The Dugout Baseball Club 22U team has joined the Western Reserve Collegiate League for the 2021 summer season. Current league franchises voted to accept the team into the league. The Dugout Baseball Club is part of the Dugout Sports Complex located in Eastlake, Ohio founded in 2015 by Brian Pellegrini and Jeff Winrod;
Brian played at St. Bonaventure University as an All-American Division 1 player. He was drafted in the 12th round by the Houston Astros. Unfortunately, his career was cut short due to injuries. He is currently the head Varsity Baseball Coach at Willoughby South High School.
Jeff is also a baseball coach at Willoughby South High School, as well as the director of Rebel Baseball Club- a local travel organization. With his 15 plus years of coaching experience, Coach Winrod has numerous players competing at the college level. The 22U team is coached by Dan Elliott.