35 years ago The Miami Hurricanes baseball team executed one of the all time great plays in College World Series history, the hidden ball trick! That never works. Especially in the College World Series, on national television, facing the greatest base stealer in NCAA history- Wichita State Shocker Phil Stephenson. The ‘Grand Illusion’ helped underdog Miami beat the powerhouse Wichita State Shockers team and propelled them to their first NCAA National Championship.