1969 NCAA University Division baseball season

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1969 NCAA University Division baseball season
Number of teams 207
NCAA Tournament
College World Series
Champions Arizona State
Runners-up Tulsa
MOP John Dolinsek (Arizona State)
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →

The 1969 NCAA University Division baseball season, play of college baseball in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) began in the spring of 1969. The season progressed through the regular season and concluded with the 1969 College World Series. The College World Series, held for the twenty third time in 1969, consisted of one team from each of eight geographical districts and was held in Omaha, Nebraska at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium as a double-elimination tournament. Arizona State claimed the championship.[1]

Conference winners[edit]

This is a partial list of conference champions from the 1969 season. Each of the eight geographical districts chose, by various methods, the team that would represent them in the NCAA Tournament. 9 teams earned automatic bids by winning their conference championship while 12 teams earned at-large selections.[1][2]

Conference Regular Season Winner
Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina
Big Eight Conference Oklahoma State
Big Ten Conference Minnesota
EIBL Dartmouth
Mid-American Conference Ohio
Pacific-8 Conference UCLA
Southeastern Conference Ole Miss
Southern Conference North - William & Mary
South - Furman
Southwest Conference Texas

Conference standings[edit]

The following is an incomplete list of conference standings:

1969 Western Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
#18 BYU  ‍‍‍ 13 5   .722     30 15   .667
Wyoming  ‍‍‍ 11 7   .611     14 22   .389
Utah  ‍‍‍ 7 11   .389     20 22   .476
Colorado State  ‍‍‍ 5 13   .278     13 20   .394
Southern
#1 Arizona State  ‍‍‍y 15 3   .833     56 11   .836
#19 Arizona  ‍‍‍ 10 8   .556     37 10   .787
New Mexico  ‍‍‍ 7 11   .389     31 17   .646
UTEP  ‍‍‍ 4 14   .222     17 27   .386
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1969[3]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

College World Series[edit]

The 1969 season marked the twenty third NCAA Baseball Tournament, which culminated with the eight team College World Series. The College World Series was held in Omaha, Nebraska. The eight teams played a double-elimination format, with Arizona State claiming their third championship with a 10–1 win over Tulsa in the final.[1]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
                           
  Winner's Bracket
  Arizona State 0  
  Texas 4    
      Texas 2  
      Tulsa 4    
  UCLA 5          
  Tulsa 610        
      Tulsa 2
      NYU 0
  Southern Illinois 0        
  Massachusetts 2          
      Massachusetts 2    
      NYU 9  
  Ole Miss 3    
  NYU 8  
  Loser's Bracket
  Arizona State 211  
  UCLA 1     Arizona State 4
    Massachusetts 2
  Southern Illinois 1  
  Ole Miss 8     Ole Miss 1
    Texas 14
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
                           
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
  Tulsa 3       Tulsa 1
  Arizona State 11           Arizona State 10
      Arizona State 4    
      NYU 1  
  NYU 3    
  Texas 2  

Award winners[edit]

All-America team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c W.C. Madden & Patrick J. Stewart (2004). The College World Series:A Baseball History, 1947-2003. McFarland & Co. pp. 41–43. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. p. 7. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1969". boydsworld.com. Retrieved August 15, 2014.