Joseph “Trey” Mancini competed at Cooperstown Dreams Park in 2004 during Week 2 with the Lake Region Thunder (FL). Trey and the Lake Region Thunder started the week winning the Around Horn Plus with a time of 22.33 seconds and finished the week as the 4th seed reaching the Elite 8.
Trey graduated from Winter Haven High School (Winter Haven, FL) where he lettered three years in baseball. He participated in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Baseball All-Star Game and his accolades include first team all-area, first team all-county, third team all-Florida 5A, first team all-Florida 5A, and MaxPreps Sophomore All-American Team. Trey signed a letter of commitment with the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN) where he attended and played baseball for three successful years. During the 2013 Major League Baseball Amateur draft, Trey was selected by the Baltimore Orioles. He made his major league debut on September 20, 2016.
Trey’s professional career was interrupted in 2020 due to a diagnosis of colon cancer. He returned to baseball during the 2021 season, earning the American League Comeback Player of the Year. During mid-season of 2022, Trey was traded to the Houston Astros, helping the team win the 2022 World Series over the Philadelphia Phillies.