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CWS Finals Preview: A Rising Power Vs. ‘The Gold Standard’

College World Series

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OMAHA — Most college baseball coaches look to Vanderbilt as a model program — the Commodores have been a consistent superpower over the last dozen years, and Vandy coach Tim Corbin is universally respected and admired by his peers because of the way he runs his program and who he is as a person. But more than any other program, Michigan has sought to emulate Vanderbilt’s culture and follow Vandy’s roadmap for success. That’s because Michigan coach Erik Bakich had a hand in building up the Vanderbilt machine during his days as an assistant to Corbin[…]



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