1955 College Baseball All-America Team

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1955 All-Americans included Chicago Cubs third baseman Don Eaddy.

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. From 1947 to 1980, the American Baseball Coaches Association was the only All-American selector recognized by the NCAA.[1]

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 Carl Thomas Arizona
Pitcher Tom Borland Oklahoma State College World Series Most Outstanding Player[2]
Catcher Linwood Holt Wake Forest
First baseman Jay Dean (2) Oregon State
Second baseman Leroy Getchell Springfield
Third baseman Don Eaddy Michigan
Shortstop Bob Jingling Wyoming
Outfielder Ronnie Bennett Oklahoma State
Outfielder Ted Carrangele Colgate
Outfielder Bill Lajoie Western Michigan

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Baseball Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  2. ^ "College World Series Most Outstanding Player". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 12 April 2012.