1975 College World Series

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The 1975 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 6 to June 14. The twenty-ninth tournament's champion was The University of Texas, coached by Cliff Gustafson. The Most Outstanding Player was Mickey Reichenbach of The University of Texas.

Participants[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
Arizona State WAC 58 - 11 (16 - 2) Jim Brock 6
(last: 1973)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969)
23 - 9
Cal State Fullerton PCAA 36 - 14 - 1 (n/a) Augie Garrido 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Eastern Michigan MAC 35 - 17 (12 - 4) Ron Oestrike 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Florida State n/a 49 - 8 (n/a) Woody Woodward 5
(last: 1970)
2nd
(1970)
8 - 10
Oklahoma Big 8 50 - 8 (15 - 3) Enos Semore 4
(last: 1974)
1st
(1951)
7 - 6
Seton Hall n/a 31 - 8 (n/a) Mike Sheppard 3
(last: 1974)
5th
(1964)
1 - 6
South Carolina n/a 47 - 4 (n/a) Bobby Richardson 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Texas SWC 52 - 5 (23 - 1) Cliff Gustafson 16
(last: 1974)
1st
(1949, 1950)
32 - 29

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Bracket to be Included

Game results[edit]

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 6 Game 1 Arizona State 5 - 3 Cal State Fullerton
Game 2 Texas 4 - 2 Oklahoma
June 7 Game 3 South Carolina 3 - 1 Seton Hall
Game 4 Eastern Michigan 2 - 1 (10 innings) Florida State
Game 5 Oklahoma 11 - 4 Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton eliminated
June 8 Game 6 Seton Hall 11 - 0 Florida State Florida State eliminated
Game 7 Arizona State 5 - 2 Texas
Game 8 South Carolina 5 - 1 (6 innings) Eastern Michigan
June 9 Game 9 Texas 12 - 0 Seton Hall Seton Hall eliminated
Game 10 Oklahoma 7 - 0 Eastern Michigan Eastern Michigan eliminated
June 11 Game 11 South Carolina 6 - 3 Arizona State
June 12 Game 12 Arizona State 1 - 0 (11 innings) Oklahoma Oklahoma eliminated
Game 13 Texas 17 - 6 South Carolina
June 13 Game 14 South Carolina 4 - 1 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
June 14 Final Texas 5 - 1 South Carolina Texas wins CWS

All-Tournament Team[edit]

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Earl Bass Junior South Carolina
Richard Wortham Junior Texas
Catcher Rick Cerone Junior Seton Hall
First baseman Mickey Reichenbach Sophomore Texas
Second baseman Mark Van Bever Sophomore South Carolina
Third baseman Gary Allenson Junior Arizona State
Shortstop Blair Stouffer Junior Texas
Outfielder Rick Bradley Junior Texas
Steve Cook Junior South Carolina
Bob Pate Junior Arizona State

Notable players[edit]

Tournament Notes[edit]

The Arizona State team featured 13 future Major League players – a record matched by the school's team from the following year.

Texas came back to win the CWS after losing in Game 7 to Arizona State.