Played American Legion Baseball for Post 715. His team won the 1951 American Legion Baseball World Series, which was played in Briggs Stadium (Tiger Stadium). Says great moment was winning The American Legion World Series.
Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Allan Anderson played 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.
Colorado Rockies pitcher Joe Beimel played Legion Baseball for Post 511 in Kersey, Pa. He made his big-league debut as a starting pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 8, 2001. Beimel has also played for the Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley played Legion Baseball from 2000-2002 for Post 300 in Napoleon, Ohio. He won the Bob Feller Pitching Award in 2001 and helped lead the Napoleon River Bandits to the World Series. Billingsley made his big-league debut June 15, 2006, and was a Major League Baseball All Star in 2009.