Former Santa Rita High School star Anthony Sanders played professionally for 14 years. He took time off in the middle of his pro career to help the United States win the gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Anthony Sanders helped the U.S. baseball team win the gold medal, appearing in five of the team's nine games. Sanders' biggest role came as a late-inning defensive replacement in center field. He went 1 for 6 at the plate and scored three runs.