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Minutemen Mr. Baseball Award Winners

About Mr. Baseball Award

According to the Minnesota Minutemen website, The Play Ball! Mr. Baseball Award began honoring the best High School Senior baseball athlete in 2010 through a direct partnership with the Minnesota Twins and Minute Men. Seven finalists are nominated and ranked each year by a select list of college coaches and pro scouts. The Mr. Baseball is announced at an annual banquet honoring all the finalists over dinner and guest speeches from Jack Morris, Terry Ryan and Ron Coomer. 

Mr. Baseball Award Winners

Year Player Name School
2017 Sam Carlson Burnsville
2016 Matt Wallner Forest Lake
2015 Eddie Estrada Litchfield
2014 Brad Mathiowetz Rochester Mayo
2013 Logan Shore Coon Rapids
2012 Mitch Brown Rochester Century
2011 Austin Malinowski Centennial
2010 Chris Anderson Centennial

2014 Mr. Baseball - Brad Mathiowetz from Rochester Mayo

Brad Mathiowetz is a graduate of Rochester Mayo High School.  During his senior season, Mathiowetz batted .570 with 18 home runs and 54 RBIs. The 18 home runs were just one off the state single-season record. Mathiowetz, also a stellar defensive player as a catcher, finished his career with 24 home runs.  Mathiowetz was an MSHSBCA All-State Selection, a Section 1AAA All-Section Team Member, a 2014 Play Ball MN! All-Star, and he will take his talents to Des Moines Area Community College in the Fall of 2014. Mathiowetz was also selected in the 35th round of the Major League Baseball Draft in June 2014 by the Minnesota Twins.

Information compiled from

High School Player and Coach Record Books

Check out where former Mr. Baseball award winners stack up in the State Record Books.