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The Florida baseball team celebrates its first national championship.

At long last, Florida baseball wins its first national championship

Welcome to another installment of Good Morning, Gators, SEC Country’s daily morning column covering Florida athletics with beat writer Jordan McPherson. Here’s a look at what you might have missed on Tuesday.

National champions

The Florida baseball team finally did it. With a 6-1 win over LSU on Tuesday night, the No. 3 national seed Gators won their first College World Series in program history. Florida won the game behind 6 strong innings from freshman Tyler Dyson and 1 2/3 shutout innings at the end from Jackson Kowar — a gamble by coach Kevin O’Sullivan. The team will hold a celebration at McKethan Stadium on Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

More College World Series coverage

Steve Spurrier talks QBs on The Paul Finebaum Show

Florida athletics ambassador Steve Spurrier appeared on The Paul Finebaum Show on Tuesday and talked about Florida’s quarterback situation, saying “time will tell” how the quarterback battle plays out.

Tim Tebow’s Port St. Lucie debut washed out

Former Florida Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and current New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow’s debut with high Class A Port St. Lucie was rained out Tuesday night. The fact that he was promoted at all from a pure numbers standpoint is still shocking, FiveThirtyEight’s Rob Arthur writes. Regardless, Tebow said he is focusing on improving wherever he is playing.

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel heading to world championships

Florida swimmer and 2016 Olympian Caeleb Dressel on Tuesday night qualified to compete in the 100-meter freestyle at the FINA World Championship in July.

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Twitter reactions to baseball’s national championship

Shortstop Dalton Guthrie

Florida baseball alum Brad Wilkerson

Former Gators QB and Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow

Former Florida golfer Billy Horschel

Former Gators infielder Nolan Fontana

Former Gators basketball player Will Yeguete

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