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The 1979 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 1 to June 8. The thirty-third tournament's champion was California State University, Fullerton coached by Augie Garrido. The Most Outstanding Player was Tony Hudson of California State University, Fullerton.

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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 Pacific Ten Conference 42 - 23 (17 - 13, 4 GB) Jerry Kindall 10
(last: 1976)
1st
(1976)
21 - 19
University of Arkansas Southwest Conference 46 - 13 (19 - 5, 3 GB) Norm DeBriyn 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
University of Connecticut Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference 31 - 11 (n/a) Larry Panciera 4
(last: 1972)
5th
(1957, 1972)
3 - 8
California State University, Fullerton Southern California Baseball Association 55 - 13 (23 - 4, 0 GB) Augie Garrido 1
(last: 1975)
7th
(1975)
0 - 2
University of Miami Division-I Independent 55 - 9 (n/a) Ron Fraser 2
(last: 1978)
2nd
(1974)
5 - 4
Mississippi State University Southeastern Conference 47 - 10 (17 - 2, 0 GB) Ron Polk 1
(last: 1971)
8th
(1971)
0 - 2
Pepperdine University Southern California Baseball Association 50 - 16 (19 - 9, 4.5 GB) Dave Gorrie 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
University of Texas at Austin Southwest Conference 53 - 6 (22 - 2, 0 GB) Cliff Gustafson 17
(last: 1975)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975)
36 - 30

[edit] Results

[edit] Bracket

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[edit] Game Results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 1 Game 1 Arkansas 5 - 4 Pepperdine
Game 2 Arizona 5 - 1 Miami
June 2 Game 3 Texas 11 - 5 Connecticut
Game 4 Mississippi State 6 - 1 Cal State Fullerton
Game 5 Pepperdine 9 - 3 Miami Miami eliminated
June 3 Game 6 Cal State Fullerton 8 - 3 Connecticut Connecticut eliminated
Game 7 Arkansas 10 - 3 Arizona
Game 8 Texas 8 - 2 Mississippi State
June 4 Game 9 Cal State Fullerton 16 - 3 Arizona Arizona eliminated
Game 10 Pepperdine 5 - 4 (10 innings) Mississippi State Mississippi State eliminated
June 5 Game 11 Arkansas 9 - 4 Texas
June 6 Game 12 Pepperdine 6 - 4 Texas Texas eliminated
Game 13 Cal State Fullerton 13 - 10 Arkansas
June 7 Game 14 Cal State Fullerton 8 - 5 Pepperdine Pepperdine eliminated
June 8 Final Cal State Fullerton 2 - 1 Arkansas Cal State Fullerton wins CWS

[edit] All-Tournament Team

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Tony Hudson Sophomore Cal State Fullerton
Steve Krueger Junior Arkansas
Catcher Kurt Kingsolver Junior Cal State Fullerton
First baseman Tim Wallach Senior Cal State Fullerton
Second baseman Mike Gates Senior Pepperdine
Third baseman Dan Hanggie Sophomore Cal State Fullerton
Shortstop Larry Wallace Senior Arkansas
Left fielder Marc Brumble Senior Arkansas
Kevin McReynolds Freshman Arkansas
Matt Vejar Junior Cal State Fullerton
Designated hitter Keith Walker Junior Texas

[edit] Notable Players

[edit] Tournament Notes

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