South Dakota Native to Recieve a Major League Baseball Award

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LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis will be awarded with the American Legion Graduate of the Year Award later this month.  Ellis, a Rapid City native and alumnus of Rapid City Post 22, will be given his award on May 25th prior to the Dodgers home game with the Houston Astros.  Ellis’s American Legion head coach Dave Ploof and his wife Patty nominated Ellis for the award and will be on hand in LA for the award ceremony.

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