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Mickey Morandini: Morandini, in his second season as BlueClaws manager, hit .268 over an 11-year big league career that included playing with the Philadelphia Phillies from 1990-1997. He helped the Phillies reach the 1993 World Series and was an All-Star in 1995.
Matt Stairs: Stairs homered in Game 4 of the 2008 NLCS off Dodgers relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton to give the Phillies the lead and turn momentum in a series that the Phillies would win on the way to that year's World Series title. The Canadian-born Stairs played for 12 organizations. He also holds the MLB record for home runs as a pinch hitter with 23 and hit 265 career home runs between 1992 and 2011, 38 with the 1999 Oakland Athletics.
Justin Pugh: Pugh was selected by the New York Giants in the first round (19th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft after playing collegiately at Syracuse. He started 34 games in his collegiate career and was named Second-Team All-Big East in 2010 and First-Team in 2011 and 2012. He played in high school at Council Rock South in Holland, Pennsylvania and was a recipient of the Maxwell Award, recognizing tri-state (PA, NJ, DEL) seniors that excel in athletics, academics, and community service.