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College World Series: Why South Carolina Gamecocks Are America’s Team

Published by on June 13, 2012

  Resilient...Battle tested...A desire to win.

These are a few words that describe the University of South Carolina's baseball team. Not only are they a collection of superstar baseball players, but they are also funny and insightful and entertaining in interviews and media sessions.

Many players have come and gone since the fairytale 2010 National Championship season, but the Figthin' Gamecocks have not lost a game in a NCAA Tournament game since that year.

The squad hails from Columbia, South Carolina and has a 21-game NCAA tournament winning streak. They will be shooting for their third straight national championship in Omaha, Nebraska. There journey begins this Saturday against the Florida Gators at TD Ameritrade Stadium.

What is not to like about this group that is cool, calm and collected?

If you have been watching the NCAA tournament, have you noticed the antics of the players? Star pitcher Michael Roth usually leads the team in dugout dances and chants when he is not on the field causing trouble for batters of the opposing team.


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