John LeGare
John  LeGare


St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles North

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 177




Purdue Enjoys Memorable Turnaround Year

Annual season recap details all the highlights from entertaining campaign


Purdue Summer League Assignments

Boilermakers to be represented in 12 different summer wood bat leagues


Bats Silenced in Game 2 at CSUN

Williams and Learnard team up to retire 12 of 14 batters over four innings of relief


Spring Break Begins with Series at CSUN

Boilermakers open eight-game California trip with weekend wraparound series


3 Homers Not Enough in Finale at SEMO

Dalesandro, LeGare both homer for second day in a row

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: Bo Jackson
Favorite Playoff Format: College World Series
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Dad
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Gareth Stroh
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Johnny Cueto
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Ron Swanson
In His MP3 Player: Blake Shelton
Last Concert He Attended: Jason Aldean
Last Book He Read: The Martian
Favorite Actor & Actress: Mark Wahlberg & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Sci-Fi Series: Cosmos
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Parks and Recreation
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Cake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Another Sport He Enjoys: Football
Favorite Purdue Building: Ford Dining Court
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Alaska
Country He'd Like to Visit: Peru
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Grass Surface
Furry Friend: Charlie, Miniature Schnauzer

2017 Season
Played in 19 games, making nine starts in left field… started five consecutive games in March, including all three games of the series victory at Southeast Missouri… also started games against Ohio State, Louisville and Rutgers… hit safely, scored a run and drove in a run in all three games of the SEMO series, the only Boilermaker to accomplish all three of those feats in one series in 2017… homered in each of the final two games at SEMO… had RBI double for his first collegiate hit in the opener at SEMO… walked twice and scored a run in the series opener at CSUN… singled in the opener of the Ohio State series. Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

High School
LeGare was a letterwinner for coach Todd Genek at St. Charles North High School in suburban Chicago... batted over .350 each of his upperclassman seasons as a two-time all-conference and all-area honoree... also a multiple year academic all-conference student-athlete... batted .384 with a .646 quality at-bat percentage as a junior... hit .358 with a .612 quality AB clip a year later... helped St. Charles North take third at state (class 4A) as a senior along with winning back-to-back conference titles as an upperclassman... also part of regional champs as a sophomore and junior... Daily Herald prep scholars award recipient as a senior.

Full name is John Bradley LeGare... born in Barrington, Illinois... parents are Bradley and Sharon LeGare... family also includes older siblings Danielle, Alexandria and Phillip... his parents are alumni of Big Ten universities Illinois (mom) and Minnesota (dad)... majoring in exploratory studies.



  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago