Baseball standout Mark Biggs has his WEHS jersey retired
February 8, 2012By Don Sergent of Warren East High School
Mark Biggs, Kentucky Mr. Baseball winner while a member of Warren East High School's 2011 regional-champion baseball team, had his number 24 jersey retired during halftime of the WEHS boys' basketball game on February 7. Now a professional baseball player in the Toronto Blue Jays organization, Biggs was a record-setting hitter and pitcher during a six-year career at Warren East. He compiled a .380 batting average with 29 home runs for his career, and he finished his career with an excellent 1.79 earned-run average as a pitcher. He was drafted by the Blue Jays in the eighth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.