Former Liberal Bee Jay pitcher Shocker hero Greg Brummett is a part of the 2010 Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame class. Brummett played for the Bee Jays in 1987. The Bee Jays won the Jayhawk League that year going 26-12 and finished third at the NBC World Series. Brummett, from Wichita, was an All-American pitcher at Wichita State Univeristy. He was on the mound when the Shockers won the 1989 College World Series. Brummett went on to pitch in the major leagues and is now baseball coach at Cloud Community College in Concordia.
Chadd is Vice President of Amateur Scouting for the Detroit Tigers. Prior to that, he led the scouting departments of the Boston Red Sox and Florida Marlins. Chadd was an All-American outfielder at Kansas State and coached at Kansas State and Wichita State.
Sanagorski started the baseball program at Newman University in Wichita in 1978 and would go on to win 766 games over 23 years. In 2000, he left to serve as a hitting coach for the Florida Marlins organization and is currently working in the same capacity in the Washington Nationals organization.
Savage is president of the Wichita Sports Hall of Fame, which became home to the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007. Known for his incredible passion toward sports and hall of fame projects, Savage personally collects the memorabilia on display and builds the exhibits.
Wilhoite was born in Hiawatha and played in the major leagues for four seasons. In 1919 with the Wichita Witches, he set a professional baseball record that still stands – a 69 game hitting streak! Wilhoit died in 1930 at the age of 44. Last year BJ general manager Bob Carlile was inducted into the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame.