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1979 ABCA/Rawlings NJCAA Div. I All-America Teams

1979 -ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NJCAA Div. I All-America First Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Tom Masterson   Mass. Bay MA
INF Brian Archer   Prince Georges MD
INF Phil Turner   Mott MI
INF Brian Williams   Snow UT
INF Jim Mick   Ranger TX
DH Gar Simers   Du Page IL
OF Tony Barguin   Miami Dade FL
OF Jim Good   Southern Idaho ID
OF Kelly Dwyer   Trinidad State CO
P David Chatham   Mississippi Gulf Coast MS
P Mike Mason   Normandale MN
NJCAA Div. I All-America Second Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Bob Hausladen   St. Louis MO
INF Jeff Payne   Lincoln Land IL
INF Alan Hunsinger   Linn Benton OR
INF Jim Maxwell   Mercer County NJ
INF Darnell Nelson   Des Moines Area IA
DH Lynn Thorbs   Louisburg NC
OF Mark Gillaspie   Iowa Western IA
OF Wayne Schwing   SUNY Farmingdale NY
OF Jamie Merritt   Enterprise State AL
P Dave Zitkus   Lake County IL
P Murray Fail   Wallace State AL
NJCAA Div. I All-America Third Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Mike McCardell   Cecil MD
INF Brian McGan   Hudson Valley NY
INF Chuck Shirley   San Jacinto TX
INF Bart Day   Yavapai AZ
INF Darrell Baker   Middle Georgia GA
DH Gerald Johnson   Brewton Parker GA
OF Marcos Velasquez   Louisburg NC
OF Pete Barnette   Spartanburg Methodist SC
OF Henry Bushinski   Somerset KY
P Mike Withrow   Blinn TX
P Fred Warner   Seminole State OK
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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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