Jacoby Ellsbury

Jacoby Ellsbury

Ellsbury is half-Navajo and was raised a Mormon. He took batting practice during college with a wooden bat. He tied a franchise mark with 4 stolen bases in one game. Sets Pawtucket Red Sox record by getting a hit in 25 straight games (8/30/07)  Native American...
Kelly Downs

Kelly Downs

Pitcher Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 26th round of the 1979 amateur draft.  A tall control specialist, he spent six full seasons in the minors before reaching the Giants in 1986.   He played for 8 seasons on 2 teams and ended his big league playing...
Bobby Crosby

Bobby Crosby

Bobby Crosby learned baseball from his father, Ed Crosby, who played six years in the major leagues as an infielder and also has been a long-time...
McKay Christensen

McKay Christensen

He was born in Upland, California.   In 1994, he was drafted by the California Angels in the 1st round (6th pick) of the amateur draft.   He put his baseball career on hold while he served in the Japan Tokyo South Mission (1994-1996).   “I would never, in two...
Roy Castleton

Roy Castleton

(1885-1967) Yankees and Cincinnati Roy threw a Perfect game in the Pacific Coast League in the early 1900’s and was the first Mormon to ever play professional baseball. Played 1907 �...
John Buck

John Buck

Johnathan R. Buck and his wife, Brooke, make their offseason home in Surprise, Ariz.  He attended Taylorsville (Utah) High School His high school team claimed the state...

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