Hall of Fame

The Official Skills Competition of Major League Baseball was re-launched in 1997. Listed below are former National Finalists who have been drafted or signed by an MLB club. If you are aware of a former Pitch Hit & Run participant playing college or professional baseball, please contact pitchhitrun@mlb.com.

NATIONAL FINALS NAME HOMETOWN MLB DRAFT 2018 TEAM
1997 - Cleveland Jay Brown Brunswick, GA 38th Round by Philadelphia Philles in 2004 & 18th Round by Tampa Bay Rays in 2006 n/a; finished playing career at University of South Carolina in 2010
1997 - Cleveland Mike Rainville Pawtucket, RI Signed by Tampa Bay Devil Rays as a non-drafted free agent in 2005 n/a; finished playing career with Hudson Valley Renegades (A-Rays) in 2005
1997 - Cleveland & 1999 - Boston Ryan Harvey Palm Harbor, FL 1st Round (6th overall pick) by Chicago Cubs in 2003 n/a; finished playing career with Tulsa Drillers (AA-Rockies) in 2010
1998 - Denver Ryan Sharpley Marshall, MI 34th Round by Chicago White Sox in 2007 n/a; finished playing career at University of Notre Dame in 2010
1998 - Denver Eric Hosmer Cooper City, FL 1st Round (3rd overall pick) by Royals in 2008 San Diego Padres
1998 - Denver Chris Parmelee Chino Hills, CA 1st Round (20th overall pick) by Twins in 2006 New Orleans Baby Cakes (AAA-Marlins), currently a free agent
1998 - Denver JP Padron League City, TX 12th Round by Pittsburgh Pirates in 2004 & 44th Round by Washington Nationals 2008 n/a; finished playing career with Gulf Coast Nationals (Rookie-Nationals) in 2008
1998 - Denver Josh Richmond Cincinnati, OH 12th Round by Texas Rangers in 2010 Brimingham Barons (AA - White Sox), currently a free agent
1999 - Boston Andy Burns Ft Collins, CO 25th Round by the Colorado Rockies in 2008 & 11th Round by Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 n/a: finished playing career with Toronto Blue Jays in 2016
1999 - Boston Nick Hernandez Hialeah, FL 32nd Round by Oakland Athletics in 2006 & 12th Round by Philadelphia Philles in 2009 n/a; finished playing career with Clearwater Threshers (A-Phillies) in 2013
1999 - Boston Pat Kantakevich Rockville, MD 22nd Round by Baltimore Orioles in 2008 n/a; finished playing career with Delmarva Shorebirds (A-Orioles) in 2010
1999 - Boston Eric Harryman Riverside, CA Signed by Detroit Tigers as a non-drafted free agent in 2007 n/a; finished playing career with Oneonta Tigers (A-Tigers) in 2008
1999 - Boston & 2000 - Atlanta Tim Shibuya Jackson Hole, WY 23rd Round by Minnesota Twins in 2011 Tulsa Drillers (AA-Dodgers), currently a free agent
2000 - Atlanta Devin Shepherd Port Hueneme, CA 5th Round by Minnesota Twins in 2006 & 11th Round by St. Louis Cardinals 2008 n/a; finished playing ccareer with Palm Beach Cardinals (A-Cardinals) in 2010
2000 - Atlanta Greg Dombrowski Rome, NY Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as a non-drafted free agent in 2008 n/a; finished playing career with Gulf Coast Reds (Rookie-Reds) in 2008
2001 - Seattle Seth Blair Rock Falls, IL 47th Round by Oakland Athletics in 2007 & 1st Round by St. Louis Cardinals in 2010 n/a; finished playing career with Springfield Cardinals (AA-Cardinals) in 2015
2001 - Seattle Mike McCormick Eugene, OR 5th Round by Tampa Bay Rays in 2005 n/a; finished plyaing career with Charlotte Stone Crabs (A-Rays) in 2009
2001 – Seattle Matt Wisler Bryan, OH 7th Round by San Diego Padres in 2011 Gwinnett Stripers (AAA-Braves) 
2001 - Seattle Michael Reed Leander, TX 5th Round by Milwaukee Brewers in 2011 Mississippi Braves (AA-Braves)
2003 - Chicago Jakob Junis Rock Falls, IL 29th Round by Kansas City Royals in 2011 Kansas City Royals
2003 - Chicago & 2005 - Detroit Bobby Borchering Ft Myers, FL 1st Round (16th overall pick) by Arizona Diamondbacks in 2009 n/a; finished playing career with Lakeland Flying Tigers (A-Tigers) in 2015
2004 - Houston Blake Wiggins Searcy, AR 36th Round by Philadelphia Phillies in 2014 & 20th Round by Cincinnati Reds in 2017 Arizona League Reds (Rookie-Reds)
2005 – Detroit John “JP” Crawford Lakewood, CA 1st Round (16th overall pick) by Philadelphia Phillies in 2013 Philadelphia Phillies
2005 - Detroit Josh Elander Round Rock, TX 37th Round by Washington Nationals in 2009, 6th Round by Atlanta Braves in 2012 n/a; finished playing career with Kane County Cougars (A-Dbacks) in 2015
2005 - Detroit Garrett Hampson Reno, NV 26th Round by Washington Nationals in 2013 Albuquerque Isotopes (AAA-Rockies)
2005 - Detroit Adam Parks Easton, MD 33rd Round by Texas Rangers in 2014 Frisco RoughRiders (AA-Rangers)
2007 - San Francisco Tristan Pompey Mississauga, ON 31st Round by Minnesota Twins in 2015 University of Kentucky
n/a Rhys Hoskins Sacramento, CA 5th Round by Philadelphia Phillies in 2014 Philadelphia Phillies