Duo Amongst Nominees for All-Legends Team for the CWS
March 14, 2010
Hudgins, the former CWS Most Outstanding Player from the early 2000s, is one of 14 pitchers on the ballot. He went 3-0 as he stuck out 15 and only gave up five earned runs in 24 innings of work during the 2003 classic earning All-America and Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year honors as a junior.
Garko, the Johnny Bench Award winner, is one of nine catchers on the ballot. The current Major Leaguer helped guide Stanford to the national championship game in 2001 and 2003, garnering All-Tournament honors both years. His CWS career of 15 runs and 21 hits rank fourth and fifth respectively in the CWS anals.
Voting can be done at: http://www.ncaa.com/cwslegends/index.html. Twenty-seven players throughout the 60 years at Rosenblatt Stadium will be honored during the final season of the historic ballpark before the venue moves to downtown Omaha.