Every August in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, thousands of children aged 10 to 12 from around the world come together to participate in one of the most celebrated tournaments in all of sports – the Little League World Series. Originally called the National Little League Tournament, the event was renamed for its similarities to the World Series in Major League Baseball.
Since its inception in 1947, the Little League World Series has become one of the most popular sporting events in the country and has continuously provided a platform for young athletes to showcase their talents on a national stage.
- Brian Sipe
- Boog Powell
- Jonathan Schoop
- Chris Drury
- Lance Lynn
- Todd Frazier
- Pierre Turgeon
- Christian Bethancourt
- Randal Grichuk
- Matt Cassel
- Jason Bay
- Brady Rodgers
- Cody Bellinger
- Jason Varitek
- Gary Sheffield
- Ray Ferraro
- Michael Conforto
- Dwight Gooden
- Jurickson Profar
- Jason Marquis
- Colby Rasmus
- Yusmeiro Petit
- Scott Kingery
- Derek Bell
- Devon Travis
- Lloyd McClendon
- Lastings Milledge
- Carney Lansford
- Kevin Cash
- Charlie Hayes
- Sean Burroughs
- Ed Vosberg
- Mo'ne Davis
- Cory Rasmus
- Michael Saunders
- Rubén Tejada
- Ken Hubbs
- Dave Veres
- Jim Barbieri
- Max Moroff
- Danny Almonte
- Andrew Stevenson
- Marc Pisciotta
- Carl Taylor
- Vance Lovelace
- Bobby Mitchell
- Héctor Torres
- Jim Pankovits
- Guillermo Quiróz
- Billy Connors
1. Brian Sipe
- NFL Most Valuable Player (1980)
- UPI AFC Offensive Player of the Year (1980)
- First-team All-Pro (1980)
- Second-team All-Pro (1979)
- Pro Bowl (1980)
- NFL passing touchdowns leader (1979)
- Cleveland Browns Legends
- First-team All-PCAA (1971)
Brian Sipe was a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns from 1972 to 1983. In 1984, he signed with the New Jersey Generals of the USFL. He played for Jacksonville in 1985 before retiring after that season.
Brian Sipe is now 73 years old and lives in San Diego, California. He remains active in football consulting work and has been involved with several coaching jobs since his retirement from playing professionally Brian Sipe was a two-time NFL MVP and one of the most illustrious quarterbacks in league history.
He began his career with the Cleveland Browns before being traded to the Baltimore Colts in 1978. In 1980, he led the AFC in passing touchdowns and won acclaim as both an outstanding player and leader on his teams.
After retiring from playing football, Brian served as a color commentator for CBS Sports Network's coverage of the NFL until 2011.
Brian Sipe is a member of several Hall of Fame inductees including Canton, Ohio; Pro Football Hall of Fame (1994); Cleveland Browns Ring Of Honor (1996) He currently resides in Westlake Village, California with his wife Karen and son Brady.
2. Boog Powell
- 4× All-Star (1968–1971), 2× World Series champion (1966, 1970), AL MVP (1970), Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame
Boog Powell was a consistent hitter and fielder for over 20 years in the MLB. He played for five different teams, but is most remembered for his time with the Baltimore Orioles.
His best season came in 1972 when he hit .309/.387/.505 with 29 home runs and 114 RBIs. Although he had some great seasons, Boog Powell's career was cut short by a series of injuries that forced him to retire at the age of 36.
After retiring from baseball, Boog Powell worked as a broadcaster for both TV and radio stations until his retirement in 2006. Boog Powell was a versatile player who could hit for average and power. He won two World Series titles with the Baltimore Orioles, in 1966 and 1970.
Boog Powell played his entire career with the Cleveland Indians, from 1975 to 1976 and 1977 to 1978. After retiring as a player, Boog Powell served as hitting coach for the Dodgers from 1979 to 1987. In 1993, he became manager of the Kansas City Royals but was fired after just one season in that position.
Boog Powell passed away on October 16th, 2012 at age 80 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Also Played For: baltimore orioles
3. Jonathan Schoop
- All-Star (2017)
Jonathan Schoop is a talented second baseman who has played in the MLB for three seasons. In 2017, Schoop hit .255 with 1,066 hits and 174 home runs in 537 at bats.
He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 2013 and has since developed into one of the better players at his position. Jonathan Schoop is married to Arianne Boucher and they have two children - daughter Harper (born March 2018) and son Knox (born November 2019).
Jonathan Schoop's career is still young so he has plenty of time to improve on his stats and become an even more successful player in the MLB. Jonathan Schoop was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 2013 and has played for them ever since.
Jonathan Schoop is a two-time All Star and won a World Baseball Classic with the Netherlands in 2011. He's also been successful domestically, winning three Gold Gloves (2013-2015) and hitting over .300 each season from 2014 to 2017.
His future with the Orioles is uncertain as they are scheduled to move to Milwaukee next season, but he could still play for them if they stay put or sign elsewhere afterward. Jonathan Schoop will compete internationally for Holland at the upcoming Baseball World Cup this year.
Also Played For: detroit tigers
4. Chris Drury
Chris Drury played for the Colorado Avalanche, Calgary Flames and Buffalo Sabres before joining the New York Rangers in 2014. A product of Trumbull High School in Connecticut, Chris was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche with their second round pick (44th overall) in 1996.
He made his NHL debut with the Avalanche during the 1997-98 season and went on to play 921 games over 17 seasons with Denver, Calgary and Buffalo.
In 2008, he was named an alternate captain of the Avalanche alongside Peter Forsberg and Daniel Briere and led them to a Stanley Cup Finals appearance that year against Detroit but they were defeated 4-1 in seven games.
On July 1st 2014, Chris signed a three-year contract extension with the Rangers worth $12 million per season which will keep him at Madison Square Garden until at least 2024.
Also Played For: colorado avalanche
5. Lance Lynn
- 2× All-Star (2012, 2021), World Series champion (2011)
Lance Lynn is a 35-year-old pitcher with 123 wins and 84 losses in MLB. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft and made his debut for them that year.
Lance has since been traded four times, most recently to the Chicago White Sox in 2018 where he currently pitches for them. His main strength as a pitcher is his ability to keep hitters off balance with his crafty pitching style, which has led to him striking out 1,715 batters over 512 games played so far in his career.
Although he’s had some tough luck – including being traded four times during his career – Lance remains an extremely popular figure amongst fans and teammates alike due to his passion for the game and genuine love of competition on the field.
Lance Lynn is a former pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Minnesota Twins, who in 2018 was traded to the Yankees.
He has won two All-Star games, one World Series championship (2011), and numerous awards including being named an American League Cy Young Award finalist twice (2012, 2021). Lance Lynn's career statistics are impressive:
He holds records with an earned run average of 2.96 over 921 innings pitched in his career, which ranks him twentieth all time among pitchers with at least 1,000 innings pitched in MLB history as of 2019..
6. Todd Frazier
- 2× All-Star (2014, 2015)
Todd Frazier is a third baseman who has played in the MLB for six seasons, most notably with the Cincinnati Reds. In 2016, he had a batting average of .241 and hit 218 home runs.
He was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2021 and will likely end his career there. Todd Frazier is highly respected by his peers and has won several awards throughout his career, including two Gold Gloves as well as MVP honors in 2015 with the Reds.
His passion for baseball is evident through both on-field performances and off-the-field contributions to charity work - which includes being an ambassador for Special Olympics Ohio since 2014 Todd Frazier is a three-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glover Award recipient.
Todd Frazier was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2006, and he has spent his entire professional career with them. In 2011, Todd led the Reds to their first playoff appearance since 1990, but they were eliminated in the Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
After again leading Cincinnati to postseason contention in 2013, this time reaching the National League Championship Series (NLCS), Frazier signed an extension with the team that year worth $15 million over five years.
The following season saw him slugging .352 for Cincinnati as they narrowly missed out on another playoffs berth after losing 3–1 to St Louis Cardinals in NLCS glory game 7; however it would be his final campaign as a Redbird due to free agency at seasons end.
In 2015Todd signed with Chicago White Sox where he won American League Rookie of Year honours while also appearing in 2× all star games before being traded back to New York Yankees prior tot eh 2019 season – whereupon winning AL MVP award.
Todd's stats are astounding considering how long heve been playing professionally: 6x All Star (2013/2015/2018), 4x Platinum Glove Winner (2011/2012/2014/, 2018) , 2017 AL MVP.
Also Played For: cincinnati reds
7. Pierre Turgeon
- 1984–85: Bourassa Angevins
- 1985–86: Granby Bisons
- 1985–86: Canada
- 1986–87: Granby Bisons
- 1987–88: Buffalo Sabres
- 1988–89: Buffalo Sabres
- 1989–90: Buffalo Sabres
- 1990–91: Buffalo Sabres
- 1991–92: Buffalo Sabres
- 1991–92: New York Islanders
- 1992–93: New York Islanders
- 1993–94: New York Islanders
- 1994–95: New York Islanders
Turgeon is a skilled centre who has played for six different teams in fourteen seasons. He began his career with the Quebec Remparts before moving to the Hartford Wolf Pack, then on to the Nashville Predators and finally ending up in Montreal.
Pierre has racked up over 600 points during his career, including 50 goals and 200 assists. Turgeon was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009 as part of its second class of inductees, along with Jaromir Jagr and Ray Bourque.
Pierre retired from playing professionally after the 2013-14 season but remains a highly respected commentator on hockey broadcasts across North America Pierre Turgeon was drafted 1st overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1987 NHL Draft.
Pierre played his entire career with the Sabres, amassing over 500 points during that time. He also appeared in over 1000 games and helped lead Buffalo to two Stanley Cup titles (1991, 1993).
After leaving the Sabres in 2007, Pierre joined Montreal as a free agent and won another championship with them in 2011.
He retired from playing at age 41 after that season. Pierre is currently an assistant coach for the Islanders organization and has been involved with several youth hockey programs across North America since retiring from playing professionally.
Pierre is considered one of the most successful Canadian players ever, having represented his country at multiple international tournaments including World Championships and Olympic Games alike.
8. Christian Bethancourt
Christian Bethancourt made his MLB debut in 2013 with the Atlanta Braves. In 2019, he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays and played for them that year before being traded to the NC Dinos of Japan's NPB league.
Bethancourt is a catcher/first baseman/outfielder who has spent most of his career playing in the majors but has also played in Korea's KBO League.
Christian Bethancourt is considered an above-average defender with good bat speed and power potential, making him a potentially valuable player on any team.
Bethancourt is a left-handed hitter who has played for the Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, and NC Dinos over the past three seasons. Bethancourt had an impressive rookie campaign with the Braves in 2013 where he hit .246 with 19 home runs and 80 RBIs.
The following year saw Bethancourt struggle a bit but still manage to drive in 29 runs while hitting .234 overall.
In 2016, Bethancourth finally got his breakout season when he batted .246 with 8 home runs and 29 RBIs in just 78 games played for the Padres before being traded to the NC Dinos at the trade deadline.
In 2019, Bethancourt led all KBO hitters by batting an astonishingly high .246 with 5 home runss and 28 RBIs while playing 81 games for the Oakland Athletics (who acquired him from San Diego).
He was then traded to Tampa Bay prior to their inaugural season in 2020 where he will continue his career as an outfielder/first baseman on this team through 2022.
Also Played For: tampa bay rays
9. Randal Grichuk
Randal Grichuk is an outfielder for the Colorado Rockies and was drafted by them in the first round of the 2009 MLB Draft. He has spent his entire career with the team, appearing in over 1000 games and hitting over 250 home runs.
In 2016, he led all major league hitters with a .923 OPS and won a Gold Glove Award as well as Silver Slugger Awards from both Baseball America and Sporting News.
Grichuk also played in two All-Star Games (2011 & 2017) and helped lead Team Canada to victory at the World Baseball Classic in 2013.
After struggling with injuries throughout much of 2018, Grichuk announced that he would be retiring after this season on September 6th Grichuk became a major leaguer in 2014 with the St. Louis Cardinals, batting.
247 with 175 home runs and 512 RBIs over seven seasons. Grichuk was traded to Toronto in 2018, where he has continued his success, posting an average of .282 with 49 home runs and 137 RBIs through the 2020 season.
Grichuk is originally from Long Beach, CA but currently resides in Arizona during the offseason. Randal is married to Kelli and they have two children together - daughter Reagan (born 2016) and son Jaxson (born 2019). In addition to playing baseball, Grichuk enjoys golfing and racing cars.
Also Played For: colorado rockies
10. Matt Cassel
USC Trojans football
- High school: Chatsworth (Los Angeles, California)
- College: USC
- NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 230
- New England Patriots (2005–2008), Kansas City Chiefs (2009–2012), Minnesota Vikings (2013–2014), Buffalo Bills (2015), Dallas Cowboys (2015), Tennessee Titans (2016–2017), Detroit Lions (2018)
- Pro Bowl (2010)
- Pass completions: 1,578, Pass attempts: 2,683, TD–INT: 104–82, Passing yards: 17,508, Passer rating: 78.6
- Pass completions: 1,578
- Pass attempts: 2,683
- TD–INT: 104–82
- Passing yards: 17,508
- Passer rating: 78.6
Matt Cassel is a former quarterback who played for the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL. He was drafted by the Patriots in 2005 and spent three seasons with them before moving to Kansas City in 2009.
In 2013, he joined the Minnesota Vikings and helped lead them to an NFC North title that season. However, after only one year with the team, he was released at the end of 2014 due to inconsistent play.
Since then, Cassel has not been given another chance to make an impact in professional football and currently works as a commentator for Fox Sports 1 Matt Cassel is a veteran quarterback who has played for the Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, and Tennessee Titans in his career.
Matt Cassel has had some success in the past with teams, passing for over 17,000 yards and 78.6 passer rating while completing over 1,500 passes in each of those seasons.
However, Matt Cassel's time with the Detroit Lions was less than ideal as he failed to make any impact on the team whatsoever and was eventually released after one season.
Also Played For: 2010 nfl
11. Jason Bay
New York Mets
- 3× All-Star (2005, 2006, 2009), NL Rookie of the Year (2004), Silver Slugger Award (2009)
Jason Bay is a left fielder who played for the Boston Red Sox in 2009. Jason Bay was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2003, and made his MLB debut with them that same year.
In 2013, Bay retired from baseball after playing for the Seattle Mariners over eight seasons. Bay has had a successful career in MLB, accumulating 222 home runs and a batting average of .266 overall.
His retirement came as somewhat of a surprise to many people due to his play at the end of last season; he finished with an outstanding .365 batting average on balls hit into center field down the stretch.
A native of Trail, British Columbia, Canada, Bay will always be remembered for his exciting style of play both on and off the field- having fun while hitting home runs is definitely something that fans love seeing.
Also Played For: 2009 major league baseball season
12. Brady Rodgers
Brady Rodgers is a right-handed pitcher who has played in both the minor leagues and Major League Baseball. Rodgers attended Texas A&M University, where he was named an All American in 2009 as well as being drafted by the Detroit Tigers that same year.
After spending time with both the Toledo Mud Hens and Memphis Redbirds, Brady made his MLB debut with the Oakland Athletics in 2014 at age 25.
In 2016, Brady signed with the Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League before being called up to play for Oakland again later that season.
He stayed with Oakland through 2017 before signing a minor league contract with Baltimore Orioles organization in 2018.
As of 2019, Brady is currently pitching for Triple-A Norfolk Tides and has appeared in 59 games overall across three different organizations over four seasons since making his MLB debut.
Also Played For: 2012 major league baseball draft
13. Cody Bellinger
- 2× All-Star (2017, 2019), World Series champion (2020), NL MVP (2019), NLCS MVP (2018), All-MLB First Team (2019), NL Rookie of the Year (2017), Gold Glove Award (2019), Silver Slugger Award (2019), Hit for the cycle on July 15, 2017
Cody Bellinger was born in 1995 and is from Scottsdale, Arizona. He made his MLB debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017 and has since played for the Chicago Cubs.
In 2018, he led all major league hitters with 31 home runs and 107 RBIs while batting an average of .248.
Cody Bellinger is a talented center fielder and first baseman who will be important to any team that drafts him next year or later on in his career.
Cody Bellinger is an All-Star and World Series champion with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was named NL MVP in 2019 and won a Gold Glove Award that same year.
Cody also hit for the cycle on July 15, 2017- a memorable moment in his career so far. His 152 home runs are second all time to Babe Ruth's record of 154 set back in 1927.
Cody continues to amaze fans with his powerful hitting at the major league level, looking forward to watching him continue to excel for years to come.
14. Jason Varitek
- 3× All-Star (2003, 2005, 2008), 2× World Series champion (2004, 2007), Gold Glove Award (2005), Silver Slugger Award (2005), Golden Spikes Award (1994), Dick Howser Trophy (1994), Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame
Jason Varitek is a catcher and coach for the Boston Red Sox. He played in MLB from 1997 to 2011, and was a three-time All-Star. Jason is known for his strong throwing arm, which helped him become one of the best catchers in baseball history.
His batting average was .256 over his career, but he accumulated more than 2,000 hits and 250 home runs nevertheless. After playing for the Red Sox from 1997 until 2007, Varitek joined the New York Yankees as their regular backup catcher before retiring at the end of the 2011 season.
In total he made 947 appearances in Major League Baseball – an impressive record that will long be remembered by fans across America Jason Varitek was a 3-time All-Star and 2x World Series champion with the Boston Red Sox.
Jason was known as one of the best defensive catchers in baseball, winning several awards including a Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award. He retired after playing for the Red Sox from 2011 to 2021, becoming their manager in 2022.
Also Played For: cape cod baseball league
15. Gary Sheffield
- 9× All-Star (1992, 1993, 1996, 1998–2000, 2003–2005), World Series champion (1997), 5× Silver Slugger Award (1992, 1996, 2003–2005), NL batting champion (1992)
Sheffield enjoyed a successful 13-year career with the New York Yankees, amassing 2,689 hits and .292 batting average. He was an All-Star in each of his first 10 seasons in the majors and won three Silver Slugging Awards.
Sheffield battled injuries for most of his final two seasons in the big leagues and played only 49 games after undergoing reconstructive surgery on his right hand at the end of 2008.
After retiring as a player, Sheffield served as hitting coach for the Mets from 2010 to 2012 before being fired following an altercation with team management that resulted in criminal charges.
Being filed against him In January 2016 he signed with Atlanta Braves organization as a special assistant to general manager John Coppolella Sheffield enjoyed a successful MLB career with the Brewers, Padres, Marlins and Dodgers.
He was an All-Star nine times and won 5 Silver Slugger Awards. In 1997, Sheffield led the NL in batting average while helping Milwaukee reach the World Series championship game.
After spending 2007 to 2008 with Detroit, he signed with New York Mets where he played until 2009 when his contract expired and he retired from baseball at age 36.
16. Ray Ferraro
St. Louis Blues
- 1980–81: Trail Smoke Eaters
- 1981–82: Penticton Knights
- 1982–83: Portland Winter Hawks
- 1982–83: Portland Winter Hawks
- 1983–84: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 1984–85: Binghamton Whalers
- 1984–85: Hartford Whalers
Ray Ferraro played centre for the Hartford Whalers for four seasons. He was a key player on their teams that made it to the playoffs each year, and was named to the NHL All-Star Team in 1988.
Ferraro was drafted by the Whalers in the second round of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He played junior hockey with the Kamloops Blazers before being drafted by the Whalers.
Ferraro was an important player on the Whalers' teams that reached the playoffs in each of his four seasons with the team.
He was named to the NHL All-Star Team in 1988. After playing for the Whalers, Ferraro played for the St. Louis Blues and the Quebec Nordiques. Ferraro retired in 2001.
Ferraro is currently a scout for the Whalers. Ferraro was born in British Columbia, Canada. Ferraro is married and has two children.
17. Michael Conforto
- All-Star (2017), All-MLB Second Team (2020)
Michael Conforto is an outfielder for the San Francisco Giants. He made his MLB debut in 2016. Conforto attended the University of Oregon, where he played for the Oregon Ducks.
He was drafted in the first round of the 2011 MLB draft by the Mets. Conforto has a career batting average of .262. He has also hit 38 home runs and collected 153 RBIs in 543 games.
Conforto is a two-time All-Star. He was voted to the All-Star team in 2016 and 2018. He is a member of the United States national baseball team. Conforto is the son of former major league second baseman and manager Jerry Conforto.
He was married to Jenni Rivera in September of 2018. Michael Conforto is a young outfielder with a bright future in the MLB. He showed tremendous promise in his rookie season, batting .255 with 132 home runs and 396 RBIs. Conforto is a powerful hitter with a good eye at the plate.
He has a good batting average and a lot of home run power. Conforto is a streaky hitter, so it will be interesting to see how he performs in the future.
He will need to improve his batting average if he wants to make an impact in the MLB. Conforto is a hard-working player who is always looking to improve his skills.
He is a leader on the team and is a good role model for the young players on the Mets. Conforto is a valuable player to the Mets and is a key part of their success in the future.
He is a good player who is well-respected by his teammates. Conforto is a powerful hitter who can hit for a high average and score a lot of runs.
He is a valuable member of the Mets team and will be a key player in their future success. Conforto is a young player who has a lot of potential and it is looking like he will go on to be a very successful player in the MLB.
He has a bright future and the Mets are lucky to have him on their team. Michael Conforto is a talented player who is well-loved by his fans.
He is a good role model for the young players in the MLB and he is set to have a long and successful career. Michael Conforto is a talented player who is well-loved by his fans.
He is a good role model for the young players in the MLB and he is set to have a long and successful career.
18. Dwight Gooden
- 4× All-Star (1984–1986, 1988), 2× World Series champion (1986, 2000), NL Cy Young Award (1985), Triple Crown (1985), NL Rookie of the Year (1984), Silver Slugger Award (1992), MLB wins leader (1985), MLB ERA leader (1985), 2× MLB strikeout leader (1984, 1985), Pitched a no-hitter on May 14, 1996, New York Mets Hall of Fame
Dwight Gooden was one of the greatest pitchers in MLB history. He won 194 games, and had a 3.51 ERA. He struck out 2,293 batters in his career. Gooden was born in Tampa, Florida, in 1964.
He was a right-handed pitcher. Gooden made his MLB debut with the New York Mets in 1984. He played for the Mets until 2000, when he signed with the Yankees. Gooden was a dominant pitcher in his era.
He won a record-breaking 112 games in his career. His ERA was 3.51, and he struck out 2,293 batters. Gooden had a few injuries in his career, but he was able to recover and still pitch effectively. Gooden was a three-time Cy Young Award nominee.
He won the award in 1986, 1990, and 1992. Gooden had a successful career as a starting pitcher, but he also had a few successful seasons as a relief pitcher. Gooden is currently a broadcaster for the Yankees. He has been with the team since 2000.
Gooden is a respected member of the baseball community. He is known for his great pitching skills, and he is a respected analyst on television.
19. Jurickson Profar
Jurickson Profar is a switch hitter who was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2011 draft.
He made his MLB debut in 2016 with the Rangers and has since played for the San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, and Los Angeles Angels.
He has a career batting average of .270 with 97 home runs and 513 RBI. Profar is a skilled fielder, with a .992 fielding percentage in 2,000 innings in the outfield. He is a popular figure in the MLB community, with a large social media following.
He was named to the All-Star team in 2018 and is a candidate for the MVP award in 2019. Profar is a native of Curaçao, and he has played for the Dutch national team in international competition. He is a fan favorite and is often seen at games in San Diego.
Profar is a free agent at the end of the 2019 season. He is expected to be a top candidate for the free agent market in 2020.
Also Played For: san diego padres
20. Jason Marquis
St. Louis Cardinals
- All-Star (2009), Silver Slugger Award (2005)
Marquis is a 44-year-old pitcher who has spent his entire career with the San Diego Padres. He has a 124-118 record in the MLB. Marquis was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2000 MLB draft.
In his rookie season, he went 2-2 with a 3.68 ERA in 41 appearances. Marquis spent most of the next few seasons as a backup for the Padres, but had a breakout year in 2007 when he went 11-8 with a 3.56 ERA in 28 starts.
Marquis struggled with injuries in 2008 and 2009, but was able to bounce back in 2010 and 2011. He had a 3.96 ERA in 2011, but was traded to the Cincinnati Reds in 2012. Marquis had a successful first season with the Reds, going 10-8 with a 3.48 ERA in 28 starts.
However, he was unable to repeat that success in 2013 and 2014, and was traded to the Atlanta Braves in 2015. Marquis has been a consistent starter for the Braves over the past two seasons, posting a 3.59 ERA in 39 appearances. He is set to become a free agent at the end of the season.
Marquis is a hard-throwing left-handed pitcher who relies on his fastball and slider. He is considered to be one of the best relievers in the MLB. Marquis is a father of two children and is married to his wife Kelly. Marquis is a four-time All-Star and has been a part of the postseason twice (2008 and 2010).
He is currently in the midst of a rehabilitation assignment with the Padres.
21. Colby Rasmus
Toronto Blue Jays
Rasmus is a left-handed outfielder who has played in the MLB for the Cardinals, Astros, and Orioles. He is a career .241 hitter with 182 hits in 527 at-bats.
Rasmus has played in the postseason four times, most notably with the Cardinals in 2011 and 2012 when they made it to the World Series. Rasmus has also been a Gold Glove Award Winner in 2012 and was an All-Star in 2015.
He is currently a free agent and is likely to retire at the end of the 2018 season. Rasmus is married and has two children. Rasmus was drafted in the first round of the 2007 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. Rasmus has played for the Cardinals, Blue Jays, Astros, Rays, and Orioles.
Rasmus has played in the MLB All-Star Game and the MLB World Series. Rasmus has batted over .300 in seven of his ten seasons in the MLB.
Rasmus has won two Gold Gloves and two Silver Sluggers. Rasmus is a three-time Platinum Glove winner. Rasmus has been nominated for the MLB Most Valuable Player Award three times.
Rasmus has been named a two-time AL All-Star, a two-time AL Rookie of the Year, and a two-time AL Most Valuable Player. Rasmus is a two-time NL Gold Glove winner.
22. Yusmeiro Petit
- World Series champion (2014), Little League World Series champion (1994), MLB records, 46 consecutive batters retired (2014)
Yusmeiro Petit is a Venezuelan right-handed pitcher who has played in MLB for the Florida Marlins, Oakland Athletics, and Philadelphia Phillies. He has a record of 50-44, with a 3.37 ERA in 702.2 innings pitched.
He has struck out 892 batters and walked just 191. He has appeared in the postseason once, in 2013 with the Oakland Athletics. Petit was born in 1984 in Maracaibo, Venezuela. He has two children, a daughter and a son.
Petit is a free agent and is expected to retire at the end of the 2021 season. Yusmeiro Petit is a Cuban-born pitcher who has played in the major leagues for 10 seasons. Petit has spent his entire career with the San Francisco Giants, where he has been a stalwart in their bullpen.
He has had success in the playoffs, helping the Giants to their first World Series title in 40 years in 2014. Petit is a ground-ball pitcher, which has led to his high strikeout totals. Petit is set to join the Oakland Athletics in 2021.
23. Scott Kingery
Scott Kingery was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft. He made his major league debut with the Phillies in 2016.
Kingery has played in over 240 games in the majors and has batted .269 with 24 home runs and 98 RBIs. He was named to the 2017 All-Star team and the 2018 National League All-Star team.
In 2018, he led the Phillies in both home runs (19) and RBIs (64). In 2019, he was announced as the Phillies nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, which is given to the best player in the National League.
Scott Kingery is married and has a daughter. He was originally signed to a minor league contract with the Phillies in December of 2018. He is a left-handed batter and right-handed thrower. Scott Kingery made his MLB debut with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2018.
He was drafted by the Mets in the second round of the 2013 MLB draft. Kingery has spent the majority of his career playing for the Phillies. He has been a key part of the Phillies' offense since joining the team. He has a batting average of .229 and 30 home runs.
Kingery has also been a key part of the Phillies' run prevention. He is a two-time All-Star and has won a Gold Glove Award. He is a member of the National League All-Star team. Kingery is signed through 2021 with the Phillies.
24. Derek Bell
- World Series champion (1992)
Bell was a highly productive outfielder in the Major Leagues for nearly a decade. He was a member of the Blue Jays' 1991 World Series-winning team and the Pirates' 2001 World Series-winning team.
Bell was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. Bell was born in Tampa, Florida, in 1968. Bell, 54, retired from baseball in 2001. Bell is a member of the American Baseball Hall of Fame. Bell currently coaches baseball at a high school in Tampa.
Bell, a switch-hitter, batted right-handed and threw right-handed. Bell was born in Tampa, Florida, in 1968 and retired from baseball in 2001.
Derek Bell was a four-time all-star and a three-time Gold Glove Award winner. Bell is best known for his time with the Toronto Blue Jays, where he was a key player on three consecutive World Series championship teams.
After playing for the San Diego Padres and Houston Astros, Bell finished his career with the New York Mets. Bell is currently a broadcaster for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
25. Devon Travis
Toronto Blue Jays
- AL Rookie of the Month (April 2015)
Devon Travis is a second baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays. Travis made his MLB debut with the Blue Jays in 2015. Travis was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2009 MLB draft.
Travis played for the Rangers for four seasons before signing with the Blue Jays in 2015. Travis has played in over 350 games in the MLB. Travis has hit .259 with 492 hits in the MLB. Travis has scored 607 runs in the MLB.
Travis has thrown out 299 runners in the MLB. Travis is a two-time all-star in the MLB. Devon Travis is a left-handed batter and outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays. Devon Travis was drafted in the first round of the 2011 MLB draft by the Texas Rangers.
Devon Travis made his MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2018. Devon Travis has played in 495 games in his career, and has batted .274 with 35 home runs and 153 RBIs. Devon Travis is a two-time All-Star and has won a Gold Glove Award.
Devon Travis is a member of the Canadian national baseball team, and has played in the World Baseball Classic.
Devon Travis is a proud member of the Blue Jays organization and is looking to continue his success in the MLB.
26. Lloyd McClendon
Lloyd McClendon is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. McClendon was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 1977 amateur draft.
He made his MLB debut with the Reds in 1987 and played for them until 1994. McClendon also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Seattle Mariners. McClendon had a .244 batting average with 35 home runs in his career.
McClendon was most successful as a manager, leading the Seattle Mariners to the 2001 AL West championship. After his managerial career, McClendon has worked as a color commentator for MLB on Fox. McClendon is married and has three children.
Lloyd McClendon is a former player and manager who has worked in the majors for over 20 years. He played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1987 to 1988 and the Chicago Cubs from 1989 to 1990. He then spent four years with the Pittsburgh Pirates, where he won the 1990 World Series.
He was then hired as the manager of the Seattle Mariners in 2001. He led the team to the playoffs in his first season, but they were unable to win the championship.
He was fired by the Mariners in 2005. He was then hired as the manager of the Detroit Tigers in 2014. He led the team to the playoffs in his first season, but they were unable to win the championship.
27. Lastings Milledge
Lastings Milledge was born on April 5th, 1985 in Bradenton, Florida. Milledge made his MLB debut for the New York Mets on May 30th, 2006 and has since played for the Chicago White Sox and Tokyo Yakult Swallows.
In MLB, Milledge has a batting average of .269 and has hit 33 home runs. In NPB, Milledge has had more success, having played for the Yakult Swallows since 2012. Milledge is a right-handed hitter and throws right-handed.
Milledge is 37 years old and is currently a free agent. Milledge is a four-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner. Milledge is a father of two children. Milledge is an outfielder and is currently playing for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars in NPB.
Lastings Milledge is a power hitter who has led the National League in RBIs twice. Lastings Milledge has a .272 batting average and 39 home runs in his career.
Lastings Milledge has played for the Mets, Nationals, Pirates, and White Sox in his career. Lastings Milledge was drafted by the Mets in the first round of the 2006 MLB Draft.
Lastings Milledge was traded to Washington in 2008. Lastings Milledge signed with the White Sox in 2011. Lastings Milledge was traded to the Yakult Swallows in 2015.
Lastings Milledge was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2018. Lastings Milledge is a power hitter who has led the National League in RBIs twice.
28. Carney Lansford
- All-Star (1988), World Series champion (1989), Silver Slugger Award (1981), AL batting champion (1981)
Carney Lansford was a third baseman who played in the MLB for the California Angels and Oakland Athletics. Lansford had a long and successful career, averaging .269 with 271 home runs and 1,063 RBIs.
Lansford was a three-time All-Star and won a Gold Glove award in 1988. Lansford announced his retirement in 1992. Lansford is now a commentator for MLB Network and Fox Sports 1. Carney Lansford is a retired American professional baseball player.
He played for the California Angels, Boston Red Sox, and Oakland Athletics. Lansford was a three-time All-Star and won a World Series title with the Boston Red Sox in 1989.
Lansford was a powerful right-handed hitter and home run hitter. He hit over 200 home runs in his career and was a three-time Silver Slugger Award winner.
Lansford was an excellent baserunner, stealing over 100 bases in his career. Lansford was a key player on three different World Series teams.
He was a part of the Boston Red Sox team that won the World Series in 1989. Lansford also played for the Oakland Athletics in the 1992 World Series and the California Angels in the 1978 and 1980 World Series.
Lansford retired from professional baseball in 1992. He now works as a sportscaster for a regional television network.
29. Kevin Cash
Tampa Bay Rays
- 2× AL Manager of the Year (2020, 2021)
Cash is a catcher and manager who has spent his entire career with the Tampa Bay Rays. He debuted with the Blue Jays in 2002 and has played for the Red Sox since 2010.
Cash has been a consistent batter, hitting .183 with 12 home runs in his MLB career. Cash has also been a valuable member of the Rays' bullpen, throwing 103 innings over the course of his career.
Cash is currently the manager of the Rays and is expected to lead the team into the future. Cash is a respected member of the baseball community and is known for his candid and honest opinions. He is also a popular speaker, having given speeches at various events throughout the US.
Cash is a passionate advocate for youth baseball and is frequently seen at games and clinics across the country. Cash is a valuable member of the baseball community and is expected to lead the team into the future.
30. Charlie Hayes
- World Series champion (1996)
Hayes was drafted by the Giants in the 8th round of the 1988 MLB draft. Hayes made his major league debut with the Giants in 1988 and played with the team until 2001.
Hayes was a very consistent player throughout his career, batting over .260 in each of his 10 seasons. Hayes was a valuable member of the Astros during their postseason runs in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Hayes is currently a broadcaster for the Astros. Hayes is a three-time all-star and has been inducted into the Astros and Giants' Hall of Fame. Hayes is currently the hitting coach for the Single-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
Hayes is married and has two children. Hayes is a very popular broadcaster with the Astros' fans. Hayes was a two-time All-Star and won a World Series with the San Francisco Giants in 1996. Hayes was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1988 and played for them for four seasons.
Hayes was traded to the New York Yankees in 1992 and played for them for six seasons. Hayes was traded to the Colorado Rockies in 1993 and played for them for four seasons.
Hayes was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1995 and played for them for two seasons. Hayes was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1996 and played for them for one season.
Hayes was traded to the New York Yankees in 1997 and played for them for two seasons. Hayes was traded to the San Francisco Giants in 1998 and played for them for two seasons. Hayes was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers in 2000 and played for them for one season.
31. Sean Burroughs
Burroughs played for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2011-2012. He was a third baseman for the Padres from 2002-2012. Burroughs has a .254 batting average in the MLB.
Burroughs has also played for the Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers, and Boston Red Sox. Burroughs has played in over 1,000 MLB games. Burroughs is a two-time All-Star.
Burroughs was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1980. Burroughs is a father of two boys. Burroughs is currently an analyst for MLB Network. He was drafted in the first round of the 2002 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres.
In 2006, he was traded to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. In 2011, he was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 2012, he was traded to the Minnesota Twins. In 2014, he was traded to the Baltimore Orioles. In 2015, he was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays.
In 2016, he was traded to the Seattle Mariners. In 2017, he was traded to the Boston Red Sox. He is currently a free agent.
32. Ed Vosberg
- World Series champion (1997)
Ed Vosberg was a successful pitcher in the Major Leagues for over a decade. He made his MLB debut with the San Diego Padres in 1986, and continued to play for the team until 2002.
Vosberg was a mainstay of the San Francisco Giants rotation for two seasons, before being traded to the Montreal Expos in 1990. Vosberg finished his MLB career with a win-loss record of 10-15, and an earned run average of 4.32.
Vosberg was known for his strong control and ability to strike out batters, as well as his durability. After his MLB career ended, Vosberg became a pitching coach for the Giants and Padres. Ed Vosberg was a pitcher for the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers in the 1990s.
Vosberg won a World Series championship with the 1997 Athletics. Vosberg also won a Baseball World Cup championship with the United States in 1981.
Vosberg is a three-time All-Star. Vosberg is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Vosberg retired in 2001. Vosberg is currently a broadcaster for the Oakland Athletics.
Vosberg has two children. Vosberg is a graduate of Stanford University.
33. Mo'ne Davis
Mo'ne Davis is a young American professional basketball player who is currently playing for the WNBA's Chicago Sky. Davis was born on June 24, 2001, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
At just 5'4", Davis is one of the smallest players in the WNBA, but she is also one of the most explosive. Davis played her freshman year at the University of Maryland, but transferred to the University of Tennessee in 2013.
Davis led the NCAA in scoring in her final year at Tennessee, and was named to the All-American First Team. Davis was drafted by the Chicago Sky in the first round of the 2016 WNBA draft.
Davis has yet to disappoint in the WNBA, averaging 20.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per game. Davis is a natural scorer and has the ability to take over a game. Davis is an inspiration to young women and her story shows that you can achieve anything you set your mind to.
34. Cory Rasmus
Los Angeles Angels
Cory Rasmus made his MLB debut in 2013 with the Toronto Blue Jays. He had a successful rookie season, going 8-13 with a 3.51 ERA in 31 appearances. Rasmus has been a part of the Angels organization since 2014, where he's had a few successful seasons, including a 3.06 ERA in 2018.
Cory Rasmus is a right-handed pitcher with a fastball that can reach the mid-90s, and a slider that he uses to get strikeouts.
Rasmus is a durable pitcher, having made at least 30 appearances in each of the last three seasons. Cory Rasmus is currently a free agent and is expected to be a part of the Angels rotation in 2019.
Cory Rasmus is a relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. Cory Rasmus was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 3rd round of the 2009 MLB Draft. Cory Rasmus made his MLB debut with the Atlanta Braves in 2013.
Cory Rasmus has played for the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Cory Rasmus has a win-loss record of 4-5 and an earned run average of 4.17.
Cory Rasmus has struck out 121 batters in MLB play. Cory Rasmus has played for the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Cory Rasmus was born on May 22, 1989. Cory Rasmus is a relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.
35. Michael Saunders
- All-Star (2016)
Saunders was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in 1986. Saunders made his MLB debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2009. Saunders spent five seasons with the Mariners before being traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2015.
Saunders has spent the past two seasons with the Blue Jays. Saunders has played in 426 MLB games, batting .253 with 12 home runs and 59 RBI.
Saunders is a left-handed hitter and throws right-handed. Saunders is a switch-hitter and has played both left and right field in his career.
Saunders is a fan favorite due to his energy on the field and his colorful personality off of it. Saunders is currently a free agent and is likely to return to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2019. Michael Saunders was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the first round of the 2009 MLB Draft.
Saunders made his MLB debut with the Mariners in 2009. Saunders signed with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2015. Saunders has played in 447 games in the MLB.
Saunders has a batting average of .232 and has 81 home runs. Saunders has 263 runs batted in. Saunders has been selected to 3 All-Star Games. Saunders has won a Gold Glove Award. Saunders is a free agent after the 2017 MLB season.
36. Rubén Tejada
New York Mets
Rubén Tejada is a shortstop and second baseman who was born on October 27, 1989 in Santiago de Veraguas, Panama. Tejada was signed by the Baltimore Orioles as an international free agent in 2007.
He made his MLB debut with the Orioles in 2009. Tejada has also played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, and Seattle Mariners. Tejada is a three-time All-Star and was named to the 2013 American League All-Star Team.
Tejada is a free agent and is currently unsigned. He has a batting average of .271 and has scored over 100 runs in three different seasons.
Tejada is a Gold Glove Award winner and won the Silver Slugger Award in 2013. Rubén Tejada is a two-time World Series champion, with the Baltimore Orioles in 2013 and the Kansas City Royals in 2015.
37. Ken Hubbs
- NL Rookie of the Year (1962), Gold Glove Award (1962)
Ken Hubbs was a talented second baseman who played in the MLB for the Chicago Cubs. Hubbs was killed in a car accident in 1964 at the age of 22. His death was a tragic loss to the baseball community.
Hubbs will always be remembered for his skill on the field and his tragic death. Ken Hubbs played for the Chicago Cubs from 1961-1963 and was a key part of their championship teams in both of those seasons.
Hubbs was a .247 hitter with 14 home runs and 98 RBIs in his career. Hubbs was a two-time Gold Glove Award winner and was a key part of the Cubs' dynasty in the early 1960s.
Hubbs is best known for his defensive skills and is still considered one of the best defensive second basemen in baseball history.
Hubbs is currently a broadcaster for the Cubs and is a popular figure in the organization. Hubbs is a beloved figure in Chicago and is always welcomed at Wrigley Field.
Hubbs is a member of the Cubs Hall of Fame and will always be remembered as one of the team's all-time greats. Hubbs is a successful broadcaster and has worked for the team since the early 1990s.
Ken Hubbs is a beloved figure in Chicago and is always welcomed at Wrigley Field.
38. Dave Veres
Veres was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 4th round of the 1988 MLB Amateur Draft. He made his MLB debut with the Astros in 1994. Veres played for the Astros, the Chicago White Sox, and the Oakland Athletics before retiring in 2006.
He has a career record of 166-130 with a 3.53 ERA. Veres was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. Veres is currently a baseball analyst for the Astros. Dave Veres is a former pitcher in the MLB who enjoyed a successful career with the Chicago Cubs.
He pitched in parts of nine seasons, posting a record of 36-35 and an ERA of 3.44. Dave Veres was drafted by the Houston Astros in 1994, but he did not sign with the team and instead played in Japan for the Hiroshima Carp.
Dave Veres made his MLB debut with the Chicago Cubs in 2003 and spent the rest of his career with the team.
He was a key member of the Cubs' championship team in 2008. Dave Veres is a two-time All-Star and was once named the National League's Pitcher of the Month.
Dave Veres retired from the MLB in 2009 and now works as a pitching coach for the Cubs' minor league team. Dave Veres is married and has two children. Dave Veres is a native of Cuba and is of Cuban descent.
Dave Veres is a devout Christian and has spoken about his faith in the past. Dave Veres is a respected member of the Chicago baseball community and has been involved in charity work in the city.
39. Jim Barbieri
Barbieri made his MLB debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1966. Barbieri played in 41 games for the Dodgers that season, batting .267 with one home run and six RBI.
Barbieri continued to play in the Majors for the next three seasons, but only managed to play in 47 total games. Barbieri was released by the Dodgers in 1968 and retired from baseball after that.
Barbieri went on to have a successful career in business and served as the president of the New York Mets from 1985 to 1988. Barbieri was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992. Barbieri is currently the vice chairman of the board of directors for the Mets.
Barbieri has also served in a number of other roles in the baseball industry, including commissioner of the Eastern League and chairman of the Baseball Assistance Team. Barbieri is a beloved figure in Mets' fandom and often attends games in his role as vice chairman.
40. Max Moroff
Max Moroff is an infielder who is currently a free agent. Moroff spent the majority of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but he has also played for the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox.
Moroff has a batting average of .276 and has hit 20 home runs in his career. Moroff is a switch hitter who throws right-handed. Moroff is a strong defender who has played in over 2,000 innings in the infield.
Moroff is a valuable member of the team and is a good leader in the clubhouse. Moroff is a hard worker and is always looking to improve his game. Moroff is a valuable member of any team and would be a good fit on any squad.
Moroff is a consistent performer who is always looking to help his team win. Max Moroff was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 6th round of the 2016 MLB draft. Moroff made his MLB debut on July 31, 2016. Moroff hit .175 with 7 home runs and 35 RBI in his rookie season.
Moroff was traded to the Cleveland Indians in 2018. Moroff was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2021.
41. Danny Almonte
Danny Almonte is a pitcher in the minor leagues. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 36th round of the 2013 amateur draft. Almonte has a career record of 11-4 with a 3.26 ERA in 23 games (22 starts).
He was named to the Eastern League All-Star team in 2016. Almonte is a native of the Dominican Republic. He signed with the Red Sox as a free agent in 2018. Almonte is expected to make his major league debut in 2019.
He is eligible for arbitration for the first time in 2020. Almonte is a right-handed pitcher. Danny Almonte is a Dominican Republic native who has played in the major leagues for the Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays.
Almonte had a solid rookie season in 2007 with the Indians, batting .269 with 10 home runs and 49 RBI. He bounced around the league a bit in the following years, but was a mainstay with the Rays in 2013 and 2014, batting .266 and .270 with 16 and 18 home runs, respectively.
Almonte has struggled in 2015 and 2016, batting just .209 with five home runs and 15 RBI. He's still only 35 years old, so there's still time for him to rebound and have a successful career.
Almonte is a left-handed hitter, and his swing is characterized by a high batting average on balls in play (.331 in 2013), as well as a high number of strikeouts.
He's not the most powerful hitter, but he gets on base a lot, and is a good fielder in the outfield. Almonte is a fan favorite in Cleveland, and is known for his infectious smile and passionate batting stances. He's a solid all-around player, and is a valuable member of any team.
42. Andrew Stevenson
Stevenson is a left-handed outfielder who was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the first round of the 2015 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut with the Nationals in 2017 and played in 95 games, batting .264 with 7 home runs and 33 RBI.
Stevenson was traded to the Oakland Athletics in 2018 and he played in 151 games, batting .269 with 10 home runs and 57 RBI. He was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays in 2019 and he played in 117 games, batting .
229 with 4 home runs and 17 RBI. Stevenson is a free agent and he is likely to be signed by a new team this offseason.
Stevenson is a very good fielder and he is a threat to hit home runs. Stevenson is a good team player and he is always willing to play hard. Stevenson is a very good hitter and he is able to hit home runs in any situation. Stevenson is a very good player and he is a threat to score runs in any situation.
43. Marc Pisciotta
Pisciotta is a right-handed pitcher who made his MLB debut with the Chicago Cubs in 1997. He has also played for the Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and Detroit Tigers.
Pisciotta has a career record of 87-98 with a 4.26 ERA. Pisciotta has also thrown a no-hitter in 2003 for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Pisciotta was born on August 7, 1970 in Edison, New Jersey.
Pisciotta was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 5th round of the 1997 amateur draft. He made his MLB debut with the Kansas City Royals in 1999. Pisciotta spent the next four seasons with the Royals, compiling a win-loss record of 4-5.
Pisciotta had a successful career in MLB, averaging 4.24 ERA and striking out 55 batters in 109 games. After playing for the Royals for four seasons, Pisciotta was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 2001. He spent two seasons with the Cubs, compiling a record of 2-2.
Pisciotta was traded to the Atlanta Braves in 2003, and spent one season with the team. He retired from MLB in 2004. Pisciotta is currently a baseball analyst for ESPN.
44. Carl Taylor
Carl Taylor was born in Sarasota, Florida in 1944. He played catcher and outfielder in the MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1968 to 1978. He also played for the Chicago White Sox, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Carl Taylor is a three-time All-Star and a Gold Glove Award winner. He retired in 1980 and later became a coach with the Dodgers. Carl Taylor passed away on January 20, 2019 at the age of 79. Carl Taylor was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 3rd round of the 1971 MLB draft.
He played for the Pirates from 1971-1973. He had a .266 batting average with 10 home runs and 115 RBI in 172 games.
The Royals traded for him in 1972 and he played for them from 1972-1973. He was traded to the Cardinals in 1974 and played for them for two seasons. He then played for the Pirates for one more season before retiring.
Taylor was a good defensive player who was able to hit for average and power. He was a versatile player who was able to play all three outfield positions. Taylor is a member of the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.
45. Vance Lovelace
Vance Lovelace was a pitcher in the MLB for the California Angels and Seattle Mariners. Vance Lovelace was born on August 9, 1963 in Tampa, Florida. Vance Lovelace bats and throws left-handed.
Vance Lovelace made his MLB debut on September 10, 1988 for the California Angels. Vance Lovelace last played in the MLB on September 22, 1990 for the Seattle Mariners. Vance Lovelace had a record of 34-33 in 119 MLB games.
Vance Lovelace is currently a broadcaster for the MLB Network. Vance Lovelace is married and has two children. Vance Lovelace was a standout pitcher in the early days of the CPBL. He won a championship with the Brother Elephants in 1998.
Lovelace was traded to the Seattle Mariners in 1990, but he never established himself in the majors. He returned to the CPBL in 1993 and won another championship with the Brother Elephants. Lovelace later played in the MLB for two seasons, but he wasn't very successful.
He retired in 1998. Lovelace is now a coach for the Brother Elephants. Lovelace is a controversial figure in the CPBL. Some people think he's one of the best pitchers in CPBL history, while others think he's overrated. Lovelace is a fun pitcher to watch. He has a great personality and is always smiling.
Lovelace is a great ambassador for the CPBL. He's always happy to talk to fans and sign autographs. Lovelace is a great role model for kids. He's always preaching about hard work and dedication. Lovelace is a great pitcher, and he deserves to be remembered as one of the best in CPBL history.
46. Bobby Mitchell
Bobby Mitchell was a talented outfielder who enjoyed a 14-year career in the MLB. He made his MLB debut with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1977 and played with the Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, and Nashville Sounds before retiring in 1993.
Mitchell was a three-time All-Star and won a Silver Slugger Award in 1985. He is currently a broadcaster for the Sounds and a part of the ownership group.
Mitchell is married and has three children. Bobby Mitchell was a first baseman who played for the Dodgers and Twins from 1980 to 1983.
He had a batting average of .243 and hit 3 home runs in his career. He also had 150 hits and 43 RBI in those 4 seasons. Bobby Mitchell was a solid player and was a big part of both teams he played for. He retired after the 1983 season.
Mitchell is currently a broadcaster for the Dodgers. He has been with the team since 1988 and is still with them today.
Bobby Mitchell is a respected member of the Dodgers organization and is highly regarded by his peers. He is a great ambassador for the team and is loved by the fans.
47. Héctor Torres
Torres was a shortstop who played in the Majors for 16 seasons. Torres was originally drafted by the Astros in the first round of the 1968 MLB Draft. Torres made his MLB debut with the Astros in 1968 and played with the team until 1979.
Torres was a key member of the Astros teams that won the National League Championship in 1971 and the World Series in 1975. Torres spent the 1980 season with the New York Yankees and then retired from baseball. After retiring from baseball, Torres became a coach with the Astros.
Torres is currently a coach for the Toros de Tijuana in the Mexican League. Torres is a two-time winner of the Mexican League MVP Award.
Torres is a member of the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame. Torres had a very productive career with the Blue Jays, averaging over .200 with 18 home runs and 115 RBIs.
Torres was a key part of the 1977 Blue Jays team that made it to the playoffs. Torres was a switch hitter and batted left-handed, but threw right-handed.
Torres was born in the Dominican Republic and played for the Astros, Cubs, Expos, Padres, and Blue Jays during his career. Torres was a valuable part of his teams during his time in the MLB and is remembered for his batting average, home runs, and runs batted in.
Torres retired from baseball after the 1981 season and passed away in 2006 at the age of 54. Torres was a reliable hitter and was known for his power and ability to drive in runs.
Torres was a valuable player on many teams and is considered one of the best switch hitters in baseball history. Torres was a dedicated player and was known for his work ethic and passion for the game of baseball.
48. Jim Pankovits
Pankovits played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1975-1982 and the Toronto Blue Jays from 1983-1988. Pankovits was a .271 hitter with 174 home runs and 865 RBI in 1,839 games.
He was an All-Star in 1980 and 1981 and led the National League in hits in 1981. Pankovits was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996. He is currently a baseball analyst for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Pankovits and his wife, Kathy, have two children. He is a distant cousin of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling. Pankovits currently resides in Orange County, California. Jim Pankovits was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 1st round of the 1984 MLB Draft.
Pankovits made his MLB debut with the Astros in 1984 and played for them until 1988. In 1989, Pankovits was traded to the Boston Red Sox and played for them until 1990. Pankovits had a .250 batting average with 9 home runs and 55 RBIs in his MLB career. Pankovits is currently a baseball coach at Texas A&M.
Pankovits was born on May 27, 1954 in Houston, Texas. Pankovits is married to Angie and has two children, Riley and Sarah. Jim Pankovits is a baseball coach at Texas A&M University and has been since 2004. Jim Pankovits is a retired right-handed pitcher who played in the MLB for the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox.
49. Guillermo Quiróz
Sacramento River Cats
Quiroz had a successful MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004. He batted .266 with 5 home runs and 21 RBI in 101 games. In 2005, Quiroz spent most of the season with the Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
He hit .308 with 25 home runs and 97 RBI in 129 games. Quiroz was traded to the San Francisco Giants in December 2005.
He made his Giants' debut in 2006 and batted .252 with 5 home runs and 36 RBI in 111 games. Quiroz was sidelined for most of 2007 due to a thumb injury.
He returned in 2008 and hit .276 with 9 home runs and 49 RBI in 156 games. In 2009, Quiroz had his best season as a professional. He hit .292 with 25 home runs and 93 RBI in 159 games.
Quiroz was released by the Giants in November 2010. He signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers the following month and hit .205 with 3 home runs and 10 RBI in 24 games.
Quiroz signed with the San Diego Padres in February 2011 and hit .252 with 2 home runs and 9 RBI in 26 games. Quiroz signed with the Giants again in July 2011 and hit .
252 with 1 home run and 6 RBI in 23 games. Quiroz was released by the Giants in September 2011. He signed with the Toronto Blue Jays in October and hit .269 with 2 home runs and 10 RBI in 16 games.
50. Billy Connors
Connors was a pitcher and outfielder who played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, and Texas Rangers. Connors was born in Schenectady, New York, in 1941.
Connors played in the Majors from 1966 to 1968. Connors was a right-handed pitcher and outfielder. Connors retired from playing in 1968. Connors died on June 18, 2018, at the age of 76.
Connors was a member of the Cubs, Mets, and Rangers organizations. Connors is best known for his time with the Mets, where he helped lead the team to the 1969 World Series. Connors was a three-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner.
Connors was born on October 18, 1931 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Connors attended the University of Florida and played catcher for the Gators baseball team. In 1957, Connors was drafted by the Chicago Cubs and made his Major League debut in 1959.
Connors was a three-time All-Star and won three World Series titles with the Cubs (1966, 1967, and 1968).
In 1973, Connors was traded to the New York Mets and won two more World Series titles with them (1973 and 1986). Connors retired from baseball in 1990 and later served as the head coach of the Royals from 1980 to 1981.
Connors was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. Connors currently resides in Florida and is currently a broadcaster for the MLB Network. Connors is currently in his seventies and is still playing in the minor leagues.
The Little League World Series features the best players in the world, and each year, the players who perform the best earn the title of Best Players of All Time.
Some of the most well-known players to have ever competed in the Little League World Series include Rickey Henderson, Ken Griffey Jr., and Mike Piazza.