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2023 ABCA/Rawlings National Pitchers and Position Players of the Year Announced

June 26, 2023

The American Baseball Coaches and Rawlings Sporting Goods have announced the 2023 National Pitchers and Position Players of the Year in all eight collegiate divisions and high school.

The ABCA/Rawlings Players of the Year are selected by ABCA coaches committees from nine divisions of amateur baseball: NCAA Div. I, II & III, NAIA, NJCAA Div. I, II & III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings First-Team All-America selections were eligible for Player of the Year honors.

The ABCA/Rawlings Award Program is one of the most comprehensive in all of sports, honoring Players of the Year, All-America teams and Gold Glove teams in nine divisions of amateur baseball, as well as All-Region teams in five divisions.

Founded in 1945, the American Baseball Coaches Association 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.

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and an approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

SEE ALSO: Past ABCA National Players of the Year
SEE ALSO: 2023 ABCA/Rawlings All-Region, All-America & Gold Teams (all divisions)

2023 ABCA/Rawlings National Players of the Year

NCAA Div. I
Pitcher:
Paul Skenes, LSU
Pos. Player: Jac Caglianone, Florida

NCAA Div. II
Pitcher:
Kade Bragg, Angelo State (Texas)
Pos. Player: Julian Boyd, Colorado Mesa

NCAA Div. III
Pitcher:
Gabe Van Emon, Endicott (Mass.)
Pos. Player: Steve Yelin, William Paterson (N.J.)

NAIA
Pitcher: Eli Davis, Oklahoma City
Pos. Player: Ajay Sczepkowski, Georgia Gwinnett 

NJCAA Div. I
Pitcher: Matt Wilkinson, Central Arizona
Pos. Player: Kade Snell, Wallace-Dothan (Ala.)

NJCAA Div. II
Pitcher:
 Hunter Shaw, Lansing (Mich.)
Pos. Player: Sam Antonacci, Heartland (Ill.)

NJCAA Div. III
Pitcher: Jairo Vazquez, Northern Essex (Mass.)
Pos. Player: Aaron Graeber, RCSJ-Gloucester (N.J.)

Pacific Association Division
Pitcher: Kyle Carr, Palomar (Calif.)
Pos. Player: Quincy Scott, Palomar (Calif.)

High School
Pitcher: Noble Meyer, Jesuit Portland (Ore.)
Pos. Player: Max Clark, Franklin Community (Ind.)



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