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1997 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America Teams

1997-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NAIA All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Marc Suarez JR Cumberland TN
C Calvin Tanton JR Briar Cliff IA
1B Jason Kinchen SR Brewton-Parker GA
2B Travis Gray SR Mount Vernon Nazarene OH
3B Steve Green SR Cumberland TN
SS Billy Romans SR Birmigham Southern AL
INF Nate Barnett SO George Fox OR
DH Raul Pujol FR St. Thomas FL
OF Jose Rijo-Berger SR Lewis Clark State ID
OF Bucky Jacobson SR Lewis Clark State ID
OF Steve Esquibol SR Azusa Pacific CA
OF Tim Currens JR Lindsey Wilson KY
P Carey Ammons SO Southeastern Oklahoma State OK
P Mike Dutton JR Cumberland TN
P Hank Woodman JR Brewton-Parker GA
P Levi Lacey JR Albertson ID
NAIA All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Eric Martin SR Dominican NY
C Brandon Harper JR Dallas Baptist TX
1B Clint Vaughn SO Oklahoma Christian OK
2B Keith Habig SR Lewis Clark State ID
3B Robert Muro JR California Baptist CA
SS William Otero JR Dominican NY
INF Travis Flowers SR Oklahoma City OK
DH Mike Klein SR Avila MO
OF Casey Stokes SR Freed-Hardeman TN
OF Chad Jeffries JR Dominican NY
OF Sean Barrett SR Mount Vernon Nazarene OH
OF Eric Herndon JR Brewton Parker GA
P Chris Carter SR Bellevue NE
P Matt Foran SR Lewis Clark State ID
P Marty McLeary JR Mount Vernon Nazarene OH
P John Urbanski SR Bethel IN
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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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