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Five Aspects of the College World Series That Trump The MLB Postseason

Published by on June 21, 2010

Rosenblatt Stadium serves mostly as the home of Omaha Royals of the Pacific Coast League, and soon will be the home of Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League.

For a few weeks in June, however, Rosenblatt Stadium becomes the home of college baseball, and an exciting display of eight great collegiate baseball teams.

This years edition features a traditional power (Arizona State), another former champion in Oklahoma, four more teams with five or more world series trips (Clemson, Florida, Florida State, South Carolina), and a few upsets in the Texas Christian and UCLA programs. 

While the College World Series garners nowhere near the fanfare in which football bowl games, the basketball tournament, or the MLB playoffs get, the event clearly has its strengths unseen in these tournaments. Here are five reasons why the College World Series provide excitement that these other tournaments (in particular, the MLB playoffs) do not provide:

1) More match-ups in a shorter time period.

The 2009 College World Series featured 10 different individual match ups (or games between different teams), and has the potential of featuring up...

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