The 2014 Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Cuddyer played in Virginia and went on to have a 15-year Major League career with the Twins, Rockies and Mets, earning two All-Star appearances, a Silver Slugger and a batting title.
Jacob deGrom played for the 2006 Florida Champs and hosted the Southeast Regional that same year. Played shortstop most of Legion Baseball career, wasn’t until college at Stetson University he began pitching. He now pitches for the New York Mets.
An All-Star second baseman and an emerging star for the Twins, Brian Dozier played for Post 49’s Tupelo 49ers in Mississippi from 2002-2005. Dozier's history includes a 20/20 season, a Home Run Derby entry and a Gold Glove finalist nomination.
Current Los Angeles Dodger and former Oakland Athletics second baseman Mark Ellis played Legion Baseball from 1992-1995 for coach Dave Ploof at Post 22 in Rapid City, S.D. Ellis is a two-time recipient of the Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award, given annually to an Oakland Athletic whose play and conduct best exemplifies the courageous, competitive and inspirational spirit of late Hall-of-Fame pitcher Jim "Catfish" Hunter. Ellis made his big-league debut in 2002, batting .272 in 98 games.