TITANS `11: Was a world class ball boy for the Titans while sitting out the 2011 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
LONG BEACH STATE `10: Played for cross-town Big West Conference rival Long Beach State for 2 years under former Head Coach Mike Weathers • Played in 36 games as a sophomore for the 49ers, 27 of them coming as a starter • Had 3 multi-hit games (all with 2 hits) and 1 multi-RBI game on Mar. 13 against Wichita State when he drove in a pair of runs • Was 3-for-8 (.375) with an RBI in 4 games against Cal State Fullerton (1 game at Goodwin Field, 3 games at Blair Field).
LONG BEACH STATE `09: Played in 49 games, making 48 starts at second base as a freshman • Had the 49ers' longest hitting streak (tied) by hitting safely in 12 consecutive games (.364, 16-for-44, 4 RBI) • Had 12 multi-hit games including a season-high 4 hits on Apr. 24 at Pacific • Cracked Long Beach's only grand slam of the year against South Carolina on March 6; the 4 RBI were a career high • Had a hit in 14 of the team's final 18 games • Was 2-for-13 (.154) with an RBI against Cal State Fullerton in 3 games at Goodwin Field.
VISTA MURRIETA HS: Was a 4-year letterwinner for the Broncos of Vista Murrieta High School • Was coached by his father, Dave Legg • While there, the Broncos were three-time Southwestern League champions • Was a four-time all-league selection and a two-time League MVP • Was an all-state pick as a junior and senior • Hit .413 as a senior with 2 home runs, 10 doubles and 5 triples • Was a three-time All-CIF Southern Section first teamer • Was a four-time Southwestern League Academic Team member.
PERSONAL: Born on Mar. 30, 1990, in Laramie, Wyoming • Full name is Derek Douglass Legg • Parents are Dave and Melinda Legg • Has an older brother (D.C) and a deceased brother (Cody), killed in action in Iraq in 2008 • Majoring in communications • Father, Dave, played baseball at San Diego State in 1978; mother, Melinda was a gymnast for the Aztecs as well • His brother, D.C., played baseball at Utah and Cypress College • His uncle, Steve Hazlett, had an 8-year minor league baseball career with Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Seattle and San Diego • Favorites include: Tony Gwynn (baseball player), old Yankee Stadium (stadium), Dodger Stadium (place to play), New York Yankees (team), Toby Keith (musical artist) and "Bull Durham" and "Bad Boys II" (movies).
LEGG'S DIV. I CAREER HIGHS (* with Long Beach State)
At Bats: 5, 9 times, last on Mar. 19, 2010 at UNLV*
Runs: 3, 3 times, last on Apr. 26, 2009 at Pacific*
Hits: 4, Apr. 24, 2009 at Pacific*
RBI: 4, Mar. 6, 2009 at South Carolina*
Home Runs: 1, Mar. 6, 2009 at South Carolina*
Doubles: 2, Apr. 25, 2009 at Pacific*
Stolen Bases: 1, 12 times, last on Mar. 6, 2010 vs. Washington*