The 2020 Hall of Fame class will be announced at the Whitecaps Winter Baseball Banquet in January 2020.
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Scott Lane - The first employee of the Whitecaps, was hired in 1993 as the General Manager. Lane saw the Whitecaps through six championships. He was promoted to President in 2000 to provide strategic vision for the Whitecaps. In addition to his Whitecaps duties, he also oversaw the day-to-day operations at Berlin Raceway when the Whitecaps owned it from 2001 to 2008.
Buck Farmer ('14) - Was 10-5 with a 2.60 ERA for the Whitecaps in 2014. Only the 2nd player to debut with the Tigers in the same season he played with the Whitecaps. He is currently a valuable member of the Tigers bullpen.
Willy Adames ('14) - In 2014, played 98 games with the Whitecaps. He had 14 doubles, 12 triples, a .269 batting average and a fielding percentage of .952. Adames is currently starting at shortstop for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Juan Tejeda ('02) - Hit .300 with a Whitecaps record 106 RBI and 34 doubles during the 2002 season. Spent five seasons in the Tigers Minor League system, playing as high as Double-A Erie, before spending three seasons with the Pirates, Mets, and Phillies organizations.
Tom Brookens ('07) - In his one season as the Whitecaps manager he led the team to the 2007 Midwest League Championship. He went on to join the Tigers coaching staff from 2010-2013. Tom played 12 years in the Major Leagues, 10 with the Tigers including the 1984 World Series Championship.
Gorkys Hernandez - ('07) - Hit .293 with 50 RBI and a league-leading 54 stolen bases on his way to being named a 2007 Midwest League All Star and league MVP. Made is Major League debut in 2012 with Pittsburgh, spent 3 seasons with the San Francisco Giants, and currently plays for the Boston Red Sox.
Avisail Garcia ('09, '10)- spent part of the '09 season and the '10 season with the Whitecaps. In 2010, he had 139 hits, 63 RBIs and 20 stolen bases. Currently in his 8th Major League season, Garcia played 6 with the White Sox with close to 600 hits more than 60 HR and 260 RBIs, and has spent the 2019 season with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Bruce Rondon ('11) - Went 2-2 with 19 saves and a 2.03 ERA in 2011. He struck out 61 batters in 40 innings and was named to the Midwest League All Star game. Bruce made his MLB debut in 2013 with the Tigers and signed with Chicago for the 2018 season. He has appeared in more than 150 game in the last 4+ season in MLB.
Steven Moya ('11, '12) - Spent parts of two season with the Whitecaps. In those two stints he hit 22 HRs and had 88 RBIs. In 2012 he hit .288 in 59 games with an OPS of .800
Curt Casali ('11, '12) - Curt came to the Whitecaps shortly after the 2011 draft. He spent parts of two seasons here and in those two years he hit .269 with 10 HRs and 40 RBI in 73 games. Made his MLB debut in 2014 with Tampa and has played in the Majors for parts of the last five season. Currently with the Cincinnati Reds organization.
Eugenio Suarez ('12) - in 2012 had 147 hits, 67 RBI and 21 stolen bases in 135 games that season and was named a Midwest League All Star. He made is MLB debut in 2014 with the Tigers and then was traded to Reds. In his 4+ season in the Majors he has more than 80 home runs, 290 RBI an OPS of close to 1.000.
Hernan Perez ('09, '10, '11) - Spent 2+ season in West Michigan. His best season was in 2011 when he hit .258 with 23 doubles, 42 RBIs and 23 stolen bases and was named a Post Season All Star. Made his MLB debut in 2012 with Detroit and was traded to Milwaukee in 2015. He has spent parts or all of the last 8 season in the Majors playing in more than 500 games, 350 hits and 150 RBIs.