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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jared AbruzzoC6-3 225 B-R 1981-11-15 La Mesa,California AA2000-2005-
2000- 2-  50-ANA
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)  
Aaron AlbertC5-10 170 L-R 1970-10-16 La Mesa,California Ind1994-1995-      
John Alvarez3B6-1 225 R-R 1956-- La Mesa,California AAA1976-1981-
1979- 7- 172-PIT
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Cerritos Col  
Courtney ArrolladoIF6-1 190 R-R 1974-09-05 La Mesa,California A1993-1997-
1993-19- 527-BOS
Valhalla (El Cajon,CA)  
Jim BaxterOF6-2 200 R-R 1966-08-08 La Mesa,California AAA1986-1991-
1986- 3-  53-CLE
El Cajon Valley (El Cajon,CA)Southwestern CC  
Andrew BellattiP6-1 170 R-R 1991-08-05 La Mesa,California MLB2009-20192015-2015
2009-12- 379-TBA
Steele Canyon (Spring Valley,CA)Free Agent  
Aaron Boone3B6-2 200 R-R 1973-03-09 La Mesa,California MLB1992-20091997-2009
1994- 3-  72-CIN
Villa Park (Orange,CA)USC  
Jeff ByrdP6-3 195 R-R 1956-11-11 La Mesa,California MLB1977-19791977-1977
1974- 2-  26-TEX
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)  
Todd CadyC6-4 222 B-R 1972-11-25 La Mesa,California A+1992-1996-
1994- 3-  68-FLO
Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)Arizona St  
Brett CaradonnaOF6-1 185 L-R 1978-12-03 La Mesa,California AAA1997-2002-
1997- 1-  34-CHA
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)  
Michael CartwrightP6-0 195 L-L 1997-07-30 La Mesa,California NCAA2018-2019-   Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)San Diego, Yavapai Col, Cal St Northridge  
Johnny CoitOF-C5-10 200 L-R 1984-09-23 La Mesa,California Ind2004-2008-   Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)Cal St Northridge  
Clay CoulterC6-2 200 R-R 1984-12-15 La Mesa,California NCAA2004-2007-   West Hills (Santee,CA)San Diego St, Missouri St, Grossmont Col  
David CulpepperP6-4 180 R-R 1951-11-12 La Mesa,California --      
Ryan EwinP6-7 180 R-R 1981-10-05 La Mesa,California A2000-2004-
Monte Vista (Danville,CA)  
Tyler FernandesOF6-0 183 R-R 1982-10-17 La Mesa,California NCAA2004-2005-   Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)San Diego, San Jose St  
Kalin Foulds2B5-9 160 B-R 1975-07-28 La Mesa,California A1996-2000-   Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)San Diego St  
Marty FrenchP6-4 190 R-R 1953-- La Mesa,California AA1977-1977-
1975-25- 569-SDN
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Grossmont Col, San Diego St  
Mark GapskiP6-4 210 R-R 1971-01-21 La Mesa,California A-1991-1994-   Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)San Diego St  
Chris GreenP6-0 180 L-R 1974-08-13 La Mesa,California A1993-1995-
1993-15- 409-SEA
  Grossmont Col  
Jake GuzmanC6-0 210 R-R 1982-08-02 La Mesa,California AA2001-2006-
2001-31- 925-KCA
Santana (Santee,CA)Palomar Col  
Matt HaarP6-2 185 -L 1965-- La Mesa,California A-1987-1987-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)San Diego St  
Rich Haar2B-SS6-0 180 R-R 1970-09-14 La Mesa,California A+1990-1994-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)California-Santa Barbara  
Kyle HayesP-IF6-2 200 L-R 1992-09-13 La Mesa,California NCAA2011-2014-   Santana (Santee,CA)San Diego St, Oklahoma, Howard Col  
Harry Henderson1B6-0 190 L-L 1967-09-12 La Mesa,California Rk1988-1989-
1989-20- 524-CIN
  San Diego St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Rob HenkelP6-2 210 L-R 1978-08-03 La Mesa,California AAA1997-2007-
2000- 3-  71-FLO
Irving (Irving,TX)UCLA  
Jared HuntIF5-8 170 L-R 1992-04-13 La Mesa,California Ind2011-2014-   Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)San Diego St  
Travis HunterC6-2 230 R-R 1979-09-03 La Mesa,California A1997-1998-     Col. So.Idaho  
Rob IppolitoP6-2 195 R-R 1972-07-28 La Mesa,California A+1992-1995-
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Arizona  
Joe KennedyP6-4 225 R-L 1979-05-24 La Mesa,California MLB1998-20072001-2007
1998- 8- 252-TBA
El Cajon Valley (El Cajon,CA)Grossmont Col  
Mario KnorrOF5-11 175 L-R 1979-12-04 La Mesa,California Rk1998-1999-
1998-27- 823-ARI
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)  
Austin KretzchmarIF6-0 175 R-R 2000-- La Mesa,California NCAA2019-2019-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Stanford U.  
Roberto LopezOF6-0 195 R-R 1985-10-01 La Mesa,California AAA2005-2017-
2008-25- 769-ANA
Rancho Bernardo (San Diego,CA)USCFree Agent  
David LutzC6-3 195 L-R 1981-09-25 La Mesa,California A1999-2003-
1999-11- 330-MON
Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)  
Marco MariscalP6-0 160 L-L 1990-10-21 La Mesa,California NCAA2009-2012-   El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)Dartmouth Col  
Lee McElwee3B-OF5-10 160 R-R 1894-05-23 La Mesa,California MLB1916-19161916-1916     Bowdoin Col  
Mike McHughP6-1 185 R-R 1979-11-02 La Mesa,California --
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)  
Mark McRobertsC6-2 195 R-R 1982-01-15 La Mesa,California A+2000-2004-
2000-14- 415-PHI
Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)  
Dennis MortonP5-11 180 L-L 1959-09-27 La Mesa,California A+1977-1980-
1977-28- 671-SLN
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)  
Jared MortonP5-10 190 R-R 1996-- La Mesa,California NCAA2015-2018-   Temecula Valley (Temecula,CA)California-Riverside  
Mark Mosier3B6-0 205 R-R 1974-06-13 La Mesa,California A+1997-1997-
Salina South (Salina,KS)Chicago  
Tim MurphyP6-2 205 L-L 1987-05-07 La Mesa,California AA2006-2012-
2008- 3-  89-TEX
Rancho Buena Vista (Vista,CA)UCLAFree Agent  
Robby NesovicP6-4 220 R-R 1994-03-31 La Mesa,California Rk2013-2015-
2015-27- 810-ATL
Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)California-Santa BarbaraFree Agent  
Johnny OmahenP6-0 190 R-R 1989-03-15 La Mesa,California AAA2008-2016-
Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)Cal St San MarcosFree Agent  
Steve OuelletteIF6-0 175 R-R 1998-- La Mesa,California NCAA2017-2019-   Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)California-Davis  
Bryan PaukovitsP6-7 238 R-R 1987-06-29 La Mesa,California AA2006-2012-
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)San Diego Mesa ColFree Agent  
Gary Phillips3B-OF6-1 168 R-R 1954-- La Mesa,California --
1972-18- 409-SDN
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)  
Jason PhillipsC-1B6-1 180 R-R 1976-09-27 La Mesa,California MLB1995-20082001-2007
1997-24- 720-NYN
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)San Diego St  
Kyle PhillipsC6-2 190 L-R 1984-04-03 La Mesa,California MLB2002-20112009-2011
2002-10- 302-MIN
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)  
Larry PierceH   - La Mesa,California NCAA2005-2005-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Alcorn St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Austin RauchC6-3 210 R-R 1988-03-30 La Mesa,California AAA2006-2010-
2006-12- 348-COL
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)  
Brandon RauchOF6-2 220 R-R 1985-02-18 La Mesa,California NCAA2004-2004-   El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)San Diego St, Chico St  
Jason ReedP6-3 215 L-L 1973-06-08 La Mesa,California A+1994-1996-
1994-26- 720-LAN
El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)Grossmont Col  
Mike Rendina1B6-4 215 L-L 1970-09-28 La Mesa,California AA1988-1999-
1988-13- 343-DET
Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)  
Trey Richards3B6-3 205 - La Mesa,California NCAA2000-2002-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)New Mexico St, Hawaii  
Royce RingP6-5 220 L-L 1980-12-21 La Mesa,California MLB2000-20132005-2010
2002- 1-  18-CHA
Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)San Diego St  
Nick RuppertOF5-11 180 R-R 1993-09-14 La Mesa,California NCAA2013-2016-   St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)Dartmouth Col  
James Russell1B-3B   - 1956-- La Mesa,California --
1974-29- 604-CIN
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)  
Hayden SchillingP-IF5-10 170 L-R 1996-04-20 La Mesa,California NCAA2015-2019-   West Hills (Santee,CA)New Mexico  
Austin SchuetzleOF6-3 175 R-R 1995-03-09 La Mesa,California Rk2014-2014-   Sedro Woolley (Sedro Woolley,WA)Retired  
Mark Smelko1B6-0 185 B-R 1959-03-15 La Mesa,California A+1981-1983-
1981-21- 522-CAL
Monte Vista (Danville,CA)San Diego St  
Kacey SmithOF5-10 190 L-R 1994-- La Mesa,California NCAA2013-2015-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)San Diego, Grossmont Col  
Jerry StaffordP6-4 210 B-L 1970-04-07 La Mesa,California A+1992-1995-
1992-13- 376-FLO
Vista (Vista,CA)San Diego St  
Hunter StrattonC5-10 170 L-R 1996-07-20 La Mesa,California NCAA2015-2017-
2017-16- 478-PIT
Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)San Diego St, Walters St CC  
John Summers1B6-0 195 B-R 1976-11-16 La Mesa,California AAA1998-2000-
1998-13- 398-SFN
Tyler SwinburnsonP6-4 200 R-R 1975-08-05 La Mesa,California A-1995-2002-
1997-15- 471-CLE
  Oregon St, Olympic Col  
Travis TaijeronOF6-2 210 R-R 1989-01-20 La Mesa,California MLB2008-20192017-2017
2011-18- 552-NYN
Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)Cal Poly Pomona, Grossmont Col, Southwestern ColMinorsNew York Mets (AAA)
Cisco Tellez1B5-11 220 L-L 1992-06-05 La Mesa,California A2013-2015-
2014-24- 734-BOS
Valhalla (El Cajon,CA)California-RiversideFree Agent  
Dan Tiumalu3B-OF5-11 195 R-R 1969-12-24 La Mesa,California --
1988-35- 896-HOU
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)  
Mark TrioloP6-5 220 L-R 1986-12-07 La Mesa,California NCAA2006-2009-   Patrick Henry (San Diego,CA)San Diego St, Portland  
Thomas UrbanP6-1 175 R-R 1953-- La Mesa,California --
1971-10- 243-LAN
Mount Miguel (Spring Valley,CA)  
Tory WinrowSS-3B6-0 190 R-R 1970-12-26 La Mesa,California --
Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Grossmont Col  
Taylor WohlwendP6-1 180 R-R 1989-- La Mesa,California NCAA2008-2010-   Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)UNC Asheville  
Jeremiah WylieP6-3 165 R-R 1996-- La Mesa,California NCAA2015-2015-   Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)San Jose St  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Helix CharterLa Mesa,CAHighlanders