Kevin Marnon, who competed at Cooperstown Dreams Park with the Rochester Rockies (MI) in week 6 of 2006, stated participating at the park was one of his most memorable baseball experiences.
Kevin went on to letter in baseball, football and basketball at Sterling Heights Stevenson High School (MI). On the football field, Kevin helped the team to runner-ups at the state championship. On the court, he was awarded All-Conference, All-County and All-Metro Detroit East honors. Kevin's success carried over to the diamond, leading his baseball team to a 31-7 record, the Macomb Athletic Conference (MAC) Championship and state semi-finals his senior year (2012). He was voted to and played in the Michigan High School All-Star Game and was selected to the All-MAC team, All-County, and Detroit News Scholar Athlete of the Year.
After his high school graduation in 2012, Kevin, a left-handed pitcher, attended and played baseball at East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN). As a freshman (2013), Kevin made seven appearances and one start on the mound. During his sophomore season (2014), Kevin made seven appearances, recording a 3.24 ERA. He was selected All Atlantic Sun All-Academic member both his freshman and sophomore years. Kevin transferred to the University of Akron (Akron, OH) prior to the 2014 academic year where he planned to continue his baseball career but red shirted and then transferred to Ball State University (Muncie, IN) when University of Akron dropped the baseball program. At Ball State during the 2016 season, Kevin led the team with 15 starts on the mound, twice named MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week, and was an Academic All Mid-American Conference. In 2017, he made 20 appearances with a team-high 13 starts on the mound, led the team in wins (6) and innings pitched (70.2), and received the Dirtbag Award.
Following his collegiate career (2017), Kevin signed with the Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers in the United Shore Baseball League (Rochester, MI). After a month with the Beavers, Kevin signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Twins to play professional baseball.