Washington’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 Washington you have a nice collection of talent.

 

All-Time Players

Position Players

Ron Cey, 3B

Ron Cey

Tacoma, WA

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics

Awards: 6-time All-Star, 1981 World Series MVP

 

John Olerud, 1B

John Olerud

Seattle, WA

Teams: Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox

Awards: 2-time All-Star, 3-time Gold Glove winner

 

Ryne Sandberg, 2B

Ryne Sandberg

 

Spokane, WA

Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs

Awards: 2005 Hall of Fame inductee, 1984 NL MVP, 10-time All-Star, 9-time Gold Glove winner

 

Ron Santo, 3B

Ron Santo

Seattle, WA

Teams: Chicago Cubs

Awards: 2012 Hall of Fame inductee, 9-time All-Star, 5-time Gold Glove winner

 

Pitchers

Randy Myers, LHP

Randy Myers

Vancouver, WA

Teams: New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays

Awards: 4-time All-Star, 1990 NLCS MVP

 

Active Players

Position Players

Michael Brantley, OF

Michael Brantley

 

Bellevue, WA

Teams: Cleveland Indians

Awards: 1-time All-Star

 

Pitchers

Jon Lester, LHP

Jon Lester

Tacoma, WA

Teams: Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs

Awards: 3-time All-Star

 

Tim Lincecum, RHP

Tim Lincecum

Bellevue, WA

Teams: San Francisco Giants

Awards: 2008 & 2009 NL CY Young, 4-time All-Star

 

 

 

 

All places of birth based on baseballreference.com

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