Former MLB All-Star Pitcher
Career Highlights: Josh Beckett is a two-time World Series Champion pitcher who won the prestigious title with the Florida Marlins (2003) and the Boston Red Sox (2007). Touted as a top high school prospect, Beckett was the second overall pick in the 1999 MLB Draft by the Marlins. In 14 seasons, he played for the Marlins (2001-05), Red Sox (2006-12) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (2012-14) and finished his MLB career with a 3.88 ERA in 2,051 innings and a 138-106 record. Beckett won the 2003 World Series with the Marlins, and was named the World Series MVP with two strong pitching performances on three days’ rest as the Marlins beat the New York Yankees. Traded to Boston in late 2005, Beckett was the American League Cy Young Award runner-up and the ALCS MVP in 2007, when he went 20-7 and won the World Series with the Red Sox. Boston traded Beckett to the Dodgers in August 2012 and as a 34-year old, Beckett pitched a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 25, 2014.