1983 College World Series

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The 1983 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 3 to June 11. The thirty-seventh tournament's champion was The University of Texas, coached by Cliff Gustafson. The Most Outstanding Player was Calvin Schiraldi of the The University of Texas.

Participants[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
Alabama SEC 43 - 9 (14 - 7) Barry Shollenberger 1
(last: 1950)
6th
(1950)
1 - 2
Arizona State Pac-10 42 - 22 (17 - 13) Jim Brock 11
(last: 1981)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
42 - 17
James Madison Eastern Collegiate 37 - 11 (n/a) Brad Babcock 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Maine Eastern Collegiate 29 - 14 (n/a) John Winkin 4
(last: 1982)
3rd
(1964, 1982)
7 - 8
Michigan Big 10 48 - 7 (13 - 2) Bud Middaugh 5
(last: 1981)
1st
(1953, 1962)
10 - 7
Oklahoma State Big 8 47 - 14 (11 - 3) Gary Ward 10
(last: 1982)
1st
(1959)
23 - 19
Stanford Pac-10 40 - 15 - 1 (20 - 10) Mark Marquess 3
(last: 1982)
3rd
(1967)
5 - 6
Texas SWC 61 - 14 (18 - 3) Cliff Gustafson 20
(last: 1982)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975)
43 - 36

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Bracket to be Included

Game results[edit]

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 3 Game 1 Texas 12 - 0 James Madison
Game 2 Oklahoma State 3 - 1 Stanford
June 4 Game 3 Michigan 6 - 5 Maine
Game 4 Alabama 6 - 5 (11 innings) Arizona State
June 5 Game 5 Stanford 3 - 1 James Madison James Madison eliminated
Game 6 Arizona State 7 - 0 Maine Maine eliminated
June 6 Game 7 Texas 6 - 5 (11 innings) Oklahoma State
June 7 Game 8 Alabama 6 - 5 Michigan
June 8 Game 9 Arizona State 6 - 5 Oklahoma State Oklahoma State eliminated
Game 10 Michigan 11 - 4 Stanford Stanford eliminated
June 9 Game 11 Texas 6 - 4 (10 innings) Alabama
June 10 Game 12 Alabama 6 - 0 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
Game 13 Texas 4 - 2 Michigan Michigan eliminated
June 11 Final Texas 4 - 3 Alabama Texas wins CWS
  • Texas was the last school to go undefeated in the CWS under the true double-elimination format, which was used from 1950 through 1987. No CWS team would go undefeated again until LSU in 1991.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Tim Meacham Junior Alabama
Calvin Schiraldi Junior Texas
Catcher Jeff Hearron Senior Texas
First baseman Dave Magadan Junior Alabama
Second baseman Billy Bates Freshman Texas
Third baseman Chris Sabo Junior Michigan
Shortstop Mike Brumley Junior Texas
Outfielder Barry Bonds Freshman Arizona State
Tim Knapp Senior Oklahoma State
Dale Sklar Sophomore Michigan
Designated hitter Pete Incaviglia Freshman Oklahoma State

Notable players[edit]

Tournament Notes[edit]