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LITTLE KNOWN FACTS:::::::
« on: May 29, 2014, 09:09:35 pm »

The SEC has won 9 total CWS championships, all since 1990.                                     LSU has 6, SC 2 and Geo 1.                                                                                      Of the 66 CWS played so far, someone in the state of California has won 22.              USC has 12 but none since 1998. 
Arkansas has 1 runner up in 1979.
Texas has 6 championships
Missouri won n 1954
Missouri has been runnerup 3 times but not as an SEC team.
The SEC has been runnerup 11 times.
The SEC has won 3 of the last 5 CWS
The first 3 CWS were not played in Omaha.  Anyone know where they were played
Yale was runnerup the first 2 years of the CWS
Cal-Fullerton beat us out in 1979 with a 2-1 victory
Current Pac 12 schools have won 28 of the 66 CWS played
The old SWC schools have won 7 titles, Texas 6 and Rice 1
Northern tier schools have won 6 times  with Minn 3, Ore ST 2 and Mich 1
Snowbelt schools of course have won just the 4 mentioned above.
Tulsa was runnerup in 1969
UCLA won its first championship last year, beating Miss St.

There slots more but who cares.
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Re: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS:::::::
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2014, 09:13:06 pm »

Seems like I remember hearing that it was first played in Michigan of all places. 
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Re: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS:::::::
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2014, 09:18:50 pm »

So true in Kalamazoo for 2 years.  But then where for year 3????????
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« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2014, 09:25:55 pm »

So true in Kalamazoo for 2 years.  But then where for year 3????????

I had no idea on this. I had to look it up. Be interesting if somebody does know without looking it up.
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Re: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS:::::::
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2014, 10:54:10 pm »

I had no idea on this. I had to look it up. Be interesting if somebody does know without looking it up.

I know it was in the midwest.

Was it in Wichita, KS?  OR Kansas City, KS?
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2014, 06:35:53 am »

Wichita and I would not have known but stumbled on it myself.
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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2014, 06:37:08 am »

My big surprise here was that the SEC didn't win any CWS until 1990 and that only 3 SEC schools have ever won it.
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