On the fifth episode of Offseason Chatter, we catch up with three-time USA Baseball alum Michael Hollimon. Hollimon talks about the differences of playing with Team USA at multiple levels, winning a gold medal twice in his career and what life as a player representative has been like. He also shares a few of his favorites from the USA Baseball Shop.
Hollimon was a member of the 1998 16U National Team, 2000 18U National Team and 2007 Professional Team, where he won two gold medals to bookend his time with Team USA. Along the way to his first gold-medal with the 16U Team, He scored a team-high 13 runs and recorded eight RBIs to go undefeated. He was a Minor League All-Star in 2006 and spent time in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers in 2008.