1983 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

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1983 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
Season 1983
Teams 8
College World
Series Site
Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Omaha, NE
Champions Texas (4th title)
Runner-Up Alabama (2nd CWS Appearance)
Winning coach Cliff Gustafson (2nd title)
MOP Calvin Schiraldi (Texas)
NCAA Baseball Tournaments
«1982  1984»

The 1983 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament was played at the end of the 1983 NCAA Division I baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball. The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series, a double-elimination tournament in its thirty seventh year. Eight regional competitions were held to determine the participants in the final event. Six regions held a four team, double-elimination tournament while two regions included six teams, resulting in 36 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament.[1] The thirty-seventh tournament's champion was Texas, coached by Cliff Gustafson. The Most Outstanding Player was Calvin Schiraldi of the Texas.

National seeds[edit]

Bold indicates CWS participant.

  • BYU
  • Florida State
  • Michigan
  • Stanford
  • Texas

Regionals[edit]

The opening rounds of the tournament were played across eight regional sites across the country, six consisting of four teams and two of six teams.[1] The winners of each Regional advanced to the College World Series.

Bold indicates winner.

Central Regional at Austin, TX[edit]

 
                                                 
   Texas–Pan American 5  
   Grambling State 0      Texas–Pan American 9  
     Louisiana–Monroe 8    
   Mississippi State 4          Mississippi State 7            
   Tulane 2            Texas–Pan American 5              
       Mississippi State 6            Mississippi State 0 3
       Texas 2          Texas 7 12
   Texas 15          Texas–Pan American 1    
   Louisiana–Monroe 0        Texas 7      Texas 6  
   Grambling State 7*      Tulane 5  
   Tulane 8*  

East Regional at Chapel Hill, NC[edit]

 
                                                 
   James Madison 9  
   South Carolina 0      James Madison 13  
     William & Mary 8    
   The Citadel 14          James Madison 5            
   Delaware 5            The Citadel 2              
       The Citadel 5            James Madison 6
       North Carolina 3          Delaware 5
   North Carolina 11          The Citadel 1    
   William & Mary 0        North Carolina 5      Delaware 7  
   South Carolina 11*      Delaware 6  
   Delaware 12*  

Mideast Regional at Ann Arbor, MI[edit]

 
                             
 Michigan 4  
 Morehead State 3  
   Michigan 6  
   Miami (OH) 4  
 Miami (OH) 7
 Indiana State 4  
   Michigan 10
   Morehead State 1
 Indiana State 2  
 Morehead State 7  
   Morehead State 9
   Miami (OH) 7  

Midwest Regional at Stillwater, OK[edit]

 
                             
 Oral Roberts 7  
 Arkansas 6  
   Oral Roberts 8  
   Oklahoma State 9  
 Oklahoma State 9
 Wichita State 2  
   Oklahoma State 10
   Oral Roberts 9
 Arkansas 3  
 Wichita State 6  
   Oral Roberts 6
   Wichita State 5  

Northeast Regional at Orono, ME[edit]

 
                             
 Harvard 2  
 Temple 1  
   Harvard 2  
   Maine 6  
 Maine 8
 NYIT 2  
   Maine 4
   Harvard 3
 Temple 10  
 NYIT 5  
   Harvard 3
   Temple 2  

South Regional at New Orleans, LA[edit]

 
                             
 Alabama 6  
 Miami (FL) 4  
   Alabama 7  
   Florida State 5  
 Florida State 8
 South Alabama 2  
   Alabama 11
   Miami (FL) 9
 South Alabama 5  
 Miami (FL) 14  
   Miami (FL) 10
   Florida State 5  

West I Regional at Stanford, CA[edit]

 
                             
 San Diego State 7  
 UC Santa Barbara 5  
   San Diego State 3*  
   Stanford 4*  
 Stanford 14
 Oregon State 0  
   Stanford 11
   UC Santa Barbara 5
 Oregon State 3  
 UC Santa Barbara 7  
   UC Santa Barbara 9
   San Diego State 5  

West II Regional at Tempe, AZ[edit]

 
                             
 Cal State Fullerton 7  
 Fresno State 5  
   Cal State Fullerton 0  
   Arizona State 8  
 Arizona State 19
 BYU 11  
   Arizona State 7
   Fresno State 2
 BYU 6  
 Fresno State 13  
   Fresno State 6
   Cal State Fullerton 3  

College World Series[edit]

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]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
                           
  Winner's Bracket
   Texas 12  
   James Madison 0    
       Texas 611  
       Oklahoma State 5    
   Oklahoma State 3          
   Stanford 1        
       Texas 610
       Alabama 4
   Michigan 6        
   Maine 5          
       Michigan 5    
       Alabama 6  
   Alabama 611    
   Arizona State 5  
  Loser's Bracket
   James Madison 1  
   Stanford 3      Michigan 11
     Stanford 4
   Maine 0  
   Arizona State 7      Oklahoma State 5
     Arizona State 6
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
                           
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
   Texas 4        
   Michigan 2            
       Texas 4    
       Alabama 3  
   Alabama 6    
   Arizona State 0  

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NCAA Men's College World Series Records". NCAA. 2009. p. 195. Retrieved September 24, 2014. 

See also[edit]