Illinois Hammerheads Baseball

Hammerheads Player Awards


Hammerheads Player of the Year

  • Youth:  Co-Winners   Sam Palmer (12u) & Brock Beatus (12u)
  • High School:  Mitchell Sandleback (Class of 2018)

Gold Glove Awards (High School)
Best Defensive Player at Each Position

  • C – Colton Wallace (Class of 2019)
  • P – Jared Smaga (Class of 2017)
  • 1B – Jeff Madiol (Class of 2018)
  • 2B – Michael Rodgers (Class of 2020)
  • 3B – Dom DeConcilis (Class of 2020)
  • SS – Tim Hasto (Class of 2017)
  • LF – Nathan Dewey (Class of 2018)
  • CF – Cody Carlson (Class of 2020)
  • RF – Jordan Hare (Class of 2018)

Gold Glove Awards (Youth)
Best Defensive Player at Each Position

  • C – Sam Palmer/ Dom LeBlanc (12u / 13u)
  • P – Brock Beatus (12u)
  • 1B – Tommy G (13u)
  • 2B – Alex Najera (14u)
  • 3B – Jackson Knorr (13u)
  • SS – Sam Palmer (12u)
  • LF – Joe Dimaggio (14u)
  • CF – James Kostomiris (13u)
  • RF – Jack Kennedy (13u)

Silver Slugger Awards (High School)
Best Hitter at Each Position

  • C – Nick Matijevic (Class of 2018)
  • 1B – Marcus Stewart (Class of 2016)
  • 2B – Michael Rodgers / Cole Nelson (Class of 2020 / Class of 2019)
  • 3B – Justin Major (Class of 2019)
  • SS – Tim Hasto (Class of 2017)
  • LF – Cody Carlson (Class of 2020)
  • CF – Nathan Dewey (Class of 2018)
  • RF – Ryan Knowlton (Class of 2018)

Silver Slugger Awards (Youth)
Best Hitter at Each Position

  • C – Sam Palmer (12u)
  • 1B – Tommy G (13u)
  • 2B – Alex Najera (14u)
  • 3B – Jackson Knorr (13u)
  • SS – Sam Palmer (12u)
  • LF –  Jude Love (13u)
  • CF – James Kostomiris (13u)
  • RF – Jack Kennedy (13u)