All-State Baseball Nominees (Part 2)

Kirk Vasquez (left) made such an impact in his first two seasons at Westmont of Campbell that he was named to the all-league team even though he was killed in a solo car accident in late February. We also decided to add him as an all-state nominee. He had committed to the University of Pacific and is greatly missed by family and friends. At right is Valencia standout Davis Cop, who already has been selected to the All-CIF Southern Section Division I team. Photos: dignitymemorial.com & Dan Watson / SignalCV.com.


Here is an updated, second list of nominees who are going to be considered for one or more of the 38th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Baseball Teams. Thanks to everyone who sent in a nomination for their favorite player (either already on the first list or just added to this second one). Nominations are not closed, but we will have limited access to the site during a long-planned vacation that starts this week. Still, the goal is not to miss anyone from anywhere in the state who should be in the mix. The first of our all-state baseball teams will be released near the July 4th holiday.

Note: This list is compiled so that coaches, parents and readers can submit additions, corrections and make comments about which players should be selected when all information is received. Nominations are always welcome. Some players listed may have switched schools from last year or were injured and didn’t play this season because one of our first moves is to transfer players listed as nominees from last season. This second list and additional all-state baseball content will be for Gold Club members only. Join our team today by CLICKING HERE.

What We’re Looking For: You can send a nomination with each athlete’s position, year in school, significant statistics. Comparing a player not on the board yet to one who already is can be very important toward eventual selection. Limit each nomination to one page please. Send to: markjtennis@gmail.com or call/text (209) 608-1317.

Also, be aware that not all freshmen, sophomores or juniors we are considering for all-state underclass may be on this list. We also normally wind up choosing players who aren’t on this list for some of the small schools and medium schools teams. These players will come to light when all of the various major newspaper-based honor squads are released.

Patches for every player named to every list of the 2019 All-State Baseball Teams will be available to order through our partners at BillyTees.com. A certificate to accompany each all-state patch also is part of the package. Here is a copy of how last year’s patch looked. This year’s will be the same.To get one from last year, CLICK HERE.

Format: Thirty players will be chosen all-state overall first team with 30 more on second team plus additional lists. Each of the first 30 players are written up. There also are 30 players each for large schools, medium schools and small schools. The all-state underclass team will consist of juniors, sophomores and freshmen mixed together.

Pitchers Who Hit, Hitters Who Pitch: We have had as many as nine players listed as multi-purpose on the various all-state baseball teams over the years. For this reason, it is very important to identify those pitchers who have hitting statistics or those hitters who have pitched. Please indicate in any nomination which positions a player played.

Info For Players Already On The List: Don’t assume we know all there is to know about a player on the list, either. Send us a nomination to make sure all facts are turned in and placed into our files.

Here are the nominations currently on our board for the various 2019 all-state baseball teams:
(Thanks to free-lance contributor Daniel Poulter for his work on the first list of all-state baseball nominees)

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