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Taft High School

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Nickname:   Toreadors
Address:   5461 Winnetka Ave
City/State:   Woodland Hills, California
Zip Code: 91364
Phone #:  818-348-7171
Web Site:   School Web Site

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Natl Rankings:   None
Total Players:  26
All Draft Picks:  20
Drafted out of HS:  10

Major Leaguers:  7   Rick Auerbach, Larry Dierker, Gabe Kapler, Pete LaCock, Kelly Paris, Larry Yount, Robin Yount
Other Schools in Woodland Hills

El Camino Real
HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI
Player NameHigh LevelProfessional and College Awards
Larry DierkerMLB1969:  NL MVP (Voting Rank: #23), Played in MLB All-Star Game (NL)  1971:  Played in MLB All-Star Game (NL)  1983:  Hall of Fame Ballot Voting (0 votes - 0%)  1997:  NL Manager of the Year (Voting Rank: #3)  1998:  National League Manager of the Year  1999:  NL Manager of the Year (Voting Rank: #3)  2001:  NL Manager of the Year (Voting Rank: #5)
Gabe KaplerMLB1996:  South Atlantic League All-Star OF  1997:  Florida State League All-Star OF  1998:  Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star OF, Detroit Tigers Minor League Player of the Year, Double-A All-Star OF, Southern League All-Star OF, Southern League Most Valuable Player
Kevin KennedyAAA1985:  Pioneer League Manager of the Year  1990:  Minor League Manager of the Year  1993:  AL Manager of the Year (Voting Rank: #4)  1995:  AL Manager of the Year (Voting Rank: #2)  1996:  AL Manager of the Year (Voting Rank: #9)
Yaron PetersA+2002:  1st team College All-American 1B, Columbia Regional MVP (College World Series), Southeastern Conference All-Star 1B, Southeastern Conference Player of the Year
Robin YountMLB1980:  AL MVP (Voting Rank: #17), AL Silver Slugger Award (SS), Played in MLB All-Star Game (AL)  1981:  AL MVP (Voting Rank: #17)  1982:  AL Gold Glove Award (SS), AL Silver Slugger Award (SS), American League Most Valuable Player, Played in MLB All-Star Game (AL)  1983:  AL MVP (Voting Rank: #18), Played in MLB All-Star Game (AL)  1987:  AL MVP (Voting Rank: #18)  1988:  AL MVP (Voting Rank: #11)  1989:  AL Silver Slugger Award (OF), American League Most Valuable Player  1999:  Elected to Hall of Fame (385 votes - 77.46%)



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