Galaxy signs U-17 resident McBean

[MLS] In the space of a month, Jack McBean went from a sophomore at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, Calif., to a resident at the U.S. under-17 national team program in Bradenton, Fla., to the Los Angeles Galaxy's latest signing as a homegrown player.

McBean, 16, played his club ball for Slammers FC in Newport Beach before joining the Galaxy academy program.

He is the first MLS home-grown signing of a player still in U-17 residency.

HOMEGROWN PLAYERS
FC Dallas (5)

GP-G PLAYER (YEAR SIGNED)
1-0 Bryan Levya (2009)
4-0 Ruben Luna (2010)
0-0 Moises Hernandez (2010)
0-0 Victor Ulloa (2010)
0-0 Jon Top (2011)

Houston (4)
0-0 Tyler Deric (2009 from Univ. of North Carolina)
1-0 Francisco Navas Cobo (2010)
0-0 Alex Dixon (2011 from Univ. of North Carolina)
0-0 Josue Soto (2011 from SMU)

D.C. United (4)
8-0 Bill Hamid (2009)
26-5 Andy Najar (2010)
0-0 Conor Shanosky (2010)
0-0 Ethan White (2010 from Univ. of Maryland)

Chivas USA (3)
0-0 Cesar Zamora (2009)
1-0 Bryan de la Fuente (2010)
18-2 Tristan Bowen (2008 by Los Angeles)

New York (3)
0-0 Giorgi Chirgadze (2009)
2-0 Juan Agudelo (2010)
0-0 Matt Kassel (2011 from Univ. of Maryland)

Toronto FC (2)
1-0 Doneil Henry (2010)
4-0 Nicholas Lindsay (2010)

Colorado (1)
0-0 Davy Armstrong (2010)

Chicago (1)
0-0 Victor Pineda (2010)

Kansas City (1)
0-0 Jon Kempin (2010)

Los Angeles (1)
0-0 Jack McBean (2011)

New England (1)
0-0 Diego Fagundez (2010)

Vancouver (1)
0-0 Philippe Davies (2010)

Philadelphia (1)
0-0 Zach Pfeffer (2010)

Teams without home-grown players: Portland, Real Salt Lake, Seattle, San Jose, Vancouver.

Note: Stats are regular-season statistics only. Year signed is the year a player signed, not the year he became eligible to play in MLS.

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