Doug Mientkiewicz led the Seminole baseball team with a .371 batting average, 19 home runs and 80 RBIs in his final year at Florida State. He was a member of Team USA where he led the team of all-stars with 10 home runs and 41 RBI’s and was awarded the Fighting Spirit Award. His leadership helped Florida State earn its first ACC Championship and he was named the MVP of the Atlantic I Regional as a senior. He ranks 10th in the Florida State record book for batting average and slugging percentage and was named to the CWS All-Decade Team of the 1990s. In 1995, the left-handed first baseman signed with the Minnesota Twins after playing several seasons in the minor leagues. He was a member of the Gold-medal winning Olympic team in Sydney, Australia and has earned numerous honors as a major leaguer including the Most Valuable Twin and the Rawlings Golden Glove Award.