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Baseball: The greatest team in City Section history

June 13, 2013 |  8:51 am

Cal-Hi Sports has published an e-book entitled, "California: The Baseball Capital of the World."


One of the highlights is the selection of all-time best high school teams from around the state.

For the City Section, they selected an all-star team that includes Brian Harper (San Pedro) at catcher, pitchers Don Drysdale (Van Nuys),  Bret Saberhagen (Cleveland) and Larry Sherry (Fairfax), first baseman Eddie Murray (Locke), infielders Bobby Doerr (Fremont), Ozzie Smith (Locke), Robin Yount (Taft) and outfielders Eric Davis (Fremont), Willie Davis (Roosevelt) and Darryl Strawberry (Crenshaw), with designated hitter Ryan Braun (Granada Hills) and closer Rodney Beck (Grant).

The manager is Sparky Anderson (Dorsey).

There's also top 25 all-time best high school teams from California, with Chatsworth's 2004 team picked No. 2.

The e-book is availabe at this link.

-- Eric Sondheimer

Photo: Don Drysdale is one of the greatest pitchers in City Section history. Credit: Associated Press.