Grafton, WI – The Lakeshore Chinooks Baseball Club can now say they have alum who are World Series champions. Andrew Stevenson and Jake Noll are members of the Washington Nationals who claimed their first World Series title last week after defeating the Houston Astros. Stevenson and Noll were not on the 25 man roster for the series but are both part of the active 40 man roster.
Andrew Stevenson was a member of the Chinooks 2013 Second Half South Division champions. Stevenson would lead the team with a .345 batting average which earned him the Kapco Steel Slugger Award. He would go on to be drafted by Washington in the second round of the 2015 draft. Andrew would make his MLB debut in July 2017. In 2019, he appeared in 30 games and ended with a .367 batting average.
Jake Noll was a member of the Chinooks 2014 Northwoods League Championship team. Noll led the 2014 squad in batting average with .316, earning himself the Kapco Steel Slugger Award. He led the team in hits and runs as well. He went on to be drafted by the Nationals in the seventh round of the 2016 draft. Jake would make his MLB debut at the start of the 2019 season and appeared in 8 games this season.
Congrats to Chinooks alum, Andrew Stevenson and Jake Noll on becoming World Series champions.
The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, 200 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.