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College World Series Most Outstanding PlayerHistory of Award Winners
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Steve Arlin won this award in 1966
Recent history of winners for College World Series Most Outstanding Player. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

LevelNCAA
Years Available1949-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - College World Series Most Outstanding Player

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Alex FaedoPFlorida36-4 220 R-R 1995-11-12 21Tampa,Florida A+2015-2018-
2017- 1-  18-DET
FloridaMinorsDetroit Tigers (Rk)
2016Andrew BeckwithPCoastal carolina46-0 185 R-R 1995-03-22 21Blythewood,South Carolina A2014-2018-
2017-32- 960-KCA
Coastal Carolina U.MinorsKansas City Royals (A)
2015Josh SborzPvirginia56-3 225 R-R 1993-12-17 21McLean,Virginia AAA2013-2018-
2015- 2-  74-LAN
VirginiaMinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AAA)
2014Dansby SwansonSS Vanderbilt66-0 170 R-R 1994-02-11 20Marietta,Georgia MLB2013-20182016-2018
2015- 1-   1-ARI
Vanderbilt U.ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
2013Adam PlutkoPUCLA76-3 180 R-R 1991-10-03 21Glendora,California MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013-11- 321-CLE
UCLAMinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
2012Rob Refsnyder2BArizona56-0 193 R-R 1991-03-26 21Laguna Hills,California MLB2010-20182015-2018
2012- 5- 187-NYA
ArizonaActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
2011Scott Wingo2BSouth Carolina35-11 175 L-R 1989-03-25 22Greenville,South Carolina A+2008-2014-
2011-11- 344-LAN
South CarolinaFree Agent  
2010Jackie BradleyCF-OFSouth Carolina95-10 175 L-R 1990-04-19 20Prince George,Virginia MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011- 1-  40-BOS
South CarolinaActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2009Jared MitchellOFLSU26-0 190 L-L 1988-10-13 20New Iberia,Louisiana AAA2007-2017-
2009- 1-  23-CHA
Louisiana StFree Agent  
2008Tommy Mendonca3BFresno State56-1 200 L-R 1988-04-12 20Turlock,California AAA2007-2017-
2009- 2-  62-TEX
Fresno StFree Agent  
2007Jorge ReyesPOregon State36-3 195 R-R 1987-12-07 19Warden,Washington AAA2007-2017-
2009-17- 504-SDN
Oregon StFree Agent  
2006Jonah NickersonPOregon State56-1 195 R-R 1985-03-09 21Casper,Wyoming AA2004-2009-
2006- 7- 202-DET
Oregon St  
2005David MaroulSSTexas26-2 210 R-R 1983-02-15 22Fort Worth,Texas AAA2004-2009-
2005-23- 702-SFN
Texas, Grayson County Col  
2004Jason WindsorPCal State Fullerton76-2 220 R-R 1982-07-16 21San Bernardino,California MLB1998-20082006-2006
2004- 3-  97-OAK
Cal St Fullerton, West Valley Col  
2003John HudginsPStanford26-2 195 R-R 1981-08-31 21Oklahoma City,Oklahoma AAA2001-2009-
2003- 3-  76-TEX
Stanford U.  
2002Huston StreetPTexas166-0 185 R-R 1983-08-02 18Austin,Texas MLB2002-20172005-2017
2004- 1-  40-OAK
TexasFree Agent  
2001Charlton JimersonOFMiami46-3 205 R-R 1979-09-22 21San Leandro,California MLB1998-20102006-2008
2001- 5- 146-HOU
Miami  
2000Trey HodgesPLSU56-3 187 R-R 1978-06-29 22Houston,Texas MLB1997-20092002-2003
2000-17- 520-ATL
Louisiana St, Blinn Col  
1999Marshall McDougallSSFlorida State76-1 200 R-R 1978-12-19 20Jacksonville,Florida MLB1999-20122005-2005
2000- 9- 270-OAK
Florida St, Santa Fe CC  
1998Wes Rachels1B-OFUSC45-9 180 R-R 1976-01-19 22Los Angeles,California AA1995-2002-
1998-33- 974-PHI
USC  
1997Brandon Larson3BLSU66-0 210 R-R 1976-05-24 21San Angelo,Texas MLB1997-20082001-2004
1997- 1-  14-CIN
Louisiana St, Blinn Col  
1996Pat BurrellLFMiami186-4 225 R-R 1976-10-10 19Eureka Springs,Arkansas MLB1996-20112000-2011
1998- 1-   1-PHI
Miami  
1995Mark KotsayLFCal State Fullerton166-0 190 L-L 1975-12-02 19Whittier,California MLB1994-20131997-2013
1996- 1-   9-FLO
Cal St FullertonFree Agent  
1994Chip GlassOFOklahoma25-11 180 L-L 1971-06-24 23Ukiah,California AAA1993-2000-
1994-37-1025-CLE
Oklahoma, Santa Rosa Junior Col  
1993Todd Walker2BLSU186-0 181 L-R 1973-05-25 20Bakersfield,California MLB1992-20071996-2007
1994- 1-   8-MIN
Louisiana St  
1992Phil Nevin3B-1BCal State Fullerton86-2 231 R-R 1971-01-19 21Fullerton,California MLB1990-20061995-2006
1992- 1-   1-HOU
Cal St Fullerton  
1991Gary HymelCLSU16-2 195 R-R 1968-05-21 23Cypress,Texas AAA1978-1995-
1991-14- 373-MON
Louisiana St  
1990Michael RebhanPGeorgia16-1 190 R-R 1967-09-28 22Rockville,Maryland NCAA1990-1990-
1988-32- 823-BOS
Florida Gateway Col, Georgia  
1989Greg BrummettPWichita State16-0 180 R-R 1967-04-20 22Wichita,Kansas MLB1987-19961993-1993
1989-11- 284-SFN
Wichita St  
1988Lee PlemelPStanford16-1 180 R-R 1966-09-19 21Laguna Hills,California AA1985-1992-
1988- 5- 132-SLN
Stanford U.  
1987Paul Carey1BStanford16-4 215 L-R 1968-01-08 19Boston,Massachusetts MLB1987-19961993-1993
1990- 4- 100-Mia
Stanford U.  
1986Mike SenneOFArizona16-1 180 R-R 1964-06-05 22Orange,California AA1986-1989-
1986-14- 364-SLN
Arizona, Orange Coast Col  
1985Greg EllenaMiami   - -          
1984John FishelLF-RFCal State Fullerton15-11 185 R-R 1962-11-08 21Fullerton,California MLB1982-19901988-1988
1985- 9- 222-HOU
Cal St Fullerton  
1983Calvin SchiraldiPTexas16-5 215 R-R 1962-06-16 21Houston,Texas MLB1982-19911984-1991
1983- 1-  27-NYN
Texas  
1982Danny SmithPMiami16-0 170 L-L 1962-02-23 20Cutler Ridge,Florida AA1983-2001-
1983-10- 238-CIN
Miami  
1981Stan HolmesOFArizona State16-0 206 R-R 1960-02-01 21Dos Palos,California AAA1981-1989-
1981- 8- 192-MIN
Arizona St  
1980Terry Francona1B-OFArizona76-1 190 L-L 1959-04-22 21Aberdeen,South Dakota MLB1979-19901981-1990
1980- 1-  22-MON
Arizona  
1979Tony HudsonPCal State Fullerton16-3 180 R-R 1958-06-29 21San Bernardino,California AAA1978-1987-
1980- 7- 170-TEX
Cal St Fullerton  
1978Rod BoxbergerPUSC16-1 170 R-R 1957-08-22 20Santa Ana,California AA1977-1983-
1978- 1-  11-HOU
USC  
1977Bob Horner3B-1BArizona State76-1 190 R-R 1957-08-06 19Junction City,Kansas MLB1977-19881978-1988
1978- 1-   1-ATL
Arizona St  
1976Steve PowersPArizona16-2 195 L-R 1954-- 22- A+1976-1978-
1976- 2-  44-PHI
Arizona  
1975Mickey Reichenbach1BTexas16-5 205 L-R 1953-- 22- AA1975-1979-
1977-14- 359-KCA
Texas  
1974George MilkePUSC16-5 185 R-R 1954-- 20San Diego,California AA1973-1979-
1975- 3-  54-NYN
USC  
1973Dave WinfieldRFMinnesota286-6 220 R-R 1951-10-03 21St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1971-19951973-1995
1973- 1-   4-SDN
Minnesota  
1972Russ McQueenPUSC16-0 190 R-R 1953-- 19Lakewood,California NCAA1972-1974-
1974-14- 322-CAL
USC  
1971Jerry Tabb1BTulsa16-2 195 L-R 1952-03-17 19Altus,Oklahoma MLB1971-19781976-1978
1973- 1-  16-CHN
Tulsa  
1970Gene AmmannPFlorida State15-10 175 R-R 1949-01-30 21Decatur,Georgia NCAA1968-1970-
1970- 3-  56-MIL
Florida St  
1969John DolinsekOF-1BArizona State16-2 185 L-L 1948-01-03 21Santa Rosa,California NCAA1969-1969-
1969- 8- 170-HOU
Arizona St  
1968Bill Seinsoth1B-PSouthern California16-2 205 L-L 1947-04-07 21Arcadia,California --
1969- 4-  78-WS2
USC  
1967Ron DaviniC-OFArizona State15-10 185 R-R 1947-05-05 20Anaheim,California --
1969- 1-  20-CHA
Arizona St  
1966Steve ArlinPOhio State16-3 195 R-R 1945-09-25 20Seattle,Washington MLB1966-19741969-1974
1966- 1-  13-PHI
Ohio St  
1965Sal Bando3BArizona State16-0 195 R-R 1944-02-13 21Cleveland,Ohio MLB1965-19811966-1981
1965- 6- 119-KC1
Arizona St  
1964Joe FerrisMaine   - -          
1963Bud HollowellSouthern California   - -          
1962Bob GaribaldiPSanta Clara16-4 210 L-R 1942-03-03 20Stockton,California MLB1962-19691962-1969
1962-   UDFA-SFN
Santa Clara U.  
1961Littleton FowlerOklahoma State   - -          
1960John EricksonMinnesota   - -          
1959Jim DobsonOklahoma State   - -          
1958Bill ThomSouthern California   - -          
1957Cal Emery1BPenn State16-2 205 L-L 1937-06-28 20Centre Hall,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19631963-1963
1958-   UDFA-PHI
Penn St  
1956Jerry ThomasMinnesota   - -          
1955Tom BorlandPOklahoma A&M16-3 172 L-L 1933-02-14 22El Dorado,Kansas MLB1960-19611960-1961
1955-   UDFA-BAL
Oklahoma St  
1954Tom YewcicCMichigan State15-11 180 R-R 1932-05-09 22Conemaugh,Pennsylvania MLB1957-19571957-1957   Michigan St  
1953J.L. SmithTexas   - -          
1952James O'NeillHoly Cross   - -          
1951Sidney HatfieldTennessee   - -          
1950Ray VanCleefRutgers   - -          
1949Tom Hamilton1BTexas16-4 213 L-R 1925-09-29 23Altoona,Kansas MLB1952-19531952-1953   Texas