Player Leadership

Player Leadership

Executive Subcommittee

Association Reps

Andrew Miller | Association Player Representative

Andrew Miller | Association Player Representative

Andrew, a Florida native and former University of North Carolina Tar Heel, has appeared in 572 major-league games with the Red Sox, Indians, Marlins, Yankees, Tigers, Cardinals and Orioles over 15 seasons. He appeared in two All-Star games and was named the Mariano Rivera American League reliever of the year in 2015. In 2016, Andrew received the Thurman Munson Award for his achievements as a player and his community outreach off the field.

Max Scherzer | Association Player Representative

Max Scherzer | Association Player Representative

The seven-time All-Star, has a career 175-93 record and 3.21 ERA with three Cy Young Awards over 13 seasons with the Diamondbacks, Tigers and Nationals. Max and his wife, Erica, host an annual Scherzer Showdown fantasy football fundraiser to benefit the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. They also support the Humane Rescue Alliance, a Washington, D.C., animal advocacy group.

Francisco Lindor | Alternate Association Player Representative

Francisco Lindor | Alternate Association Player Representative

Francisco, a native of Caguas, P.R, was a first-round selection by Cleveland out of Montverde High School in Florida. He made his MLB debut at age 21 and since has racked up numerous accolades. Francisco was an All-Star for four consecutive seasons from 2016-2019, earned two Gold Gloves as a shortstop, two Silver Slugger Awards and one Platinum Glove. Francisco has led the American League in plate appearances three times and at-bats twice and led the majors with 129 runs in 2018.

Marcus Semien | Alternate Association Player Representative

Marcus Semien | Alternate Association Player Representative

Marcus was an AL MVP finalist in 2019, when he played in all 162 games and set career bests with a .285/.369/.522 slash line, 33 homers and 92 RBIs. He played at the University of California and spent his first two big-league seasons with the White Sox before being traded to Oakland in 2014. Marcus is a two-time A’s recipient of the MLBPAA Heart and Hustle Award, which honors active players who demonstrate a passion for baseball and best embody the values, spirit and traditions of the game.

Pension Reps

Zack Britton | Pension Committee Representative

Zack Britton | Pension Committee Representative

Zack transitioned from the starting rotation to the bullpen as Baltimore’s closer in his fourth big-league season. He made his first two All-Star teams in 2015-2016 and led the American League with 47 saves and a 0.54 ERA in 2016. Since joining the Yankees in a 2018 trade, he has logged a 2.14 ERA and amassed 14 saves.

James Paxton | Pension Committee Representative

James Paxton | Pension Committee Representative

James, "The Big Maple," spent the first six seasons of his major league career with the Mariners before being traded to the Yankees before the 2019 season. He threw 99 pitches in a no-hitter in 2018 on the road against the Blue Jays, making him the first Canadian pitcher to throw a no-hitter in Canada. James has a career 3.50 ERA with 803 strikeouts in 733 innings.

Jason Castro | Alternate Pension Committee Representative

Jason Castro | Alternate Pension Committee Representative

Jason helped lead Stanford to the 2008 College World Series as a standout two-way catcher before being selected in the first round of the ’08 draft by the Astros. He later returned to school and received a sociology degree with a concentration in business organizations. In 10 seasons with the Astros, Twins, Angels and Padres, he has reached double figures in home runs six times. Jason and his wife, Maris, founded Castro’s Kids, a Houston-based literacy initiative. He was a 2014 Roberto Clemente

Gerrit Cole | Alternate Pension Committee Representative

Gerrit Cole | Alternate Pension Committee Representative

Following a dominant 2019 season, Cole signed a nine-year $324 million contract with the Yankees. In doing so, he thanked the late Marvin Miller and Curt Flood for allowing free agency and competition to “blossom.” A former No. 1 overall pick, Gerrit has pitched for the Pirates, Astros and now the Yankees over eight big-league seasons. The three-time All-Star went 20-0 from May 27, 2019 to Aug. 19, 2020, for the third longest winning streak in major-league history.

Eight Players serve on the Executive Subcommittee and are elected by their peers. This includes two Association Reps, two Association Alternates, two Pension Reps, and two Pension Alternates.

Every two years, all 30 teams hold elections for their Player Reps and Alternates.

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