1953 CWS District Tournaments

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The field of 24 teams in the 1953 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship is broken down into 4 4-team District Tournaments and 4 2-team District Tournaments. The winners of each District advance to the College World Series.


District 1[edit]

June 1-2

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Boston College 10-6 Trinity College Trinity eliminated
Game 2 Springfield College 3-2 College of the Holy Cross Holy Cross eliminated
Game 3 Boston College 9-2 Springfield College Boston College advances to College World Series


District 2[edit]

June 3-4

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Penn State University 4-2 Fordham University Fordham eliminated
Game 2 Lafayette College 6-1 University of Pittsburgh Pitt eliminated
Game 3 Lafayette College 5-3 Penn State University Lafayette advances to College World Series


District 3[edit]

June 2-4

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Duke University 9-1 Mississippi State University
Game 2 University of Georgia 8-4 Rollins College
Game 3 Mississippi State University 6-5 Rollins College Rollins eliminated
Game 4 University of Georgia 9-4 Duke University
Game 5 Duke University 5-4 Mississippi State University Mississippi St eliminated
Game 6 Duke University 9-1 University of Georgia
Game 7 Duke University 11-3 University of Georgia Duke advances to College World Series


District 4[edit]

May 29-30

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 University of Michigan 6-5 Ohio University
Game 2 University of Michigan 7-0 Ohio University Michigan advances to College World Series


District 5[edit]

May 26-27

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 University of Oklahoma 7-4 University of Houston
Game 2 University of Houston 5-2 (10) University of Oklahoma
Game 3 University of Houston 5-3 University of Oklahoma Houston advances to College World Series

District 6[edit]

June 3-5

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 University of Texas 7-6 University of Arizona
Game 2 University of Arizona 4-3 University of Texas
Game 3 University of Texas 5-3 University of Arizona Texas advances to College World Series


District 7[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 University of Utah 6-3 Colorado State College
Game 2 Colorado State College 8-5 University of Utah
Game 3 Colorado State College 4-0 University of Utah Colorado State advances to College World Series


District 8[edit]

May 29-30

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 University of Southern California 12-6 San Diego State College
Game 2 University of Southern California 11-1 Seattle University
Game 3 San Diego State College 13-12 (15) Seattle University Seattle eliminated
Game 4 San Diego State College 3-1 University of Southern California
Game 5 University of Southern California 3-1 San Diego State College USC advances to meet Stanford University for District 8 title

Stanford University could not play USC for District 8 title due to Semester Finals schedule. A coin flip was used to determine championship. Stanford advances to College World Series


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