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Players from past College World Series cherish 'unbelievable experience' in Omaha

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Players from past College World Series cherish 'unbelievable experience' in Omaha

Former Florida star and current New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso, center, returned to Omaha with the Las Vegas 51s in 2018. “Omaha will always have a special place in my heart,” he said. “I’ve had so many fond memories here.”

Michael Roth

Former South Carolina ace Michael Roth has thrown the most innings in College World Series history. “We always enjoyed coming here. And Omaha — the town and the people — embraced us,” he said.

Hunter Renfroe

Hunter Renfroe’s Mississippi State team advanced to the finals before losing. He had only positive feelings when he returned with El Paso.

Tony covers UNO sports, the Omaha Storm Chasers and boxing for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @BooneOWH. Phone: 402-444-1027.

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