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The College World Series was first played in Omaha in 1950. Texas beat Washington State 3-0 in the final.Total attendance of the series was 17,805 people.The College World Series brings in a lot of money to Omaha. In 2007, College World Series visitors spent $25,262,924 in Omaha.
From 1950-2010 the College World Series was played at the Rosenblatt Stadium. In 2011 College World Series moved to TD Ameritrade Park. In 2012, the Rosenblatt Stadium was destroyed.
Where do people come from to see the College World Series? 48.5% come from outside of NE, 7.4% come from NE but outside Omaha and 44.1% come from Omaha.
This is the layout of TD Ameritrade Park. The most recent game was Vanderbilt against Virginia. Vanderbilt won 3-2 in the third game.
In 2007 NCAA March Madness basketball tournament attendance per game was 11,063 people.The attendance for the C.W.S (or College World Series) was 20,047 people.
Nebraska Cornhuskers went to the College World Series in 2001, 2002 and 2005. They have never won the tournament.