Atlanta Braves Release Roster for Fourth Annual 44 Classic presented by Nike at Truist Park September 24-25

Top 44 high school baseball players from the Southeast will participate in pro-style workout and showcase game

ATLANTA (September 20, 2022) – The Atlanta Braves will host their fourth annual 44 Classic presented by Nike at Truist Parkon Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25. This showcase, with participating sponsor Truist, will feature the top diverse high school baseball talent from the Southeast.

The top 44 players from the Braves’ RBI Fall Development League presented by Nike were selected to participate in an exclusive pro-style workout on Saturday, September 24 at 1:30 p.m. On Sunday, September 25 at 1 p.m., the athletes will be split into two teams to play in a showcase game in front of professional baseball scouts.

Players will be coached by Braves alumni Marquis Grissom, Marvin Freeman, and Johnny Estrada.

The 44 Classic presented by Nike—named in honor of Henry “Hank” Aaron’s number—furthers his legacy to increase diversity in baseball. It serves as a platform to provide access and exposure for rising sophomore, junior, and senior minority baseball talent to help them reach the next level. 

The showcase game on Sunday, September 25 is free and open to the public. Tickets must be reserved in advance at

The 44 Classic showcases exceptional players like these. (Photo: Atlanta Braves)

The full roster of participating student-athletes includes:

NamePositionHometown (City, State)High School
Antonio AndersonSSAtlanta, GANorth Atlanta High School
Ali BanksOFStone Mountain, GAParkview High School
Corey BatteyLHPClermont, FLTNXL Academy
Tysen BenfordRHPAcworth, GAGeorgia Premier Academy
Michael BrightMIFLithia Springs, GANew Manchester High School
Clarence Callaway IIICConyers, GADutchtown High School
Wesley Calloway1BAtlanta, GAWhitefield Academy
Montrell ChristianOFForest Park, GAForest Park High School
Kanious DavisRHPAtlanta, GAMaynard Jackson High School
Jacen DavisMIFAtlanta, GADunwoody High School
Evan DuncanOFMillbrook, GAStanhope Elmore High
Lj EstradaCNewnan, GAThe Heritage School
Jamie HowzeOFEllenwood, GARedan High School
Ira Jefferies3BMarietta, GAHillgrove High School
Malachi JeffriesSSBuford, GASeckinger High School
Adrian JimenezSSSugar hill, GALanier High School
Terrence Kiel IIOFAtlanta, GAPace Academy
Trey LawrenceSSPalmetto, FLPalmetto High School
Nathaniel LeverettteCAtlanta, GAWestlake High School
Trey Majette1BLawrenceville, GAPeachtree High School
Adriel MartinezCStone Mountain, GARedan High School
Denver MatthewsOFNew Rochelle, NYNew Rochelle High School
Bernard MoonSSStone Mountain, GARedan High School
Rodney Mudd IIOFSnellville, GAShiloh High School
Sam Parker1BMarietta, GAKennesaw Mountain High school
Tyshon PattySSLawrenceville, GAMountain View High School
Andwele PittmanRHPDecatur, GADecatur High School
Ezra PooleRHPBuford, GABuford High School
Ethan PulliamSSStarkville, MIStarkville High School
Carson RaySSAtlanta, GAWoodward Academy
Brent SimsRHPStockbridge, GAStockbridge High School
Adonis SmithRHPStockbridge, GAGeorgia Premier Academy
Nicholas SpryRHPSnellville, GAShiloh High School
Brandon StephensRHPDecatur, GADecatur High School
Mason Sutherland1BMarietta, GAMarietta High School
Travyon Taylor1BRiverdale, GAForest Park High School
Quaterrion WaltonSSFairburn, GALangston Hughes High School
DeVante WellsCPinson, ALPinson Valley High School
Chase WilliamsOFMontgomery, ALStanhope Elmore High School
Desean WilliamsOFHampton, GAGeorgia Premier Academy
Tyrell Wyatt2BStone Mountain, GARedan High School
Bruce WycheOFMcDonough, GAUnion Grove High School
Ryan WynnSSDouglasville, GAChapel Hill High School
Ashton Yelder3BMontgomery, ALLowndes Academy

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