With the 2012 NCAA baseball tournament opening up on Friday, it’s the season to remember when, 25 years ago, the Stanford baseball team was the king of college baseball
College World Series
Well, I guess it’s about time we all admit that football season really is over. It was another incredible year, both in the NFL and in college. But as sad as it makes me, we’re now over a week into our post-football lives and over a month into the post-Stanford football doldrums.
After blasting its way through the first round of the postseason, the Stanford baseball team’s season ended just one step short of the College World Series when it dropped two games to North Carolina in the Chapel Hill Super Regional in early June. Despite finishing short of its ultimate goal–a chance to play for a national title in 2011–the Cardinal’s run to the Supers for the first time since 2008 showed that the young, explosive team looks primed for a run to Omaha in 2012.