Played American Legion Baseball in Severna Park, Maryland. His Legion team played in the 1997 American Legion World Series in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Named 1995 American Legion Graduate of the Year.
Played American Legion Baseball for Bartonville Limestone Post 979 (Illinois) before a standout career, primarily with the Indians. He was a five-time All-Star and 2002 Roberto Clemente Award recipient
Named 1983 American Legion Graduate of the Year.
Hall of Famer. Named 1989 American Legion Graduate of the Year.