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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)
Tyler AndersonIF-OF6-3 210 L-R 1987-10-28 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2009-2010-   Illinois Valley Central (Peoria,IL)Bradley U., Augustana Col  
Greg AndrewsIF6-0 200 R-R 1981-03-11 Peoria,Illinois RK2001-2007-   Manual (Peoria,IL)So.Illinois U.  
Charlie BartsonP6-0 170 - 1865-03-13 Peoria,Illinois MLB1890-18901890-1890      
Richard BengstonOF6-4 205 R-R 1954-- Peoria,Illinois --
1972- 1-  13-NYN
Richwoods (Peoria,IL)  
Scot BialobreskiOF6-0 185 R-R 1982-11-17 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2002-2004-   Wethersfield (Kewanee,IL)Illinois St  
Dan BoltOF6-1 190 L-R 1998-04-27 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2017-2018-   J. Sterling Morton East (Cicero,IL)Bradley U.  
Lynn BrentonP5-10 165 R-R 1890-10-07 Peoria,Illinois MLB1913-19211913-1921      
Jack ButlerIF6-0 175 R-R 1997-11-19 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2018-2018-   Tri-Valley (Downs,IL)Illinois St  
Ben CaffynOF5-10 175 L-L 1880-02-10 Peoria,Illinois MLB1906-19061906-1906      
Ryan CampP6-2 195 R-R 1989-09-10 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2010-2012-   Limestone Community (Bartonville,IL)Illinois St  
Josh CarusoP6-5 200 L-R 1981-11-04 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2004-2005-   East Peoria Community (East Peoria,IL)Bradley U.  
Cole CookP6-0 185 L-L 1997-07-07 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2016-2018-   Washington Community (Washington,IL)Bradley U., Illinois Central Col  
Connor CurrierIF6-0 205 R-R 1993-12-22 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2015-2017-   Dunlap (Dunlap,IL)Western Illinois U., Parkland Col  
Mike DonlinOF5-9 170 L-L 1878-05-30 Peoria,Illinois MLB1899-19141899-1914      
Derek DuclosP6-4 220 R-R 1982-10-30 Peoria,Illinois Ind2002-2009-
2005-28- 859-NYA
Malvern Preparatory School (Malvern,PA)Richmond  
Dan DugdaleC5-8 180 R- 1864-10-28 Peoria,Illinois MLB1886-18941886-1894      
Ryan DunneP6-3 220 L-R 1995-03-17 Peoria,Illinois RK2014-2018-   Richwoods (Peoria,IL)Missouri St, John A. Logan Col, Western Illinois U.MinorsCincinnati Reds (Rk)
Daniel DwyerOF5-11 185 L-R 1993-12-08 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2013-2016-   Brimfield (Brimfield,IL)Illinois St  
Jake EigstiSS6-0 185 R-R 1984-06-13 Peoria,Illinois AA2003-2012-
2006-29- 874-NYN
Eureka (Eureka,IL)Indiana St  
Ryan EigstiC6-2 195 R-R 1985-08-24 Peoria,Illinois AAA2005-2012-
2007-15- 456-KCA
Eureka (Eureka,IL)Bradley U.MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Mitch ElliottOF6-0 190 R-R 1991-01-03 Peoria,Illinois Ind2011-2017-   Pine Richland (Gibsonia,PA)Xavier U.  
Evan FahrnerP6-2 200 R-R 1978-03-04 Peoria,Illinois AA1999-2007-
1999-23- 688-ARI
Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U.  
Josh Foreman1B6-1 200 R-R 1983-05-23 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2004-2005-   Brimfield (Brimfield,IL)Murray St  
Andrew FrankenreiderP6-1 170 R-R 1994-10-13 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2014-2018-   Dunlap (Dunlap,IL)No.Illinois U.  
Isac FranklinSS6-4 195 L-R Peoria,Illinois NCAA2011-2011-   Pickerington Central (Pickerington,OH)West Virginia U., Rio Grande  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Spencer GaaIF6-2 170 R-R 1995-05-05 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2014-2017-   Metamora Township (Metamora,IL)Bradley U.  
Drue GalassiIF6-3 185 L-R 1997-06-07 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2016-2018-   Richwoods (Peoria,IL)Western Illinois U.  
Drew GayP6-4 210 R-R 1987-12-11 Peoria,Illinois Ind2013-2014-   Marquette (Ottawa,IL)Aurora U.  
Norwood GibsonP5-10 165 R-R 1877-03-11 Peoria,Illinois MLB1903-19061903-1906     Notre Dame  
Mark GillesP6-2 190 R-R 1964-06-12 Peoria,Illinois AA1985-1989-   Peoria Bergan (Peoria,IL)Bradley U., Lakeland CC  
Tom GillesP6-1 185 R-R 1962-07-02 Peoria,Illinois MLB1983-19951990-1990
1984-47- 834-NYA
Peoria Bergan (Peoria,IL)Indiana St  
Joe GirardiC5-11 200 R-R 1964-10-14 Peoria,Illinois MLB1984-20031989-2003
1986- 5- 116-CHN
Spalding Institute (Peoria,IL)Northwestern U.  
Dan HargisOF6-3 205 R-R 1968-03-08 Peoria,Illinois A+1988-1991-
1989- 5- 124-MON
Metamora Township (Metamora,IL)Eastern Illinois U.  
Stephen HeflerP6-6 195 R-R 1989-03-14 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2008-2011-   Princeville (Princeville,IL)Eastern Kentucky U., Kaskaskia Col  
Zach HirschP6-4 227 L-L 1990-07-06 Peoria,Illinois A+2011-2016-
2014-19- 566-MIL
North St. Charles (St. Charles,IL)NebraskaFree Agent  
Jacob HurstP-1B6-5 214 L-L 1997-- Peoria,Illinois NCAA2016-2018-   Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U.  
Christian JacksonP6-1 185 L-L 1980-12-16 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2000-2003-   Wethersfield (Kewanee,IL)New Mexico St, Black Hawk Col  
Kirk KeithleyOF6-0 180 R-R 1980-- Peoria,Illinois NCAA2001-2002-     East Tennessee St, Illinois Central Col  
Joe KelchIF-OF5-7 165 R-R 1992-09-04 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2013-2016-   East Peoria Community (East Peoria,IL)Illinois St  
Ryan KennyOF6-0 180 L-R 1982-01-09 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2003-2005-   Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U.  
Ryan KnoxOF6-0 185 R-R 1977-06-28 Peoria,Illinois AAA1997-2006-
1999-24- 724-MIL
Manual (Peoria,IL)Illinois St  
Pat KohorstP6-2 210 R-R 1983-03-21 Peoria,Illinois Ind2002-2006-   Washington Community (Washington,IL)Western Illinois U., Illinois Central Col  
Chris MabeusP6-3 210 R-R 1979-02-11 Peoria,Illinois MLB1998-20062006-2006
2001-13- 401-OAK
Soldotna (Soldotna,AK)Lewis-Clark St, Eastern Arizona Col  
Jim MaddockP6-0 182 R-L 1960-11-16 Peoria,Illinois RK1982-1982-     Missouri  
Luke MangieriIF6-3 201 L-R 1996-10-15 Peoria,Illinois A2016-2018-
2018-25- 744-PIT
Dunlap (Dunlap,IL)Bradley U.MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Steve MarquardtP6-4 190 R-L 1953-09-07 Peoria,Illinois --
1971- 5- 119-MIN
Francis Poly (Sun Valley,CA)  
Edward MathewsP6-3 190 R-R 1961-11-05 Peoria,Illinois AAA1984-1990-      
Ricky McCoolP6-1 180 R-R 1981-06-23 Peoria,Illinois Ind2002-2004-     Western Illinois U.  
Mason McCoyIF6-0 175 R-R 1995-03-31 Peoria,Illinois A2014-2018-
2017- 6- 188-BAL
Washington Community (Washington,IL)Iowa, Illinois Central ColMinorsBaltimore Orioles (A-)
Kevin McGann3B5-11 182 R-R 1958-05-21 Peoria,Illinois A-1977-1980-
1980-15- 370-SEA
Spalding Institute (Peoria,IL)New Orleans  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ryan MillsP6-5 205 R-L 1977-07-21 Peoria,Illinois AAA1996-2004-
1998- 1-   6-MIN
Horizon (Scottsdale,AZ)Arizona St  
Zach MonroeP6-0 198 R-R 1931-07-08 Peoria,Illinois MLB1958-19591958-1959   Woodruff (Peoria,IL)Bradley U.  
Joe NapoliOF6-4 230 R-R 1982-10-04 Peoria,Illinois A+2004-2007-
2005-50-1493-TEX
Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U., Illinois Central Col  
Brian NelsonC6-1 185 R-R 1976-05-11 Peoria,Illinois A1996-2006-
1995-39-1070-SEA
Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)Florida SouthWestern St  
Darby O'BrienOF6-1 186 R-R 1863-09-01 Peoria,Illinois MLB1887-18921887-1892      
George Pinkney3B5-7 160 L-R 1859-01-11 Peoria,Illinois MLB1884-18931884-1893      
Andy ShadidOF6-2 187 R-R 1997-- Peoria,Illinois NCAA2016-2018-   Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U.  
James Shadid3B6-0 175 B-R 1957-- Peoria,Illinois RK1979-1979-     Bradley U.  
Luke ShadidIF5-10 180 R-R 1998-03-03 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2017-2018-   Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U.  
Luke StaubP6-2 195 R-R 1991-11-22 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2013-2014-   Brimfield (Brimfield,IL)George Washington U.  
Allyn StoutP5-10 167 R-R 1904-10-31 Peoria,Illinois MLB1931-19431931-1943      
Tim SturdyP6-2 183 R-R 1978-10-08 Peoria,Illinois AAA1997-2002-
1997-23- 693-MIN
La Cueva (Albuquerque,NM)  
Ryan SullivanSS6-1 205 R-R 1981-08-21 Peoria,Illinois Ind2000-2007-   Woodruff (Peoria,IL)Bradley U.  
Lee ThomasOF-1B6-2 198 L-R 1936-02-05 Peoria,Illinois MLB1961-19681961-1968
1954-   UDFA-NYA
William Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)  
Jim ThomeDH6-4 220 L-R 1970-08-27 Peoria,Illinois MLB1990-20121991-2012
1989-13- 333-CLE
Limestone Community (Bartonville,IL)Illinois Central ColMinorsCleveland Indians (MLB)
Walter ThorntonP6-1 180 L-L 1875-02-18 Peoria,Illinois MLB1895-18981895-1898      
Brad Tilly2B   R-R 1966-04-18 Peoria,Illinois NCAA1986-1988-
1988-36- 939-MIL
Richwoods (Peoria,IL)Bradley U.  
Ryan TousleyOF6-1 216 L-R 1984-12-03 Peoria,Illinois NCAA2006-2007-   Valley (West Des Moines,IA)East Carolina U., Johnson County CC  
James VopickaSS6-2 185 R-R 1944-06-15 Peoria,Illinois --
1966- 1-   5-CAL
Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Illinois  
Sean Watkins1B6-4 210 L-L 1974-10-06 Peoria,Illinois A+1993-1998-
1995- 8- 201-SDN
Notre Dame (Peoria Heights,IL)Bradley U.  
Matthew WeisbruchP6-5 225 R-R 1971-03-29 Peoria,Illinois NCAA1991-1993-
1993-39-1105-OAK
Woodruff (Peoria,IL)Bradley U.  
Scott White3B6-3 220 R-R 1983-10-18 Peoria,Illinois A+2003-2008-
2002- 3-  88-BOS
Walton (Marietta,GA)  
George WhitemanOF5-7 160 R-R 1882-12-23 Peoria,Illinois MLB1907-19181907-1918      
Brandon Wikoff2B5-8 170 L-R 1988-04-05 Peoria,Illinois AAA2007-2014-
2009- 5- 161-HOU
Limestone Community (Bartonville,IL)IllinoisFree Agent  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
ManualPeoria,ILRams
Peoria CentralPeoria,ILLions
RichwoodsPeoria,ILKnights
Spalding InstitutePeoria,IL-
Peoria BerganPeoria,ILTrojans
Illinois Valley CentralPeoria,ILGrey Ghosts
WoodruffPeoria,IL-

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
PeoriaMidwest LeagueA
Bradley UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLevelCategory
1965Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1966Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1967Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1968Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1969Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1970Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1971Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1972Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1973Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1974Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1975Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1976Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1977Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1978Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1979Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1980Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1981Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1982Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1983Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1984Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1985Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1986Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1987Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1988Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1989Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1990Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1991Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1992Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1993Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1994Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1995Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1996Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1997Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1998Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1999Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2000Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2001Bradley UniversityMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2002Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2003Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2004Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2005Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2006Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2007Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2008Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2009Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2010Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2011Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2012Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2013Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2014Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2015Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2016Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2017Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2018Bradley University BravesMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
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1983Peoria SunsMidwest LeagueAMinor

Ballparks and Stadiums

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Stadium Name
Dozer Park
O'Brien Field
Pete Vonachen Stadium at Meinen Field