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Joe Maddon

Maddon, Joe

Joe Maddon played American Legion Baseball growing up in Hazleton, Pa., and is a proud supporter of The American Legion and American Legion Baseball, doing an annual "American Legion Week" for his teams. Currently the manager for the Los Angeles Angels, he managed the Chicago Cubs to a World Series title in 2016.


Greg Maddux

Maddux, Greg

Greg Maddux played American Legion Baseball for Post 8 in Las Vegas, Nev. Known for his control and fielding, Maddux won 18 straight Gold Glove awards and four straight Cy Young awards. The 18-time All-Star won 15 or more games for 17 straight seasons. He was a first ballot Baseball Hall of Famer in 2014. He was named 1994 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year.


Roger Maris

Maris, Roger

Roger Maris played American Legion Baseball for Post 2 in Fargo, N.D. He was named MVP when the team won the 1950 state tournament. In 1961, Maris set the single-season home run record with 61 as a member of the New York Yankees.


Eddie Mathews

Mathews, Eddie

A 12-time All-Star, Eddie Mathews led the National League in home runs twice and won two World Series titles, with the Braves in 1957 and the Tigers in 1968. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978. He played American Legion Baseball growing up in Santa Barbara, Calif.


Don Mattingly

Mattingly, Don

The 1987 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Don Mattingly played Legion Baseball in Evansville, Ind. He played 14 seasons in the majors with the New York Yankees, where he was AL MVP in 1985, a six-time All-Star, nine-time Gold Glove Award winner, and three-time Silver Slugger Award winner. He went on to manage the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins; with the Marlins, he was NL Manager of the Year in 2020.


Fred McGriff

McGriff, Fred

Fred McGriff played American Legion Baseball for Post 248 in Tampa Bay, Fla. He played 19 seasons in the major leagues with six teams, finishing with 493 career home runs.


Dave McNally

McNally, Dave

The 1970 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Dave McNally played for the Billings (Mont.) Royals. The team reached the American Legion World Series in 1960 during McNally's time with the program; he shares the record for most strikeouts thrown in an ALWS game with 19. He was a two-time World Series champion and three-time All-Star with the Baltimore Orioles.


Brian McRae

McRae, Brian

Brian McRae played American Legion Baseball for Post 499 in Blue Springs, Mo. He played 10 seasons in the major leagues with the Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays.


Bob Melvin

Melvin, Bob

Bob Melvin played American Legion Baseball for Palo Alto (Calif.) Post 375, reaching the American Legion World Series in 1980. There, Melvin received the James F. Daniel Jr. Memorial Sportsmanship Award, which is presented to a player who participates in the ALWS and best embodies the principles of good sportsmanship. Melvin followed a 10-year major league playing career by managing the Seattle Mariners; the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he was Manager of the Year in 2007; and the Oakland A's, where he won Manager of the Year awards in 2012 and 2018.


Will Middlebrooks

Middlebrooks , Will

Will Middlebrooks played American Legion Baseball for the Texarkana (Tex.) Indians. He played six seasons in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers.


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