Brandon Lyon

Brandon Lyon

Arizona Diamondbacks  He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 14th round of the 1999 amateur draft.  He began his major league baseball career two years later...
Matt Lindstrom

Matt Lindstrom

Matt grew up in Idaho. Mormon, completed two year service in Sweden, going door to door preaching and teaching for The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. In Swedish. He has topped the 100 mph speed limit several times, most notably in Puerto Rico in...
Vern Law

Vern Law

During his playing career, Vern Law earned the nickname “Deacon” for his clean Mormon lifestyle. Nicknamed the “Preacher” by his teammates because of his deep religious beliefs.   He was largely responsible for the Pirates’ World...
Vance Law

Vance Law

He was born in Boise, Idaho, the son of Vern Law . Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 38th round of the 1978 amateur draft.   He began his Major League baseball career two years later.   He was traded to the White Sox in March 1982 and became Chicago’s...
Harmon Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew

Washington Senators  Minnesota Twins Kansas City Royals Born in Payette, Idaho.   He began his Major League baseball career in 1954.   The “Killer” hit 573 career home runs and more than 40 home runs during a single season on eight separate occasions.   He...
Wally Joyner

Wally Joyner

Born in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Wally Joyner became a Major League Baseball player at the age of 24. The California Angels drafted him in the 1983 amateur draft and he made his major league debut in 1986 for the same club (which later became the Anaheim Angels)....

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