WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup MVP Bryce Eldridge is USA Baseball Athlete of the Year

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup MVP Bryce Eldridge is USA Baseball Athlete of the Year
09/12/2022
U-18 National Team manager Denny Hocking, U-15 National Team manager Drew Briese, the U-12 National Team and Women's Baseball National Team star Kelsie Whitmore also received awards

Bryce Eldridge, the XXX WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup MVP, earned the Richard W Dick Case Award. The award is given annually to the USA Baseball athlete of the year in honour of its founding Executive Director and CEO.

Eldridge's manager at the U-18 World Cup, Denny Hocking, won the Rod Dedeaux Coach of the Year Award.

Christian Rodriguez, the reliever who set the tone for the US in the make-up Super Round game against Japan, won the International Performance of the Year Award.

The U-12 National Team earned the Team of the Year Award for winning the WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup.

Drew Briese, who led the US to a second straight WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup, was named the Developmental Coach of the Year.

Kelsie Whitmore, who started every game in the USA-Canada women's baseball friendship series this Summer, earned the Sportswoman of the Year Award.

The full list of Awards is on the USA Baseball website.