1973 College Baseball All-America Team

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 to 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 Eddie Bane Arizona State 43 consecutive scoreless innings (T-4th in Division I),[3] 505 career strikeouts (6th in Division I),[3] 213 strikeouts in a single season (T-6th in Division I)[3]
Pitcher Ron Roznovsky Texas
Catcher John Stearns Colorado 4x NL All-Star[4]
First baseman Jerry Tabb Tulsa 1971 College World Series Most Outstanding Player[5]
Second baseman Phil Turner TCU
Third baseman Keith Moreland Texas
Shortstop Roy Smalley USC AL All-Star[6]
Outfielder Bobby Tucker Tennessee
Outfielder Steve Newell Massachusetts
Outfielder Joe Wallis Southern Illinois

See also


  1. ^ The Michigan alumnus. University of Michigan Library. 2010. p. 495. ASIN B0037HO8MY. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Baseball Award Winners". NCAA. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Division I Record Book". NCAA. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "John Stearns". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Most Outstanding Player Award in College World Series". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Roy Smalley". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
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