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Rick Aguilera
Rick Aguilera was a Major League pitcher from 1985-2000 with the New York Mets (1985-89), Minnesota Twins (1989-95, '96-'98), Boston Red Sox (1995), and Chicago Cubs (1999-2000). The California native went 86-81 with a 3.57 ERA and 318 saves over 1,291.1 innings pitched in 16 seasons. Aguilera was a three-time All-Star (1991-93) and a two-time World Series champion, winning in 1986 (Mets) and 1991 (Twins). After beginning his career predominately as a starter with New York, the Brigham Young University product moved to full-time closing duties in Minnesota in 1990, notching 32 saves in 56 appearances that year. Aguilera established a career-best and then-team record 42 saves during Minnesota's World Series run in 1991 and followed that campaign with 41 saves in 1992. At the time of his retirement in early 2001, the right-hander stood seventh on the all-time saves list and was tops on the Twins/Washington Senators franchise list with 254 until he was surpassed by Joe Nathan in 2011.

 

Juan Berenguer
Juan Berenguer pitched 15 seasons in the Majors for the New York Mets (1978-80), Kansas City Royals (1981, 1992), Toronto Blue Jays (1981), Detroit Tigers (1982-85), San Francisco Giants (1986), Minnesota Twins (1987-90), and Atlanta Braves (1991-92). The right-hander, who was originally signed by the New York Mets in 1975, went 67-62 with 32 saves and a 3.90 ERA in 490 career appearances, including 95 starts. The Panama native compiled a .717 winning percentage (33-13) in his four seasons with the Twins, winning at least eight games in each season. Berenguer permitted one run on one hit across 6.0 innings pitched in four appearances during the 1987 American League Championship Series against Detroit, helping the eventual World Champions to the A.L. Pennant.

 

Jose Berrios
Jose Berrios is a Minor League pitcher for the Minnesota Twins organization. He was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Papa Juan XXIII High School in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Jose Berrios was named to the Team Puerto Rico roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He was named the Twins' No. 9 prospect by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. He was also selected to play in the 2014 All-Star Futures Game.

 

Bert Blyleven
Bert Blyleven, who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011, pitched 22 seasons in the Majors for the Twins (1970-76; 1985-88), Texas Rangers (1976-77), Pittsburgh Pirates (1978-80), Cleveland Indians (1981-85), and California Angels (1989-90; 1992). In 11 seasons with Minnesota, the 1970 A.L. Rookie of the Year went 149-138 with a 3.28 ERA and was a key part of the 1987 World Championship squad. His 2,035 strikeouts with the Twins are the most in Club history and his 149 wins rank second. The two-time All-Star (1973, 1985), who finished among the top five in Cy Young Award voting on three occasions, also helped the Pirates win a World Championship in 1979. Overall, Blyleven went 287-250 over 692 games during his career with a 3.31 ERA and 3,701 strikeouts, which rank fifth all-time in MLB history. The Netherlands native, who has been a television broadcaster for the Twins since 1996, had his number 28 retired in 2011, becoming the first pitcher in Twins history to achieve the feat. In addition, Bert was selected to the Twins 40th Anniversary All-Time Team in 2000, inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame in 2002, chosen to the All-Metrodome Team in 2009 and named one of the "50 Greatest Twins" in 2010.

 

Lou Brock
Lou Brock was a Major League outfielder from 1961 to 1979 with the Chicago Cubs (1961-1964) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1964-1979). The El Dorado, Arkansas native was seventh of nine children and left college his junior year to play with the Chicago Cubs. Brock made his Major League debut on September 10th 1961. He is widely known as one of the greatest base-runners in baseball history. He surpassed Ty Cobb's record of 892 stolen bases and stole 938 bases over his 19-year career. Brock was the first active player to have an award named after him; each year the National League stolen base leader is given the Lou Brock Award. Lou brock led the league in runs in 1967 and 1971. In 1979, Brock became the fourteenth player in Major League history to reach 3,000 hits and was named the National League's Comeback Player of the Year. He was a six-time All-Star and two-time World Series Champion. Overall, Brock played 2616 games, had 3023 hits, 149 home runs, 900 RBI, and had a .343 OBP. Brock received numerous awards throughout his career including the Babe Ruth Award in 1967; the Roberto Clemente Award in 1975, was named the Sporting News player of the year in 1974, and received the Lou Gehrig Award in 1977. In 1979 his No. 20 jersey was retired by the St. Louis Cardinals and Brock was named #58 on baseball's 100 greatest players list of the 20th century by the Sporting News. Brock was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 1983, Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1992, St. Louis Walk of Fame in 1995, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985. In 2002, Brock received the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Award.

 

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant is a Minor League infielder for the Chicago Cubs organization. He attended the University of San Diego where he was the recipient of the Dick Howser Trophy and the Golden Spikes Award. Bryant also received First Team All-American honors and was named the College Baseball News National Player of the year. He hit 31 home runs in his junior year of college to lead the nation. He was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 18th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Bonanza High School in Las Vegas, Nevada but did not sign. In 2013 Kris Bryant was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the first round (second overall) of the 2013 Draft. He signed with the Chicago Cubs on July 12, 2013.

 

Randy Bush
Randy Bush was a Major League outfielder and designated hitter from 1982-93, all with the Minnesota Twins. The lefty-swinging Bush batted a career .251 with 154 doubles, 96 home runs, 409 RBI, and 388 runs scored in 1,219 games spanning 12 seasons. Randy was selected by the Twins in the second round of the 1979 Draft out of the University of New Orleans and spent three seasons in Minnesota's minor league system before making his Major League debut in 1982. The Dover, Delaware native was the Club's primary designated hitter from 1982-85 before seeing additional action in the outfield, at first base and as a pinch-hitter for the remainder of his career. Randy led the American League with 13 pinch-hits in 1991 and finished third in the category in 1986 and '92. Bush was twice a World Series champion and is one of seven Twins to be a part of both the 1987 and 1991 championship squads. Since his playing days, Bush saw action as the University of New Orleans' head baseball coach from 2000-05 before moving to the Chicago Cubs as a special assistant to the general manager. Bush was named as Chicago's interim general manager in mid-2011, replacing Jim Hendry, and remains with the Club today after resuming his assistant GM duties.

 

Rod Carew
Rod Carew was a 1985 inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He played in the Major Leagues from 1967-1985 with the Minnesota Twins (1967-78) and the California Angels (1979-85). The eighteen-time American League All-Star is a member of baseball's 3,000 hit club with 3,053 career hits. The seven-time A.L. batting champion hit over .300 in 15 consecutive seasons and had a lifetime .328 batting average with 92 home runs, 1,015 RBI and 353 stolen bases. He was named 1977 A.L. Most Valuable Player after hitting .388 with 14 home runs and career-highs of 100 RBI, 128 runs, 239 hits, 38 doubles, and 16 triples. As a Twin, he was named A.L. Rookie of the Year in 1967. Rod was the 1977 recipient of baseball's highest off-field honor, the Roberto Clemente Award. The main baseball facility in Rod's native Panama, located in Panama City, is named Rod Carew National Stadium.

 

Orlando Cepeda
Orlando Cepeda played in the Major Leagues from 1958-1974 with the San Francisco Giants (1958-66), the St. Louis Cardinals (1966-68), the Atlanta Braves (1969-72), the Oakland Athletics (1972), the Boston Red Sox (1973), and the Kansas City Royals (1974). Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999, he hit .297 with 379 home runs and 1,365 RBI in his career. He was named to 10 All-Star teams and played in nine Midsummer Classics, and he was the 1967 National League Most Valuable Player after hitting .325 with 25 home runs and 111 RBI for the World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals. He hit .311 with career-highs of 46 home runs and 142 RBI in 1961, finishing second in N.L. MVP balloting. He finished in the NL's top 10 in batting average eight times. The 1958 NL Rookie of the Year, nicknamed "Baby Bull," is a native of Puerto Rico.

 

Vera Clemente
Vera Zabala married baseball legend Roberto Clemente on November 14th, 1964. They had three children; Roberto Jr., Luis Roberto, and Enrique Roberto. In 2009, Vera Clemente was named Goodwill Ambassador for Major League Baseball. As Goodwill Ambassador, Vera represented Major League Baseball in the Latin American and the Caribbean countries as well as in the Latin/Caribbean communities within the United States. She has served as a spokesperson to fans around the world to promote the importance of courage and character; the same values displayed by her husband. Vera has raised awareness of Major League Baseball's role in the community beyond the game of baseball itself, and has encouraged world-wide community participation in Major League Baseball's community initiatives.

 

Andre Dawson
Andre Dawson was a 2010 inductee to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Dawson played 21 seasons in the Major Leagues with the Montreal Expos (1976-86), the Chicago Cubs (1987-1992), the Boston Red Sox (1993-1994), and the Florida Marlins (1995-96). He was the recipient of the 1977 National League Rookie of the Year Award. He posted 78 extra-base hits (36 2B, 10 3B, 32 HR) in 1983 for the Expos. Dawson was named N.L. MVP in 1987 after hitting 49 home runs with 137 RBI for the Cubs. "The Hawk" was an eight-time N.L. All-Star (1981-1983 and 1987-1991) and an eight-time Gold Glove winner. He had 13 seasons of 20 or more home runs. Andre was a member of both the 1981 N.L. East Champion Montreal Expos and the 1989 N.L. East Champion Chicago Cubs. Dawson is now a special assistant to the President of the Miami Marlins.

 

Scott Erickson
Scott Erickson was a Major League pitcher from 1990-2006 with the Minnesota Twins (1990-95), Baltimore Orioles (1995-2002), New York Mets (2004), Texas Rangers (2004), Los Angeles Dodgers (2005), and New York Yankees (2006). The Long Beach, California native went 142-136 with a 4.59 ERA and 1,252 strikeouts in 2,360.2 innings pitched over 15 seasons. In just his second season in 1991, Erickson went 20-8 with a 3.76 ERA and 108 strikeouts in 32 starts to help lead the Twins to a World Series championship. The right-hander led the Majors in wins and finished second in the American League Cy Young Award voting, trailing only Boston's Roger Clemens. Scott also garnered his only All-Star selection that year but did not make an appearance. Following a 16-7 finish in 1997, Erickson posted a 16-13 mark with the Orioles in 1998, leading the Majors in starts (36) and the A.L. in innings (251.1) and complete games (11). Erickson became the third Minnesota pitcher to toss a no-hitter when he blanked the Milwaukee Brewers on April 27, 1994. It was the first no-hitter ever thrown in the Metrodome. Prior to playing professionally, Erickson graduated from San Jose City College in 1988 before moving over to the University of Arizona for one season, a campaign in which Scott set a school record for wins (18-3) as he topped the country in wins, innings and complete games, and received unanimous First Team All-American honors.

 

Jennie Finch
Jennie Finch is a former softball player who pitched for the USA National Softball team. She helped lead Team USA to a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Time Magazine has called her the most famous softball player of all time. She retired from softball in 2010, and is currently working at ESPN as a color analyst for professional and college softball.

 

Rollie Fingers
Rollie Fingers pitched in the Major Leagues from 1968-1985 and was a key pitcher for Oakland's three straight World Series Championship teams from 1972-74. A 1992 inductee to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, he was a seven-time All-Star and the 1981 winner of both the American League Most Valuable Player and the A.L. Cy Young Award after going 6-3 with a 1.04 ERA and 28 saves for the Brewers. Fingers was the Most Valuable Player of the 1974 World Series after going 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA and two saves in four games. Fingers won 10 or more games in four seasons and led the league in saves and games pitched three times each. He had a career 2.90 ERA and 341 saves. In his 30 career postseason games, his ERA was 2.35.

 

Greg Gagne
Greg Gagne was a Major League shortstop from 1983-1997 with the Minnesota Twins (1983-1992), Kansas City Royals (1993-95), and Los Angeles Dodgers (1996-97). The Massachusetts native played in his first Major League game when he was 21-years old for the Twins. Gagne played on two World Series Championship teams including the 1987 & 1991 Minnesota Twins. In 1986 Gagne tied a modern-era major league record by hitting two inside-the-park home runs against the Chicago White Sox. He was the second player to ever complete the stunt since 1930. In 1993 Gagne was named Kansas City Royals' Player of the Year. Throughout his 15-year career, Gagne played in 1798 games, had 1440 hits, 111 home runs, and 604 RBI. Gagne retired in 1997 and currently serves as head coach for a high school baseball team in Massachusetts.

 

Dwight "Doc" Gooden
Dwight Gooden pitched in the Major Leagues from 1984-2000 with the New York Mets (1984-1994), the New York Yankees (1996-1997, 2000), the Cleveland Indians (1998-1999), the Houston Astros (2000) and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2000). After a Rookie of the Year-winning debut season in 1984, he won the 1985 National League Cy Young Award with a 24-4 record and a 1.53 ERA. "Doctor K" was a four-time N.L. All-Star (1984-86, 88) and the ace of the Club's 1986 World Series Championship team. He was the starting pitcher for the Senior Circuit in the 1986 Midsummer Classic in Houston. The Florida native won at least 15 games in six of his first seven Major League seasons and won 17 games or more in five of his first seven years. Gooden threw a no-hitter for the Yankees in the 1996 season, and he was a part of the Club's World Championships in both 1996 and 2000. He posted a 194-112 mark with a 3.51 ERA in his 16-year career.

 

Jim "Mudcat" Grant
Jim Grant was a Major League pitcher from 1958-71 with the Cleveland Indians (1958-64), Minnesota Twins (1964-67), Los Angeles Dodgers (1968), Montreal Expos (1969), St. Louis Cardinals (1969), Oakland Athletics (1970, '71) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1971). The Lacoochee, Florida native went 145-119 with a 3.63 ERA and 1,267 strikeouts in 2,442.0 innings over 14 seasons. Grant arguably had his best season in 1965 while with the Twins when the right-hander went a league-best 21-7 with a 3.30 ERA, 14 complete games and six shutouts, and appeared in his second of two career All-Star Games (also 1963). In Game 6 of the 1965 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Mudcat helped force a seventh and deciding game with a complete-game victory, allowing just one run on six hits and striking out five in the outing. Grant also helped himself at the plate when the hurler hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to give the Twins a 5-0 advantage. At the time, it marked only the second time an A.L. pitcher had homered during a World Series game, the first since Cleveland's Jim Bagby in 1920. In 2006, Grant released a book, The Black Aces, Baseball's Only African-American Twenty-Game Winners, that featured all African-American pitchers who notched at least one 20-win season in their careers, along with a few of their predecessors in the Negro Leagues. The book was highlighted during the 2006 Hall of Fame induction weekend and, in 2007, Mudcat was honored by President Bush at a White House ceremony.

 

Eddie Guardado
Eddie Guardado was a Major League relief pitcher from 1993-2009 with the Minnesota Twins (1993-2003, 2008), Seattle Mariners (2004-06), Cincinnati Reds (2006-07), and the Texas Rangers (2008-09). The Stockton, California native broke into the Major Leagues when he was 22-years old. "Every day Eddie" appeared in 908 games throughout his entire career. He led the American League with 45 saves in 2002 and overall went 555 games without allowing a triple. Guardado was a member of the American League team in the 2002 and 2003 All-Star Games. Overall, Guardado went 46-61 with an ERA of 4.31 and 187 saves.

 

Brian Harper
Brian Harper was a Major League catcher from 1979-1995 with the California Angels (1979, '81), Pittsburgh Pirates (1982-84), St. Louis Cardinals (1985), Detroit Tigers (1986), Oakland Athletics (1987,'95), Minnesota Twins (1988-93) and Milwaukee Brewers (1994). The Los Angeles, California native played at six different positions through his first eight seasons in the Majors before playing primarily at catcher during his first year with the Twins in 1988. In his new role as a backstop, Brian flourished with the bat during his tenure in Minnesota, batting .306 with 156 doubles, 48 homers, 346 RBI and 283 runs scored in 730 games over six seasons. During the Twins' championship season in 1991, Harper was second on the team in batting average (.311), third in doubles (28), fifth in hits (137) and home runs (10), and RBI (69). In Game 7 of the 1991 World Series, Harper was behind the dish during Jack Morris' 10.0-inning masterpiece as the Twins went on to defeat the Atlanta Braves in a thrilling Fall Classic for their second title in five years.

 

Kent Hrbek
Kent Hrbek spent his entire 14-year career (1981-94) in a Twins uniform after being drafted by Minnesota in the 17th round of the 1978 Draft. In 1,747 career games played, the first baseman batted .282 and collected 1,749 hits, including 293 home runs, and 1,086 RBI. A native of Minneapolis, Hrbek ranks second in Twins history in home runs, RBI, and walks (838). Hrbek homered in his Major League debut, giving the Twins an extra-inning victory at Yankee Stadium on August 24, 1981. As a rookie in 1982, Hrbek was named to his lone All-Star Game and finished second to Cal Ripken, Jr. in Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .301 with 23 home runs and 92 RBI. The two-time World Series Champion hit a two-out grand slam in the sixth inning of Game 6 of the 1987 Fall Classic to help the Twins tie the series at three games apiece with an 11-5 victory. Hrbek had his number 14 retired by the Twins in August 1995. In addition, he was named to the Twins 40th Season Anniversary All-Time Team in 2000; inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame in August 2000; selected to the All-Metrodome Team in 2009; and named one of the "50 Greatest Twins" in 2010.

 

Ferguson Jenkins
Ferguson played in the Major Leagues from 1965-1983 with the Philadelphia Phillies (1965-66), the Chicago Cubs (1966-73, 1982-83), the Texas Rangers (1974-75, 1978-81) and the Boston Red Sox (1976-77). A 1991 inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and a 1987 inductee into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, he went 284-226 (557) with a 3.34 ERA in his career and won the 1971 National League Cy Young Award, leading the N.L. in innings, wins and complete games. A National League All-Star in 1967, 1971 and 1972, he won 20 or more games seven times, including six in a row from 1967-72. He led the National League in complete games four times (1967, 1970-1971 and 1974) and led the league in wins twice (1971 and 1974).

 

Jacque Jones
Jacque Jones was a Major League outfielder from 1999-2008 with the Minnesota Twins (1999-2005), Chicago Cubs (2006-07), Detroit Tigers (2008) and Florida Marlins (2008). A native of San Diego, California, Jones was an integral part of the Minnesota offense in his seven-year tenure with the Twins, averaging .279 with 139 hits, 27 doubles, 19 homers, 68 RBI and 139 games per season during the span. In 2002, Jacque batted an even .300 with 37 doubles, 27 home runs, 85 RBI and 96 runs scored to help guide the Twins to their first of three consecutive divisional crowns and their first since 1991. Prior to playing in professional baseball, Jones was an outfielder at the University of Southern California from 1994-96, a tenure that included a First-Team All-American nod. Jones was a member of the United States Olympic Team in baseball during the 1996 Games in Atlanta, winning a bronze medal.

 

Jim Kaat
Jim Kaat was a Major League pitcher from 1959-83 with the Washington Senators (1959-60), Minnesota Twins (1961-73), Chicago White Sox (1973-75), Philadelphia Phillies (1976-79), New York Yankees (1979-80) and St. Louis Cardinals (1980-1983). A native of Zeeland, Michigan, Kaat went 283-237 with a 3.45 ERA and 2,461 strikeouts over 4,530.1 innings pitched in 625 career starts. Nicknamed "Kitty", Kaat arguably had his best year in 1966 while with the Twins where the lefty went 25-13 with a 2.75 ERA and 205 strikeouts in 304.2 innings over 41 starts. He established career bests in wins, innings pitched and complete games (19). Jim was a three-time All-Star and a winner of 16 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, 12 of which ran consecutively from 1962-73. Both Gold Glove marks were long-standing records for pitchers until being eclipsed by Greg Maddux (13 consecutive from 1990-2002, 18 overall). Kaat's career spanned four decades and seven U.S. Presidential administrations, and at the time of his retirement in 1983, his 25 years of Major League service were a record. Since then, only Nolan Ryan (27) and Tommy John (26) have logged more seasons. As a broadcaster, Kaat won an Emmy in 2006 for "On-Camera Achievement" after being nominated for two Emmys the previous year for "Outstanding Live Sports Coverage."

 

Tom Kelly
Tom Kelly, who led the Minnesota Twins from 1986-2001, ranks first in Club history with 1,140 victories and 2,384 games managed. In his first full season as manager in 1987, he piloted the Twins to their first World Series Championship, marking the first time in Major League history that a team went from last place in one season to World Champions the next. Kelly, who was named 1991 A.L. Manager of the Year after steering Minnesota to a second World Championship, was selected as the manager on the Twins 40th Season Anniversary All-Time Team in 2000. In addition to being the longest-tenured manager in Twins history, "T.K." was the longest-tenured manager or coach among the four major North American sports at the time of his retirement after the 2001 season. In 2010, Tom was named one of the "50 Greatest Twins," and on September 8, 2012, the Twins formally retired his number 10, making Kelly the first Twins manager to have his number honored among the team's greats. Kelly will manage the U.S. Team in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, July 13th at Target Field

 

Corey Koskie
Corey Koskie played nine seasons as a third baseman in the Majors with the Minnesota Twins (1998-2004), Toronto Blue Jays (2005) and Milwaukee Brewers (2006). In 989 career games, the Canada native hit .275 with 936 hits, 124 home runs and 506 RBI. As a rookie in 1999, Koskie hit a career-high .310 while recording 21 doubles, 11 home runs and 58 RBI. Originally selected by the Twins in the 26th round of the 2004 Draft, Koskie set career-bests in 2001 with 26 home runs, 103 RBI, 100 runs scored and 155 hits. During his time with the Twins, he helped lead the team to three consecutive Postseason appearances from 2002-04. Koskie played for Team Canada during the 2009 World Baseball Classic before announcing his retirement in March 2009.

 

Gene Larkin
Gene Larkin played his entire seven-year career (1987-1993) as a first baseman and outfielder for the Minnesota Twins. The switch-hitter collected one of the biggest hits in Twins history with his World Series-winning RBI-single in the 10th inning of Game 7 of the 1991 Fall Classic. In 758 career games, the Flushing, New York native batted .266 with 618 hits, 32 home runs, and 266 RBI. Larkin, one of seven players to be part of the 1987 and 1991 World Series-winning teams, was originally drafted by Minnesota in the 20th round of the 1984 Draft.

 

Tony La Russa
Tony La Russa was a Major League infielder with the Kansas City Athletics (1963), Oakland Athletics (1968-1971), Atlanta Braves (1971), and Chicago Cubs (1973). After his playing career, La Russa earned a law degree from Florida State University College of Law and turned to managing. He became the manager of the Chicago White Sox (1979-1986) and went on to manage the Oakland Athletics (1986-1995), and the St. Louis Cardinals (1996-2011). As manager, La Russa led his teams to 6 pennants and 3 World Series Championships. He was voted Manager of the Year five times (1983, 1988, 1992, 1993, 2002). In 2014 La Russa was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

Tim Laudner
Tim Laudner spent his nine-year playing career (1981-89) as a catcher for the Minnesota Twins. The Mason City, Iowa native recorded 458 career hits, including 77 home runs, and 263 RBI in 734 career games played. A member of the 1987 World Champion team, Laudner hit .318 with a double, home run, four RBI and four runs scored in seven games during the 1987 Fall Classic against St. Louis. Laudner was originally drafted by the Twins in the third round of the 1979 Draft out of the University of Missouri at Columbia. In 1988, Laudner was named an All-Star and set career-highs with 38 runs scored, 94 hits, 54 RBI, and 36 walks.

 

Scott Leius
Scott Leius played nine seasons in the Majors as an infielder for the Minnesota Twins (1990-95), Cleveland Indians (1996), and Kansas City Royals (1998-99). A member of the 1991 World Championship team, Leius hit .357 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in seven games of the 1991 World Series against Atlanta. In Game 2 of the Fall Classic, Leius broke a 2-2 tie with a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to deliver a 3-2 victory for Minnesota, extending the series lead to 2-0. The Yonkers, New York native was originally drafted by the Twins in the 13th round of the 1986 Draft. In 1994, Leius set career-bests with 14 home runs, 49 RBI and 57 runs scored. Scott retired following the 1999 season with 375 hits, 28 home runs and 172 RBI in 557 career games.

 

Fred Lynn
Fred Lynn was a Major League outfielder from 1974-1990 with the Boston Red Sox (1974-80), the California Angels (1981-84), the Baltimore Orioles (1985-88), the Detroit Tigers (1988-89) and the San Diego Padres (1990). He was an All-Star in each of his first nine Major League seasons. In 1975 (.331, 47 2B, 21 HR, 105 RBI, .566 SLG), he became the first player in history to win Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player honors in the same season en route to helping Boston secure the American League pennant. Lynn set career-highs with an American League-best .333 average, 116 runs, 39 homers, and 122 RBI in 1979. The University of Southern California product was a four-time Gold Glove winner. He hit the only grand slam in All-Star Game history in 1983 at Comiskey Park in Chicago.

 

Juan Marichal
Juan Marichal, who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983, pitched for 16 seasons in the Major Leagues from 1960-1975. Marichal, a ten-time All-Star (1962-69, 71, twice in '62), entered the Major Leagues on July 19, 1960 with the San Francisco Giants as the second native pitcher to come from the Dominican Republic and remains to date, as the only player from Dominican Republic to be elected into the Hall of Fame. In addition he recorded six seasons of at least 20 wins en route to 243 career victories. In 1968 he led the NL in wins (26) with a 2.43 ERA and a league leading 30 complete games while logging 325.2 innings. Marichal won more games during the 1960's decade (191) than any other Major League Pitcher. Marichal is one of two pitchers (Koufax) in the post-war era (1946-present) to have more than one season of 25 or more wins, a feat Juan Marichal accomplished three times.

 

Joe Mauer
Joe Mauer, who is in his 11th Major League season, was selected by the Twins with the first overall pick in the 2001 Draft. The 30-year-old first baseman, who spent his first 10 years as a catcher, has compiled a career batting average of .323 with 106 home runs and 638 RBI in 1,190 games. In 2009, the six-time All-Star was named the American League Most Valuable Player, joining Zoilo Versalles (1965), Harmon Killebrew (1969), Rod Carew (1977) and Justin Morneau (2006) as the only players in franchise history to claim the award. In addition, the St. Paul, Minnesota native captured his third A.L. batting title that year (also 2006, 2008), becoming one of 10 players in history to win at least three batting titles, and the first catcher to do so. As a catcher, Mauer has received five Silver Slugger Awards and three Gold Glove Awards. His .323 career batting average currently ranks fifth overall since 1950 behind Hall of Famers Tony Gwynn (.338), Ted Williams (.335), Wade Boggs (.328) and Carew (.328).

 

Trevor May
Trevor May is a Minor League pitcher for the Minnesota Twins organization. The Longview, Washington native was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of Kelso High School. The right-handed pitcher is currently pitching for the Twins Triple-A affiliate the Rochester Red Wings. On the season, he has an 8-4 record with a 2.94 ERA and was named to the 2014 Futures Game to play for team USA.

 

Andrew McCutchen
Andrew McCutchen is a Major League outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates (2009-Present). McCutchen was drafted by the Pirates in the first round (11th overall) of the 2005 MLB Draft. He won a Rawlings Gold Glove in 2012. He was also the recipient of 2 Silver Slugger Awards (2012, 2013), and participated in the 2012 Home Run Derby. Stanton is a four-time All-Star (2011-2014) and was named MVP of the National League in 2013. To date, his Major League career totals 824 games, 923 hits, 117 home runs, and 437 RBI.

 

Doug Mientkiewicz
Doug Mientkiewicz was a Major League first baseman from 1998-2009 with the Minnesota Twins (1998-2004), Boston Red Sox (2004), New York Mets (2005), Kansas City Royals (2006), New York Yankees (2007), Pittsburgh Pirates (2008) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2009). Over his 12-year career, the Toledo, Ohio native batted a career .271 with 221 doubles, 66 home runs and 405 RBI in 1,087 career games. Mientkiewicz claimed a Rawlings Gold Glove Award with the Twins in 2001, a year in which the lefty-swinging Florida State product batted .306 with 39 doubles, 15 homers, and 74 RBI - all career bests. After six-plus seasons in Minnesota, Mientkiewicz was part of an eight-player, four-team trade-deadline deal on July 31, 2004 that sent him to Boston, a swap that also saw Nomar Garciaparra, a longtime mainstay at shortstop for Boston, head to the Chicago Cubs. Doug's half-season stop in Boston netted him his only World Series title, with the sure-handed first baseman catching the final out of the 2004 World Series as the Red Sox clinched their first championship in 86 years. Prior to playing in the professional ranks, Mientkiewicz played three seasons (1993-95) with the Florida State Seminoles and was a member of the U.S. Olympic Team in baseball during the 2000 Games in Sydney, winning a gold medal.

 

Paul Molitor
Paul Molitor played in the Major Leagues from 1978-1998 with the Milwaukee Brewers (1978-92), the Toronto Blue Jays (1993-95) and the Minnesota Twins (1996-98). A 2004 inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Molitor was a seven-time American League All-Star. He is a member of baseball's 3,000 hit club with 3,319 career hits. Molitor helped lead the Brewers to their only World Series in franchise history in 1982 and had a record five hits in Game 1 of the Fall Classic. Molitor had a 39-game hitting streak for the Brewers in 1987. He was named World Series Most Valuable Player in '93 after hitting .500 (12-24) with two home runs and eight RBI in six games for the World Series Champion Blue Jays. Overall, Paul was a .368 career hitter in the postseason, including .418 in the World Series. Molitor scored more than 110 runs in a season five times in his career and led the A.L. in runs three times. He stole 30 or more bases eight times in his career. He set career-highs with a .353 batting average and 45 stolen bases in 1987; 136 runs in 1982; 22 home runs in 1993; and 113 RBI in 1996. "The Ignitor" finished in the top 10 in the AL in batting average 11 times.

 

Jack Morris
Jack Morris was a Major League pitcher from 1977-1994 (Detroit Tigers 1977- 1990), Minnesota Twins (1991), Toronto Blue Jays (1992-93), and Cleveland Indians (1994). The St. Paul, Minnesota native won 254 games during his baseball career and was a five-time All-Star (1981, 1984, 1985, 1987, and 1991). He was 22-years old when he played in his first Major League game with the Detroit Tigers. In 1981, Morris was named "Pitcher of the Year" by The Sporting News. Morris played on four World Series Championship Teams including the 1984 Detroit Tigers, 1991 Minnesota Twins, and 1992-1993 Toronto Blue Jays. He was voted MVP of the 1991 World Series. He is a two-time recipient of the Babe Ruth Award (1984, 1991). Morris was the highest paid player in the American League in 1987, 1988, 1991, and 1993. Jack Morris led the American League with most wins in 1981 and 1992. He led the American League in strikeouts (232) in 1983 and was the A.L. leader in shutouts (6) in 1986. Jack Morris is the only pitcher with over 2,000 strikeouts that has never faced a single pitcher in his entire career. Morris holds the major league record for most consecutive opening day starts with 14. He ranks No.1 in Detroit Tigers history for most wild pitches (155) and balks (23). Currently, Jack Morris is a pre-game and post-game analyst for the Minnesota Twins. He attended Brigham Young University.

 

Al Newman
Al Newman played eight seasons in the Majors as an infielder for the Montreal Expos (1985-86), Minnesota Twins (1987-1991) and Texas Rangers (1992). The switch-hitter, a member of both World Champion teams (1987, 1991), posted career-bests of 113 hits, 18 doubles, 38 RBI, 62 runs scored, 25 stolen bases, a .253 batting average and a .341 on-base percentage in 1989. The Kansas City, Missouri native was originally drafted by Montreal with the 12th overall selection in the 1981 Draft. Newman, who retired following the 1992 season, collected 476 hits in 854 career games. Following his playing career, Newman served as a coach and manager in the Twins' organization. He was named third base coach of the Twins in 2002 and served in that capacity for four seasons before serving one season as an advance scout with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 

Tony Oliva
Tony Oliva played his entire 15-year career in a Twins uniform as an outfielder and designated hitter from 1962-1976. The eight-time All-Star retired with 1,917 hits and a .304 career batting average. The native of Cuba led the A.L. in hits on five occasions (1964-66, 1969-70) and won three batting titles (1964-65, 1971). The 1964 A.L. Rookie of the Year is the only player in history to win batting titles in his first two full seasons in the Majors. Oliva, who won a Gold Glove in 1966, ranks fourth in Club history with 220 home runs behind Killebrew (559), Kent Hrbek (293) and Morneau (221). Oliva, who currently serves as a Minor League hitting instructor and scout for the Twins, had his number 6 retired in July 1991. In addition, he was selected to the Twins 25th Anniversary Team in 1986; named to the 40th Season Anniversary All-Time Team in 2000; inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame in August 2000; and named one of the "50 Greatest Twins" in 2010.

 

Gaylord Perry
Gaylord Perry pitched in the Major Leagues from 1962-1983 with the San Francisco Giants (1962-1971), the Cleveland Indians (1972-1975), the Texas Rangers (1975-1977, 1980) the San Diego Padres (1978-1979), the New York Yankees (1980), the Atlanta Braves (1981), the Seattle Mariners (1982-1983), and the Kansas City Royals (1983). A 1991 inductee to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Perry was a five-time All-Star and was the winning pitcher in the 1966 All-Star Game. He no-hit the St. Louis Cardinals while pitching for the Giants on September 9, 1968. Perry was the first pitcher to win Cy Young Awards in both leagues. He was the winner of the 1972 American League Cy Young Award after going 24-16 with 29 complete games and a 1.92 ERA with the Indians. In 1978, he captured the National League Cy Young Award with a record of 21-6 and 2.73 ERA with the Padres. Overall, Perry went 314-265 (.542) in his career with a 3.10 ERA, and 303 of his 690 career starts went for complete games. He was a five-time 20-game winner.

 

Jim Perry
Jim Perry was a Major League pitcher from 1959-75 with the Cleveland Indians (1959-63, '74-'75), Minnesota Twins (1963-72), Detroit Tigers (1973) and Oakland Athletics (1975). In 17 seasons, Perry compiled a 215-174 record with a 3.45 ERA and 1,576 strikeouts in 3,285.2 innings pitched. In 1970, the Williamston, North Carolina native became the first Twin to win a Cy Young Award when the right-hander went 24-12 with a 3.04 ERA and 168 strikeouts over 40 starts. He led all of Baseball in wins and led the A.L. in starts. Perry's younger brother, Gaylord, is a two-time winner of the Cy Young Award (1972, '78), and the two remain the only brothers in Major League history to each claim the top pitching honor. A three-time All-Star, Jim finished third in the 1969 A.L. Cy Young Award voting after Baltimore's Mike Cuellar and Detroit's Denny McLain tied for first, the only time the award has seen a tie. Perry pitched collegiately at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina from 1956-59. On April 5, 2013, the Fighting Camels dedicated their refurbished home baseball stadium in honor of Perry, formally naming the facility "Jim Perry Stadium.

 

Frank Quilici
Frank Quilici was a Major League infielder in 1965 and then from 1967-70, all with the Minnesota Twins. Following his playing days, the Chicago native remained with the Club as a coach in 1971, and, halfway through the 1972 season, became the third-youngest manager in Baseball history at 33 years old. He guided Minnesota from 1972-75, compiling a 280-287 (.494) record in his four seasons at the helm. Quilici also worked as a broadcaster with the Twins in the 1970s and early '80s. Frank attended college at Loras College and Western Michigan University, earning Second-Team All-American honors in 1960 and First-Team All-American honors in 1961, both as a shortstop. After appearing in 56 regular season games during his rookie campaign in 1965, Quilici tied a World Series mark with two hits in an inning - a double and a single - in the third frame of Game 1 in the 1965 Fall Classic against Los Angeles Dodgers future Hall of Famer Don Drysdale. Long known in the Minneapolis area for his charitable contributions, Quilici is a strong advocate for organ donations as Frank himself is a kidney transplant recipient. Quilici has served as Chairman of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Minnesota, President of the Minnesota Chapter of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, Board Member of the Minnesota Twins Community Fund, Event Board Member of the Harmon Killebrew Classic and President of the Minneapolis Park Foundation

 

Brad Radke
Brad Radke was a Major League pitcher from 1995-2006, all with the Minnesota Twins. The Eau Claire, Wisconsin native went 148-139 with a 4.22 ERA and 1,467 strikeouts in 2,541.0 innings pitched over his 12 seasons in the Twin Cities. In 1997, the right-hander went 20-10 with a 3.87 ERA and 174 strikeouts in 239.2 innings, establishing a career high in wins and tying a career best with 35 starts. Radke finished third in the American League Cy Young Award voting that year behind Toronto's Roger Clemens and Seattle's Randy Johnson. Known as a control pitcher, Radke averaged just 40 walks per season throughout his career. In 2001, he led the league with a 5.27 strikeout-to-walk ratio after fanning 137 hitters and walking 26. Brad was an A.L. All-Star in 1998 in Denver. Radke amassed at least 11 wins in a season on 10 occasions, including reaching the mark over seven consecutive campaigns from 1995-2001. He also threw at least 200.0 innings nine times. Brad was inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame on July 11, 2009.

 

Jeff Reardon
Jeff Reardon was a Major League relief pitcher from 1979-94 for the New York Mets (1979-81), Montreal Expos (1981-86), Minnesota Twins (1987-89), Boston Red Sox (1990-92), Atlanta Braves (1992), Cincinnati Reds (1993) and New York Yankees (1994). Jeff went 73-77 with a 3.16 ERA and 367 saves in 1,132.1 innings, appearing out of the bullpen in all 880 of his career appearances. The Pittsfield, Massachusetts native notched 20 saves 11 times and 40 saves on three occasions, including a Major League-leading 41 with the Expos in 1985 and a career-best 42 with the Twins in 1988. The right-hander pitched a perfect ninth inning of Game 7 in the 1987 World Series to clinch Minnesota's first championship. Known primarily as a closer throughout his career, Reardon became Baseball's all-time saves leader when he surpassed Rollie Fingers with his 342nd career save in 1992. Entering the 2014 season, Jeff was seventh on the all-time saves list.

 

Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson was an All-Star infielder who played for the Philadelphia Stars, the Indianapolis Clowns and the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues in 1952-1953 and from 1956-1958. In between those years, he played in the minor league system of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1954-1955. He was the captain of the Monarchs in 1957-1958. He is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and earned a master's degree in social work from City University in New York. He was an assistant professor of Criminal Justice at South Carolina State University from 1988-1994, and he served as the school's head baseball coach from 1990-1993. He has volunteered for youth leagues in New York City.

 

Sharon Robinson
Sharon Robinson was born on January 13, 1950. She is the daughter of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. Sharon is a well published author and has written several fiction, non-fiction, and children's books. Two of her most well-praised novels include Jackie's Nine: Jackie Robinson's Values to Live By and Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson changed America. She has had a career as a nurse-midwife and educator for 20 years and has taught at esteemed universities including Colombia, Georgetown, Howard, and Yale. She directed the PUSH for Excellence program founded by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson from 1985 to 1990 and was a fund-raiser for The United Negro College Fund and A Better Chance. Sharon is the Vice Chairman of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and serves on the board for the Roberto Clemente Sports City Complex. She is the Director of Educational Programming at Major League Baseball and oversees school and community-based educational programs including Breaking Barriers, In Sports, In Life, a national character education program designed to empower students with strategies to help them face obstacles in their lives. The program has reached over fourteen million children across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Sharon attended Howard University in 1973 and received her Master's Degree from Columbia University in 1976.

 

Rich Rollins
Rich Rollins was a Major League third baseman from 1961-70 for the Minnesota Twins (1961-68), Seattle Pilots (1969), Milwaukee Brewers (1970) and Cleveland Indians (1970). The Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania native posted a career .269 batting average with 125 doubles, 20 triples, 77 homers, and 399 RBI over 10 seasons. Rollins led the American League with 10 triples in 1964. Rich played collegiately at Kent State University from 1958-60 before signing with the then-Washington Senators after his senior season. After a 13-game stint with the Twins in 1961, Rollins batted .298 with 23 doubles, 16 homers and 96 RBI in his first full season in the Majors in 1962, leading Minnesota in at-bats (624) and hits (186). He finished eighth in A.L. MVP voting. Rollins is a two-time All-Star, appearing in both Midsummer Classics in 1962 when Baseball hosted two All-Star exhibitions. Rich received the most votes of any A.L. player, starting at third base and batting leadoff for the Junior Circuit. On June 9, 1966, Rollins, Harmon Killebrew, Don Mincher, Tony Oliva and Zoilo Versalles each homered in the seventh inning of a game against the Kansas City Athletics, a record that still stands today.

 

Pedro Sierra
Pedro Sierra was an All-Star pitcher who played for the Indianapolis Clowns and the Detroit Stars of the Negro Leagues from 1954-1958. After originally signing with the Washington Senators in 1959, Sierra was drafted by the U.S. Army. Following his service, the Havana-born Sierra pitched in the minor league system of the Minnesota Twins from 1962-1966, and then in the system of the Washington Senators in 1970 and 1971. Sierra has worked in education and youth services, including drug prevention efforts. Pedro also has coached baseball at various collegiate and professional levels.

 

Roy Smalley III
Roy Smalley III was a Major League shortstop from 1975-1987 with the Texas Rangers (1975-1976), Minnesota Twins (1976-1982, 85'-87'), New York Yankees (1982-1984), and Chicago White Sox (1984). The Los Angeles, California native was a switch hitter and threw right-handed. His father, Roy Smalley Jr. was also a Major League ball player who played for the Chicago Cubs (1948-1953), Milwaukee Brewers (1954), and Philadelphia Phillies (1955-1958). Smalley attended the University of Southern California where he played college ball and was a member of the 1972 and 1973 College Baseball World Series Championship teams. At USC he received All-American Honors and All-College World Series Honors. Smalley was drafted four times by the Major Leagues but did not sign until he was the overall number one draft pick in the 1974 Amateur Draft by the Texas Rangers. Roy Smalley was the starting shortstop in 1979 All-Star Game and that year scored 94 runs, had 168 hits, 24 home runs, and 95 RBI. Smalley was awarded the Twins Calvin R. Griffith MVP Award in 1978 and 1979. In 2007, Smalley was inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the organization Pitch in For Baseball.

 

Ozzie Smith
Ozzie Smith played in the Major Leagues from 1978-1996 with the San Diego Padres (1978-81) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1982-1996). "The Wizard of Oz" was a 2002 inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, a 15-time National League All-Star and a 13-time Gold Glove winner. He finished his career with 2,460 hits and 580 stolen bases. Smith played in three World Series with the Cardinals and helped St. Louis win the 1982 World Series Championship. He finished second in N.L. Most Valuable Player voting in 1987 after setting career-highs with 104 runs, 40 doubles, 75 RBI and 89 walks. Ozzie was named MVP of the 1985 NL Championship Series after hitting .435 with a home run and three RBI; hit walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth of Game 5 of the '85 NLCS.

 

Giancarlo Stanton
Giancarlo Stanton is a Major League outfielder for the Miami Marlins (2010-present). The California native received multiple scholarships to play football and baseball in college but opted for a professional baseball career. He was selected by the Florida Marlins in the second round (76th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Draft. On June 8th 2010, Stanton made his Major League debut with the Marlins. At 20 years of age, he was the 3rd youngest player in Marlins history. Stanton was named to the 2012 & 2014 All-Star game roster. This season he has appeared in 91 games, has 21 home runs, and 63 RBI.

 

Terry Steinbach
Terry Steinbach was a Major League catcher from 1986-99 for the Oakland Athletics (1986-96) and Minnesota Twins (1997-99). The New Ulm, Minnesota native batted .271 with 273 doubles, 162 homers and 745 RBI over 14 years. Terry amassed at least 100 hits in 10 different seasons, including a career-best 140 in his final season with the Athletics in 1996 when the righty-swinging Steinbach also notched career highs in games played (145), at-bats (514), runs (79), homers (35), RBI (100) and walks (49). The University of Minnesota product is a three-time All-Star, appearing in back-to-back Midsummer Classics in 1988-89 and winning the game's Most Valuable Player honors in the '88 edition when Terry homered and had a sacrifice fly to account for both of the American League runs in a 2-1 victory over the National League. Steinbach was a part of three consecutive A.L. Championships with the A's (1988-90), with a World Series title in 1989 against the San Francisco Giants. Steinbach is currently in his second season as bench coach for the Twins

 

Kurt Suzuki
Kurt Suzuki is a Major League catcher for the Minnesota Twins. Kurt attended California State University where he played college ball. There he was a member of the 2004 College World Series Championship team and received the Brooks Wallace Award and Johnny Bench Award. Suzuki was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2004 MLB Draft and made his major league debut in 2007. That same year he hit his first grand slam against the Seattle Mariners. Suzuki has also played for the Oakland Athletics (2007-2012, 13') and Washington Nationals (2012-2013). Suzuki is a two-time recipient of the MLBPAA Athletics Heart and Hustle Award (2010, 2011) and was named to the 2014 All-Star Game roster.

 

Kevin Tapani
Kevin Tapani was a Major League pitcher from 1989-2001 with the New York Mets (1989), Minnesota Twins (1989-1995), Los Angeles Dodgers (1995), Chicago White Sox (1996), and Chicago Cubs (1997-2001). The Escanaba, Michigan native made his promising major league debut on July 4th 1989 with the New York Mets only giving up 2 hits, 3 walks, and 1 run over 4 1/3 innings against the Houston Astros. While with the Twins, Tapani had a career low ERA of 2.99 and placed 7th in Cy Young Award Voting in 1991. Overall, Kevin went 142-125 with a 4.35 ERA and 1482 strikeouts in 2265 innings over 361 career appearances. In 1999, he was elected as a member of the Central Michigan Athletics Hall of Fame. Even after retirement, Tapani is still involved with baseball through coaching youth baseball teams. Currently he serves as a high school baseball coach in Plymouth, Minnesota.

 

Frank Viola
Frank Viola was a Major League pitcher from 1982-96 for the Minnesota Twins (1982-89), New York Mets (1989-91), Boston Red Sox (1992-94), Cincinnati Reds (1995), and Toronto Blue Jays (1996). The Hempstead, New York native won at least 13 games in a season nine consecutive times, including a career-best 24 in his final full year with the Twins in 1988 when the left-hander went 24-7 with a 2.64 ERA and 193 strikeouts in 255.1 innings pitched en route to winning the American League Cy Young Award. He received 27 out of 28 first-place votes. The three-time All-Star had a second 20-win season in 1990 with the Mets when the St. John's University product finished 20-12 with a 2.67 ERA and 182 strikeouts in 249.2 innings pitched. In Game 7 of the 1988 World Series between the Twins and St. Louis Cardinals, Viola allowed a pair of runs on six hits with seven strikeouts over 8.0 innings pitched as the Twins clinched the championship. Frank went 2-1 with a 3.72 ERA and 16 strikeouts over three starts in the series to take the Most Valuable Player honors. In an NCAA Northeast Regional contest on May 21, 1981, Viola came out victorious over Yale left-hander and future teammate Ron Darling after the two went head-to-head for 11 innings in a 1-0 St. John's win. Darling surrendered his first hit and ultimately the game-winning run in the top of the 12th inning.

 

Dave Winfield
Dave Winfield, who played in the Major Leagues from 1973-1995, was a 2001 inductee to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The five-tool standout played for the San Diego Padres from 1973-1980 and the New York Yankees from 1981-1990. The member of baseball's 3,000 hit club (3,110 career hits) batted .283 in his career with 465 home runs and 1,833 RBI. Winfield hit 20+ home runs in a season 15 times and eclipsed 100 RBI eight times in his career. He was a 12-time All-Star, making each team from 1977-88, and was a seven-time Gold Glove winner. He hit a career-high .340 in 1984. Dave was a member of the 1992 World Series Champion Blue Jays, delivering a key two-out, two-run double in the 11th inning of the clinching Game 6. Winfield, who never spent a day in the minor leagues, was drafted out of college by four teams in three pro sports: the Padres, Atlanta Hawks (NBA), Utah Stars (ABA) and Minnesota Vikings (NFL). Winfield was the 1994 winner of the game's highest off-field honor, the Roberto Clemente Award. He currently serves as an Executive Vice President/Senior Advisor with the Padres.