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1956 College World Series

1956 College World Series

The 1956 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 9 to June 14. The tenth tournament's champion was the University of Minnesota, coached by Dick Siebert. The Most Outstanding Player was Jerry Thomas of the University of Minnesota.

Participating Teams

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS W-L Record
Arizona Independent 45 - 6 (n/a) Frank Sancet 2
(last: 1955)
4th
(1954)
3 - 4
Bradley Missouri Valley 22 - 6 (7 - 2) Leo Schrall 1
(last: 1950)
8th
(1950)
0 - 2
Minnesota Big Ten 28 - 8 (11 - 2) Dick Siebert 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Mississippi SEC 22 - 8 (13 - 3) Tom Swayze 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
New Hampshire 12 - 5 (n/a) Hank Swasey 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
New York 16 - 4 - 1 (n/a) Bill McCarthy 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0
Washington State Pacific Coast 28 - 6 (11 - 4) Arthur Bailey 1
(last: 1950)
2nd
(1950)
3 - 2
Wyoming 17 - 3 (n/a) Bud Daniel 0
(last: none)
none 0 - 0

Results

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Game Results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 9 Game 1 Arizona 3 - 0 New York
Game 2 Minnesota 4 - 0 Wyoming
Game 3 Mississippi 13 - 2 New Hampshire
Game 4 Bradley 4 - 3 Washington State
June 10 Game 5 Wyoming 8 - 2 New York New York eliminated
Game 6 New Hampshire 6 - 3 Washington State Washington State eliminated
Game 7 Minnesota 3 - 1 Arizona
Game 8 Mississippi 4 - 0 Bradley
June 11 Game 9 Bradley 12 - 8 Wyoming Wyoming eliminated
Game 10 Arizona 1 - 0 New Hampshire New Hampshire eliminated
Game 11 Minnesota 13 - 5 Mississippi
June 12 Game 12 Arizona 7 - 3 Mississippi Mississippi eliminated
Game 13 Minnesota 8 - 3 Bradley Bradley eliminated
June 13 Game 14 Arizona 10 - 4 Minnesota
June 14 Final Minnesota 12 - 1 Arizona Minnesota wins CWS

Notable Players

Tournament Notes

See also

1956 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

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