DeRosa, Mark

Graduation Year: 1993
Category: Athlete

Mark DeRosa, BC Class of 1993, is one of the most heralded student-athletes in school history, while earning accolades on and off the playing field during his time at Bergen Catholic. An All-County and All-State selection in football, Mark quarterbacked the nationally-ranked Crusaders to the 1992 state championship in a game voted “Game of the Century” by The Record. Mark also earned All-County and All-State honors in baseball as a shortstop for the Crusaders. He was also the recipient of the Eugene D. McKenna Award at graduation, given to the student by best typifies the “BC Man.” Mark attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he played both football and baseball. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 1996 MLB Draft, later making his major league debut in 1998. Mark played 16 seasons for 8 different organizations, winning the 2010 World Series with the San Francisco Giants. Today, Mark works as an analyst on the MLB Network.