Baseball Players from Wyoming

MLB All-Stars From WYO
MLB All-Stars From WYO
Last night, millions of fans watched the Major League Baseball All-Star game. In its 87 year history, only three Wyoming natives have played in the midsummer classic. Wyoming's first All-Star was pitcher Dick Ellsworth. The pride of Lusk was the youngest player in the National League when he joined the Chicago Cubs in 1958...
Nimmo Waits For the Call
Nimmo Waits For the Call
It's been a long road to the Major Leagues for Brandon Nimmo. In 2011, the Cheyenne native was drafted by the New York Mets with the 13th overall pick in the first round; the highest drafted player to ever come from Wyoming. After battling injuries and setbacks, Nimmo might finally get called up to 'the show' this week...
WYO's MLB Records
WYO's MLB Records
When you think of the greatest hitters in baseball history, several names come to mind. Cobb, Hornsby, Ruth, Gehrig, Dimaggio, Rose, Bonds...and Jeremy Horst? Horst, who was born in Cheyenne, is one of only 85 players in Major League Baseball history with a 1...
WYO's Top Baseball Prospect
WYO's Top Baseball Prospect
In 2011, Cheyenne native Brandon Nimmo became the first Wyoming product ever selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft. After being drafted with the 19th overall pick by the New York Mets, Nimmo has worked his way through the minor league system and was recently named among the top 100 prospects in baseball...