Named 2004 American Legion Graduate of the Year. A native of Jamestown, N.D., Erstad played American Legion Baseball and hit .495 with 18 homers, 86 RBIs and 21 doubles as a senior. He was the state tournament MVP in both 1991 and 1992 and a three-time all-state pick
The 1964 Legion Player of the Year for Upland Post 73 (Calif.), Fingers went on to a Hall of Fame career in the Majors, including an MVP, World Series MVP, Cy Young, three World Series wins and seven All Star appearances.
The 2015 Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Gordon was a member of the World Series champion Royals in 2015. Following a stellar Legion career in Nebraska, he went on to the University of Nebraska, where he won all of the major collegiate baseball awards and earned a gold medal for the United States at the World University Championship. He went on to be drafted second overall in the MLB Draft and has earned multiple All-Star appearances and Gold Gloves. In addition, he was the 2014 Platinum Glove recipient for best overall defender in the American League.