American Legion Baseball Big Stick Award

The Big Stick Award is given at the American Legion World Series to the player who rounds the most bases in regional and national competition.

2013 American Legion Baseball Big Stick Award Recipient

Anthony Bender, Petaluma, CA Post 28 with 28 total bases

Past Recipients

2012 Evan Ryan, Omaha, NE (36 total bases)
2011 Tony Skefte, Eden Prairie, MN (45 total bases)
2010 Matt Halloran, Eden Prairie, MN (34)
2009 Kyle O'Boyle, Midland, Mich.
2007 Marc Damon, Tucson, Ariz. (46)
2006 Brady Shoemaker, Terre Haute, Ind. (39)
2005 Zack Berg, Post 4, Enid, Okla. (40)
2004 Steve Marquardt, Kennewick, Wash. (29)
2003 Joey Briggs, Post 11, Corvallis, Ore. (41)
2002 Josh Sowell, Post 12, Dothan, Ala. (31)
2002 Corey Carter, Post 212, West Point, Miss. (31)
2001 Nate Martin, Post 13, Lewiston, Idaho (34)
2000 Al Smith, Post 1, Omaha, Neb (31)
2000 Mark Michael, Post 72, Brooklawn, N.J. (31)
2000 Ryan Lymangrover, Post 246, Danville, Calif. (31)
1999 Brian Paone, Post 513, New Brighton, Minn. (48)
1998 Ralph Roberts, Post 100, Cherryville, N.C. (34)
1997 Nate Philo, Post 15, Medford, Ore. (44)
1996 James Jarreau, Post 81, Gonzales, La. (34)
1995 Jason Adaro, Aiea Legion Baseball, Aiea, Hawaii (29)
1994 Esteban Barrios, Miami Post 346, Miami (35)
1993 Allen Layman, Norman Post 88, Norman, Okla. (34)
1992 Mike Harris, Brooklawn Post 72, Brooklawn, N.J. (29)
1991 Bob Pailthorpe, Fremont Post 837, Union City, Calif. (36)
1990 Ricardo Otero, Oscar A. Rolon Post 48, Bayamon, Puerto Rico (37)
1989 Del Marine, Woodland Hills Post 826, Woodland Hills, Calif. (24)
1988 Scott Hughes, George W. Budde Post 507, Cincinnati (30)
1987 Jeff Seymour, Charles B. Yerger Post 471, Boyertown, Pa. (26)
1987 Tad Thompson, Salmon Creek Post 176, Vancouver, Wash. (26)
1986 Dan Opperman, Las Vegas Post 8, Las Vegas (44)
1985 Mike Musolino, Carmichael Elks, Sacramento (40)
1984 Jose Marzan, Jesus Bruno Post 134, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (32)
1983 Reynaldo "Chito" Martinez, Orleans East Post 367, New Orleans (44)
1982 Ronald DeLucchi, Lafayette Post 517, Lafayette, Calif. (45)
1981 Kevin Sickinger, James Waters-Westenders Post 361, Richmond, Va. (32)
1980 Tomas Gil, Sullivan-Babcock Post 32, Hialeah, Fla. (27)
1979 Juan Antonio Cruz, Logan Wheeler Post 36, Yakima, Wash. (30)
1978 Ivan Mesa, Sullivan-Babcock Post 32, Hialeah, Fla. (39)
1977 Douglas Eugene Roberson, Palm Beach Post 12, W. Palm Beach, Fla. (30)
1976 Gustavo Martin Malespin, Metairie Post 175, Metairie, La. (41)
1975 William John Wilson, Hanford Post 5, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (42)
1974 Gregory Allen Tooley, Jenkins Post 254, Rockport, Ind. (22)
1973 Thomas Steven Ashford, Memphis Post 1, Memphis (34)
1972 Keith Andrew Kauerz, Memphis Post 1, Memphis (38)