June 15, 2019
The 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-America teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods. Twelve of the student-athletes selected for All-America teams are playing in the NCAA Div. I College World Series starting this weekend in Omaha. First recognized in 1949, the ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans are selected by the ABCA All-America committee, which is chaired by Tommy Raffo of Arkansas State University.
The ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I Gold Glove finalists will be announced on Monday June, 17. In all divisions, the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced on Wednesday, June 19. The ABCA/Rawlings Pitchers of the Year will be announced Monday, June 24, followed by the ABCA/Rawlings Players of the Year on Wednesday, June 26. ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections, which were announced last Wednesday, were nominated for All-America honors.
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 11,000 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. The 76th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 2-5, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-Region Teams