The 2022 American Legion Baseball All-Academic Team was announced during the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., on Friday. The team is sponsored by Diamond Sports, a leading manufacturer in baseball merchandise and the official baseball used during American Legion Baseball national tournaments.
Before a player can be considered for the All-Academic Team, he or she must be nominated by their team manager or head coach. Each department baseball committee reviews submitted applications and selects their overall state winner, who receives a $500 scholarship.
Each regional winner named to the All-Academic Team receives a $2,500 scholarship, while the overall top academic players is named the team captain and receives a $5,000 scholarship.
The presentation was made by James Davis, chairman of the American Legion World Series scholarship selection committee.
The 2022 American Legion Baseball All-Academic Team is:
All-Academic Team Captain: Carl Price, Danville, Pa., Post 40
Northeast: Drew Winkle, Needham, Mass., Post 14
Mid-Atlantic: Chad Frazier, Moundsville, W.Va., Post 3
Southeast: Casey Gouge, Rowan, N.C., Post 342
Mid-South: Kyle Button, St. Charles, Mo., Post 312
Great Lakes: Gavin Noble, Muncie, Ind., Post 19
Central Plains: Dillan Olson, Pender, Neb., Post 55
Northwest: Christopher Rogers, Withnell, Ore., Post 136
Western: Jose Rodriguez, Galveston, Texas, Post 20