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Roberto Alomar

Alomar, Roberto

A 12-time All-Star, Roberto Alomar was known for his defense, winning 10 Gold Gloves. The two-time World Series champion had a career .300 average and stole 474 bases. Alomar played American Legion Baseball for Post Salinas in Puerto Rico. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011.


George "Sparky" Anderson

Anderson, George "Sparky"

A winner of the American Legion World Series as a player for Los Angeles Crenshaw Post 715 in 1951, George "Sparky" Anderson reached the major leagues as a player but was known for his managerial career, where he finished with a record of 2,194-1,834 (.545 winning percentage). He won three World Series titles (1975-76, 1984) and two AL Manager of the Year titles. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.


Allan Anderson

Anderson, Allan

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Allan Anderson played American Legion Baseball from 1981-1982 for coach Al Beavers with Post 11 in Lancaster, Ohio. He pitched for the Twins from 1986-1991, posting the American League's lowest ERA (2.45) in 1988.


Richie Ashburn

Ashburn, Richie

After playing American Legion Baseball in Tilden, Neb., Richie Ashburn went on to become a beloved member of the Philadelphia Phillies from 1948-59, earning six All-Star appearances and two batting titles. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995.


Jeff Bagwell

Bagwell, Jeff

The 2003 American Legion Graduate of the Year, Jeff Bagwell played for Post 75 in Middletown, Conn. The 1994 NL MVP and 1991 Rookie of the Year, Bagwell was a career Astro, playing from 1991-2005 in Houston. The four-time All-Star was a feared hitter, becoming the only player in MLB history to go six consecutive seasons with 30 HRs, 100 RBI, 100 runs and 100 walks. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.


Harold Baines

Baines, Harold

Harold Baines played American Legion Baseball for Post 70 in Talbot, Md., and went on to play 22 seasons in the major leagues with the Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians. The six-time All-Star was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019.


Dusty Baker

Baker, Dusty

Dusty Baker played American Legion Baseball for Post 412 in Fair Oaks, Calif., in 1967. He went on to a 19-year career in the major leagues, playing for the Atlanta Braves, Lod Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, and Oakland Athletics. A two-time All-Star, he was part of the Dodgers' 1981 World Series champions. Baker went on to manage the Giants, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, and Houston Astros. In 2020, he became the first manager to lead five different teams to the playoffs.


Joe Beimel

Beimel, Joe

Former major league pitcher Joe Beimel played American Legion Baseball for Post 511 in Kersey, Pa. In 13 major league seasons, he pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals, Colorado Rockies and Seattle Mariners.


Tim Belcher

Belcher, Tim

Tim Belcher played on the 1980 Department of Ohio American Legion Baseball state championship team from Ashley Post 518. During his 14-year major league career, he pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, and Anaheim Angels. Belcher was a member of the Dodgers' World Series-winning team in 1988.


Jerry Bell

Bell, Jerry

Jerry Bell played American Legion Baseball for Post 82 in Nashville, Tenn., in 1965-66, with the 1966 team reaching the American Legion World Series in Orangeburg, S.C. Bell went on to pitch for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1971-74, and served as assistant baseball chairman for the Department of Tennessee.


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