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1968 College World Series

 

1968 College World Series

The 1968 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 10 to June 15. The twenty-second tournament's champion was the University of Southern California, coached by Rod Dedeaux. The Most Outstanding Player was Bill Seinsoth of the University of Southern California.

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
Template:Cbsb link WAC 31 - 15 (8 - 4) Glen Tuckett 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Template:Cbsb link EIBL 19 - 7 (8 - 1) Norman Shepard 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Template:Cbsb link ACC 23 - 7 (13 - 4) Sam Esposito 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Template:Cbsb link Big 8 20 - 7 (15 - 3) Chet Bryan 7
(last: 1967)
1st
(1959)
18 - 13
Template:Cbsb link 34 - 12 (n/a) Joe Lutz 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Template:Cbsb link 23 - 8 (n/a) Jack Kaiser 3
(last: 1966)
4th
(1949, 1966)
3 - 6
Template:Cbsb link SWC 22 - 9 (12 - 4) Cliff Gustafson 10
(last: 1966)
1st
(1949, 1950)
20 - 17
USC Pac-8 38 - 12 - 1 (16 - 2) Rod Dedeaux 10
(last: 1966)
1st
(1948, 1958, 1961, 1963)
29 - 15

Results

Bracket

Template:ACCBaseball80-03 *extra innings

Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 10 Game 1 Template:Cbsb link 2 - 0 Template:Cbsb link
Game 2 Template:Cbsb link 7 - 6 Template:Cbsb link
June 11 Game 3 Template:Cbsb link 8 - 5 Template:Cbsb link
Game 4 USC 5 - 3 Template:Cbsb link
Game 5 Template:Cbsb link 2 - 1 (11 innings) Template:Cbsb link Harvard eliminated
June 12 Game 6 Template:Cbsb link 7 - 0 Template:Cbsb link BYU eliminated
Game 7 Template:Cbsb link 3 - 2 (12 innings) Template:Cbsb link
Game 8 USC 6 - 5 Template:Cbsb link
June 13 Game 9 Template:Cbsb link 6 - 5 Template:Cbsb link Texas eliminated
Game 10 Template:Cbsb link 7 - 1 Template:Cbsb link Oklahoma State eliminated
Game 11 USC 7 - 6 Template:Cbsb link
June 14 Game 12 Template:Cbsb link 15 - 0 Template:Cbsb link St. John's eliminated
Game 13 USC 2 - 0 Template:Cbsb link NC State eliminated
June 15 Final USC 4 - 3 Template:Cbsb link USC wins CWS

All-Tournament Team

The following players were members of the All-Tournament Team.

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Bill Lee Senior USC
Tom Sowinski Senior St. John's
Catcher Ralph Addonizio Senior St. John's
First baseman Bill Seinsoth Junior USC
Second baseman Lou Bagwell Sophomore Texas
Third baseman Barry O'Sullivan Junior Southern Illinois
Shortstop Danny Thompson Junior Oklahoma State
Outfielder Jerry Bond Sophomore Southern Illinois
Mike Rogodzinski Sophomore Southern Illinois
Wayne Weatherly Senior Oklahoma State

Notable players

Tournament Notes

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