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The 1976 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 11 to June 19. The thirtieth tournament's champion was the University of Arizona coached by Jerry Kindall. The Most Outstanding Player was Steve Powers of the University of Arizona.

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[edit] Participating Teams

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS W-L Record
University of Arizona Western Athletic Conference 51 - 16 (12 - 6, 5 GB) Jerry Kindall 9
(last: 1970)
2nd
(1956, 1958, 1960)
17 - 18
Arizona State University Western Athletic Conference 62 - 8 (17 - 1, 0 GB) Jim Brock 7
(last: 1975)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969)
26 - 11
Auburn University Southeastern Conference 37 - 13 (12 - 7, 0 GB) Paul Nix 1
(last: 1967)
4th
(1967)
2 - 2
Clemson University Atlantic Coast Conference 35 - 13 (10 - 2, 0 GB) Bill Wilhelm 2
(last: 1959)
5th
(1958, 1959)
2 - 4
Eastern Michigan University Mid-American Conference 43 - 14 (12 - 3, 0 GB) Ron Oestrike 1
(last: 1975)
6th
(1975)
1 - 2
University of Maine Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference 27 - 7 (n/a) John Winkin 1
(last: 1964)
3rd
(1964)
3 - 2
University of Oklahoma Big Eight Conference 62 - 17 (4 - 1, 0 GB) Enos Semore 5
(last: 1975)
1st
(1951)
9 - 8
Washington State University Pacific Eight Conference 42 - 13 (16 - 2, 0 GB) Chuck Brayton 3
(last: 1965)
2nd
(1950)
5 - 6

[edit] Results

[edit] Bracket

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[edit] Game Results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 11 Game 1 Clemson 9 - 4 Auburn
Game 2 Eastern Michigan 3 - 2 Maine
June 12 Game 3 Arizona State 7 - 6 (10 innings) Arizona
Game 4 Washington State 6 - 1 Oklahoma
Game 5 Maine 9 - 8 Auburn Auburn eliminated
June 13 Game 6 Arizona 10 - 2 Oklahoma Oklahoma eliminated
Game 7 Eastern Michigan 3 - 2 (10 innings) Clemson
Game 8 Arizona State 9 - 3 Washington State
June 14 Game 9 Arizona 10 - 6 Clemson Clemson eliminated
Game 10 Maine 6 - 3 Washington State Washington State eliminated
June 15 Game 11 Eastern Michigan 2 - 1 Arizona State
June 16 Game 12 Arizona State 7 - 0 Maine Maine eliminated
Game 13 Arizona 11 - 6 Eastern Michigan
June 18 Game 14 Arizona 5 - 1 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
June 19 Final Arizona 7 - 1 Eastern Michigan Arizona wins CWS

[edit] All-Tournament Team

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Bob Chaulk Junior Arizona
Bob Owchinko Senior Eastern Michigan
Catcher Ron Hassey Senior Arizona
First baseman Ken Phelps Senior Arizona State
Second baseman Dan Schmitz Junior Eastern Michigan
Third baseman Brian Petroff Freshman Eastern Michigan
Shortstop Russ Quetti Sophomore Maine
Outfielder Ken Landreaux Junior Arizona State
Dave Stegman Senior Arizona
Pete Van Horne Junior Arizona
Designated hitter Steve Powers Senior Arizona

[edit] Notable Players

[edit] Tournament Notes

The Arizona State team featured 13 future Major League players – a record matched by the school's team from the previous year. Arizona head coach Jerry Kindall becomes the first person to win a College World Series as both a player (1956, Minnesota) and a coach. Keith Drumright appears in his fourth College World Series.

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