Dan Grummitt became the fifth baseball player to be inducted into the Shawnee State Hall of Fame. He played three seasons at Shawnee State, spanning 1996-1998. During those three seasons, he helped lead the Bears to 71 victories against just 40 losses and one tie. He batted over .340 in each of his three years and finished with a career batting average of .363. His highest batting average came during the 1997 season when he hit .415. In his final season with the Bears, Grummitt hit .344 and scored 53 runs while driving in 44 more. He also hit 15 home runs that season to finish his career with 25. Grummitt finished his career with 91 runs, 86 RBI, 14 doubles and seven triples. After completing his Shawnee State career, he went on to be drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (now Rays) in the 22nd round of the MLB Amateur Draft, becoming the only Shawnee State player to play on a Major League Baseball affiliated roster. He reached the AAA level by the 2003 season, playing for the Durham Bulls before his career ended.
Class of 2103 (L-R): Dan Grummitt, Becky Holden-Elkins, Sarah Koehler, Adam Davenport