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1984 College World Series

 

1984 College World Series

The 1984 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 1 to June 10. The thirty-eighth tournament's champion was California State University, Fullerton, coached by Augie Garrido. The Most Outstanding Player was John Fishel of California State University, Fullerton.

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
Arizona State Pac-10 53 - 18 (23 - 7) Jim Brock 12
(last: 1983)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
44 - 19
Cal State Fullerton SCBA 61 - 19 (22 - 6) Augie Garrido 3
(last: 1982)
1st
(1979)
5 - 5
Maine Eastern Collegiate 33 - 18 (n/a) John Winkin 5
(last: 1983)
3rd
(1964, 1982)
7 - 10
Miami (FL) n/a 47 - 26 (n/a) Ron Fraser 6
(last: 1982)
1st
(1982)
13 - 10
Michigan Big 10 43 - 16 (11 - 5) Bud Middaugh 6
(last: 1983)
1st
(1953, 1962)
12 - 9
New Orleans n/a 45 - 24 (n/a) Ron Maestri 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Oklahoma State Big 8 58 - 13 (15 - 3) Gary Ward 11
(last: 1983)
1st
(1959)
24 - 21
Texas SWC 57 - 12 (16 - 5) Cliff Gustafson 21
(last: 1983)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983)
48 - 36

Results

Bracket

Bracket to be Included

Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 1 Game 1 Texas 6 - 3 New Orleans
Game 2 Cal State Fullerton 8 - 4 Michigan
June 2 Game 3 Arizona State 9 - 6 Miami
Game 4 Oklahoma State 9 - 5 Maine
June 3 Game 5 New Orleans 11 - 3 Michigan Michigan eliminated
Game 6 Miami 13 - 7 Maine Maine eliminated
June 4 Game 7 Texas 6 - 4 Cal State Fullerton
June 5 Game 8 Arizona State 23 - 12 Oklahoma State
June 6 Game 9 Cal State Fullerton 13 - 5 Miami Miami eliminated
Game 10 Oklahoma State 8 - 7 (10 innings) New Orleans New Orleans eliminated
June 7 Game 11 Texas 8 - 4 Arizona State
June 8 Game 12 Cal State Fullerton 6 - 1 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
Game 13 Oklahoma State 18 - 3 Texas
June 9 Game 14 Cal State Fullerton 10 - 2 Oklahoma State Oklahoma State eliminated
June 10 Final Cal State Fullerton 3 - 1 Texas Cal State Fullerton wins CWS
  • Texas was guaranteed a place in the championship round by virtue of its 3-0 start. When the Longhorns lost Game 13 to Oklahoma State, it meant the winner of Game 14 would meet Texas in a winner-take-all showdown in Game 15.

All-Tournament Team

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Eddie Delzer Senior Cal State Fullerton
Greg Swindell Freshman Texas
Catcher Bob Caffrey Junior Cal State Fullerton
First baseman Rusty Richards Freshman Texas
Second baseman Randy Whisler Junior Oklahoma State
Third baseman Blaine Larker Junior Cal State Fullerton
Scott Raziano Senior New Orleans
Shortstop Gary Green Senior Oklahoma State
Outfielder Barry Bonds Sophomore Arizona State
John Fishel Junior Cal State Fullerton
Oddibe McDowell Senior Arizona State
Designated hitter Pete Incaviglia Sophomore Oklahoma State

Notable players

Tournament Notes

Gary Green and Bill Swift appear in their fourth College World Series. Michigan's appearance was the last for the Big Ten until 2013 when Indiana made the College World Series.

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