MLB Players in the Film
There are over 80 former Alaska League players and Coaches currently in the Major Leagues. The filming of Touching The Game, Alaska, the documentary crew traveled around MLB Spring Training sites and other locations meeting with and interviewing more than 30 of these players and coaches about their experiences in Alaska.
The following MLB Players appear in the Film.
|MLB Player||ABL Team||2006 MLB Team||Where Are They Now?|
|J.D. Drew||Oilers||Red Sox||Red Sox|
|Jacoby Ellsbury||Pilots||Red Sox||Red Sox|
|Keith Foulke||Bucs||Red Sox||Retired|
|Jed Lowry||Miners||Red Sox||Pawtucket (AAA-Red Sox)|
|Mark Teahen||Oilers||Royals||White Sox|
|Terry Francona||Goldpanners||Red Sox (Manager)||Red Sox (Manager)|
|Brad Mills||Oilers||Red Sox (Bench Coach)||Astros (Manager)|
|Dave Magadan||Goldpanners||Red Sox (Hitting Coach)||Red Sox (Hitting Coach)|
|Dave Winfield||Goldpanners||Padres (VP) (MLB Hall of Fame)||Retired/ESPN Analyst (MLB Hall of Fame)|
|Tom Seaver||Goldpanners||Retired (MLB Hall of Fame)||Retired (MLB Hall of Fame)|