Harry Elliott

1942 Watertown graduate and Golden Gophers all-time great Harry Elliott had some prodigious minor league seasons, but his chances of a significant major league career were hampered by military service during World War II.

Showboat Fisher

Albany High School alumnus and 15-year pro ballplayer George “ShowboatFisher‘s best major league season was 1930, going 95-for-254 (.374) in 92 games (59 starts) with the National League Champion Cardinals.

Dana Kiecker

1979 Fairfax High School and 1983 St. Cloud State graduate Dana Kiecker pitched in 50 major league games for Boston between 1990 and ‘91, making 30 starts, compiling a 10-12 record with a 4.68 ERA.

Bob Hegman

1976 Sauk Rapids-Rice graduate, St. Cloud State all-time great, and current Twins scout Bob Hegman played half an inning in the field for the 1985 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals.

Tim Laudner

1976 Park Center graduate Tim Laudner led professional baseball with 44 home runs in 1981, including a Southern League record 42 at Double-A Orlando, and one in each of his first two career major league games.

Hy Vandenberg

Minneapolis South graduate Hy Vandenberg appeared in 90 major league games, going 15-10 with five saves during seven seasons spread out over an 11-year period (1935–1945) with the Red Sox, Giants, and Cubs.

Tim McIntosh

1983 Hopkins High School graduate and University of Minnesota alumnus Tim McIntosh made his major league debut in Milwaukee in a game versus the Minnesota Twins on September 3, 1990, going 0-for-3 as Mark Guthrie hurled a shutout. Three weeks later he homered for his first major league hit.

Brad Hand

2008 Chaska graduate Brad Hand led all major league pitchers with 82 appearances in 2016. He had a career year in 2017, posting a 2.16 ERA, 0.933 WHIP, earning 21 saves, and making his first All-Star team. He also held Twins hitters 0-for-7 with three strikeouts in his first two career appearances versus his hometown team in 2017.

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