1979 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America Teams

1979-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NAIA All-America First Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Eric Rasmussen   Grand Canyon AZ
C Stan Thomas   Southern California CA
INF Jack Champagne   Northwood Institute MI
INF Glenn Eddins   Lipscomb TN
INF Tim Leslie   Lubbock Christian TX
INF Paul Serna   Azusa Pacific CA
INF Mike Wilson   Francis Marion SC
DH Doug Blume   Lewis Clark State ID
OF Ray Alonzo   Grand Canyon AZ
OF Phil Baskerville   Elon NC
OF Billy Jack Bowen   Southeastern Oklahoma OK
OF Al Lopriore   Lewis Clark State ID
P Gary Benton   Southeastern Oklahoma OK
P Wilson Kilmer   Emporia State KS
P Jack Skaggs   William Carey MS
 
NAIA All-America Second Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Frank Burdi   Elmhurst IL
C Larry Donofrio   St. Francis IL
INF Joe Fiori   Point Park PA
INF Dan Johnson   Oregon OR
INF' Rod Nealeigh   Anderson IN
INF Jim Suter   U.S. International CA
DH Jon Debus   St. Francis IL
OF Brett Butler   Southeastern Oklahoma OK
OF Mike Dee   Wisconsin-LaCrosse WI
OF Gregg Hanson   Southern California CA
OF Scott Thomson   Malone OH
P Ed Bonine   Grand Canyon AZ
P Darby Decker   Spring Arbor MI
P Dave Disbro   Biola 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 nearly 10,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.