LEGION I

Eden Prairie Senior Legion Team 1 offers players an intensive summer schedule at the highest level of competition. Eden Prairie #1 plays 40+ games during the season that is comprised of both league and tournament games.  Eden Prairie Legion Baseball is known as one of the nation's top programs and has a history of delivering championship caliber baseball that includes South Hennepin league championships, Sub State and State tournament wins, and an American Legion World Series victory.

 

SCHEDULE

#23 - Luke Anderson


Luke Anderson #23 P/IF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#12 - Joey Danielson


Joey Danielson #12 C/OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#21 - Connor Hemme


Connor Hemme #21 P/IF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#16 - Matthew Lamberty


Matthew Lamberty #16 P PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#3 - Tyson Stritesky


Tyson Stritesky #3 P PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#1 - Jordan Amundson


Jordan Amundson #1 OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#11 - Spencer Puett


Spencer Puett #11 P/OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#20 - Brandt Thompson


Brandt Thompson #20 P/OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#17 - Nathan Miller


Nathan Miller #17 IF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#4 - Joe Cornelius


Joe Cornelius #4 P/IF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#9 - Ben Shepard


Ben Shepard #9 P PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#13 - Noah Pricco


Noah Pricco #13 C/IF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#8 - Tyson Sirek


Tyson Sirek #8 P/OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#6 - Taylor Chase


Taylor Chase #6 P/OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#7 - Brenden Donahue


Brenden Donahue #7 OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#5 - Danny Pahl


Danny Pahl #5 P/IF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer




#2 - Sam Larson


Sam Larson #2 OF PROFILE Who is your favorite MLB Player? Answer If you could choose your at-bat walk-up music, what would it be? Answer What is your favorite "Dad" joke? Q: Q A: A If you had to be a woodland creature (animals found in the woods) what would you choose? Answer Where are you going / Where do you want to go to college? Answer Favorite EPBA memory growing up: Answer Whom would you like to thank? Answer





ROSTER

 

HEAD COACH - VALDIE MAGSTADT


Valdie begins his first year as the Eden Prairie Legion 1 head coach. Valdie has been the head coach of the Eden Prairie Legion 2 team for the previous four years. Since the spring of 2015, Valdie has served the Eden Prairie High School Baseball program in various roles such as varsity assistant and sophomore coach. Prior to coaching in Eden Prairie, Valdie coached at the high school and legion levels in Forest Lake, Minnesota and Aberdeen, South Dakota. Valdie grew up and graduated high school in Beulah, North Dakota. He played his college baseball at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He was selected to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Conference - Honorable Mention Team in 2004. Valdie is a special education teacher at Eden Prairie High School. He and his wife Carolin reside in Waconia with their two boys Abram (7) and Elliot (5).




ASSISTANT COACH - KEVIN WALSH


A former professional baseball player and a native of Magnolia, New Jersey, Kevin J. Walsh joined the Marauders coaching staff as the Pitching Coach just prior to the 2017 season. Kevin attended Gloucester County College between 2011 to 2013. During his time at G.C.C., Kevin became the closer for the Roadrunners and helped them achieve a second place finish in the NJCAA Division III World Series in 2011. During his 2013 Sophomore season at G.C.C., Kevin pitched twelve scoreless innings helping the roadrunners amass a 46-3 record. Later in that year, Kevin pitched the last inning to seal the victory for the Roadrunners in becoming the World Series National Champions of the NJCAA in 2013 under the Skip Bertman National Coach of the Year Mike Dickson. Kevin continued his baseball career playing in the Southwestern Athletic Conference at the
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. During his two-year time, the Golden Lions won back-to-back SWAC Western Conference Division titles in 2014 and 2015. Kevin received first Team All-Conference honors as a relief pitcher for the Golden Lions in 2014 and 2015. During his 2015 senior campaign, Kevin appeared in 23 games achieving a 4-2 record with an ERA of 1.70, striking out 60 hitters in 42 innings of work. Kevin also received national recognition as having one of the best Strikeouts per Nine innings at 11.48. He was awarded the 2014 and 2015 All S.W.A.C. Relief Pitcher of the Year honors. Kevin continued to play beyond his collegiate career by having the honor of being selected in the 21 st Round of the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kevin continued to play at the next level for a couple years, both professionally with the Phillies and independently with the Southern Illinois Miners in the Frontier League under head coach Mike Pinto. As a coach, Kevin became a Baseball Instructor and AAU Coach/Pitching Coordinator for TEAM COMBAT for Scanzano Sports in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Kevin also is the Head Coach for the Bismarck Senators, the Senior Babe Ruth Legion Team in Bismarck, along with Assistant Coach for both the Bismarck Representatives and the Bismarck Governors. Kevin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Wellness and is continuing his education by pursuing a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and Athletic Administration from the University of Mary.




ASSISTANT COACH - SPENSER LARSON


Spenser was a 2016 graduate. Played for Eden Prairie varsity for 2 years and also played 3 years for Eden Prairie legion. After high school he played at Iowa Lakes Community College for 2 years before transferring to Northern State University where he currently plays outfield. Plans to graduate from NSU with a finance degree.




ASSISTANT COACH - BOB BUTEYN


Bob is in his fourth year as an assistant coach for the legion 1 team. Bob assists at all levels of the Eden Prairie High School Baseball program but spends the bulk of his time with the varsity. Bob was a volunteer youth coach with the Eden Prairie Baseball Association from 1996-2002





COACHES

 

RESULTS

2011 -  1st Place

2010 -  2nd Place

2007 -  2nd Place 

2004 -  5th Place

WORLD SERIES

2012 - 2nd Place

2011 - 1st Place

2010 - 1st Place

2007 - 1st Place

2006 - 3rd place

2005 - 3rd Place

2004 - 1st Place

REGIONAL

2013 - 1st Place

2012 - 2nd Place

2011 - 1st Place

2010 - 1st Place

2008 - 2nd Place

2007 - 1st Place

2006 - 1st Place

2005 - 1st Place

2004 - 1st Place 

STATE