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1998 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-America Teams

1998-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
High School All-America First Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Jeffrey Winchester   Arch Bishop Rummel LA
1B Austin Kearns   Lafayette KY
INF Felipe Lopez   Lake Brantley FL
INF Sean Burroughs   Wilson CA
INF Josh McKinley   Malvern Prep PA
UT Gerald Laird   La Quinta CA
DH Mark Teixeira   Mt. Joseph MD
OF Corey Patterson   Harrison GA
OF Andrew Brown   Richmond IN
OF Rick Elder   Sprayberry GA
P J.M. Gold   Toms River North NJ
P C.C. Sabathia   Vallejo CA
P Matt Roney   Edmond North OK
High School All-America Second Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Todd Pratt   Tooele UT
1B Josh Pressley   Westminster FL
INF Anthony Torcato   Woodland CA
INF Drew Henson   Brighton MI
INF David Kelton   Troup County GA
UT Alex Hart   Chambersburg PA
DH Ryan Langerhans   Round Rock TX
OF Raphael Freeman   Dallas Christian TX
OF Chip Ambres   West Brook TX
OF Arturo McDowell   Forest Hill MS
P Patrick Strange   Springfield MA
P Christopher George   Klein TX
P Nathen Cornejo   Wellington KS
High School All-America Third Team
Pos. Player   School State
C Beau Craig   Grossmont CA
1B Benjamin Diggins   Bradshaw AZ
INF Gregory Porter   Keller TX
INF Robert Bass   Fayette County AL
INF Kevin Kelly   Gloucester NJ
UT Christopher Jones   South Mecklenburg NC
DH Andrew Good   Mishawaka MI
OF Benjamin Cordova   Marian Catholic CA
OF Jorge Padilla   Florida Air PR
OF Mamon Tucker   S.F. Austin TX
P Matt Belisle   A.N. McCallum TX
P Jermaine Van Buren   Hattiesburg MS
P Mark Prior   University 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 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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