Atlanta Braves and 7G Foundation release roster for first-ever Native American All-Star Baseball Showcase at Truist Park July 16-17

The Atlanta Braves and 7G Foundation will host the first ever Native American All-Star Baseball Showcase at Truist Park, July 16-17, 2022. A pro-style workout will be held on Saturday, July 16, and a showcase game will be on Sunday, July 17. 

The top 50 high school baseball players of Native American descent will participate, representing over 35 tribal affiliations from 13 states around the country including Mississippi, California, Oklahoma, and Canada.

“We are honored to be hosting the first Native American All-Star Baseball Showcase alongside 7G Foundation this weekend,” said Derek Schiller, President and CEO, Atlanta Braves. “The reach of this event will extend beyond Braves Country as we welcome the top Native American student-athletes from across North America to hone and highlight their skills with Major League alumni and college and Major League scouts. Created to provide a unique and unforgettable opportunity for these athletes, this event is another example of our longstanding commitment to our Native American partners and friends.”

“7G greatly appreciates our partnership with the Atlanta Braves on the Native All-Star Showcase. This is another opportunity to recognize young athletes throughout Indian Country and help them reach the next level,” said Bennae Calac, President and Founder, 7G Foundation.

The Native American All-Star Baseball Showcase will highlight Native American high school baseball players who aspire to play the game at the next level. Scouts from the Atlanta Braves, University of Tennessee, Georgia State University, Savannah State University, South Georgia State College, Mercer University, and Emory University will be in attendance. Major League Baseball former players Marquis Grissom, Johnny Estrada, Marvin Freeman, and Lou Collier will coach the teams.

The full roster of participating student-athletes includes:

First NameSchoolTribal AffiliationStateKethan AndersonChoctaw Central High SchoolMississippi Band of Choctaw IndiansMississippiMadaxon AunkoCollinsville High SchoolChoctaw/KiowaOklahomaNate BaileyLa Conner high schoolSwinomish/MHAWashingtonHayden BarnettSequoyah-Tahlequah HSCherokeeOklahomaDominic BellNewton Country High SchoolMississippi Band of Choctaw IndiansMississippiGeorge BruetteMenominee Indian highThree Affiliated TribesWisconsinJay (Max) BushyheadMannford High SchoolCherokeeOklahomaJacob ChavisPurnell Swett HSLumbeeNorth CarolinaLaliwa DelgadoBay Port High SchoolOneida NationWisconsinTouron DickWinslow High SchoolNavajoArizonaBryce DixonMenominee Indian High SchoolMenomineeWisconsinTyresse EagletailMany Horses HighschoolCalgary Alberta Canada Tsuu Tina NationCalgary Alberta CanadaWilliam EagletonGreat Oak HSPala Band of Mission IndiansCaliforniaCameron FarmerRiverside Indian schoolChoctawMississippiMalachi GalesFairmont HSLumbeeNorth CarolinaBraeden GrantTurtle Mtn HSTurtle Mountain Band of ChippewaNorth DakotaEvan GrantTurtle Mtn HSTurtle Mountain Band of ChippewaNorth DakotaLyndon GreengrassBlack River Falls High SchoolHo-Chunk NationWisconsinKashton GrishamChoctaw Central High SchoolMississippi Band of Choctaw IndiansMississippiHaedyn HaasRed Cloud High SchoolThree Affiliated TribesSouth DakotaDonovyn HeadswiftHellgate HighschoolNorthern Cheyenne/ LakotaMontanaDaxton HembreeWestville High SchoolCherokeeOklahomaCorben HouseDunseith Public SchoolOneidaNorth DakotaAndre’as JimChoctaw Central HighschoolMississippi Band of Choctaw IndiansMississippiMason JohnstonBerwick high schoolPoarch Creek IndiansAlabamaJustin JoseBasic AcademyTorres Martinez Desert CauhillaNevadaElijah JuanicoWest Mesa High SchoolAcoma/Jemez/Santa Ana PueblosNew MexicoBryson KelleyDrumright high schoolCherokeeOklahomaManuel La Chappa IIIRamona High SchoolMesa Grande Band of Mission IndiansCaliforniaGage LewisChoctaw central high schoolMississippi band of Choctaw indiansMississippiGabriel LomayestewaSanta Fe High SchoolCochiti Pueblo/ HopiNew MexicoLouis MonetteTurtle Mtn HSTurtle Mountain Band of ChippewaNorth DakotaRaymond MotasRancho Bernardo High SchoolMesa GrandeCaliforniaTeyton NickeyChoctaw central high schoolChoctaw Band of IndiansMississippiEvin PadillaEL Captain HSBaronaCaliforniaJaylin PadillaEl Captain High SchoolBaronaCaliforniaTwine PalmerKiowa High schoolChoctawOklahomaBitiste PepionCherokee central schoolsEastern Band of Cherokee IndiansNorth CarolinaBaia-Ku RedHawkLower Lake High SchoolElemCaliforniaCavan ReedCherokee High SchoolEastern Band of Cherokee IndiansNorth CarolinaDavonte RossLakota Tech High SchoolOglala Lakota/Flandreau Santee/Oglala SiouxSouth DakotaCaden RoyerHighland High SchoolMuskogee CreekArizonaZylen Silas-AntoneSherman Indian High SchoolAk-ChinArizonaBraylon SmithChoctaw Central High SchoolMississippi Band of Choctaw IndiansMississippiJaggar SmithBroken Bow High SchoolChoctaw Nation of OklahomaOklahomaLogan SmithRattan HSChoctawOklahomaKyle SuinaSanta Fe Indian SchoolCochiti PuebloNew MexicoDante TurgeonBenjamin Franklin High SchoolSioux (Rosebud)ArizonaVincent WalkerEl Reno HSSeminole Nation of OKOklahoma

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