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]

Key[edit]

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

All-Americans[edit]

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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References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "College World Series Most Outstanding Player". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 12 April 2012.