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Baseball '87 : The Finest In The Field

March 11, 1987

PITCHERS

Jack Bailey Mission Viejo Senior, 5-10, 160 David Holdridge Ocean View Senior, 6-3, 187 Brent Knackert Ocean View Senior, 6-3, 187 Robert Lee Savanna Senior, 5-11, 160 Kenny Luckham Los Amigos Senior, 6-2, 190 Alan Newman La Habra Senior, 6-6, 220 Jeff Patterson Loara Senior, 6-1, 175 Kevin Shaw Katella Senior, 6-3, 220 Brett Snyder Capistrano Valley Senior, 6-3, 185

Jack Bailey The right-hander was 9-5 last season, with Mission Viejo ERA of 2.26 and 103 strikeouts in 93 innings. Mixes a Senior, 5-10, 160 curve, slider and changeup with his fastball. David Holdridge A top pitching prospect, but he dislocated Ocean View his right collarbone over the winter. As a DH, will be Senior, 6-3, 187 one of Seahawks top hitters and may pitch in April. Brent Knackert Threw mostly curveballs as a reliever last season, Ocean View but gained 15 pounds in off-season and is expected to Senior, 6-3, 187 be a power pitcher this season as a starter. Robert Lee The three-year starter was 3-5 last season, but had Savanna a 2.90 ERA and 81 strikeouts. Struck out 11 in first game Senior, 5-11, 160 this year. Mixes a knuckle-curve and fastball. Kenny Luckham Was 1-5 last season for a 3-18 team. Throws a 91 Los Amigos m.p.h. fastball and has a good curve and change. Opened Senior, 6-2, 190 season with complete-game 5-hitter, and lost, 2-0. Alan Newman Hard-throwing left-hander was used as first baseman La Habra and reliever last season, but will be a starter on mound Senior, 6-6, 220 this year. Will also play first and DH. Jeff Patterson Was 5-4 last season and hit .324 with 15 RBIs, also Loara filling a utility role. Will be the Saxons' top pitcher Senior, 6-1, 175 and one of the top hitters this season. Kevin Shaw A power pitcher who mixes an 87 m.p.h. fastball with Katella a knuckleball. Was 6-6 last season with 3.30 ERA. Will Senior, 6-3, 220 play first base when he doesn't pitch. Brett Snyder Hard-throwing right-hander was 7-3 last season, with Capistrano Valley ERA of 1.60 and 70 strikeouts in 69 innings. One of the Senior, 6-3, 185 team's top hitters, he batted .373 with 26 RBIs.

CATCHERS

Eric Christofferson Ocean View Senior, 6-1, 182 Matt Hattabaugh Marina Senior, 6-0, 200 John Mele Fullerton Senior, 5-10, 170 Mike Pawlawski Troy Senior, 6-3, 200 Brian Roberts Loara Senior, 6-2, 195

Eric Christofferson Became starting catcher during league season Ocean View last year and hit two homers in first game. Hit .340 Senior, 6-1, 182 with 4 home runs. Very solid defensively. Matt Hattabaugh A three-year starter who hit .414 with 13 RBIs Marina last season and was first team All-Sunset League. Very Senior, 6-0, 200 sound defensively and has a strong arm. John Mele Hit .350 with 6 home runs and 28 RBIs last Fullerton season as the Indians' No. 3 hitter. Not very big Senior, 5-10, 170 for a catcher, but good arm and a quick release. Mike Pawlawski Quarterback of Warriors' football team, has a Troy scholarship to Cal, where he will play football and Senior, 6-3, 200 baseball. Power hitter and one of top arms in county. Brian Roberts Hit .405 with 6 home runs, 22 RBIs and a county- Loara leading 11 doubles last season. Also is one of the top Senior, 6-2, 195 defensive catchers in the county.

INFIELDERS

Jeff Bailey Fullerton Senior, 6-4, 255 Bret Boone El Dorado Senior, 5-9, 170 Mike Case Troy Senior, 6-3, 175 Jason Friedman Cypress Senior, 6-1, 180 Mike Fyhrie Ocean View Senior, 6-3, 185 Mitch Kaylor Sonora Junior, 5-8, 155 Matt Lundin Tustin Senior, 6-1, 180 Craig Paquette Rancho Alamitos Senior, 6-0, 175 Dan Price Western Senior, 6-0, 195 Tom Redington Esperanza Senior, 6-1, 190 Jeff Repoz Katella Senior, 6-3, 185 Al Rodriguez Westminster Senior, 5-11, 170

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