There are many memories to be made at every College World Series. Some have to do with great plays on the field. Some are of the trek to Omaha. Others involve pregame tailgating and meeting people from all walks of life.
For many, some of the fondest memories of the College World Series are seeing players who go on to become giants in the sport. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Nomar Garciaparra, Deion Sanders, Barry Larkin and Mike Schmidt are among the most notable to grace the College World Series stage in Omaha.
Each team that visits Omaha this year boasts at least one player with the potential to become a legend in the sport. These players have that "it" factor that could be the catalyst that allows them to leave their mark on a great event and a great town while becoming somewhat immortal in the process.
Here are the eight players to watch in the 2013 College World Series.