June 10, 1955 - June 16, 1955 • Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, Nebraska • Attendance: 21,843
It was the first title for Wake Forest, which had previously suffered a 10-3 loss to Texas in the 1949 finals. This time, the Demon Deacons went 5-1 to burn through the bracket.
Jack McGinley, a Wake Forest sophomore, earned three victories in the tournament.
Frank McRae opened his five at-bats with a double before rattling off four straight singles, driving in three runs.
Due to the championship event's inability to be burdensome for its Omaha underwriters (the series actually cost money), a World-Herald columnist and American Association of College Baseball Coaches discussed a four-team series be implemented by the NCAA to cut down on travel expenses and room and board previously provided for eight teams. The plan never came to fruition.
Note: All-Tournament team selections were not handed out prior to the 1958 College World Series.