1948 College World Series

June 25, 1948 - June 26, 1948  •   Kalamazoo, Michigan

Participating teams

Yale falls again to a California team

Series highlights

Team captain George H.W. Bush and Yale lost to the University of Southern California two games to one.

USC brought an 18-game winning streak into the series.

The Trojans earned a first-game, ninth-inning triple play, but Yale bounced back with an 8-3 win in game two as USC stranded 14 runners on base. USC's 9-2 game-three win delivered the title.

Art Mazmanian had six hits (three in the decisive third game) for a .500 average in the series.

The College World Series: A Baseball History

Series notes

Note: All-Tournament team selections were not handed out prior to the 1958 College World Series.

Games played in 1948 CWS

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