USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Michigan Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2016-17 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Scott Theisen, Saline
After 25 years at the helm, Theisen finally earned an elusive state championship, leading the Hornets to a 39-3 record and the Division I title. Theisen had previously guided Saline to the state final without an ultimate victory in 1998, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2016.
Player of the Year
Steve Mann, OF/P, Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills), 6-0/210, Sr.
A Duke signee and MLB Draft selection of the Detroit Tigers, Mann led the Yellowjackets to the Division 2 regional final this past season, batting .470 with seven home runs, 25 RBI and 32 stolen bases during his senior year. He also posted a 6-0 record on the mound with a 0.54 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 39 innings.
Logan Buczkowski, P, Mount Pleasant, 6-3/225, Sr.
Sam Weatherly, P, Howell, 6-3/175, Sr.
Bryce Davis, P, Sparta, 6-3/195, Sr.
Adam Proctor, C, St. John’s, 6-1/230, Sr.
John Malcom, INF, Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills), 6-3/210, Jr.
Shane Easter, INF, Comstock (Kalamazoo), 6-1/188, Sr.
Obie Ricumstrict, INF, Mount Pleasant, 6-3/170, Sr.
Lucas McGuire, INF, Stevenson (Sterling Heights), 6-2/210, Sr.
Nate Jones, OF, Lakeview (Battle Creek), 6-3/170, Sr.
Zach Schwartzenberger, OF, Saline, 6-0/190, Sr.
Jordan Patty, P, Midland, 6-1/175, Sr.
Brenden Lovell, P, Vicksburg, 6-2/175, Sr.
Alex Kuster, P, Brother Rice (Bloomfield Hills), 6-3/180, Sr.
Sean O’Keefe, C Saline, 6-4/245, Sr.
Zavier Warren, INF, Birmingham Groves (Beverly Hills), 6-0/190, Sr.
Connor McCarron, INF, Liggett (Grosse Pointe Woods), 5-9/175, Sr.
Jacob Finkbeiner, INF, Saline, 6-1/180, Sr.
Jeff Criswell, INF, Portage Central, 6-3/185, Sr.
Joey Wiemer, OF, Bedford (Temperance), 6-4/200, Sr.
Nick Neibauer, OF, Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills), 6-3/205, Sr.
Bradley Deboutte, OF/P, Woodhaven (Brownstone), 5-11/170, Sr.