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Perfect Game USA Announces Underclassmen Preseason All-American Teams
Monday, March 23, 2009
Annual awards recognize the top Underclass athletes at the high school level
Cedar Rapids, IA. (March 17, 2009) – Perfect Game USA announced today its Preseason All-American Teams to recognize the top underclass high school baseball athletes in the U.S., while also showcasing their abilities to collegiate and professional scouts.
The Perfect Game Preseason All American 1st, 2nd and 3rd team recognizes 180 players from the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Each team consists of 60 players who are currently juniors or sophomores in high school. There is also an honorable mention list to identify other potential top underclassmen.
“To receive the Perfect Game Preseason All-American Award is a tremendous achievement for these high school athletes,” said Jerry Ford, President, Perfect Game USA. “We’re proud to recognize their talent as they prepare for their future in baseball.”
About Perfect Game USA: Perfect Game has become the world’s largest scouting report service, reporting on thousands of young players each year. Perfect Game also runs many of the top events in all of amateur baseball. In last year’s Major League draft, 1,164 players who had attended Perfect Game events were drafted. That means nearly 78% of all the players selected by Major League clubs had played in a Perfect Game event. Perfect Game’s mission is… “To promote the game of baseball at all levels to the best of our ability”.
Perfect Game USA 1st Team Preseason HS Underclassmen All American | 2nd Team | 3rd Team | Honorable Mention