Here is some video from the 1947 College World Series between the Yale Bulldogs and the California Bears. Starring in the game is former president of the United State George H.W. Bush while Cal’s John Fiscalini went 4-for-5 with 3 runs scored.
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As a broadcaster for ESPN, College Baseball Hall of Famer and former MLB third baseman Robin Ventura understands the importance of down-to-the-wire endings. In his new role as an advisor for the Capital One Cup, a newly created award to honor school’s cumulative excellence in a number of college sports each year, Ventura couldn’t hide […]
Omaha-World Herald writer David Hendee has a great article looking at former CWS General Chairman Jack Diesing Sr. who died this past week after complications with Parkinson’s disease. He worked with the College World Series for 46 years after taking over the position when his former boss at Brandeis Department Store in Omaha died.
Kendall Rogers of Rivals.com recently was able to acquire some nice aerial photos of New TD Ameritrade Park where the College World Series will be held starting in 2011. I was in Omaha for the 2009 CWS and thought that the new location for the CWS was much better then Rosenblatt which is located in […]
The Creighton Blue Jays have announced that starting in the 2011 season they will play a portion of their schedule at the New TD Ameritrade Park Omaha and will play the entire schedule in the stadium during the 2012 season. TD Ameritrade Park will be the home for the College World Series starting in the […]
The Omaha World-Herald has put out a nice article on the features of the new home to the College World Series. The highlights are the Road to Omaha statue in the new main entrance to the stadium, a brick wall where banners of the eight participants will be, the stadium will feature open concourses so […]
The 64-team field for the 2008 Division I Baseball Championship was announced today. Miami is the overall #1 seed in the tournament. Two time defending national champion Oregon State was left out of the field despite winning five series over tournament participants including Arizona, ASU and Georgia. Selection Committee chair Larry Templeton cited some of […]