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John Orton was born in Santa Cruz
An aggregate of all things related to Santa Cruz, California on this web site. Its important to know that the list is based on what is available in the database but is not necessarily complete.

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Total Players Listed83Major Leaguers11Active Players6
Active Players ListShane Carle, Robbie Erlin

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Players Born in this City

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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Frank ArellanesP6-0 180 R-R 1882-01-28 Santa Cruz,California MLB1908-19101908-1910     Santa Clara U.  
George ArnottC6-1 205 R-R 1977-09-03 Santa Cruz,California A1998-2002-
1997-30- 904-CHN
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Gonzaga U.  
Carl BaconC-DH6-3 230 L-R 1984-08-30 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2003-2007-   Soquel (Soquel,CA)Santa Clara U.  
Caleb BalbuenaP6-7 240 R-R 1977-03-23 Santa Cruz,California A+1996-2008-
1998-26- 785-SEA
Somerville (Somerville,NJ)Long Beach St, Cuesta Col  
Erik BarbicP6-6 215 R-R 1981-11-12 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2003-2004-   Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Pacific, West Valley Col  
Dann BilardelloC6-0 190 R-R 1959-05-26 Santa Cruz,California MLB1978-19941983-1992
1978- 3-  57-SEA
Marello Prep (Marello,CA)Cabrillo Col  
Zac BischoffP6-2 210 R-R 1988-03-26 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2007-2010-   Soquel (Soquel,CA)Fresno St, Col. San Mateo  
Rick BladtOF6-1 160 R-R 1946-12-09 Santa Cruz,California MLB1969-19771969-1975
1966-   UDFA-CHN
  Foothill Col  
James BunnerP6-1 205 R-R 1963-06-16 Santa Cruz,California A+1989-1989-   Aptos (Aptos,CA)San Jose St  
Shane CarleP6-4 185 R-R 1991-08-30 Santa Cruz,California MLB2011-20182017-2018
2013-10- 299-PIT
Scotts Valley (Scotts Valley,CA)Long Beach St, Cabrillo ColActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
Alan CastroC6-0 195 R-R 1949-06-15 Santa Cruz,California --
1969-31- 722-OAK
Soquel (Soquel,CA)Cabrillo Col  
Giuseppe ChiaramonteC6-0 200 R-R 1976-02-19 Santa Cruz,California AAA1995-2001-
1997- 5- 148-SFN
Soquel (Soquel,CA)Fresno St  
Thomas Crichton2B6-0 180 R-R 1949-10-31 Santa Cruz,California --
1968-14- 322-KCA
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)  
Pascual Del RealIF5-10 175 R-R 1987-01-27 Santa Cruz,California Ind2008-2012-   Soquel (Soquel,CA)Indiana St, Cabrillo Col  
Adrian DeMarP6-3 190 R-R 1990-05-18 Santa Cruz,California Ind2012-2012-   San Lorenzo Valley (Felton,CA)Simpson U.  
Nick DoanP6-0 185 R-R 1979-12-19 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2001-2003-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Cal Poly, Cabrillo Col  
Doug EastmanOF6-3 190 R-R 1964-07-04 Santa Cruz,California A1986-1989-
1986-25- 636-CIN
McCloud (McCloud,CA)Sacramento St  
Yale EckertP6-7 210 L-L 1988-02-29 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2007-2008-   Aptos (Aptos,CA)Navy  
Robbie ErlinP6-0 175 L-L 1990-10-08 Santa Cruz,California MLB2009-20182013-2018
2009- 3-  93-TEX
Scotts Valley (Scotts Valley,CA)ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)
Collin Ferguson1B6-2 216 L-L 1993-02-09 Santa Cruz,California AAA2012-2017-
2015-17- 497-COL
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)St. Mary's Col CaliforniaFree Agent  
Pat FettyP6-0 175 R-R 1968-04-27 Santa Cruz,California A+1991-1993-
1986-34- 800-KCA
Soquel (Soquel,CA)  
Tyler FocklerP6-4 210 R-R 1985-10-22 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2005-2007-
2004-44-1300-DET
Scotts Valley (Scotts Valley,CA)San Jose St, Col. San Mateo  
Beau FraserC6-1 210 R-R 1990-04-06 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2009-2013-   Aptos (Aptos,CA)Portland  
Drew GagnierP6-4 215 R-R 1988-09-21 Santa Cruz,California A+2007-2013-
2010-17- 523-DET
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Fresno St, OregonFree Agent  
Lauren GagnierP6-2 210 R-R 1985-02-28 Santa Cruz,California AAA2004-2011-
2006-10- 292-DET
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Chris GeorgeP6-1 180 R-R 1980-10-13 Santa Cruz,California A+2000-2006-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Hawaii, Cypress Col  
Ron GersteinP6-1 200 L-L 1969-01-01 Santa Cruz,California AA1990-1996-   Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Tulane U.  
Gary GhidinelliC   - 1951-05-05 Santa Cruz,California --
1969-31- 728-CHN
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)San Jose St  
Steve GlassSS-3B6-3 190 R-R 1964-11-08 Santa Cruz,California A1987-1989-
1987-38- 963-ATL
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)San Francisco St  
Steven Glaum95-10 175 R-L 1954-11-26 Santa Cruz,California RK1977-1977-   Aptos (Aptos,CA)Cabrillo Col, California-Riverside  
Sazi GuthrieP6-4 205 R-R 1979-12-14 Santa Cruz,California A+1999-2006-   Belfast (Belfast,ME)Ithaca Col  
Nat HambyP6-4 215 R-R 1994-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2013-2016-   Soquel (Soquel,CA)California-Davis, Cabrillo Col  
Tim HammP6-4 200 R-R 1960-08-08 Santa Cruz,California AAA1978-1986-
1978- 9- 213-SDN
Soquel (Soquel,CA)  
Kyle HartzOF6-2 220 R-R 1985-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2004-2007-
2004-37-1105-KCA
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)De Anza Col, Santa Clara U., San Jose St  
Dana HendershottP6-4 200 L-L 1949-- Santa Cruz,California --
1971-26- 610-LAN
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)San Francisco  
Brandon HennesseyP6-4 166 R-R 1985-09-03 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2005-2008-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)San Jose St  
K.C. HerrenOF6-0 210 L-R 1985-08-21 Santa Cruz,California A+2004-2009-
2004- 2-  51-TEX
Auburn (Auburn,WA)  
Glenallen HillRF-LF6-3 230 R-R 1965-03-22 Santa Cruz,California MLB1983-20011989-2001
1983- 9- 219-TOR
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)  
Dillon HouserP6-3 225 L-L 1994-09-02 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2014-2017-   St. Francis (Mountain View,CA)Fresno St, San Francisco St  
Justin JensenP6-3 190 L-L 1973-12-19 Santa Cruz,California AA1994-2004-
1993-48-1325-DET
  Cabrillo Col  
Johnny JohnsonOF   - 1968-06-11 Santa Cruz,California --
1986-34- 796-MON
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)San Jose St  
Jeff KaitaP6-1 210 R-R 1979-05-12 Santa Cruz,California --
1997-47-1362-ANA
Colfax (Colfax,CA)Fresno St  
Don KeathleyC6-4 215 R-R 1968-04-18 Santa Cruz,California A+1990-1991-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Moorpark Col  
Wayne KirbyP6-0 175 B-R 1951-02-12 Santa Cruz,California --      
A.J. KnoxIF5-10 180 - 1983-06-11 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2004-2006-   Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City Col  
Tyler LaTorreC6-0 210 L-R 1983-04-22 Santa Cruz,California AAA2003-2015-   Aptos (Aptos,CA)California-DavisMinorsMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
Chris LevyP6-0 170 R-R 1990-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2012-2012-   Scotts Valley (Scotts Valley,CA)California-Davis, Cabrillo Col, Ohlone Col  
Brett LindgrenIF5-10 175 R-R 1983-06-09 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2002-2005-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)East Carolina U., Fresno City Col  
Ian MacDougallP6-0 170 L-L 1988-12-18 Santa Cruz,California Ind2014-2015-   Summit (Bend,OR)Western Oregon U.  
Jason MarkovitzP6-2 180 L-L 1988-08-27 Santa Cruz,California A+2007-2011-
2010-13- 402-SEA
Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Long Beach St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Scott MasikOF6-2 180 R-R 1991-01-10 Santa Cruz,California A-2010-2014-
2013-21- 641-OAK
Archbishop Mitty (San Jose,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, San Jose City ColFree Agent  
Jordan McCavittP6-0 190 B-R 1986-08-07 Santa Cruz,California Ind2008-2009-   Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Oklahoma Baptist U.  
Casey McGehee1B6-1 190 R-R 1982-10-12 Santa Cruz,California MLB2001-20172008-2016
2003-10- 283-CHN
Soquel (Soquel,CA)Fresno StInternational  
Peter MillerIF-P6-0 235 R-R 1992-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2011-2012-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Pacific  
Adam MokresOF   - 1967-03-14 Santa Cruz,California --
1987-61-1238-KCA
Soquel (Soquel,CA)Cuesta Col, Cal Poly, Long Beach St  
Alex MyersP6-1 195 R-R Santa Cruz,California NCAA2008-2009-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Hawaii, Cabrillo Col  
John OrtonC6-1 195 R-R 1965-12-08 Santa Cruz,California MLB1987-19961989-1993
1987- 1-  25-CAL
Soquel (Soquel,CA)Cal Poly  
Hunter ParkinsonP6-2 195 L-L 1995-03-01 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2015-2015-   Soquel (Soquel,CA)San Diego  
Ross ParmenterSS6-1 185 R-R 1974-11-23 Santa Cruz,California Rk1994-1996-
1996-24- 703-MIL
San Lorenzo Valley (Felton,CA)Santa Clara U.  
Jay PattersonOF6-0 175 L-L 1968-12-08 Santa Cruz,California --
1989-34- 885-MIL
Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Cabrillo Col, Nevada  
Kort PetersonOF6-1 195 L-R 1994-04-29 Santa Cruz,California A+2014-2018-
2016-23- 703-KCA
St. Francis (Mountain View,CA)UCLAMinorsKansas City Royals (AA)
Gregg PressP6-3 205 R-R 1971-09-21 Santa Cruz,California AAA1991-1999-
1990-55-1351-MON
  Cabrillo Col, St. Mary's Col California  
Bobby RalstonIF5-10 165 R-R 1962-07-09 Santa Cruz,California AAA1983-1990-
1984- 6- 140-MIN
Moreau Catholic (Hayward,CA)Arizona, Chabot Col  
Darryl RatliffOF6-1 180 R-R 1969-10-15 Santa Cruz,California AAA1989-1999-
1988- 5- 122-PIT
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Cabrillo Col  
Calvin SanchezP-IF6-0 195 L-L 1985-05-10 Santa Cruz,California NCAA2007-2008-   Soquel (Soquel,CA)Centenary Col, Cabrillo Col, Santa Barbara City Col  
Les Scarsella1B5-11 185 L-L 1913-11-23 Santa Cruz,California MLB1935-19401935-1940   Richmond (Richmond,CA)St. Mary's Col California  
Chris ShermanP6-2 190 R-R 1979-07-02 Santa Cruz,California A1999-2002-
2001-30- 912-NYN
Soquel (Soquel,CA)San Jose St  
Ryan SilvaC-IF6-0 195 R-R 1966-05-28 Santa Cruz,California A1985-1987-
1985-20- 327-PHI
Flathead (Kalispell,MT)North Idaho Col  
David SmithP6-5 212 R-R 1957-01-22 Santa Cruz,California AAA1977-1984-      
Kris SorensonP6-6 210 R-R 1951-09-23 Santa Cruz,California --
1973-36- 703-SLN
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)San Jose St  
Parker SwindellP6-1 181 R-R 1994-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2012-2016-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)UNC Asheville, Col. San Mateo  
Alex TakuP6-1 190 L-L 1990-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2009-2009-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Sacramento St  
Travis TalbottP5-11 175 L-L 1982-05-23 Santa Cruz,California A+2002-2007-
2005-14- 426-FLO
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)California  
Dustin Torchio2B5-9 160 B-R 1991-- Santa Cruz,California NCAA2010-2013-   Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Pacific  
Carlos TorresP6-2 180 R-R 1982-10-22 Santa Cruz,California MLB2002-20182009-2018
2004-15- 449-CHA
Aptos (Aptos,CA)Kansas St, San Jose St, Allan Hancock Col, Grossmont ColMinorsWashington Nationals (MLB)
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Logan TrowbridgeC6-0 180 R-R 1993-07-07 Santa Cruz,California Ind2012-2017-   Aptos (Aptos,CA)Cal St Bakersfield, Col. San Mateo  
David UllanC6-1 195 R-R 1972-08-07 Santa Cruz,California A1994-1995-
1994- 8- 206-SDN
La Grande (La Grande,OR)Portland St  
Tom UrbaniP6-1 190 L-L 1968-01-21 Santa Cruz,California MLB1987-19981993-1996
1990-13- 357-SLN
Harbor (Santa Cruz,CA)Long Beach St, Cabrillo Col  
Chris ViallP6-9 230 R-R 1995-09-28 Santa Cruz,California A2014-2018-
2016- 6- 190-NYN
Soquel (Soquel,CA)Stanford U.MinorsNew York Mets (A)
Kevin WaltersC6-0 180 B-R 1960-11-13 Santa Cruz,California A+1982-1984-
1982-17- 431-PHI
Aptos (Aptos,CA)Santa Clara U.  
Neil WaltonSS6-5 180 R-R 1984-02-23 Santa Cruz,California AA2003-2008-
2005-16- 478-TBA
Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
Rinaldo Williams3B   L-R 1893-12-18 Santa Cruz,California --      
Kyle WoodruffP6-6 230 R-R 1986-05-02 Santa Cruz,California A+2005-2010-
2008-27- 807-SFN
Leland (San Jose,CA)Col. San Mateo, Chico St  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
Santa CruzSanta Cruz,CACardinals
HarborSanta Cruz,CAPirates

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
Bethany UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA