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2007 HS All-America Teams

After one of the best high school classes of the decade parted ways for professional and college baseball, the wake left behind will be felt for years. Picking this year's High School All-America teams was tougher than ever, and the players chosen offered the best combination of performance and prospect status.

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HS Player Of The Year: Mike Moustakas

Alan Matthews -

Mike Moustakas slugged his way to becoming the first high school player drafted this year when he was taken with the second pick by the Royals. He was selected as the Los Angeles City Section player of the year for the second consecutive season, and trumped that honor by becoming just the second player from the Golden State to be named Baseball America's High School Player of the Year.

High School | #2007

High School Player Of The Year: Mike Moustakas

Alan Matthews -

Mike Moustakas slugged his way to becoming the first high school player drafted this year when he was taken with the second pick by the Royals. He was selected as the Los Angeles City Section player of the year for the second consecutive season, and trumped that honor by becoming just the second player from the Golden State to be named Baseball America's High School Player of the Year.

High School | #2007#Awards#Player Of The Year

2007 High School All-America Teams

After one of the best high school classes of the decade parted ways for professional and college baseball, the wake left behind will be felt for years. Picking this year's High School All-America teams was tougher than ever, and the players chosen offered the best combination of performance and prospect status.

High School | #2007#All-America Teams#Awards

HS Top 50: Final 2007 Rankings

Wilson High (Long Beach) finished its season 32-3 and won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division I championship. The staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association unanimously voted Wilson High as the final No. 1 team in the 2007 Top 50 rankings.

High School | #2007#Team Rankings

Team USA Announces Junior Finalists

USA Baseball announced the 32 players who will be considered for inclusion on its 2007 18-and-under junior national team. The 32 players, along with 11 alternates, were selected from a pool of 144 players who participated in the 15th annual Tournament of Stars at USA Baseball's national training complex in Cary, N.C.

High School | #2007#Events#Team USA

Diminutive Parker Rises Quickly

Michael Pointer -

Jarrod Parker's wakeup moment, the one that he might reflect back on one day and consider the significance of, occurred in the summer of 2005. It came in the form of an invitation to the Area Code Games, a prominent showcase for high school players in Long Beach, one typically reserved for rising seniors. Many amateur baseball observers around Fort Wayne, Ind., already knew the spindly righthander had loads of talent. They just weren't sure he had realized it quite yet.

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High School Top 50: June 11

Alan Matthews -

Wilson High (Long Beach) finished its season 32-3 and won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division I championship. While one additional poll will be conducted to account for schools that had not yet completed their seasons, the staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association unanimously voted Wilson High as the final No. 1 team in the 2007 Top 50 rankings.

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High School Top 50: May 28

Alan Matthews -

The staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association compile the Top 50 rankings. In-season polls are conducted once every two weeks and released every other Monday throughout the season. The final poll will be released June 18. Records indicated are as of May 26 and do not include ties.

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High Heat: May 22

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

A winless season doesn't go over well with most high school coaches, athletic directors and especially not the players. But for a small upstart program in Columbus, Ohio, it didn't mean much.

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High Heat: April 25

Alan Matthews -

Veteran high school coach Eric Kibler has his pitchers throw from the stretch exclusively, and the philosophy has helped his senior Tim Alderson become one of the most accurate pitchers in the country.

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