Retired Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley played Legion Baseball from 2000-2002 for Post 300 in Napoleon, Ohio. He won the Bob Feller Pitching Award in 2001 and helped lead the Napoleon River Bandits to the World Series. Billingsley made his big-league debut June 15, 2006, and was a Major League Baseball All Star in 2009.
A highly regarded college player, Kris Bryant, winner of the Dick Howser Trophy, Golden Spikes Award and 2016 National League MVP, joined the Cubs in 2015 and made an instant impact. The 2015 NL Rookie of the Year earned at trip to the All-Star game, as well, and helped the Cubs win the 2016 World Series. Bryant played Legion Baseball in Las Vegas, Nevada.