1967 College World Series

June 12, 1967 - June 18, 1967  •  Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, Nebraska  •   Attendance: 63,906

ASU claims 2nd CWS title

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Series highlights

Arizona State junior right-hander Tom Burgess pitched a complete-game gem to lead the Sun Devils to their second College World Series title in three years, defeating Houston 11-2 in the championship game.

Burgess allowed 12 hits and two earned runs while striking out 15 to silence the Cougars in their quest for their first baseball championship. The 15 strikeouts were a CWS finale record.

Houston set a CWS finale record as well, but the Cougars will not look fondly upon it. Houston registered six errors in the championship game which led to four unearned runs. Houston shortstop Art Toombs tied a finals record by committing three errors.

Arizona State catcher Ron Davini batted .409 in six series games and played a large role defensively to earn the most outstanding player honors.

Most Outstanding Player

Ron Davini, Arizona State

The catcher hit .409 in six games, and was equally good defensively for the national champs.

Series notes

All-Tournament Team

Mark Marquess, Stanford, 1b, So.
Dick Swan, Stanford, 2b, Sr.
Dave Grangaard, Arizona St., 3b, Fr.
Jack Lind, Arizona St., ss, Jr.
Ike Lucas, Houston, of
Tom Paciorek, Houston, of
Scott Reid, Arizona St., of, Jr.
Ron Davini, Arizona St., c, Fr.
Gary Gentry, Arizona St., p, Jr.
Q.V. Lowe, Auburn, p, Sr.

Games played in 1967 CWS


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