WASHINGTON D.C. — Andrew Stevenson has lived the dream of any baseball player growing up.
He's played in the Little League World Series with the Lafayette All-Stars. He reached the College World Series twice while at LSU. And now, he's a World Series Champion with the Washington Nationals.
The former STM star, taking part in the championship parade Saturday with his wife Michelle, and his Nationals teammates.
Stevenson is on the 40 man roster for Washington. As a pinch runner, the Youngsville native scored the tying run in the NL Wild Card game versus the Milwaukee Brewers.
Overall, he played in 31 games for the Nats, batting .367 with five runs.
He's also one of 15 former players from LSU to win the World Series. Here is a list provided by LSU Athletics:
MLB World Series Champions from LSU
· INF Alvin Dark, New York Giants – 1954 (player); Oakland Athletics – 1974 (manager)
· 1B Joe Bill Adcock, Milwaukee Braves - 1957
· LHP Mark Guthrie, Minnesota Twins – 1991
· LHP Eddie Yarnall, New York Yankees – 1999 and 2000
· LHP Randy Keisler, New York Yankees - 2000
· RHP Russ Springer, Arizona Diamondbacks - 2001
· RHP Curtis Leskanic, Boston Red Sox – 2004
· RHP Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants – 2010 and 2012
· INF Mike Fontenot, San Francisco Giants – 2010
· LHP Brian Tallet, St. Louis Cardinals - 2011
· INF Ryan Theriot, St. Louis Cardinals – 2011; San Francisco Giants - 2012
· RHP Louis Coleman, Kansas City Royals - 2015
· 3B Alex Bregman, Houston Astros – 2017
· RHP Will Harris, Houston Astros – 2017
· OF Andrew Stevenson, Washington Nationals – 2019