Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wichita State University Shockers 1989 NCAA National Champion
NCAA West II Regional
WSU 4 Portland 0
WSU 12 Pepperdine 1
Michigan 14 WSU 5
WSU 6 Fresno St. 4
WSU 3 Michigan 2
WSU 9 Michigan 5
College World Series
WSU 3 Arkansas 1
Florida St. 4 WSU 2
WSU 8 Arkansas 4
WSU 7 Florida St. 4
WSU 12 Florida St. 9
WSU 5 Texas 3
President: Warren Armstrong
Athletic Director: Tom Shupe
Head Coach: Gene Stephenson
Assistant Coaches: Brent Kemnitz Loren Hibbs Gregg Miller
Jim Audley Jeff Bluma Jeff Bonacquista Greg Brummett Brian Buzard Pat Cedeno Todd Dreifort Rodney Escobar P. J. Forbes Charlie Giaudrone Tyler Green Guy Goodman
Accomplishments: College World Series champion;
West II Regional champion;
Missouri Valley Conference Regular-Season champion;
Hawaii Rainbow Classic champion;
National Coach of the Year: Gene Stephenson
CWS Most Valuable Player - Greg Brummett;
All-CWS Team - Jim Audley (outfield);
Greg Brummett (pitcher);
Todd Dreifort (outfield);
Pat Meares (shortshop);
Jim Newlin (pitcher);
Eric Wedge (catcher).
Erected by Wichita State University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1989.
Location. 37° 43.281′ N, 97° 17.334′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Belmont, on the left when traveling east. Marker is in the Hap Bledsoe Plaza outside Eck Stadium, about 300 feet ENE of the intersection of Belmont and Perimeter, on the Wichita State University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gene Stephenson's Wichita State University All Americans (here, next to this marker); Harry "Hap" BledsoeVirginia H. Farah Foundation (here, next to this marker); Ron and Linda Tyler (here, next to this marker); O.L. "Rusty" & Joan Eck (here, next to this marker); Gerald and Shannon Michaud (here, next to this marker); Coleman (here, next to this marker); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
Also see . . . Wichita State University Baseball. Team Official Site (Submitted on June 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.