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Tim Raines

Raines, Tim

Tim "Rock" Raines played American Legion Baseball for coach Robert Lundquist and Sanford (Fla.) Post 53 before a stellar professional career. A seven-time All-Star and former NL batting champion, Raines played in the major leagues for four decades (1979-2002). Raines won two World Series as a player with the New York Yankees and a third as first base coach for the Chicago White Sox. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.

His son, Tim Jr., was a member of the 1997 American Legion World Series champions from Sanford Post 53 on his way to his own MLB career.


Tim Raines Jr.

Raines Jr., Tim

Tim Raines Jr. played American Legion Baseball for Sanford (Fla.) Post 53, including winning the 1997 American Legion World Series. Raines played parts of three major league seasons with the Baltimore Orioles.

His father, Tim Raines, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017 and also played for Sanford Post 53.


Jeff Reardon

Reardon, Jeff

The 1985 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Jeff Reardon played Legion Baseball growing up in Dalton, Mass. He was a four-time All-Star and helped the Minnesota Twins win the 1987 World Series.


Pee Wee Reese

Reese, Pee Wee

A 1984 inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Harold "Pee Wee" Reese was a 10-time All-Star, including nine straight appearances. He helped the Dodgers to World Series titles in 1955 and 1959. Reese played American Legion Baseball in Louisville, Ky.


Matt Reynolds

Reynolds, Matt

After playing American Legion Baseball for Post 345 in St. Charles, Ill., Matt Reynolds entered the majors in 2010 with the Colorado Rockies.


Harold Reynolds

Reynolds, Harold

The 1990 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Harold Reynolds played for Post 11 in Corvallis, Ore. Reynolds was a two-time All-Star, three-time Gold Glove Award winner, and recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award during a 12-year career in the majors.


Jim Rice

Rice, Jim

A native of Anderson, S.C., who led his American Legion Baseball team to the 1969 state finals, Jim Rice amassed 2,452 hits and 382 home runes while hitting .298 over his 16-year career with the Boston Red Sox. The eight-time All-Star and 1978 AL MVP got into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his 15th and final ballot, in 2009.


Bobby Richardson

Richardson, Bobby

The 1962 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Bobby Richardson played for Sumter, S.C.'s state championship team in 1952. The team was coached by Fred Hutchinson, who was manager of the Cincinnati Reds in 1961 when Richardson and the New York Yankees defeated the Reds in the World Series. Richardson was part of three World Series winners with the Yankees, and was World Series MVP in 1960 despite his team losing the series to the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Robin Roberts

Roberts, Robin

A seven-time All-Star, Robin Roberts finished with 286 wins in his career, winning at least 20 games in six consecutive seasons. The 1976 Baseball Hall of Famer played American Legion Baseball in Springfield, Ill.


David Robertson

Robertson, David

David Robertson played American Legion Baseball for Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Post 34. Robertson came on in relief to earn two wins in the 2009 postseason, helping the New York Yankees on their way to a World Series victory.


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