World Baseball Classic features Legion alumni
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Five American Legion Baseball alumni players are on Team USA's roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic – a baseball tournament that features professional players from the major leagues around the world.
The Legion Baseball alumni include:
Tim Collins, pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
Ross Detwiler, pitcher for the Washington Nationals
Craig Kimbrel, pitcher for the Atlanta Braves
- Ryan Vogelsong, pitcher for the San Francisco Giants
- Glen Perkins, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
See Team USA's full roster and game schedule here .
Meanwhile, Team USA coach Grag Maddux is the 1994 American Legion Graduate of the Year, and Joe Torre and Dale Murphy also played Legion Baseball.