1989 College World Series

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The 1989 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 2 to June 10. The participating schools qualified by winning one of eight 6-team regional tournaments. The forty-third tournament's champion was Wichita State University coached by Gene Stephenson. The Most Outstanding Player was Greg Brummett of Wichita State University.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seeding School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS W-L Record
1 FloridastU.jpg Florida State University Metro Conference 52 - 16 (14 - 4, 0 GB) Mike Martin 9
(last: 1987)
2nd
(1970, 1986)
13 - 18
2 UTexas.jpg University of Texas at Austin Southwest Conference 51 - 17 (14 - 7, 3 GB) Cliff Gustafson 24
(last: 1987)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983)
58 - 42
3 UMiamiFl.jpg University of Miami Division-I Independent 48 - 16 (n/a) Ron Fraser 10
(last: 1988)
1st
(1982, 1984)
23 - 17
4 WichitaStateU64-98.JPG Wichita State University Missouri Valley Conference 63 - 15 (13 - 5, 0 GB) Gene Stephenson 2
(last: 1988)
2nd
(1982)
5 - 4
5 UArkansas.jpg University of Arkansas Southwest Conference 50 - 14 (17 - 4, 0 GB) Norm DeBriyn 3
(last: 1987)
2nd
(1979)
6 - 6
6 LouisianaStateU89-02.jpg Louisiana State University Southeastern Conference 53 - 15 (18 - 9, 3 GB) Skip Bertman 2
(last: 1987)
4th
(1987)
3 - 4
7 CSULongBeach73-91.jpg California State University, Long Beach Big West Conference 50 - 13 (17 - 4, 0 GB) Dave Snow 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
8 UNCCH83-96.jpg University of North Carolina Atlantic Coast Conference 41 - 16 - 1 (15 - 4, 0 GB) Mike Roberts 3
(last: 1978)
3rd
(1978)
2 - 6

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                           
1  Florida State 4  
8  North Carolina 2  
  1  Florida State 4  
  4  Wichita State 2  
4  Wichita State 3
5  Arkansas 1  
  1  Florida State 4 9  
 
  4  Wichita State 7 12  
8  North Carolina 3  
5  Arkansas 7  
  4  Wichita State 8
  5  Arkansas 4  
  4  Wichita State 5 x x
  2  Texas 3 x x
2  Texas 7  
7  Long Beach State 1  
  2  Texas 12
  3  Miami 2  
3  Miami 5
6  LSU 2  
  2  Texas 12 x
 
  6  LSU 7 x  
7  Long Beach State 5  
6  LSU 8  
  3  Miami 3
  6  LSU 6  



Game Results[edit]

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 2 Game 1 Florida State 4 - 2 North Carolina
Game 2 Wichita State 3 - 1 Arkansas
June 3 Game 3 Texas 7 - 1 Long Beach State
Game 4 Miami 5 - 2 Louisiana State
June 4 Game 5 Arkansas 7 - 3 North Carolina North Carolina eliminated
Game 6 Louisiana State 8 - 5 Long Beach State Long Beach State eliminated
June 5 Game 7 Florida State 4 - 2 Wichita State
Game 8 Texas 12 - 2 Miami
June 6 Game 9 Wichita State 8 - 4 Arkansas Arkansas eliminated
Game 10 Louisiana State 6 - 3 Miami Miami eliminated
June 7 Game 11 Wichita State 7 - 4 Florida State
June 8 Game 12 Texas 12 - 7 Louisiana State Louisiana State eliminated
June 9 Game 13 Wichita State 12 - 9 Florida State Florida State eliminated
June 10 Final Wichita State 5 - 3 Texas Wichita State wins CWS

All-Tournament Team[edit]

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Greg Brummett Senior Wichita State
Jim Newlin Junior Wichita State
Catcher Eric Wedge Junior Wichita State
First baseman David Lowery Junior Texas
Second baseman Rocky Rau Junior Florida State
Third baseman Craig Newkirk Senior Texas
Shortstop Pat Meares Sophomore Wichita State
Outfielder Jim Audley Sophomore Wichita State
Arthur Butcher Senior Texas
Todd Dreifort Freshman Wichita State
Designated hitter Scott Bryant Junior Texas

Notable Players[edit]

Tournament Notes[edit]

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