1953 Southern Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1953 Southern Conference baseball tournament was held in Raleigh, NC. Duke University defeated University of North Carolina for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
South 1 University of North Carolina 12-3 Walt Rabb
South 2 Duke University 9-5 Ace Parker
North 1 George Washington University 8-2 Bill Reinhart
North 2 University of Maryland 8-2 Burt Shipley



  First Round   Second Round   Final
  N1 George Washington 4  
  S2 Duke 6    
      S2 Duke 7  
      S1 North Carolina 2    
  S1 North Carolina 13          
  N2 Maryland 2        
      S2 Duke 5 x
        S1 North Carolina 3 x
    S1 North Carolina 15    
  N1 George Washington 5     N1 George Washington 0  
  N2 Maryland 4  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 14
Game 1 Duke University 6-4 George Washington University
Game 2 University of North Carolina 13-2 University of Maryland
Game 3 George Washington University 5-4 University of Maryland Maryland eliminated
May 15
Game 4 Duke University 7-2 University of North Carolina
Game 5 University of North Carolina 15-0 George Washington University George Washington eliminated
May 16
Game 6 Duke University 5-3 University of North Carolina Duke wins tournament