1984 NCAA Division I baseball season

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1984 NCAA Division I baseball season
Number of teams 256
NCAA Tournament
College World Series
Champions Cal State Fullerton
Runners-up Texas
MOP John Fishel (Cal State Fullerton)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →

The 1984 NCAA Division I baseball season, play of college baseball in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) began in the spring of 1984. The season progressed through the regular season and concluded with the 1984 College World Series, the College World Series, held for the thirty eighth time in 1984, consisted of one team from each of eight regional competitions and was held in Omaha, Nebraska at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium as a double-elimination tournament. Cal State Fullerton claimed the championship for the second time.[1]

Conference winners[edit]

This is a partial list of conference champions from the 1984 season, the NCAA sponsored regional competitions to determine the College World Series participants. Six regionals of four teams and two of six each competed in double-elimination tournaments, with the winners advancing to Omaha. 25 teams earned automatic bids by winning their conference championship while 11 teams earned at-large selections.[1][2]

Conference Regular Season Winner Conference Tournament Tournament Venue • City Tournament Winner
Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina 1984 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Tournament Durham Athletic ParkDurham, NC North Carolina
Atlantic 10 Conference East - Temple
West - West Virginia/Penn State
1984 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Tournament Erny FieldPhiladelphia, PA Temple
Big Eight Conference Oklahoma State 1984 Big Eight Conference Baseball Tournament All Sports StadiumOklahoma City, OK Oklahoma State
Big Ten Conference East - Michigan
West - Minnesota
1984 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament Siebert FieldMinneapolis, MN Michigan
EIBL Harvard No Tournament
Mid-American Conference Central Michigan No Tournament
Midwestern City Conference North - Xavier
South - Oklahoma City
1984 Midwestern City Conference Baseball Tournament Cincinnati, OH Oklahoma City
Pacific-10 Conference North - Portland State/Washington State
South - Arizona State
No Tournament
Southeastern Conference East - Florida
West - Mississippi State
1984 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament Perry FieldGainesville, FL Florida
Southern Conference North - Appalachian State
South - Western Carolina
1984 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament Hennon StadiumCullowhee, NC Appalachian State
Southwest Conference Texas 1984 Southwest Conference Baseball Tournament Disch–Falk FieldAustin, TX Texas
Trans America Athletic Conference East - Georgia Southern
West - Nicholls State
1984 Trans America Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Centenary Park/SPAR StadiumShreveport, LA Nicholls State

Conference standings[edit]

The following is an incomplete list of conference standings:

1984 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Clemson 12 2   .857     38 17   .691
#22 North Carolina y 12 2   .857     44 13   .772
NC State 9 3   .750     32 8   .800
Maryland 6 7   .462     18 14   .563
Georgia Tech 5 7   .417     36 19   .655
Virginia 4 10   .286     25 17   .595
Duke 3 8   .273     25 13   .658
Wake Forest 1 13   .071     17 25   .405
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984[3]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1984 Atlantic 10 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
East
Temple xy 9 2 0   .818     33 14 0   .702
Rhode Island 6 5 0   .545     22 18 0   .550
Saint Joseph's 6 5 0   .545     14 19 0   .424
Rutgers 4 7 0   .364     13 21 0   .382
UMass 3 9 0   .250     18 26 0   .409
West
West Virginia x 9 3 0   .750     22 11 1   .662
Penn State x 9 3 0   .750     24 17 0   .585
George Washington 8 4 0   .667     14 15 0   .483
Duquesne 3 7 0   .300     10 10 0   .500
St. Bonaventure 0 12 0   .000     6 19 1   .250
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1984 Big Ten Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
East
Michigan xy 11 5 0   .688     43 20 0   .683
Michigan State 8 7 0   .533     32 26 0   .552
Ohio State 8 8 0   .500     30 17 0   .638
Indiana 6 9 0   .400     44 20 0   .688
Purdue 6 10 0   .375     29 26 0   .527
West
Minnesota x 11 5 0   .688     31 20 0   .608
Northwestern 9 6 0   .600     44 18 1   .706
Iowa 7 8 0   .467     31 26 0   .544
Wisconsin 6 7 0   .462     0 0 0  
Illinois 3 10 0   .231     22 32 0   .407
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984[4][5]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1984 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern Division
#28 Florida xy 18 4   .818     43 16   .729
Tennessee 11 12   .478     27 21   .563
Vanderbilt 9 11   .450     28 17   .622
Kentucky 9 13   .409     24 22   .522
Georgia 7 14   .333     25 23   .521
Western Division
#10 Mississippi State xy 18 5   .783     45 16   .738
Alabama 12 10   .545     35 18   .660
LSU 12 12   .500     32 23   .582
Auburn 8 14   .364     27 24   .529
Ole Miss 7 16   .304     22 24   .478
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984[6]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1984 Southern California Baseball Association standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Cal State Fullerton y 22 6   .786     66 20   .767
#23 UNLV y 17 10   .630     42 24   .636
UC Santa Barbara 15 11   .577     46 21   .687
Pepperdine 16 12   .571     41 21   .661
Long Beach State 13 15   .464     32 34   .485
UC Irvine 11 17   .393     23 34   .404
Loyola Marymount 10 18   .357     23 38   .377
San Diego 6 21   .222     20 36   .357
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984[7]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1984 Southern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
Appalachian State xy 12 2   .857     35 7   .833
VMI 6 7   .462     16 18   .471
Marshall 5 8   .385     11 16   .407
East Tennessee State 3 9   .250     9 19   .321
Southern
Western Carolina x 13 3   .813     37 20   .649
The Citadel 12 5   .706     26 21   .553
Davidson 5 12   .294     12 16   .429
Furman 4 14   .222     16 19   .457
x – Division champion
‡ – SoCon Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984[8]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1984 Southwest Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Texas y 16 5   .762     60 14   .811
Rice 13 8   .619     41 14   .745
#19 Texas A&M y 13 8   .619     41 21   .661
Arkansas 12 9   .571     40 16   .714
Baylor 9 12   .429     26 23   .531
Texas Tech 9 12   .429     33 22   .600
Houston 6 15   .286     32 33   .492
TCU 6 15   .286     25 22   .532
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1984[9]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

College World Series[edit]

The 1984 season marked the thirty eighth 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 Cal State Fullerton claiming their second championship with a 3–1 win over Texas in the final.[1]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
                           
  Winner's Bracket
  Texas 6  
  New Orleans 3    
      Texas 6  
      Cal State Fullerton 4    
  Cal State Fullerton 8          
  Michigan 4        
      Texas 8
      Arizona State 4
  Arizona State 9        
  Miami (FL) 6          
      Arizona State 23    
      Oklahoma State 12  
  Oklahoma State 9    
  Maine 5  
  Loser's Bracket
  New Orleans 11  
  Michigan 3     Oklahoma State 810
    New Orleans 7
  Miami (FL) 13  
  Maine 7     Cal State Fullerton 13
    Miami (FL) 5
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
                           
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
  Texas 3       Cal State Fullerton 3
  Oklahoma State 18           Texas 1
      Oklahoma State 2    
      Cal State Fullerton 10  
  Arizona State 1    
  Cal State Fullerton 6  

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 October 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. p. 7. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1984". Boyd's World. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ 2012 Big Ten Baseball Record Book (PDF). Big Ten Conference. p. 101. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1984". Boyd's World. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1984". Boydsworld.com. Retrieved October 21, 2014. 
  7. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1984". Boyd's World. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  8. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1984". Boyd's World. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  9. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1984". boydsworld.com. Retrieved January 1, 2015.