Josh Reddick grew up in Effingham County, graduated from South Effingham High School, and now plays professional baseball for the Houston Astros. He previously played for the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, and a brief stint with the LA Dodgers. Reddick earned the Gold Glove Award in 2012 with the Athletics. This was the first outfield gold glove awarded to an A's player since 1985.
In the off season, Josh returns to his hometown to give back to his community, including the annual Josh Reddick Homerun Derby hosted by ECRP.