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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Lardell AllenC-1B6-3 205 R-R 1972-08-21 Davenport,Iowa Rk1993-1993-
1992-27- 753-PHI
  Black Hawk Col  
Billy ArgoOF5-11 180 B-R 1964-12-10 Davenport,Iowa A+1984-1989-
1987-32- 820-LAN
Assumption (Davenport,IA)Iowa St  
Willie ArgoOF6-1 205 R-R 1989-10-15 Davenport,Iowa AA2009-2017-
2012-22- 692-TBA
Assumption (Davenport,IA)IllinoisFree Agent  
Gene Baker2B-3B6-1 170 R-R 1925-06-15 Davenport,Iowa MLB1953-19611953-1961   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)St. Ambrose U.  
Nick BakerisP6-2 220 R-R 1991-07-24 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2011-2014-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Western Illinois U., Kirkwood CC  
Tony BakerisIF6-4 215 R-R 1992-- Davenport,Iowa NCAA2012-2013-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)St. Ambrose U., Kirkwood CC  
Eric BatesP6-2 200 R-R 1966-12-19 Davenport,Iowa Rk1989-1989-
1989-31- 810-CIN
Bella Vista (Fair Oaks,CA)Sacramento St, UCLA  
Thomas Bawden2B5-11 175 R-R 1984-07-24 Davenport,Iowa Rk2003-2004-   Parkway Central (Chesterfield,MO)  
Ian BedellP6-3 198 R-R 1999-09-05 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2018-2019-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Missouri  
Jason BelkP5-10 180 R-R 1986-04-06 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2006-2008-   Davenport North (Davenport,IA)Iowa, Kirkwood CC, Chandler-Gilbert CC  
Ben BeutelP6-0 160 L-L 1999-- Davenport,Iowa NCAA2018-2018-   Assumption (Davenport,IA)Bowling Green St  
Ryan BlakeC6-1 205 R-R 1980-01-02 Davenport,Iowa A+1999-2005-
2003-22- 653-FLO
Robert B. Glenn (Kernersville,NC)North Carolina  
Justin BrauerOF5-11 196 R-R 1988-02-23 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2007-2008-   Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
Tate BullardC6-0 190 - 1992-12-15 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2012-2012-   Tift County (Tifton,GA)Mercer U.  
Dallas BurkeC-1B6-1 193 R-R 1990-02-10 Davenport,Iowa Ind2009-2013-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Iowa, Missouri So.State U.  
Mike Busch3B6-5 249 R-R 1968-07-07 Davenport,Iowa MLB1989-20011995-1996
1990- 4- 110-LAN
North Scott (Eldridge,IA)Iowa St  
Mike ButcherP6-1 200 R-R 1965-05-10 Davenport,Iowa MLB1986-19981992-1995
1986- 4-  96-CIN
United Township (East Moline,IL)Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Col  
Dallas CawiezellP6-6 255 R-R 1985-09-04 Davenport,Iowa A+2005-2009-
North Scott (Eldridge,IA)Valparaiso U.  
Andrew CoffmanC6-0 195 R-R 1992-08-09 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2013-2014-   Davenport West (Davenport,IA)No.Colorado, Ellsworth CC  
Ricky ConnellP6-2 210 R-R 1955-02-13 Davenport,Iowa NCAA1975-1975-
1975-25- 573-CLE
Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Indian Hills CC-Centerville  
Greg DittmerP6-7 220 L-L 1979-01-24 Davenport,Iowa Rk1999-1999-     Muscatine CC  
Troy EppingC6-3 200 R-R 1959-- Davenport,Iowa A1980-1980-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
Chris EwenOF5-10 180 R-R 1982-03-22 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2003-2004-   Assumption (Davenport,IA)New Mexico St, Black Hawk Col  
Heith Gadient1B-3B6-3 240 L-R 1978-12-18 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2000-2002-   Western (Barry,IL)Oklahoma, Cosumnes River Col, Cal St Northridge  
Josh GibbsP6-0 180 R-R 1988-07-16 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2009-2009-   Rock Island (Rock Island,IL)No.Iowa, Indian Hills CC-Centerville  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Cory HarrisOF5-10 181 R-R 1979-12-07 Davenport,Iowa A+1999-2009-
Assumption (Davenport,IA)Pensacola St  
Gary HartsockP6-2 190 R-R 1959-- Davenport,Iowa A+1978-1979-
1978- 1-  10-MON
Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Muscatine CC  
Lawrence HerronOF5-9 170 L-R 1992-03-12 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2012-2012-   Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)Western Michigan U.  
Dave HoeksemaSS6-1 180 R-R 1958-09-15 Davenport,Iowa AAA1979-1986-
1980- 8- 203-MON
Sioux Central (Sioux Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Bob HughesOF6-2 200 R-R 1972-04-17 Davenport,Iowa A-1994-1995-
1994-18- 504-MON
Joel Hutter3B6-1 210 R-R 1990-02-28 Davenport,Iowa A+2009-2015-
2012-10- 312-BAL
Bettendorf (Bettendorf,IA)Dallas Baptist U., Des Moines Area CCFree Agent  
Ray JacksonOF6-0 175 R-R 1969-12-20 Davenport,Iowa A1991-1994-
1991-14- 375-SFN
Vince JacksonOF6-1 185 R-R 1972-10-09 Davenport,Iowa A-1991-1993-
1991- 8- 221-LAN
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)  
Matt JarvisP6-4 185 R-L 1972-02-22 Davenport,Iowa AAA1991-2004-
1990-34- 916-BAL
La Cueva (Albuquerque,NM)Mesa CC  
Chadwick JohnsonC6-5 225 R-R 1976-05-11 Davenport,Iowa A-1995-1998-
  Bradley U.  
Trevor Kenyon1B-C6-0 200 R-R 1991-10-18 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2013-2014-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Iowa, Black Hawk Col  
Zach KenyonP6-5 190 R-R 1988-12-05 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2008-2011-
2007- 9- 276-KCA
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
Dylan KesterOF5-11 200 R-R Davenport,Iowa Ind2017-2017-     Clarke Col, Ashford U.  
Mike KoolP6-1 185 R-R 1987-- Davenport,Iowa NCAA2008-2009-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Illinois-Chicago, Black Hawk Col  
Colin KreiterOF5-11 200 L-R 1996-08-20 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2016-2019-   North Scott (Eldridge,IA)Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Kirkwood CC  
Dan LadehoffSS5-10 180 R-R 1973-10-21 Davenport,Iowa NCAA1993-1995-
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Missouri St  
Connor Lindaman1B6-5 235 R-R 1998-03-12 Davenport,Iowa --   Assumption (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
Lefty LorenzenP5-10 164 L-L 1893-01-12 Davenport,Iowa MLB1913-19131913-1913      
Tom LundstedtC6-4 195 B-R 1949-04-10 Davenport,Iowa MLB1973-19751973-1975
1970- 1-  17-CHN
Prospect (Mount Prospect,IL)Michigan  
Randy McDermottOF6-2 205 R-R 1969-10-06 Davenport,Iowa Rk1991-1992-   Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Austin Peay St  
Andrew McNamaraUT5-11 185 R-R 1990-05-31 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2010-2010-   Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Bradley U.  
Richard MeierOF6-0 190 L-R 1950-- Davenport,Iowa --
1969-17- 393-OAK
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)  
Dyson MiguelP6-1 210 R-R 1979-05-23 Davenport,Iowa NCAA1999-2002-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
Quinn MurphySS6-1 195 L-R 1975-09-28 Davenport,Iowa Ind1994-2000-
1994-15- 409-CLE
Assumption (Davenport,IA)  
Clayton NettletonP6-2 210 L-R Davenport,Iowa NCAA2019-2019-   Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Bryce Palar2B5-10 165 R-R 1982-04-29 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2001-2004-   Rock Island (Rock Island,IL)Bradley U.  
Christian PenaIF5-10 190 R-R 1998-- Davenport,Iowa NCAA2017-2019-   Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Eastern Illinois U., Indian Hills CC-Centerville  
Scott PoseLF-RF5-11 180 L-R 1967-02-11 Davenport,Iowa MLB1989-20021993-2000
1989-34- 888-CIN
Dowling (West Des Moines,IA)Arkansas, Iowa  
Larry RathjeOF6-0 175 L-L 1945-08-02 Davenport,Iowa --
1967-21- 415-MIN
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Iowa  
Wayne RettigP6-2 190 R-L 1952-- Davenport,Iowa --
1970- 8- 174-SDN
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)  
Russ ReyesOF6-1 185 L-L 1980-10-20 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2001-2002-   Assumption (Davenport,IA)Xavier U.  
Joe RyanP6-3 195 R-R 1983-07-15 Davenport,Iowa --
Assumption (Davenport,IA)  
Joe RyanP6-3 200 R-R 1983-07-15 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2004-2004-   Assumption (Davenport,IA)No.Iowa  
Bill SandryOF6-2 190 R-R 1960-05-15 Davenport,Iowa A1981-1984-
1982-23- 585-CHA
Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)Kentucky  
Matt SwynenbergP6-5 195 R-R 1989-02-16 Davenport,Iowa AAA2008-2015-
2009-28- 832-WAS
Davenport North (Davenport,IA)Black Hawk ColRestrictedWashington Nationals (AAA)
Greg Thissen2B6-4 185 R-R 1981-06-01 Davenport,Iowa AAA2001-2007-
2001- 8- 232-MON
Assumption (Davenport,IA)Triton Col  
Chad ViethP6-3 225 R-R 1979-04-30 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2001-2002-   Davenport North (Davenport,IA)No.Iowa, Muscatine CC  
Tom WalshC5-11 170 R-R 1885-02-28 Davenport,Iowa MLB1906-19061906-1906      
Jeremy WeihC5-11   R-R 1987-10-15 Davenport,Iowa NCAA2007-2009-
Wilton (Wilton,IA)No.Iowa, Kirkwood CC  
Spin WilliamsP6-3 230 L-L 1957-01-05 Davenport,Iowa AA1979-1984-   Davenport West (Davenport,IA)Muscatine CC, Winona St  
Terry WilliamsP6-2 190 R-R 1950-05-21 Davenport,Iowa --
1968-14- 320-BOS
Davenport West (Davenport,IA)  
Mitch WylieP6-3 190 R-R 1977-01-14 Davenport,Iowa AAA1998-2009-
1998- 8- 239-CHA
North Scott (Eldridge,IA)St. Ambrose U.  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Davenport NorthDavenport,IAWildcats
Davenport CentralDavenport,IABlue Devils
Davenport WestDavenport,IAFalcons

College and PRO Teams

Quad CitiesMidwest LeagueA
DavenportMidwest LeagueA
St. Ambrose UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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2004Quad Cities SwingMidwest LeagueAMinor
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2017St. Ambrose UniversityChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2018St. Ambrose UniversityChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Modern Woodmen Park