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ABCA/Rawlings Players of the Year

The American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods select National Pitchers and Position Players of the Year in nine divisions. The ABCA began recognizing both a Position Player of the Year & a Pitcher of the Year beginning in 2018. Prior to that, one player was selected as a National Player of the Year for the division. The ABCA/Rawlings National Players of the Year are selected by the ABCA All-America Committees in each division from among the ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-Americans. 

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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 (TX)
Pos. Player: Julian Boyd, Colorado Mesa

NCAA Div. III
Pitcher:
Gabe Van Emon, Endicott (MA)
Pos. Player: Steve Yelin, William Paterson (NJ)

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 (AL)

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

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

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

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