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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
AJ BattistoP5-9 185 R-R 1983-09-30 Pottstown,Pennsylvania AAA2003-2013-
2007-30- 916-FLO
Pottsgrove (Pottstown,PA)Georgia So.U., Rider U.Free Agent  
Andy BausherP6-2 200 R-L 1976-08-17 Pottstown,Pennsylvania AAA1997-2003-
1997- 6- 182-PIT
Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)Kutztown U.  
Timothy BausherP6-4 205 R-R 1979-04-23 Pottstown,Pennsylvania AAA1998-2007-
2001-27- 819-SEA
Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)Kutztown U.  
Jeff Bedell3B6-2 185 B-R 1963-09-23 Pottstown,Pennsylvania A+1984-1994-
1984- 5- 123-TOR
  Montgomery Col  
Bailey BrownP6-2 185 R-R 1995-06-11 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2014-2014-   Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)High Point U.  
Dave ClayP6-0 175 R-R 1959-05-02 Pottstown,Pennsylvania AAA1981-1989-
1981-22- 557-ATL
Pottsgrove (Pottstown,PA)West Chester Pennsylvania  
James DetwilerP6-1 190 L-L 1976-06-11 Pottstown,Pennsylvania A-1999-2000-
1999-16- 493-TOR
Valley Forge Military Academy (Wayne,PA)Old Dominion U.  
Josh EidellP6-1 207 R-R 1987-06-21 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2006-2009-   Kennedy-Kenrick Catholic (Norristown,PA)Villanova U.  
Brandon Engelhardt2B5-10 160 R-R 1992-- Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2011-2014-   Owen Roberts (Pottstown,PA)Pennsylvania  
Michael EppsP6-5 195 R-R 1993-08-12 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2012-2015-   Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)Maryland-Eastern Shore  
Kevin FoemanP6-6 215 R-R 1984-04-02 Pottstown,Pennsylvania Ind2003-2011-   James River (Midlothian,VA)Mary Washington Col  
Paddy Fox1B-3B5-9 185 - 1868-12-01 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1891-18991891-1899      
Harry Gilbert2B   - 1868-07-08 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18901890-1890      
John GilbertSS   - 1864-01-08 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18901890-1890      
Chie GunnerOF6-2 183 L-R 1978-07-22 Pottstown,Pennsylvania Rk1996-1998-
1996-10- 304-TBA
Grandview (Grandview,MO)  
Chad HausemanOF6-1 205 R-R 1979-11-27 Pottstown,Pennsylvania Rk1999-2003-
2003-24- 720-ANA
The Hill School (Pottstown,PA)Jacksonville U.  
Hugh HighOF5-7 155 L-L 1887-10-24 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1913-19181913-1918      
Jack HoganP6-2 222 R-R 1997-04-04 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2017-2019-   The Hill School (Pottstown,PA)Tulane U., Pittsburgh  
Jeff KellyP6-0 180 R-R 1990-11-17 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2010-2013-   Owen Roberts (Pottstown,PA)Pittsburgh  
Bobby KishP6-0 180 R-R 1959-10-25 Pottstown,Pennsylvania A+1981-1984-
1981-11- 267-SLN
  South Carolina  
John LudyP6-0 175 R-R 1964-11-23 Pottstown,Pennsylvania AA1984-1989-
1985- 4-  80-MIL
Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)Saint Joseph's U.  
Mick MattalianoP6-3 200 R-R 1985-01-17 Pottstown,Pennsylvania A+2004-2011-   St. Pius X (Pottstown,PA)Virginia Commonwealth U.  
Josiah PlatchekP6-2 190 R-R 1983-- Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2004-2004-   Spring-Ford (Royersford,PA)Temple U., Lackawanna Col  
Timothy PontoP6-7 205 R-R 1993-04-22 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2012-2017-
Owen Roberts (Pottstown,PA)Saint Joseph's U.  
Dave RickettsC6-2 195 B-R 1935-07-12 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19701963-1970
1957-   UDFA-SLN
Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)Duquesne U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Dick RickettsP6-7 215 L-R 1933-12-04 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19591959-1959
1955-   UDFA-SLN
Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)Duquesne U.  
Bill RotesP5-11 170 - 1871-06-27 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1893-18931893-1893      
Mike SantelloCOACH   - Pottstown,Pennsylvania --     Eastern U.  
Mike ShadeP6-2 205 R-R 1961-03-07 Pottstown,Pennsylvania AAA1982-1988-
1982- 4- 101-SLN
Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)West Chester Pennsylvania  
Billy ShantzC6-1 160 R-R 1927-07-31 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19551954-1955   Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)  
Bobby ShantzP5-6 142 R-L 1925-09-26 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1949-19641949-1964   Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)  
Jared TroutP6-1 195 R-R 1982-01-15 Pottstown,Pennsylvania A2001-2007-
2003-28- 842-OAK
Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)Rhode Island  
Adam TsakonasIF6-0 195 R-R 1985-09-05 Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2005-2008-   Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)Delaware  
Buck WeaverSS-3B5-11 170 B-R 1890-08-18 Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19201912-1920      
Willis WhitehurstSS5-10 155 R-R 1964-- Pottstown,Pennsylvania A1982-1984-
1982-29- 726-KCA
Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)  
Jeff WiandOF-P6-4   L-R 1992-- Pottstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2011-2011-   Owen Roberts (Pottstown,PA)Lehigh U.  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
The Hill SchoolPottstown,PARams
St. Pius XPottstown,PAWinged Lions
West-Mont ChristianPottstown,PA-
Owen RobertsPottstown,PAWildcats