Joe Magrisi’s magical senior season at Torrey Pines High has come to a fitting end, being named California’s Mr. Baseball by Cal-Hi Sports.
“I’m ecstatic about this,” Magrisi said. “I’m so honored.”
Mark Tennis of Cal-Hi Sports said Magrisi won the award over Cole Winn of Orange Lutheran, Ryan Daugherty of Capistrano Valley and Sean Mullen of Bakersfield Stockdale.
Magrisi is the 12th player from San Diego to be named Mr. Baseball — symbolic of the state’s Player of the Year — since the award was established in 1899 by Cal-Hi Sports, which has chronicled high school athletics in the state for decades.
“Obviously, my plan at the start of the season was to have a...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.