1998 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament

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1998 Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 6
Format Double elimination
Site AT&T Bricktown Ballpark
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Champions Texas Tech (1st title)
Winning coach Larry Hays (1st title)
MVP Josh Bard (Texas Tech)
Attendance 113,108
Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
«1997  1999»
1998 Big 12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#14 Texas A&M y 21 9 0   .700     46 20 0   .697
#28 Baylor y 18 10 0   .643     41 20 1   .669
#29 Texas Tech y 18 11 0   .621     44 20 0   .688
#22 Oklahoma y 17 11 0   .607     42 20 0   .677
Missouri 17 12 0   .586     36 18 0   .667
Oklahoma State y 15 12 0   .556     40 21 0   .656
Nebraska 10 13 0   .435     24 20 0   .545
Texas 11 18 0   .379     23 32 1   .420
Iowa State 10 18 0   .357     20 27 0   .426
Kansas State 9 19 0   .321     20 32 0   .385
Kansas 7 20 0   .259     22 29 0   .431
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1998[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1998 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament was the second played in Big 12 history, and the first to be held at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, OK from May 14 through May 17. Texas Tech won the tournament and earned the Big 12 Conference's automatic bid to the 1998 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The format followed that used by the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship at the time: a six-team, double-elimination tournament.

Regular season results[edit]

Team W L Pct GB Seed
Texas A&M 21 9 .700 -- 1
Baylor 18 10 .643 2 2
Texas Tech 18 11 .621 2.5 3
Oklahoma 17 11 .607 3 4
Missouri 17 12 .586 3.5 5
Oklahoma State 15 12 .556 4.5 6
Nebraska 10 13 .435 7.5 --
Texas 11 18 .379 9.5 --
Iowa State 10 18 .357 10 --
Kansas State 9 19 .321 11 --
Kansas 7 20 .259 12.5 --
  • Colorado did not sponsor a baseball team.

Tournament[edit]

  First round Semifinals Third Round Semi-Finals Finals
                                               
  1  Texas A&M 4  
  6  Oklahoma State 3     1  Texas A&M 4  
    4  Oklahoma 10    
      4  Oklahoma 9  
      6  Oklahoma State 4     4  Oklahoma 3  
  6  Oklahoma State 11         3  Texas Tech 4    
  5  Missouri 8        
  2  Baylor 7         3  Texas Tech 14
  5  Missouri 3           1  Texas A&M 7
      2  Baylor 4        
      3  Texas Tech 11          
  3  Texas Tech 5           3  Texas Tech 7              
  4  Oklahoma 1         1  Texas A&M 11            
  1  Texas A&M 8    
  2  Baylor 5  

All-Tournament team[edit]

Position Player School
1B Charley Carter Baylor
2B Keith Ginter Texas Tech
3B Craig Kuzmic Texas A&M
SS Steve Scarborough Texas A&M
C Josh Bard Texas Tech
OF Jason Landreth Texas Tech
OF Jason Tyner Texas A&M
OF Daylan Holt Texas A&M
DH Brennan Burns Texas Tech
DH Richard Park Oklahoma
P Ryan Rupe Texas A&M
P Chris Scarcella Texas A&M
P Shane Wright Texas Tech
MOP Josh Bard Texas Tech

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2013 Big 12 Baseball Media Guide. Big 12 Conference. p. 54. Retrieved May 17, 2013.