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College World SeriesThe College World Series takes place each June at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

LIke the major league World Series for which it is named, it's a wildly popular matchup of the best NCAA teams and followed by enthusiastic college sports fans from coast to coast.

Leading up to the College World Series is the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship tournament in May, which features 64 college baseball teams battling it out in a series of elimination games.

Winners of the regionals are given spots in the super regional games located throughout the country. Two teams go head-to-head at each location for a best of 3-game series. Super Regional action wraps up around mid-month as teams left standing clinch their World Series spots.

2019 College World Series schedule & TV coverage

Watch for full TV coverage on ESPN & ESPN 2 beginning with Game 1 on June 15.

This year's College World Series is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, June 15 and continue through to the College World Series finals.  As usual, two double elimination brackets will determine which two teams will meet up in the best-of-three finals from Tuesday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

Date Event Time (Eastern) TV Channel
Saturday, June 15 Game 1 3 p.m.  ESPN
Saturday, June 15 Game 2 8 p.m.  ESPN
Sunday, June 16 Game 3 2 p.m.  ESPN
Sunday, June 16 Game 4 7 p.m.  ESPN2
Monday, June 17 Game 5 2 p.m.  ESPN
Monday, June 17 Game 6 7 p.m.  ESPN
Tuesday, June 18 Game 7 2 p.m.  ESPN
Tuesday, June 18 Game 8 7 p.m.  ESPN
Wednesday, June 19 Game 9 7 p.m.  ESPN
Thursday, June 20 Game 10 8 p.m.  ESPN2
Friday, June 21 Game 11 3 p.m.  ESPN
Friday, June 21 Game 12 8 p.m.  ESPN
Saturday, June 22 Bracket 1 3 p.m.  ESPN
Saturday, June 22 Bracket 2 8 p.m.  ESPN
Monday, June 24 CWS Finals Game 1 8 p.m.  ESPN
Tuesday, June 25 CWS Finals Game 2 7 p.m.  ESPN
Wednesday, June 26 CWS Finals Game 3 7 p.m.  ESPN


also see -> World Series Baseball | Little League World Series

DID YOU KNOW? College World Series fun facts & trivia

Future President George H.W. Bush
was captain of the Yale team in 1948.

• Before becoming President of the United States, George H.W. Bush captained the 1948 Yale baseball team that lost in the championship round to Southern California in 1948.

• Southern California is the record holder for most wins at the College World Series with 12.

• Major league baseball players Barry Bonds, Dave Winfield, Roger Clemens, J.D. Drew, and Robin Ventura all first distinguished themselves at the College World Series.

• ESPN televised selected CWS games for the first time in 1980. It was a ratings hit.

• The all-time attendance record at the College World Series -- 336,072 -- was set in 2009.

• After a record 22 appearances at the College World Series, Florida finally claimed victory in 2017.

The College World Series around the Web:

Elsewhere on the Web, check out additional pages offering more facts, history & trivia along with the latest updates, scores, stats and standings, winners & losers on the road to Omaha and the NCAA College World Series ...

NCAA College World Series - Official site featuring event schedules, ticket information, the latest scores, history, pictures & feature stories, plus local metro shuttle info to the ballpark.

Men's Baseball - NCAA - Complete coverage of Division I, II & III games with news & analysis, scores, standings, postgame notes, photo galleries, printable bracket, historical archive.

Baseball - College - World series, regional and super regional coverage including feature stories on who to watch, daily college baseball blog, weekly chats, coach tracker, searchable player finder, and downloadable College World Series Preview in pdf format.

College World Series - A complete overview with details on its history, lists of winners & related links, from Wikipedia.


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