1984 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
Season1984
Teams36
Finals site
ChampionsCal State Fullerton (2nd title)
Runner-upTexas (22nd CWS Appearance)
Winning coachAugie Garrido (2nd title)
MOPJohn Fishel (Cal State Fullerton)

The 1984 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament was played at the end of the 1984 NCAA Division I baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball. The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series, a double-elimination tournament in its thirty eighth year. Eight regional competitions were held to determine the participants in the final event. Six regions held a four team, double-elimination tournament while two regions included six teams, resulting in 36 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament.[1] The thirty-eighth tournament's champion was Cal State Fullerton, coached by Augie Garrido. The Most Outstanding Player was John Fishel of Cal State Fullerton.

National seeds

Bold indicates CWS participant.

Regionals

The opening rounds of the tournament were played across eight regional sites across the country, six consisting of four teams and two of six teams.[2] The winners of each Regional advanced to the College World Series.

Bold indicates winner.

Central Regional at Austin, TX

QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
UNLV2
Oklahoma1
UNLV3
Texas12
Texas6
Lamar0
Texas6*
Lamar5*
Lower round 1Lower final
UNLV5
Lamar4Lamar10
Oklahoma3

Mideast Regional at Mt. Pleasant, MI

QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Michigan13
Temple9
Michigan8
Indiana State2
Indiana State4
Central Michigan2
Michigan4
Central Michigan3
Lower round 1Lower final
Central Michigan4
Temple10Indiana State0
Central Michigan15

Midwest Regional at Stillwater, OK

QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Oklahoma City2
Texas A&M1
Oklahoma City5
Oklahoma State2
Oklahoma State21
Grambling State5
Oklahoma City14
Oklahoma State119
Lower round 1Lower final
Oklahoma State5
Grambling State5Texas A&M0
Texas A&M11

Northeast Regional at Orono, ME

QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Harvard10
Seton Hall8
Harvard4*
Maine5*
Maine12
Rider6
Maine25
Seton Hall32
Lower round 1Lower final
Seton Hall9
Seton Hall7Harvard1
Rider5

South I Regional at Tallahassee, FL

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
East Carolina6
South Alabama5East Carolina7
Florida State4
Miami (FL)6East Carolina4
Florida5Miami (FL)6
Miami (FL)13Miami (FL)410
Stetson8South Alabama62
Stetson10East Carolina2
Florida State7Stetson9South Alabama18
South Alabama7South Alabama10
Florida4

South II Regional at Starkville, MS

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
New Orleans4
Mississippi State11
New Orleans1Mississippi State13
Appalachian State0Eastern Kentucky8Mississippi State18
Appalachian State9
South Carolina9
Eastern Kentucky11
North Carolina4
Mississippi State3
Eastern Kentucky2
North Carolina4New Orleans6
South Carolina5
South Carolina4South Carolina5
Mississippi State1New Orleans6
New Orleans13
North Carolina6

West I Regional at Fresno, CA

QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Cal State Fullerton10
Southern California6
Cal State Fullerton16
San Diego State6
San Diego State10
Fresno State6
Cal State Fullerton58*
San Diego State97*
Lower round 1Lower final
San Diego State10
Southern California12Fresno State7
Fresno State15

West II Regional at Tempe, AZ

QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Hawaii10*
Stanford7*
Arizona State15
Hawaii11
Arizona State8
Washington State4
Arizona State5
Stanford4
Lower round 1Lower final
Stanford11
Stanford3Hawaii7
Washington State1

College World Series

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
Arizona State Pac-10 53–18 (23–7) Jim Brock 12
(last: 1983)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
44–19
Cal State Fullerton SCBA 61–19 (22–6) Augie Garrido 3
(last: 1982)
1st
(1979, 1984)
5–5
Maine Eastern Collegiate 33–18 (n/a) John Winkin 5
(last: 1983)
3rd
(1964, 1982)
7–10
Miami (FL) n/a 47–26 (n/a) Ron Fraser 6
(last: 1982)
1st
(1982)
13–10
Michigan Big 10 43–16 (11–5) Bud Middaugh 6
(last: 1983)
1st
(1953, 1962)
12–10
New Orleans n/a 45–24 (n/a) Ron Maestri 0
(last: none)
none 0–0
Oklahoma State Big 8 58–13 (15–3) Gary Ward 11
(last: 1983)
1st
(1959)
24–21
Texas SWC 57–12 (16–5) Cliff Gustafson 21
(last: 1983)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983)
48–36

Results

Bracket

Upper round 1Upper round 2Upper finalSemifinalsPreliminary finalFinal
Texas6
New Orleans3
Texas6
Cal State Fullerton4
Cal State Fullerton8
Michigan4
Texas8
Arizona State4
Arizona State9
Texas3
Miami (FL)6
Arizona State23Oklahoma State18
Oklahoma State12
Oklahoma State9
Maine5Cal State Fullerton3
Oklahoma State2Texas1
Lower round 1Lower round 2Cal State Fullerton10
Oklahoma State810
New Orleans11New Orleans7
Arizona State1
Michigan3
Cal State Fullerton6
Cal State Fullerton13
Miami (FL)13Miami (FL)5
Maine7

Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 1 Game 1 Texas 6–3 New Orleans
Game 2 Cal State Fullerton 8–4 Michigan
June 2 Game 3 Arizona State 9–6 Miami (FL)
Game 4 Oklahoma State 9–5 Maine
June 3 Game 5 New Orleans 11–3 Michigan Michigan eliminated
Game 6 Miami (FL) 13–7 Maine Maine eliminated
June 4 Game 7 Texas 6–4 Cal State Fullerton
June 5 Game 8 Arizona State 23–12 Oklahoma State
June 6 Game 9 Cal State Fullerton 13–5 Miami (FL) Miami eliminated
Game 10 Oklahoma State 8–7 (10 innings) New Orleans New Orleans eliminated
June 7 Game 11 Texas 8–4 Arizona State Texas qualified for final
June 8 Game 12 Cal State Fullerton 6–1 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
Game 13 Oklahoma State 18–3 Texas
June 9 Game 14 Cal State Fullerton 10–2 Oklahoma State Oklahoma State eliminated
June 10 Final Cal State Fullerton 3–1 Texas Cal State Fullerton wins CWS

All-Tournament Team

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

Position Player School
P Eddie Delzer Cal State Fullerton
Greg Swindell Texas
C Bob Caffrey Cal State Fullerton
1B Rusty Richards Texas
2B Randy Whisler Oklahoma State
3B Blaine Larker Cal State Fullerton
Scott Raziano New Orleans
SS Gary Green Oklahoma State
OF Barry Bonds Arizona State
John Fishel (MOP) Cal State Fullerton
Oddibe McDowell Arizona State
DH Pete Incaviglia Oklahoma State

Notable players

Tournament Notes

Gary Green and Bill Swift appear in their fourth College World Series. Michigan's appearance was the last for the Big Ten until 2013 when Indiana made the College World Series.

See also

References

  1. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. p. 195. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. pp. 205–206. Retrieved 22 April 2012.