49. Underdogs in College World Series

Coastal Carolina won six elimination games to win the College World Series and claim the school’s first national title in any sport. The champions of the Big South Conference got three wins on the mound from sidearmer Andrew Beckwith, and the Chanticleers became the first team since Minnesota in 1956 to win the CWS in its first appearance. - Andy Staples

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