State Community College Champions
The California State community college baseball championship has come to the South Bay area only once since inception of the state playoffs in 1950.
Los Angeles Harbor of Wilmington took the lone title for the area in 1984. L.A. Harbor was runnerup three times--in 1976, 1981 and 1983.
For the record:
12:00 AM, Jul. 21, 1989 For the Record
Los Angeles Times Friday July 21, 1989 South Bay Edition Sports Part 3 Page 13 Column 3 Zones Desk 1 inches; 33 words Type of Material: Correction
South Bay sports mistakenly reported on July 20 that Los Angeles Harbor College has won one state baseball title. The Seahawks won in 1978 and 1984, both under current Coach Jim O’Brien, whose teams have also placed second three times.
Following is a list of the annual champions and the teams they defeated in the championship finals of the state playoffs.
Year Champion Runner-Up 1950 Pasadena Santa Rosa 1951 Sacramento CC El Camino 1952 Santa Rosa Santa Ana 1953 Sacramento CC Long Beach CC 1954 Long Beach CC W Contra Costa 1955 W Contra Costa Orange Coast 1956 Orange Coast Coalinga 1957 Sequoias San Diego CC 1958 Coalinga Orange Coast 1959 Stockton San Diego CC 1960 Orange Coast Oakland 1961 Fresno CC Cerritos 1962 Fresno CC Orange Coast 1963 Fresno CC Long Beach CC 1964 Mt. San Antonio Vallejo 1965 Mt. San Antonio Hancock 1966 Cerritos CC San Francisco 1967 Pasadena Sacramento CC 1968 Long Beach CC Sacramento CC 1969 Long Beach CC San Mateo 1970 Cerritos Sequoias 1971 Canada Los Angeles CC 1972 Fresno Long Beach CC 1973 Cerritos San Mateo 1974 Cerritos San Diego CC 1975 Cerritos Citrus 1976 Long Beach CC LA Harbor 1977 Diablo Valley Cerritos 1978 LA Harbor San Mateo 1979 Cerritos San Jose CC 1980 Orange Coast LA Valley 1981 Canyons LA Harbor 1982 LA Valley Canyons 1983 Canyons LA Harbor 1984 LA Harbor Sacramento CC 1985 Cerritos Canyons 1986 Canyons Rancho Santiago 1987 Cerritos Sacramento CC 1988 Sacramento CC Rancho Santiago 1989 Cerritos Sacramento CC