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Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame


 Founder and president of the St Louis Redbirds from its inception until 2009. Bob's contributions to not only the Redbirds but youth baseball in the city of St Louis are unparalleled. Under his regime, the Redbirds saw hundreds of players advance through the program to college and professional baseball.

Bob Grana

Redbirds President
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David was a Redbirds player from 1997-2001. While wearing the birds uniform David won 2 SLABA league MVP awards, was selected to 4 all star teams and was on the winningest team in program history, the 2001 team that went 54-3. After playing Redbirds, Freese hang moved on to an excellent major league baseball career.

David Freese

Redbirds Player
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Redbirds player from 1995-1999, Howard was an offensive weapon, still today Ryan holds many offensive records in Redbirds history. While a member of the Redbirds Howard was a 4 time all star and 2 time all state selection. After his Redbirds career Howard played at Missouri St University then was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies. Over his major league career his accolades includes multiple all star selections and a home run derby championship.

Ryan Howard

Redbirds Player 
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 Matt was a Redbirds player from 1998-2002 as was the ACE on the Redbirds 2001 team that finished with a 54-3 record. Along with leading dominate pitching staffs for the Redbirds he also was selected to 4 all star teams and is the 3rd winningest pitcher in Redbirds history. After high school Buschmann went on to pitch at Vanderbilt University and was selected in the 12th round by the San Diego Padres. 

Matt Buschmann

Redbirds Player 
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 Luke played Redbirds from the time he started playing when he was 5 years old through his graduating 18 year old year. Voit was one of the best all around players to play in the organization, bring power, speed, defense, and baseball IQ has carried him to the level he is at today. After graduating from Lafayette High School he went on to play for Missouri St University and was a 21st round draft pick of the St Louis Cardinals. Today Luke is a MLB player, and American League home run champion in 2022

Luke Voit 

Redbirds Player

 Kyle is the son of Redbirds founder Bob Grana, playing Redbirds for entirely of Redbirds career. While with the Redbirds Grana was a 9 time SLABA all star and all state selection at Lafayette High School. After Redbirds Kyle went onto pitch at Johnson County CC & Bellermine University and was a free agent sign of the St Louis Cardinals in 2013. While with the Cardinals, Kyle was a 3 time all star and 2015 Cardinals minor league pitcher of the year. . 

Kyle Grana

Redbirds Player 

 Shannon was a member of the Redbirds from 1994-2000. After his playing career was completed Wheeler rejoined the program and coached the Varsity team for 5 seasons. During college Shannon played at University of Missouri, Meramec CC, and Bellermine University. Currently serves as a advisor to the Redbirds front office and coaches baseball at Marquette High School.

Shannon Wheeler

Redbirds Player

 Sam played Redbirds for 6 seasons and currently is the Vice President of the St Louis Redbirds and 314 Sports Management. While with the Redbirds he was a 6 time all star, 3 time league MVP, and 3 time all state player at Marquette High School. Basta was a draft pick out of High School by the Baltimore Orioles and pitched in their farm system for 5 seasons. 

Sam Basta 

Redbirds Player 

 Redbirds player from 1997-2002, and was a member of the 2001 team that posted a record of 54-3. While with the Redbirds, Stano was the leader behind the plate, best overall catcher is program history. His combination of athleticism and smarts brought a unique approach to the catcher position. Grant was a 36th round draft pick of the Chicago Cubs out of Marquette High School. 

Grant Staniszewski

Redbirds Player 

Redbirds player from 1997-2002, currently is owner and operator of St Louis Redbirds Baseball, 314 Tournaments, and 314 Training Academy. During his playing career Basta won 4 league MVP's, was a 5 time all star, and 3 time all state player at Marquette High School. After graduating he went on the play Meramec CC, South Alabama University, and Missouri Baptist University. After graduating E.j. played for the Gateway Grizzles and Rockford Riverhawks of the Frontier League.

E.J. Basta

Redbirds Player 

Tony is son to Redbirds founder Bob Grana and brother to Hall of Fame member Kyle Grana. While a member of the Redbirds during his playing career Grana was selected to multiple all star teams and led numerous groups deep into postseason play. College career was played at Missouri St University and UMSL. After completing playing career Grana came back to the program and coached the Varsity team for 4 seasons. 

Tony Grana

Redbirds Player 

 Harry was a member of the Redbirds coaching and Board of Directors from 1993-2000. While with the organization Harry coached at all High School levels and participated in program operations. He work helped build the foundation the organization has today. Along with coaching Redbirds, Lucas also was the Varsity hockey coach at Desmet High School winning multiple state championships.

Harry Lucas

Redbirds Coach 

Steve Miller served as a front office and lead administrator for the Redbirds organization from 1997-2003. While with the Redbirds Miller helped construct the growth of the youth program and high school teams. For many years Miller served as the Athletic Director at Lafayette High School in Wildwood, MO

Steve Miller 

Redbirds Administrator
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 Redbird coach from 1994 to 2000, coaching High School teams at 16u and 18u divisions. While with the Redbirds he guided teams to 5 league championships and two World Series appearances. Coach Denoyer was the baseball and softball coach at Lafayette High School in Wildwood, MO for 8 years.

Scott Denoyer

Redbirds Coach
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