1987 College World Series

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The 1987 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from May 29 to June 7. The participating schools qualified by winning one of eight regional tournaments. 1987 would mark the last year of a double elimination format through the finals. The following year the tournament was split into 2 4-team brackets.

The forty-first tournament's champion was Stanford University coached by Mark Marquess. The Most Outstanding Player was Paul Carey of Stanford University.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS W-L Record
1 UTexas.jpg University of Texas at Austin Southwest Conference 58 - 9 (18 - 3, 0 GB) Cliff Gustafson 23
(last: 1985)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983)
55 - 40
2 Stanford79-89.JPG Stanford University Pacific Ten Conference 48 - 16 (21 - 9, 0 GB) Mark Marquess 5
(last: 1985)
3rd
(1967)
7 - 10
3 OklahomaStateU73-00.jpg Oklahoma State University Big Eight Conference 56 - 11 (15 - 6, 0 GB) Gary Ward 14
(last: 1986)
1st
(1959)
30 - 27
4 UArkansas.jpg University of Arkansas Southwest Conference 50 - 14 - 1 (17 - 4, 1 GB) Norm DeBriyn 2
(last: 1985)
2nd
(1979)
5 - 4
5 FloridastU.jpg Florida State University Metro Conference 54 - 16 (19 - 4, 1 GB) Mike Martin 8
(last: 1986)
2nd
(1970, 1986)
12 - 16
6 ArizonaStateU80-10.jpg Arizona State University Pacific Ten Conference 40 - 25 (16 - 14, 5 GB) Jim Brock 13
(last: 1984)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
46 - 21
7 LouisianaStateU84-89.jpg Louisiana State University Southeastern Conference 47 - 17 (12 - 10, 4 GB) Skip Bertman 1
(last: 1986)
6th
(1986)
1 - 2
8 UGeorgia.jpg University of Georgia Southeastern Conference 42 - 19 (18 - 8, 0 GB) Steve Webber 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  First round     Second round     Third round
                           


  Oklahoma State 8  
  Arizona State 3    
      Oklahoma State 8  
      Louisiana State 7    
  Louisiana State 6          
  Florida State 2        
      Oklahoma State 6
      Stanford 2
  Texas 13        
  Arkansas 6          
      Texas 1    
      Stanford 6  
  Stanford 3    
  Georgia 2  
  Loser's bracket
  Arizona State 0  
  Florida State 3     Texas 6
    Florida State 4
  Arkansas 5  
  Georgia 4     Louisiana State 5
    Arkansas 2
  Semifinals     Elimination     Final
                           
  Re-ordered Semifinals
  Oklahoma State 5       Oklahoma State 5
  Texas 6           Stanford 9
      Stanford 9    
      Texas 3  
  Stanford 6    
  Louisiana State 5  



Game Results[edit]

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 29 Game 1 Oklahoma State 8 - 3 Arizona State
Game 2 Louisiana State 6 - 2 (10 innings) Florida State
May 30 Game 3 Texas 13 - 6 Arkansas
Game 4 Stanford 3 - 2 Georgia
May 31 Game 5 Florida State 3 - 0 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
Game 6 Arkansas 5 - 4 Georgia Georgia eliminated
June 1 Game 7 Oklahoma State 8 - 7 Louisiana State
June 2 Game 8 Stanford 6 - 1 Texas
June 3 Game 9 Louisiana State 5 - 2 Arkansas Arkansas eliminated
Game 10 Texas 6 - 4 (10 innings) Florida State Florida State eliminated
June 4 Game 11 Oklahoma State 6 - 2 Stanford
June 5 Game 12 Stanford 6 - 5 (10 innings) Louisiana State Louisiana State eliminated
Game 13 Texas 6 - 5 Oklahoma State
June 6 Game 14 Stanford 9 - 3 Texas Texas eliminated
June 7 Final Stanford 9 - 5 Oklahoma State Stanford wins CWS

All-Tournament Team[edit]

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Pat Hope Sophomore Oklahoma State
Gregg Patterson Junior Louisiana State
Catcher Adam Smith Junior Oklahoma State
First baseman Jimmy Barragan Senior Oklahoma State
Second baseman Brad Beanblossom Freshman Oklahoma State
Third baseman Scott Coolbaugh Junior Texas
Shortstop David Esquer Senior Stanford
Outfielder Paul Carey Freshman Stanford
Brian Cisarik Junior Texas
Jack Voigt Junior Louisiana State
Designated hitter Mark Machtolf Senior Stanford

Notable Players[edit]

Tournament Notes[edit]

Related Sites[edit]


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