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Ryne Sandberg

Sandberg, Ryne

The 1984 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year, Ryne Sandberg played American Legion Baseball in Spokane, Wash. A slick defender, "Ryno" won nine straight Gold Gloves and made ten consecutive All-Star Game appearances. In 1984, he was named the NL Most Valuable Player. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.


Ron Santo

Santo, Ron

Ron Santo played American Legion Baseball in Seattle and went on to a Hall of Fame in Chicago, playing 14 years with the Cubs and one with the White Sox. A nine-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove Award winner, he was posthumously inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012.


Max Scherzer

Scherzer, Max

A three-time Cy Young award winner, Max Scherzer played junior ball for Creve Coeur Post 397 in Missouri. He is one of six pitchers with multiple no hitters and tied a nine-inning strikeout record with 20 against the Tigers in 2016.


Luke Scott

Scott, Luke

Luke Scott played American Legion Baseball for Post 6 in Deland, Fla. He played in the major leagues with the Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, and Tampa Bay Rays.


Corey Seager

Seager, Corey

A first round draft pick, top prospect and All-Star, Corey Seager played American Legion Baseball for Post 115 in Kannapolis, N.C. In the 2020 postseason, he was named MVP in both the National League Championship Series and World Series, one of eight players (and three ALB alumni) to achieve the double-feat.


Tom Seaver

Seaver, Tom

Tom Seaver was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997 with 98.8% of the vote, the highest ever to that point. The three-time Cy Young Award winner was named to 12 All-Star teams and led the NL in wins three times, ERA three times and strikeouts five times. He played American Legion Baseball in Fresno, Calif.


Gary Sheffield

Sheffield, Gary

After playing American Legion Baseball for Post 248 in Tampa, Fla., Gary Sheffield went on to play 22 years in the major leagues. He was a nine-time All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger Award winner, NL batting champion in 1992 with the San Diego Padres, and World Series champion in 1997 with the Florida Marlins.


Lee Smith

Smith, Lee

Lee Smith, a pitcher who went 5-1 to lead Natchitoches (La.) to an American Legion Baseball District 8 title in 1973, retired in 1997 as MLB's all-time leader in saves with 468. The seven-time All-Star led the league in saves four times and he was the Rolaids Relief Man of the Year recipient three times. In 1991, Smith set a National League record with 47 saves and was runner-up for the NL Cy Young Award. He is part of the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 and was a unanimous inductee by the Today's Game Era Committee.


Warren Spahn

Spahn, Warren

The winningest left-handed pitcher of all-time, Warren Spahn finished his career with 363 wins and a 3.09 earned run average. The 17-time All-Star led the NL in wins eight times, and won the Cy Young and World Series in 1957. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973 and is a member of the MLB All-Century Team. He played American Legion Baseball in Buffalo, N.Y., and was named 1963 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year.


Willie Stargell

Stargell, Willie

A first-ballot Baseball Hall of Famer, Willie Stargell earned seven All-Star Game trips in his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Eight years after winning his first World Series, Stargell put together his best year in 1979, winning the Most Valuable Player award, NLCS MVP and World Series MVP award in leading the Pirates to the 1979 title. He played American Legion Baseball in Alameda, Calif.


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