1950 College Baseball All-America Team

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An All-American team is an honorary sports team composed of the best amateur players of a specific season for each team position—who in turn are given the honorific "All-America" and typically referred to as "All-American athletes", or simply "All-Americans". Although the honorees generally do not compete together as a unit, the term is used in U.S. team sports to refer to players who are selected by members of the national media. Walter Camp selected the first All-America team in the early days of American football in 1889.[1]

From 1947-1980, the American Baseball Coaches Association was the only All-American selector recognized by the NCAA.[2]


Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player had been named an All-American at that point
Inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame


Position Name School Notes
Pitcher Murray Wall (2) Texas
Pitcher Tom Casey NYU
Catcher Robert Murray Arizona
First baseman Fred Taylor Ohio State Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee[3]
Second baseman Charles Teague (3) ♦ Wake Forest
Third baseman William Killinger Lafayette
Shortstop John Hrasch Ohio
Outfielder Jay Roundy USC
Outfielder Ray Van Cleef Rutgers 1950 College World Series Most Outstanding Player[4]
Outfielder Robert Cerv Nebraska

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  1. ^ The Michigan alumnus. University of Michigan Library. 2010. p. 495. ASIN B0037HO8MY. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Baseball Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fred R. Taylor". Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 31 August 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "College World Series Most Outstanding Player". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 12 April 2012.