1988 College World Series

1988 College World Series

The 1988 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 3 to June 11. The forty-second tournament's champion was Stanford University coached by Mark Marquess. The Most Outstanding Player was Lee Plemel of Stanford University.

Participants

Seeding School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
1 Arizona State Pac-10 56 - 11 (21 - 9) Jim Brock 14
(last: 1987)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
46 - 23
2 Fresno State PCAA 56 - 10 (20 - 1) Bob Bennett 1
(last: 1959)
3rd
(1959)
3 - 2
3 Miami (FL) n/a 50 - 12 - 1 (n/a) Ron Fraser 9
(last: 1986)
1st
(1982, 1985)
22 - 15
4 Wichita State MVC 54 - 14 - 1 (16 - 4) Gene Stephenson 1
(last: 1982)
2nd
(1982)
3 - 2
5 Florida SEC 47 - 17 - 1 (21 - 6) Joe Arnold 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
6 Cal State Fullerton PCAA 41 - 16 (12 - 8) Larry Cochell 4
(last: 1984)
1st
(1979, 1984)
10 - 6
7 Stanford Pac-10 41 - 22 (18 - 12) Mark Marquess 6
(last: 1987)
1st
(1987)
12 - 11
8 California Pac-10 40 - 23 (16 - 14) Bob Milano 3
(last: 1980)
1st
(1947) | 1957)
10 - 2

Results

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Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 3 Game 1 Arizona State 4 - 2 California
Game 2 Wichita State 5 - 4 Florida
June 4 Game 3 Stanford 10 - 3 Fresno State
Game 4 Cal State Fullerton 9 - 3 Miami
June 5 Game 5 Florida 6 - 5 California California eliminated
Game 6 Wichita State 7 - 4 Arizona State
June 6 Game 7 Miami 8 - 4 (12 innings) Fresno State Fresno State eliminated
Game 8 Cal State Fullerton 5 - 3 Stanford
June 7 Game 9 Arizona State 10 - 1 Florida Florida eliminated
Game 10 Stanford 2 - 1 Miami Miami eliminated
June 8 Game 11 Arizona State 4 - 3 (10 innings) Wichita State
June 9 Game 12 Stanford 3 - 1 Cal State Fullerton
June 10 Game 13 Arizona State 19 - 1 Wichita State Wichita State eliminated
Game 14 Stanford 9 - 5 Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton eliminated
June 11 Final Stanford 9 - 4 Arizona State Stanford wins CWS

All-Tournament Team

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

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Rusty Kilgo Junior Arizona State
Lee Plemel Senior Stanford
Catcher Doug Robbins Senior Stanford
First baseman Ron Witmeyer Junior Stanford
Second baseman Mark Standiford Senior Wichita State
Third baseman John Finn Junior Arizona State
Shortstop Pat Listach Junior Arizona State
Outfielder Ricky Candelari Junior Arizona State
Jim Osborn Senior Cal State Fullerton
Dan Rumsey Junior Arizona State
Designated hitter Martin Peralta Senior Arizona State

Notable players

Tournament Notes

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