Virginia’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. If you were born and raised in Virginia you have a few of the games current best players.


All-Time Players


Billy Wagner, LHP

Billy Wagner

Marion, VA

Teams: Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves

Awards: 7-time All-Star


Active Players

Position Players

Michael Cuddyer, OF/1B

Michael Cuddyer

Norfolk, VA

Teams: Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets

Awards: 2-time All-Star


Justin Upton, OF

Justin Upton

Norfolk, VA

Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres

Awards: 3-time All-Star


Melvin Upton, OF

Melvin Upton

Norfolk, VA

Teams: Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres


David Wright, 3B

David Wright

Norfolk, VA

Teams: New York Mets

Awards: 7-time All-Star, 2-time Gold Glove winner



Justin Verlander, RHP

Justin Verlander

Manakin Sabot, VA

Teams: Detroit Tigers

Awards: 2006 AL Rookie of the Year, 2011 AL MVP & AL CY Young, 6-time All-Star





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