Dallas Center–Grimes graduate, Dynas Doud, has been called up by the American Association of Professional Baseball to join the Salina Stockade.
Doud, who grew up in Van Meter, IA. had been playing for the White Sands Pupfish in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
The American Association of Professional Baseball originated in 1902 and featured Hall of Fame players Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, and Willie Mays. The league has teams in Cleburne and Grand Perry, TX; Winnipeg, Canada; Kansas City and Wichita, KS; Lincoln, NE; Sioux Falls, SD; Fargo, ND; St. Paul, MN; and Sioux City, IA.
Doud was a member of the 2012 Dallas Center–Grimes first State Baseball Championship Team. From there he helped Tyler Junior College in Tyler, TX, win the 2014 Junior College National Baseball Championship. Doud finished up his college career playing for East Texas Baptist College, where he became the school’s first First Team Academic All-American Baseball Player.