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Players Born in this City

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)
Billy AlbinoOF5-10 165 R-R 1961-07-06 Waterbury,Connecticut A+1982-1982-
1982-20- 518-CIN
Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Fairfield U.  
Jimmy ArlineOF5-9 165 L-L 1953-12-18 Waterbury,Connecticut AAA1977-1981-
1973- 6- 130-ATL
Wilby (Waterbury,CT)Long Island U.-Brooklyn Campus  
Bob BellemareP6-2 195 R-R 1946-08-25 Waterbury,Connecticut --
1966- 2-  31-DET
Wolcott (Wolcott,CT)Post U.  
Tim BessetteP5-10 210 L-L 1991-12-21 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2010-2011-   Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Bryant U.  
Kyle Bonicki2B5-11 180 L-R 1995-12-04 Waterbury,Connecticut Ind2016-2018-   Chase Collegiate (Waterbury,CT)Clark U.  
Darren BraggRF-CF5-9 180 L-R 1969-09-07 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1989-20051994-2004
1991-22- 578-SEA
Taft School (Watertown,CT)Georgia Tech  
Charlie BrownP6-2 185 R-R 1946-09-28 Waterbury,Connecticut --
1966-17- 331-ATL
WF Kaynor Tech (Waterbury,CT)Central Connecticut St  
John CaneiraP6-3 180 R-R 1952-10-07 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1977-19781977-1978
1974- 1-   5-MIL
Naugatuck (Naugatuck,CT)Eastern Connecticut St  
Kyle CapaldoP6-0 190 R-R 1991-04-03 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2011-2013-   Thomaston (Thomaston,CT)Fairfield U.  
Joe ConnorC-1B6-2 185 R-R 1874-12-08 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1895-19051895-1905      
Roger Connor1B6-3 220 L-L 1857-07-01 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1880-18971880-1897      
Ron DiorioP6-6 212 R-R 1946-07-15 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1973-19771973-1974
1969-16- 366-PHI
Sacred Heart (Waterbury,CT)New Haven  
Red DonahueP6-0 187 R-R 1873-01-23 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1893-19061893-1906     Villanova U.  
Shea DooleyP6-5 230 L-L 1997-05-06 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2016-2017-   WF Kaynor Tech (Waterbury,CT)Central Connecticut St, Connecticut-Avery Point  
Peter DuglenskiOF5-10 173 L-L 1959-- Waterbury,Connecticut AA1981-1981-   Sacred Heart (Waterbury,CT)Rollins Col  
George Fields3B   - 1853-- Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1872-18721872-1872      
Vinny GanzCOACH5-10 180 R-R 1988-- Waterbury,Connecticut --   Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)William Paterson New Jersey  
Augie GuglielmoUMP5-7 175 - 1915-01-17 Waterbury,Connecticut --      
Bill HanleyOF   R-R 1948-- Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA1970-1971-
1966-20- 391-ATL
Sacred Heart (Waterbury,CT)New Haven  
Steve HiscockP6-2 153 R-R 1988-01-23 Waterbury,Connecticut A2010-2014-   Naugatuck (Naugatuck,CT)Rollins Col, Connecticut-Avery Point  
Brian HouriganP6-2 205 R-R 1980-06-30 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA1999-2002-   Masuk (Monroe,CT)Massachusetts  
Richard KellyC6-0 195 L-R 1956-- Waterbury,Connecticut A+1977-1978-   Notre Dame Prep (Fitchburg,MA)Massachusetts  
Ken KerskiP6-2 205 L-L 1987-- Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2006-2009-   Crosby (Waterbury,CT)Central Connecticut St  
Kody KerskiP5-11 170 R-R 1992-04-18 Waterbury,Connecticut AAA2011-2017-
2014- 8- 231-SEA
Crosby (Waterbury,CT)Sacred Heart U.Free Agent  
Fred KlobedanzP5-11 190 L-L 1871-06-13 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1896-19021896-1902      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Joe KuziaP6-5 185 R-R 1993-10-03 Waterbury,Connecticut AAA2014-2019-   Seymour (Seymour,CT)St. John's U., Herkimer County CCMinorsTexas Rangers (A+)
Candy LaChance1B6-1 183 B-R 1870-02-15 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1893-19051893-1905      
Bob LasburyP6-2 185 R-R 1972-08-05 Waterbury,Connecticut A1993-1995-
1993-14- 408-COL
Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Manhattanville Col  
Justin MahonIF-OF6-1 180 R-R 1983-03-24 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2005-2005-   Cypress Lake (Fort Myers,FL)Central Florida, Mars Hill Col  
Jack McMahon1B5-10 165 R-L 1869-10-15 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1892-18931892-1893      
Nick MondakP6-3 190 L-L 1998-- Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2017-2019-   Watertown (Watertown,CT)St. John's U.  
Kyle MurphyIF-OF6-3 195 R-R 1991-- Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2010-2013-   Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Manhattan Col  
Kevin OloreP6-2 200 L-R 1978-09-21 Waterbury,Connecticut AA1997-2005-
1999-20- 605-SEA
Southington (Southington,CT)Marist Col  
Xavier ParkmondC-OF5-11 200 R-R 1993-11-23 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2013-2015-   The Gunnery School (Washington,CT)George Washington U.  
Dan Phelan1B5-10 175 L- 1861-11-05 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1890-18901890-1890      
Fran PhelanP5-10 160 R-R 2000-- Waterbury,Connecticut --   Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Central Connecticut St  
Jim PiersallOF6-0 175 R-R 1929-11-14 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1950-19671950-1967   Leavenworth (Waterbury,CT)  
Ryan PlourdeC-OF6-0 195 R-R 1992-02-26 Waterbury,Connecticut A+2011-2015-   Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Fairfield U.Free Agent  
Mike PorzioP6-3 200 L-L 1972-08-20 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1993-20101999-2003
1993-   UDFA-CHN
Fairfield College Prep (Fairfield,CT)Villanova U., Western Connecticut St  
Tom Reynolds3B5-9 170 L-R 1960-08-02 Waterbury,Connecticut Rk1982-1982-
1982-25- 630-ATL
  Eastern Connecticut St  
Tom RinaldiIF6-0 195 R-R 1995-- Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2014-2018-   Holy Cross (Waterbury,CT)Central Connecticut St, Bridgeport  
Aaron SmithP5-10 195 R-R 1985-10-04 Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2005-2008-   Holyoke (Holyoke,MA)Massachusetts  
Peyton StephensOF6-2 200 R-R 1999-- Waterbury,Connecticut NCAA2018-2019-   Sacred Heart (Waterbury,CT)Central Connecticut St  
Terry TataUMP5-10 180 - 1940-04-24 Waterbury,Connecticut --      
John TerryP   - 1879-11-01 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1902-19031902-1903      
Fay VincentCOMM   - 1938-05-29 Waterbury,Connecticut --     Yale U., Williams Col  
Dave WallaceP5-10 185 R-R 1947-09-07 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1973-19861973-1978
1969-   UDFA-PHI
Sacred Heart (Waterbury,CT)New Haven  
Pinky WoodsP6-5 225 R-R 1915-05-22 Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1943-19451943-1945     Col. the Holy Cross  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Sacred HeartWaterbury,CTHearts
Holy CrossWaterbury,CTCrusaders
WF Kaynor TechWaterbury,CTPanthers
St. Margaret McTernanWaterbury,CTHighlanders
Chase CollegiateWaterbury,CTHighlanders

College and PRO Teams

WaterburyEastern LeagueAA
WaterburyNorthern LeagueInd
Post UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA
Post UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2016Post UniversityCentral Athletic Collegiate ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017Post UniversityCentral Athletic Collegiate ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018Post UniversityCentral Athletic Collegiate ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
1979Waterbury A'sEastern LeagueAAMinor
1984Waterbury AngelsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1977Waterbury GiantsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1978Waterbury GiantsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1985Waterbury IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1986Waterbury IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1980Waterbury RedsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1981Waterbury RedsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1982Waterbury RedsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1983Waterbury RedsEastern LeagueAAMinor
1999Waterbury SpiritNorthern LeagueIndyIndy
2000Waterbury SpiritNorthern LeagueIndyIndy

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Municipal Stadium