1983 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America Teams

1983-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NAIA All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Tom Baumgartner   St. Francis IL
C Danny Frangos   South Carolina Aiken SC
1B Phil Arp   Georgia GA
2B Kevin Vizard   Aquinas MI
3B Gary Balmer   Lewis Clark State ID
SS Dave Reid   William Jewell MO
INF Doug Reibel   St. Xavier IL
DH Jeff Lawson   Phillips OK
OF Darryl Barrino   Wingate NC
OF Mickey Brantley   Coastal Carolina SC
OF Jeff Dinkel   Grand Canyon AZ
OF Jim O'Dell   Lewis Clark State ID
P Wayne Giddings   West Florida FL
P Russell Martin   Southwestern TX
P Rich Medina   Lewis Clark State ID
NAIA All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Bob Fields   Anderson IN
C Keith Foley   Florida Atlantic FL
1B Bob Bennett   Mesa CO
2B Ronnie Giddens   Union TN
3B Frank Anson   William Jewell MO
SS Randy Velarde   Lubbock Christian TX
INF Kerry Everett   Point Loma CA
DH Kevin Harner   Wilmington DE
OF David Dahse   Texas Lutheran TX
OF Mark Bush   California Lutheran CA
OF Darrell Manuel   Liberty Baptist VA
OF Joel Weiss   Elon NC
P Darryl Akerfields   Mesa CO
P Mark Clemons   Coastal Carolina SC
P Larry Smith   California Baptist CA
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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 40 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.