It became just too hard not to add the Mr. Baseball State Player of the Year selection to a player who was just chosen No. 1 overall in the annual MLB Draft. Of the seven previous No. 1 picks in the draft who were California prep players at the time, all seven also are State […]
He’s coached a Cy Young Award winner and the No. 1 and No. 2 pick in the MLB Draft and this year his team at Cathedral Catholic of San Diego won its first CIF San Diego Section Open Division title. It’s certainly not unusual for us to select someone from the San Diego area for […]
Three of the four first-round picks in this year’s MLB Draft from California high schools are finalists for Mr. Baseball State Player of the Year. The only one who isn’t happens to be from the same league as one of the others.
With terrific combination of pitching and hitting and leading team to state’s final No. 1 ranking, it’s not too tough of a call (unlike last year) for College Park of Pleasant Hill graduating senior to snag state’s most prestigious postseason honor (the only one that has more than 100 years of tradition behind it). For […]
The only California high school player to be chosen in the first round in Monday’s baseball draft did not play this season. The highest chosen who did play was No. 38 in Round A who’s father was once the No. 1 pick overall. California Players From Day One At The MLB Draft (We are listing […]
Since the Cal-Hi Sports state record book lists players and performers of the year in various sports going back through the years, we’ve gone ahead and compiled a list of each State Player of the Year or State Performer of the Year in each particular sport for the 2013-14 school year. Some of the picks […]
Wow, what a close call this year’s selection was for State Player of the Year in baseball. A great group of finalists basically came down to the best pitching prospect in the nation and the best hitting prospect in the nation who both had very strong senior seasons. If we ever did Co-Players of the […]
It takes us longer to select and choose our all-state baseball teams because we’re doing softball at the same time and because we want to invite nominations from users. With that said, here are the nominees on our board as we begin the process of honoring players on the 34th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state baseball […]
This is one of the most impressive groups of elite players to be chosen as finalists for State Player of the Year we’ve ever had and have ever encountered in more than 100 years of research. Five of the nine finalists were chosen among the first 41 in last week’s MLB Draft.
It was a fun first round for those from The Baseball Capital of the World as Californians Brady Aiken started and Jacob Gatewood finished the first round of the MLB Draft on Thursday night.