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1989's Road to Omaha

A series of "This Day in History" posts from Wichita State's 1989 College World Series championship team.June 10, 1989The game: WSU 5, Texas 3

The skinny: Pitcher Greg Brummett holds the Longhorns to six hits to wrap up College World Series MVP honors. Pat Meares homers to give the Shockers a 5-2 lead in the sixth inning.

The quote: "Anything less than a national championship would have been a disappointment. There’s not a team that works harder or a team with more heart.” WSU catcher Eric Wedge.

WSU's record: 68-16

Big picture: WSU wins its first NCAA team title.