The people of Omaha like their steaks big and their college baseball programs small.
That's why Cal State Fullerton probably will have strong support at the College World Series beginning Sunday when the Titans open against defending national champion Vanderbilt at 5 p.m. PDT.
Each June, the hometown fans pack T.D. Ameritrade Park — and, before the new ballpark, Rosenblatt Stadium — regardless of whether local favorites Nebraska or Creighton are part of the field. The Cornhuskers and Bluejays have combined for four appearances in the tournament's 65-year history, so the locals often are looking for a team to adopt.
Typically, they choose an underdog,...