Wyoming: Tom Browning
Tom Browning enjoyed a 12-year career in the big leagues, spending the bulk of his career with the Cincinnati Reds. On September 16, 1988, Browning pitched a perfect game. Two years later, Browning went 15-9 and helped lead the Reds to a World Series victory. An All-Star in 1991, Browning is a member of the Reds’ Hall of Fame.
Vermont: Carlton Fisk
Forever remembered for the moment captured in the image above, Carlton Fisk enjoyed a tremendous career. Fisk would parlay winning Rookie of the Year honors with the Red Sox into a 24-year career. Fisk was an 11-time All-Star, three-time Silver Slugger, and captured one Gold Glove. Fisk was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2000, his second year on the ballot.
Alaska: Curt Schilling
Curt Schilling is the definition of a big-game pitcher. Schill’s ‘bloody sock’ game will go down as one of the most impressive feats in baseball history. The six-time All-Star won all throughout his career. Not only did he win 216 games as a starter in 20 seasons, but Schilling was also a member of three World Series champion teams. Schilling won the NLCS MVP in 1993, and took home World Series MVP honors in 2001 — sharing the award with Randy Johnson.
North Dakota: Darin Erstad
Before taking over coaching duties at the University of Nebraska, Erstad enjoyed a successful career spanning 14 years. The bulk of Erstad’s success came in Anaheim. While with the Angels, Erstad was selected to two All-Star teams, won three Gold Gloves, and helped the Angels win the 2002 World Series.
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