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Justin Verlander

Verlander, Justin

Named 2008 American Legion Graduate of the Year. Played for Powhatan Post 201, VA


Michael Wacha

Wacha, Michael

An All-Star and NLCS Most Valuable Player, Wacha played Legion Baseball on a team coached by his father in Texarkana, Texas.


Earl Weaver

Weaver, Earl

A 1996 inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Weaver led the Orioles to the 1970 World Series and had a winning percentage of .583 (1,480-1,060).


Dick Williams

Williams, Dick

After a 14-year MLB career as a player, Williams went on to manage and became a Hall of Famer in the process. Two consecutive World Series wins for the A's in 1972-73 helped propel Williams to over 1,500 career wins. He played Legion Baseball in Pasadena, Calif.


Ted Williams

Williams, Ted

A member of the MLB All-Time and All-Century Teams, Williams defined an era of hitting, batting .344 over his career with 521 home runs. The 19-time All-Star earned two MVPs and had two Triple Crowns. He is the only member of the Baseball Hall of Fame to serve during two war eras, first training as a reservist aviator in the Navy during World War II. He later was commissioned in the Marines and served in Korea reaching the rank of Captain. He was named the 1960 American Legion Graduate of the Year.


Brian Wilson

Wilson, Brian

Played for Londonderry Post 27 in Londonderry, New Hampshire.


David Winfield

Winfield, David

12-time All-Star, Winfield did it with his bat and his glove, winning seven Gold Gloves and six Silver Sluggers. He helped the Blue Jays to the 1992 World Series title and was inducted on the first ballot to the Hall of Fame in 2001. He played Legion Baseball for the Attucks-Brooks Post in Minnesota after leading his Legion team to three straight titles. He was named 1977 American Legion Graduate of the Year.


Wilbur Wood

Wood, Wilbur

Named 1974 American Legion Graduate of the Year.


Steve Woodard

Woodard, Steve

Woodard played seven seasons in the Majors after playing for Post 52 in Alabama. He has been the color commentator for the American Legion World Series on ESPN3 and ESPNU.


Early Wynn

Wynn, Early

Following a 23-year MLB career with exactly 300 wins, Wynn was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. The nine-time All-Star was the 1959 Cy Young winner and played Legion Baseball in Hartford, Ala.


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