1988 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

1988 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

Classification
Division

Teams
4

Format
Double-elimination

Site

Muzzy Field
Bristol, CT

Champions
St. John’s (3rd title)

Winning coach
Joe Russo (3rd title)

MVP
Mike Weinberg (St. John’s)

← 1987
Baseball Tournament
1989 →

1988 Big East Conference baseball standings

v
t
e

Conf
 
 
Overall

Team
W
 
L
 
T
 
PCT
 
 
W
 
L
 
T
 
PCT

North Division

Providence x
12

6

0
 
.667
 
 
22

29

0
 
.431

St. John’s ‡y
9

9

0
 
.500
 
 
29

21

1
 
.578

Boston College
8

10

0
 
.444
 
 
15

16

0
 
.484

Connecticut
7

11

0
 
.389
 
 
24

18

0
 
.571

South Division

Villanova x
16

2

0
 
.889
 
 
32

22

0
 
.593

Seton Hall
12

6

0
 
.667
 
 
39

16

0
 
.709

Georgetown
4

13

0
 
.235
 
 
12

31

0
 
.279

Pittsburgh
3

14

0
 
.176
 
 
9

20

0
 
.310

x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1988[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1988 Big East Baseball Tournament was held at Muzzy Field in Bristol, Connecticut. This was the fourth Big East baseball tournament, and was won by the St. John’s Redmen. As a result, St. John’s earned the Big East Conference’s automatic bid to the 1988 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. This was the Redmen’s third tournament championship in the first four.[3]

Contents

1 Format and seeding
2 Tournament
3 All-Tournament Team
4 Jack Kaiser Award
5 References

Format and seeding[edit]
The 1988 Big East baseball tournament was a 4 team double elimination tournament. The top two teams from each division, based on conference winning percentage only, earned berths in the tournament. Each division winner played the opposite division’s runner up in the first round.[3]

Team
W
L
Pct.
GB
Seed

North Division

Providence
12
6
.667

1N

St. John’s
9
9
.500

3

2N

Boston College
8
10
.444

4

Connecticut
7
11
.389

5

South Division

Villanova
16
2
.889

1S

Seton Hall
12
6
.667

4

2S

Georgetown
4
13
.235

11.5

Pittsburgh
3
14
.176

12.5

Tournament[edit]

 
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