseball career, he played from 1980-1990 for six different teams, but he played primarily with the Seattle Mariners...

    , John Poloni, Gary Rajsich
    Gary Rajsich
    Gary Louis Rajsich is an American Major League Baseball scout and a former professional baseball outfielder. He played all or part of four seasons in the Majors from until , then played three additional seasons for the Chunichi Dragons from until...

  • California State University, Fullerton
    California State University, Fullerton
    California State University, Fullerton is a public university located in Fullerton, California. It is the largest institution in the CSU System by enrollment, it offers long-distance education and adult-degree programs...

    :
    Danny Boone
    Danny Boone
    Daniel Hugh Boone is a former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball, appearing in 1981, 1982, and 1990...

    , George Horton
    George Horton (baseball coach)
    George Horton is the head baseball coach of the Oregon Ducks baseball team and the former head coach of the Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball program.-Playing career:...

  • Eastern Michigan University
    Eastern Michigan University
    Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is west of Detroit and eight miles east of Ann Arbor. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School...

    :
    Glenn Gulliver
    Glenn Gulliver
    Glenn James Gulliver,born October 15, 1954, is an American former Major League Baseball player from Detroit Michigan.-Career:Drafted in the 8th round of the 1976 amateur draft out of Eastern Michigan University by the Detroit Tigers, Gulliver made his Major League debut for the Baltimore Orioles on...

    , John Martin
    John Martin (baseball)
    John Robert Martin is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who attended Eastern Michigan University. After appearing in nine games, starting five, in his rookie year of 1980, Martin recorded his best year in 1981, recording eight wins against five losses, four complete games, and a 3.42 ERA...

    , Bob Owchinko
    Bob Owchinko
    Robert Dennis Owchinko is a former professional baseball pitcher. A left-handed pitcher, he played all or part of ten seasons in Major League Baseball, between 1976 and 1986, for the San Diego Padres, Cleveland Indians, Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, and Montreal...

    , Bob Welch
  • Florida State University
    Florida State University
    The Florida State University is a space-grant and sea-grant public university located in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs and significant research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation...

    :
    Juan Bonilla
    Juan Bonilla
    Juan Guillermo Bonilla in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Juan Bonilla is a Puerto Rican professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues from 1981-1987 as a second baseman.He played for the San Diego Padres,Baltimore Orioles,and New York Yankees...

    , Craig Eaton
    Craig Eaton
    Craig Eaton is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched in five games for the Kansas City Royals during the 1979 Kansas City Royals season. He played college baseball at Florida State University.-External links:...

    , Mark Gilbert
    Mark Gilbert
    Mark David Gilbert was an outfielder in Major League Baseball. He played for the Chicago White Sox in 1985.-External links:...

    , Terry Kennedy
    Terry Kennedy
    Terrence Edward Kennedy is a former All-Star Major League Baseball catcher who played for the St. Louis Cardinals , San Diego Padres , Baltimore Orioles and San Francisco Giants . Kennedy batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He is the son of former major league player and manager Bob Kennedy...

    , Carlos Lezcano
    Carlos Lezcano
    Carlos Manuel Lezcano , is a former professional baseball player who played outfielder in the Major Leagues from to for the Chicago Cubs. He is currently the manager of the Lake Elsinore Storm, a minor league affiliate of the San Diego Padres.He was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.-External links:...

    , Dan O'Brien
    Dan O'Brien (pitcher)
    Daniel Joques O'Brien is former Major League Baseball pitcher. O'Brien played for the St. Louis Cardinals in and .-External links:*...

  • University of Oklahoma
    University of Oklahoma
    The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

    :
    Terry Bogener
    Terry Bogener
    Terry Wayne Bogener is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for one season. He played for the Texas Rangers for 24 games during the 1982 Texas Rangers season.-External links:...

    , Keith Drumright, George Frazier, Roger LaFrancois
    Roger Lafrancois
    Roger Victor LaFrancois is a former Major League Baseball backup catcher who played for the Boston Red Sox in 1982. Listed at 6' 2", 215 lb., he batted left-handed and threw right-handed....

    , Bob Shirley
    Bob Shirley
    Robert Charles Shirley is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of eleven seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1977 to 1987, for the San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals...

  • Seton Hall University
    Seton Hall University
    Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the...

    :
    Rick Cerone
    Rick Cerone
    Richard Aldo Cerone from Seton Hall University is a former Major League Baseball player from 1975 to 1992 for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, and Montreal Expos...

    , Dan Morogiello
    Dan Morogiello
    Daniel Joseph Morogiello, born March 26, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, was a 1976 third-round draft choice of the Atlanta Braves. Played a total of 10 professional seasons, reaching the majors with the 1983 World Series champion Baltimore Orioles....

    , Charlie Puleo
    Charlie Puleo
    Charles Michael Puleo is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1981 to 1989 with the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves....

  • University of South Carolina
    University of South Carolina
    The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

    :
    Garry Hancock
    Garry Hancock
    Ronald Garry Hancock is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.-Draft:He was born in in Tampa, Florida. Upon graduation from Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, Hancock was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 22nd round of the 1972 Major League Baseball Draft, but chose instead to play...

    , Greg Keatley
    Greg Keatley
    Gregory Steven Keatley is a former Major League Baseball catcher who played for one season. He played in two games for the Kansas City Royals during the 1981 Kansas City Royals season.-External links:...

    , Ed Lynch, Jim Pankovits
    Jim Pankovits
    James Franklin Pankovits was a Major League Baseball player with the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox from to . Pankovits was used primarily as a pinch hitter and occasional second baseman. In one instance, he even caught an inning of a game . In his career, he hit .250 with 9 home runs and 55...

    , Hank Small
    Hank Small (baseball)
    George Henry Small was a first baseman in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Atlanta Braves during the season. Listed at 6' 3", 205 lb., Small batted and threw right-handed...

  • University of Texas
    University of Texas at Austin
    The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

    :
    Jim Gideon
    Jim Gideon
    James Leslie Gideon is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched for the Texas Rangers for one game on September 14 during the 1975 Texas Rangers season.-External links:...

    , Don Kainer
    Don Kainer
    Donald Wayne "Don" Kainer was an American baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues in 1980. He played for the Texas Rangers.-References:...

    , Keith Moreland
    Keith Moreland
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Tournament Notes


The Arizona State team featured 13 future Major League
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 players – a record matched by the school's team from the following year.

Texas came back to win the CWS after losing in Game 7 to Arizona State.

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