Press Release USA Baseball
DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced on Monday the 23 alumni of the organization that were named to the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Eleven alumni of USA Baseball National Teams made the National League All-Star Game roster, and 12 made the American League roster.
Of the 23 USA Baseball alumni that made both rosters, seven are starting position players, ten are pitchers and six are reserves. In addition, nine of the 23 players are alumni of Collegiate National Teams, seven are alumni of 18U National Teams and 11 participated on USA Baseball professional teams, including five players that were teammates on Team USA at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
With 23 players out of the 70 total athletes in the event, USA Baseball alumni make up more than 30% of the All-Star Game participants. Additionally, those 23 alumni represent 17 different Major League clubs.
The complete list of USA Baseball alumni in the MLB All-Star Game, sorted by each league’s All-Star roster, is as follows:
- Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds – 2006 Collegiate, 2010 Pan Am Qualifier
- Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves – 2005 16U, 2006 18U
- Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers – 2005 18U
- Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves – 2013 World Baseball Classic
- Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers – 2013 World Baseball Classic
- Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates – 2004 18U
- Tyson Ross, San Diego Padres – 2004-05 18U, 2007 Collegiate
- Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins – 2013 World Baseball Classic
- Huston Street, San Diego Padres – 2001 18U Pan Am, 2002-03 Collegiate, 2006 World Baseball Classic
- Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies – 2004 Collegiate
- Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies – 2006 World Baseball Classic
- Dellin Betances, New York Yankees – 2005 18U
- Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics – 2005-06 Collegiate
- Alex Gordon, Kansas City Royals – 2004 Collegiate
- Derek Jeter, New York Yankees – 2006, 2009 World Baseball Classic
- Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles – 2013 World Baseball Classic
- Scott Kazmir, Oakland Athletics – 2001 18U Pan Am
- Glen Perkins, Minnesota Twins – 2013 World Baseball Classic
- David Price, Tampa Bay Rays – 2005-06 Collegiate
- Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers – 2005 Collegiate
- Kurt Suzuki, Minnesota Twins – 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifier
- Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels – 2010 Pan Am Qualifier
- Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles – 2005 Collegiate
About USA Baseball
USA Baseball is the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the United States and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee and the World Baseball Softball Confederation. The organization selects and trains the World Baseball Classic, World Cup and Pan Am teams (and all other USA Baseball Professional Teams); the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team; the USA Baseball 18U, 15U and 12U National Teams; and the USA Baseball Women’s National Team, all of which participate in various international competitions each year. USA Baseball also presents the Golden Spikes Award annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country. For more information, please visit USABaseball.com.