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Ron Negray was born in Akron
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Players Born in this City

Top Major Leaguers Drafted Players Recently Active Active Players PRO Players
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ivory AlexanderC6-1 195 R-R 1989-08-03 Akron,Ohio NCAA2010-2012-   Firestone (Akron,OH)Akron  
Darshawn ArmstrongIF5-9 165 R-R 1998-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2017-2017-   Green (Uniontown,OH)Youngstown St  
Roger BegueP6-5 195 B-R 1959-01-09 Akron,Ohio A+1978-1982-   Waterloo (Atwater,OH)Lakeland CC  
Terry BevingtonC6-2 190 R-R 1956-07-07 Akron,Ohio AAA1977-1980-
1974- 4-  84-NYA
Santa Monica (Santa Monica,CA)  
Rick BorchersP6-2 190 R-L 1955-01-28 Akron,Ohio AAA1977-1982-
1977-13- 323-CLE
Sedan (Sedan,KS)Southeastern Oklahoma St, Tulsa, Grayson County Col  
Jace BurkeP6-1 190 R-R 1999-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2018-2018-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Evansville  
Brandon Caipen3B-OF6-0 180 R-R 1983-08-04 Akron,Ohio A2003-2007-
2006-28- 849-HOU
Tallmadge (Tallmadge,OH)Youngstown St  
Bryan CelikP6-0 175 R-L 1980-09-04 Akron,Ohio NCAA2001-2004-   Firestone (Akron,OH)Akron  
Vince Chiera3B6-0 195 R-R 1986-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2005-2008-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Akron  
Casey ClaflinC5-10 180 R-R 1994-08-02 Akron,Ohio NCAA2017-2018-   Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (Stow,OH)Akron, Shawnee St  
Brian ClarkP6-3 215 L-L 1993-04-27 Akron,Ohio AAA2012-2018-
2014- 9- 258-CHA
Stow-Munroe Falls (Stow,OH)Kent StMinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
Michael ClarkP6-1 186 L-L 1991-06-11 Akron,Ohio RK2010-2014-
2012-20- 609-HOU
American Heritage (Plantation,FL)North Carolina St, Kent StMinorsTexas Rangers (MLB)
Joe CostiganOF5-10 200 L-R 1991-06-16 Akron,Ohio NCAA2011-2014-   Barron Collier (Naples,FL)Clemson U.  
Joe CottonP6-2 180 R-R 1975-03-23 Akron,Ohio AAA1996-2004-
1996-18- 526-PHI
Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Bowling Green St  
Jack DilauroP6-2 185 B-L 1943-05-03 Akron,Ohio MLB1969-19701969-1970
1963-   UDFA-DET
North (Akron,OH)Akron  
Shane DowneyP5-10 190 R-R 1996-08-13 Akron,Ohio NCAA2016-2016-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Marshall U.  
Tyler DrabickP6-3 185 R-R 1997-09-29 Akron,Ohio NCAA2018-2018-   Hoover (North Canton,OH)Kent St  
Jeremy DurkeeP6-2 205 L-L 1980-11-30 Akron,Ohio RK1999-2005-
1999-28- 844-MIL
Cuyahoga Falls (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)  
Conor EganOF5-11 170 R-R 1987-01-28 Akron,Ohio NCAA2007-2009-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Kent St  
Jim FarrellP6-1 180 R-R 1973-11-01 Akron,Ohio AAA1993-2001-
1995-40-1110-BOS
Marlington (Alliance,OH)Kent St  
Collin FloydP6-4 190 L-L 1997-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2016-2018-   Springfield (Akron,OH)Youngstown St  
Michael ForchioneC5-9 175 R-R 1985-03-05 Akron,Ohio NCAA2005-2006-   Copley (Copley,OH)Ohio U.  
Tony GandeeIF5-10 180 R-R 1979-08-07 Akron,Ohio NCAA2001-2003-   Ellet (Akron,OH)Ohio U.  
Matt GebaczP5-11 175 L-L 1993-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2012-2012-   Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Akron  
Jake GoldbergP6-0 185 R-R 1985-11-28 Akron,Ohio A2005-2009-
2008-36-1094-NYN
Hillcrest (Simpsonville,SC)Col. Charleston  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
David GoodsonP6-3 175 L-L 1983-12-26 Akron,Ohio NCAA2003-2003-   Tallmadge (Tallmadge,OH)Marshall U.  
Andy HawranickC6-3 216 R-R 1983-08-14 Akron,Ohio NCAA2003-2006-
2005-48-1440-CHN
Lake (Uniontown,OH)Georgia Tech  
Dan HeidemanP6-9 273 R-R 1970-09-25 Akron,Ohio Ind1994-1995-
1991-35- 909-SLN
Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Florida St at Jacksonville, Ohio U.  
Kevin HoffmanP6-2 188 R-L 1966-01-12 Akron,Ohio A+1988-1991-   Cuyahoga Falls (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Kent St  
Jeffrey HoganSS6-0 183 R-R 1947-- Akron,Ohio NCAA1968-1969-
1970- 2-  47-DET
Ellet (Akron,OH)Florida St  
David HuthP-IF5-10 185 R-R 1984-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2003-2006-   Western Reserve Academy (Hudson,OH)Hofstra U.  
Grant KershUTIL6-0 185 R-R 1999-- Akron,Ohio --   Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Youngstown St  
Bob KnepperP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990
1972- 2-  43-SFN
Calistoga (Calistoga,CA)  
Keith KoserP6-2 215 R-R 1991-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2010-2012-   Tippecanoe (Tipp City,OH)Eastern Illinois U., Wabash Valley Col  
Jonathan KountisP6-3 225 R-R 1988-03-15 Akron,Ohio A-2007-2015-
2010-19- 572-NYN
Firestone (Akron,OH)Ohio Dominican U., Embry-Riddle U.Free Agent  
Greg KulickOF6-2 195 L-R 1981-05-11 Akron,Ohio NCAA2001-2003-   Garfield (Akron,OH)Akron  
Art KusnyerC6-2 198 R-R 1945-12-19 Akron,Ohio MLB1966-19791970-1978
1966-37- 698-CHA
Buchtel (Akron,OH)Kent St  
Tom LantzP6-1 180 B-R 1952-09-01 Akron,Ohio --
1970- 5- 118-DET
Akron East (Akron,OH)  
Neil LindgrenOF5-10 170 R-R 1986-08-05 Akron,Ohio NCAA2006-2010-   Firestone (Akron,OH)Xavier U.  
Tom LindheIF6-0 205 R-R 1980-02-22 Akron,Ohio NCAA2000-2003-   North (Akron,OH)Akron  
Jim Lipinski1B6-4 225 R-R 1981-12-04 Akron,Ohio Ind2001-2004-   Cuyahoga Falls (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Youngstown St  
David LoughRF-LF6-0 185 L-L 1986-01-20 Akron,Ohio MLB2005-20172012-2016
2007-11- 336-KCA
Green (Uniontown,OH)Mercyhurst ColFree Agent  
Brandon MaddernP6-7 240 L-L 1994-03-02 Akron,Ohio Ind2016-2018-   Firestone (Akron,OH)John Carroll U.  
Alex MarconiC6-0 180 R-R 1978-03-25 Akron,Ohio AAA1997-2003-
2000-27- 796-TBA
St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron,OH)Kent St  
Riley MinorikIF6-0 180 R-R 1996-05-07 Akron,Ohio NCAA2016-2018-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Bowling Green St  
Joe MockbeeP6-3 200 R-L 1995-01-07 Akron,Ohio A+2014-2018-
2017-29- 867-CHA
Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Michigan StDL-7Chicago White Sox (A)
Aaron MollOF5-9 184 R-R 1980-10-28 Akron,Ohio NCAA2001-2004-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Cincinnati  
Tanner MontgomeryC5-10 155 R-R 1998-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2017-2018-   Green (Uniontown,OH)Youngstown St  
Scott MorrisonSS6-0 180 R-R 1973-09-24 Akron,Ohio A1996-1997-
1996-25- 748-LAN
  Baylor U.  
Thurman MunsonC5-11 191 R-R 1947-06-07 Akron,Ohio MLB1968-19791969-1979
1968- 1-   4-NYA
Lehman (Canton,OH)Kent St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ron NegrayP6-1 185 R-R 1930-02-26 Akron,Ohio MLB1952-19581952-1958   Garfield (Akron,OH)  
Richard Pack1B6-3 187 R-R 1949-02-18 Akron,Ohio --
1967-21- 409-CLE
Stow-Munroe Falls (Stow,OH)  
Charles PaparoneSS   - 1949-- Akron,Ohio --
1967-43- 779-CLE
Ellet (Akron,OH)  
Pavin Parks3B6-1 200 L-R 1996-12-24 Akron,Ohio NCAA2016-2018-
2018-24- 711-SDN
Manchester (New Franklin,OH)Kent St, Seminole St Florida  
Mike PeteP5-11 183 L-L 1983-01-29 Akron,Ohio A+2002-2006-
2001-49-1439-CHN
Armwood (Seffner,FL)Florida  
Randy RichardsP5-11 170 R-R 1951-08-19 Akron,Ohio --
1971- 2-  42-PIT
Cuyahoga Falls (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Akron  
Trumaine RileyOF5-9 185 R-R 1985-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2004-2007-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Eastern Michigan U.  
Chad RodgersP6-3 185 L-L 1987-11-23 Akron,Ohio A+2006-2013-
2006- 3- 100-ATL
Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Free Agent  
Dominique RodgersP6-2 200 R-R 1985-01-21 Akron,Ohio A2004-2008-
2007-36-1105-MIN
Copley (Copley,OH)Kent St, Cleveland St  
James SamsP6-0 175 R-R 1950-06-24 Akron,Ohio --
1971- 2-  41-CLE
Cuyahoga Falls (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Miami U.  
Brian SandersIF5-10 165 R-R 1985-12-12 Akron,Ohio NCAA2005-2005-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Toledo, Mercyhurst Col  
Andy SchonP5-11 190 R-R 1985-03-24 Akron,Ohio Ind2004-2010-   Coventry (Akron,OH)Walsh U.  
Benjamin SemsIF6-2 165 L-R 1998-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2017-2018-   Westminster Christian (St. Louis,MO)Kansas  
Eric ShafferP6-3 200 L-L 1984-09-07 Akron,Ohio Ind2004-2007-   Garfield (Akron,OH)Youngstown St  
Kyle ShafferC6-4 245 R-R 1988-06-22 Akron,Ohio Ind2009-2012-   Garfield (Akron,OH)Cleveland St, Lakeland CC  
Ty ShoaffP6-0 224 L-L 1997-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2016-2017-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Missouri, West Virginia U.  
Al SieradzkiP6-5 215 R-R 1967-05-08 Akron,Ohio AA1989-1991-   Westerville South (Westerville,OH)Rio Grande  
Brian SmithOF6-3 225 R-R 1991-07-02 Akron,Ohio NCAA2011-2014-   Cypress Woods (Cypress,TX)Rice U., Grayson County Col  
Jeff SmithC6-3 216 L-R 1974-06-17 Akron,Ohio AAA1991-2004-
1995-20- 548-MIN
Naples (Naples,FL)Stetson U.  
Matt SnyderP5-11 201 R-R 1974-07-07 Akron,Ohio AAA1995-2002-     Essex County Col  
Lucas SokolC6-4 191 R-R 1993-04-01 Akron,Ohio NCAA2013-2016-   Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Toledo  
Steve SonnebergerP6-2 190 R-R 1964-04-11 Akron,Ohio AA1983-1988-
1986-13- 331-BAL
DeKalb (DeKalb,TX)Middle Tennessee St  
Bob SpadeP5-10 190 R-R 1877-01-04 Akron,Ohio MLB1907-19101907-1910      
Chris SteinbornP6-4 210 L-L 1982-03-23 Akron,Ohio AA2002-2008-
2002-36-1070-DET
Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Lakeland CC  
Shannon SwainoC6-0 205 L-R 1974-09-26 Akron,Ohio A-1994-1996-
1996-24- 700-MON
Manchester (New Franklin,OH)Kent St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
John SwansonP6-3 207 R-R 1980-09-06 Akron,Ohio NCAA1999-2003-   Harrison (Kennesaw,GA)Cincinnati, Columbus St  
Vince TaorminaC6-0 215 R-R 1997-03-11 Akron,Ohio NCAA2016-2018-   Silverado (Las Vegas,NV)UNLV  
Steve Thobe1B-C6-7 230 R-R 1972-05-26 Akron,Ohio AAA1994-1999-
1994-18- 494-PIT
Edison (Huntington Beach,CA)Sacramento St, Santiago Canyon Col  
Bill UphamP6-0 178 B-R 1888-04-04 Akron,Ohio MLB1918-19181918-1918      
Justin WaglerIF6-2 170 R-R 1993-12-21 Akron,Ohio NCAA2013-2014-   Lake (Uniontown,OH)Kent St  
Buck WasherP5-10 175 R-R 1882-10-11 Akron,Ohio MLB1905-19051905-1905     West Virginia U.  
Steve Weaver1B-OF6-1 205 L-L 1991-09-17 Akron,Ohio NCAA2012-2012-   Farragut (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee, Dyersburg St CC  
Ben WhitneyC6-2 215 R-R 1981-07-18 Akron,Ohio NCAA2002-2005-   St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron,OH)Kent St  
Sam WiseSS5-10 170 L-R 1857-08-18 Akron,Ohio MLB1881-18931881-1893      
Ryan WondersC5-9 180 R-R 1993-- Akron,Ohio NCAA2012-2012-   Revere (Richfield,OH)Ohio St  
Gene WoodlingOF5-9 195 L-R 1922-08-16 Akron,Ohio MLB1943-19621943-1962   Akron East (Akron,OH)  
Harvey YerginP6-5 205 R-R 1984-12-18 Akron,Ohio NCAA2004-2007-   Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (Stow,OH)Valparaiso U.  
Jack ZimmermanOF-P5-10 175 L-L 1998-08-02 Akron,Ohio NCAA2018-2018-   Green (Uniontown,OH)Kent St  
Mark ZimmermanP6-0 195 L-R 1994-03-29 Akron,Ohio A+2016-2017-
2016-33- 984-SDN
Green (Uniontown,OH)Baldwin-Wallace ColMinorsSan Diego Padres (A-)
Josh ZwislerOF5-9 180 R-R 1974-09-30 Akron,Ohio A1993-1996-
1993- 6- 179-MIL
St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron,OH)  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
Akron EastAkron,OHOrientals
Central HowerAkron,OHEagles
ElletAkron,OHOrangemen
Archbishop HobanAkron,OHKnights
St. Vincent-St. MaryAkron,OHFighting Irish
BuchtelAkron,OHGriffins
NorthAkron,OHVikings
GarfieldAkron,OHRams
CentralAkron,OH-
FirestoneAkron,OHFalcons
CoventryAkron,OHComets
SpringfieldAkron,OHSpartans

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
AkronEastern LeagueAA
University of AkronCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLevelCategory
1997Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
1998Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
1999Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2000Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2001Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2002Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2003Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2004Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2005Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2006Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2007Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2008Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2009Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2010Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2011Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2012Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2013Akron AerosEastern LeagueAAMinor
2014Akron RubberDucksEastern LeagueAAMinor
2015Akron RubberDucksEastern LeagueAAMinor
2016Akron RubberDucksEastern LeagueAAMinor
2017Akron RubberDucksEastern LeagueAAMinor
2018Akron RubberDucksEastern LeagueAAMinor
2002University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2003University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2004University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2005University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2006University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2007University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2008University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2009University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2010University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2011University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2012University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2013University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2014University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2015University of Akron ZipsMid-American ConferenceNCAA Div 1College

Ballparks and Stadiums

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Stadium Name
Canal Park
Lee R. Jackson Field