A Peoria, Ill., Legion Baseball alum and Sons of the American Legion member, Girardi won three World Series titles as a player and went on to a managerial career that includes a Manager of the Year award and a World Series title.
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.