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1979 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America Teams

1979-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
High School All-America First Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Jay Schroeder   Palisades CA
1B Joe Lansford   Wilcox CA
2B Steve Buechele   Senite CA
3B Shane Allen   Palm Bay FL
SS Juan Bustabad   Hialeah FL
OF Albert Chambers   John Harris PA
OF Brad Komminsk   Shawnee OH
OF Andrew Van Slyke   New Hartford NY
P John Bohnet   Hogan CA
P Jeff Bettendorf   Cabrillo CA
P Richard Leucken   Spring Woods TX
High School All-America Second Team
Pos. Player   School State
C John Mizerock   Punxsutawney PA
1B Todd Demeter   U.S. Grant OK
2B Mike Kwiecinski   Cousino MI
3B John Brown   Crenshaw CA
SS Randy Kutcher   Palmdale CA
OF Kevin Brandt   Nekoosa WI
OF Chris Baker   Livonia Franklin MI
OF John Elway   Granada Hills CA
P Scott Garrelts   Burkley-Loda IL
P Bob Gunnarsson   Lake Havasu AZ
P Scott Glanz   Edison OK
High School All-America Third Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Ed Vosberg   Salpointe AZ
1B Steve Chapman   Murray UT
2B Jim Heuring   St. Michael MN
3B Greg Gagne   Somerset MA
SS Jordan Berge   Pueblo East CO
OF Chris Rehbaum   St. Joseph NY
OF Ron Shepherd   Kilgore TX
OF Oscar Burnett   Moravia NY
P Lon Olejniczak   Decorah IA
P Charles Crimm   Thousand Oaks CA
P Frank Osmulski   Summit NJ
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About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 41 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include nine divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School, Youth and Travel Baseball.
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