Famous Missourians in the News

Missourians currently in MLB in 2016

Albert Pujols – LA Angels (Fort Osage)

Cody Asche – Philadelphia Phillies (Ft. Zumwalt West)

MLBDavid Freese – Pittsburgh Pirates  (Lafayette High School/Mizzou/SLCC-Meramec)

David Phelps – Miami Marlins (Hazelwood West)

Jacob Turner – Chicago White Sox (Westminster Christian)

John Mayberry, Jr. – Free Agent (Rockhurst)

Josh Outman – Free Agent (Lindberg/Central Missouri)

Lucas Harrell – Texas Rangers (Ozark)

Mark Buehrle – Free Agent(Francis Howell North/Jefferson College

Matt Buschmann – Airzona Diamondbacks (Lafayette)

Max Sherzer – Washington Nationals (Parkway Central/Mizzou)

Mike Kickham – Free Agent (Glendale/Missouri State)

Nick Tepesch – KC Royals (Blue Springs/Mizzou)

Ross Detwiler -Oakland Athletics (Wentzville/MSU)

Ryan Howard – Philadelphia Phillies (Lafeyette/MSU)

Sam LeClure – Cincinnatti Reds (Helias High)

Scott Carroll – Texas Rangers (Liberty/Missouri State)

Scott Van Slyke – LA Dodgers (John Burroughs)

Shae Simmons – Atlanta Braves (Scott City/SEMO)

Tom Layne – NY Yankees (Ft. Zumwalt South)

Trevor Rosenthal – St. Louis Cardinals (Lee’s Summit West)

Missourians in the NFL 2016 Season:

Adrian Clayborn –  Atlanta Falcons (Webster Groves)

Aldon Smith – Oakland Raiders (Raytown/Mizzou)

Allen Barbre – Philadelphia Eagles (East Newton/Missouri Southern)

Beau Brinkley – Tennessee Titans (Kearney/Mizzou)

Blaine Gabbert – Jacksonville Jaquars (Parkway West/Mizzou)

Brandon Williams – Baltimore Ravens (Rockwood Summit/Missouri Southern)

C.J. Mosley – Detroit Lions (Waynesville/Mizzou)

Chase Coffman – Free Agent (Raymore-Peculiar/Mizzou)

Christian Kirksey – Cleveland Browns (Hazelwood East)

David Bass – Tennessee Titans (University City/Missouri Western)

Donald Stephenson – Denver Broncos (Blue Springs)

E.J. Gaines – L.A. Rams (Ft. Osage/Missouri)

Ezekiel Elliott – Dallas Cowboys (John Burroughs)

Jairus Byrd – New Orleans Saints (Clayton)

Jeremy Maclin – Kansas City Chiefs (Kirkwood/Mizzou)

Justin Britt – Seattle Seahawks (Lebanon/Mizzou)

Kony Ealy – Carolina Panthers (New Madrid County Central/Missouri)

Maurice Alexander – LA Rams (Eureka)

Sheldon Richardson – New York Jets (Gateway/Mizzou)

Sylvester Williams – Denver Broncos (Jefferson City)

Tim Barnes – L.A Rams (Pettis County NW/Mizzou)

Walt Powell – Buffalo Bills (Hazelwood East)

Will Compton – Washington Redskins (North County)

 

Missourians currently in the NBA in 2016

Alec Burks (Grandview) Utah Jazznba

Anthony Tolliver (Kickapoo) Sacramento Kings

Ben McLemore (St. Louis, Missouri) Sacramento Kings

Bradley Beal (Chaminade) Washington Wizards

Brandon Rush (Westport) Minnesota Timberwolves

David Lee (Chaminade) San Antonio Spurs

Otto Porter, Jr. (Scott City, Missouri)  Washington Wizards

Tyler Hansbrough (Poplar Bluff)  Charlotte Hornets

 

Missourians in the NHL in 2014-1015nhl-logo

 Ben Bishop – Tampa Bay Lightning (Chaminade)

Brandon Bollig – Calgary Flames (Francis Howell North)

Chris Butler – St. Louis Blues (Chaminade)

Chris Wideman – Ottawa Senators (Chaminade)

Joe Vitale – Detroit Red Wings (CBC)

Mike McKenna – Florida Panthers (Parkway South)

 Paul Stastny – St. Louis Blues (Chaminade)

 

 

 

 

Missourians in NASCAR in 2015:

Carl Edwards (Columbia Hickman) NASCAR Driver

Jamie McMurray (Joplin, Missouri) NASCAR Driver

Ken Schrader (Fenton)

Kenny Wallace (Fenton)

Mike Wallace (Fenton)

Rusty Wallace (Fenton) News

Other Sports and Recent Olympians:

Becky Sauerbrunn – Soccer (Ladue)

Brittany Borman – Track and Field (Festus)

Chantae McMillan – Heptathlon (Rolla)

Christian Cantwell – Track and Field (Eldon High School/Mizzou)

Devon Alexander – Boxing (McCluer)

Jack Jewsbury – MLS Soccer (Kickapoo)

Lori Chalupny – Soccer (Nexinx Hall)

Matt Tegenkamp – Track and Field (Lee’s Summit)

Maurice Mitchell – Track and Field (Raytown South)

Michael Rodgers – Track and Field (Berkeley High School)

Randy Orton – WWE Wrestling (Hazelwood Central)

Spenser Mango – CBC – Greco-Roman wrestling

 

 

 

 

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