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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Steve AyersP6-2 210 L-L 1980-12-26 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2000-2004-   Lake Park (Roselle,IL)Louisville, No.Illinois U.  
Chris BielskiOF6-3 210 R-R 1984-10-25 Elgin,Illinois Ind2006-2007-   Jacobs (Algonquin,IL)Western Illinois U., Elgin CC, Lindenwood U.  
Zach BlanchetteOF5-9 170 R-R 1989-- Elgin,Illinois NCAA2007-2011-   Elgin (Elgin,IL)Dayton, Elgin CC  
Stan ButkusP6-3 210 R-R 1951-05-06 Elgin,Illinois AAA1972-1978-
1972- 8- 186-KCA
  Miami-Dade Col, South Alabama  
Gary CahoonP6-4 220 L-L 1982-06-08 Elgin,Illinois Ind2007-2007-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)Elgin CC  
Rodney CliftonOF6-2 195 R-R 1976-11-07 Elgin,Illinois A+1996-2003-
Elgin (Elgin,IL)Triton Col  
Ryan Court1B-3B6-2 190 R-R 1988-05-28 Elgin,Illinois AAA2008-2019-
2011-23- 694-ARI
Dundee-Crown (Carpentersville,IL)Illinois StMinorsSeattle Mariners (A-)
Richard DeMayP6-2 197 R-R 1951-- Elgin,Illinois --
1970-29- 675-CHA
Elgin (Elgin,IL)  
Alex DotyP6-3 190 R-R 1994-02-01 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2013-2015-   Elgin (Elgin,IL)Western Illinois U., Oakton CC, Bradley U.  
Brad GavelekP6-3 200 L-L 1978-03-10 Elgin,Illinois A+1998-2003-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)No.Illinois U.  
Harry HansonC5-11   R-R 1896-01-17 Elgin,Illinois MLB1913-19131913-1913      
Josh HarrisP6-4 230 L-L 1993-02-12 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2012-2015-   Streamwood (Streamwood,IL)Villanova U.  
Trevor HendersonP6-4 230 L-L 1996-01-20 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2015-2016-   Plainfield South (Plainfield,IL)Ball St  
Brett HerbisonP6-5 208 R-R 1977-06-13 Elgin,Illinois AA1995-2002-
1995- 2-  48-NYN
Burlington Central (Burlington,IL)  
Hunkey HinesOF5-7 165 R-R 1867-09-29 Elgin,Illinois MLB1895-18951895-1895      
Steve Hinton1B6-4 200 L-L 1969-09-05 Elgin,Illinois AA1990-1995-
1991- 9- 236-KCA
Elgin (Elgin,IL)Creighton U.  
Austin JarvisC5-9 185 R-R 1992-- Elgin,Illinois NCAA2011-2014-   Burlington Central (Burlington,IL)Bradley U.  
Justin KalusaOF6-3 190 L-L 1990-05-17 Elgin,Illinois Ind2013-2014-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)Indiana Institute Technology, Elgin CC  
Steve KnappOF6-0 180 L-L 1983-09-26 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2005-2006-   Elgin (Elgin,IL)Western Illinois U., Heartland CC  
Matt KrabbeP6-5 210 R-R 1980-11-09 Elgin,Illinois NCAA1999-2002-
Larkin (Elgin,IL)Memphis, Triton Col  
Jacob LaFrenzP5-10 195 L-L 1997-- Elgin,Illinois --   St. Edward's (Elgin,IL)Coastal Carolina U.  
Kyle LauderdaleC5-11 180 R-R 1984-09-16 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2004-2007-   Elgin (Elgin,IL)Purdue U.  
Matt LopezSS6-0 190 R-R 1985-02-13 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2005-2008-   Oviedo (Oviedo,FL)Jacksonville U.  
Sam MartinezIF5-10 153 R-R 1986-09-24 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2007-2007-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)Miami U.  
Eric MaycroftP6-2 200 R-R 1981-10-25 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2001-2003-   Dundee-Crown (Carpentersville,IL)Wake Forest U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ed McDonoughC6-0 160 R-R 1886-09-11 Elgin,Illinois MLB1909-19101909-1910     Notre Dame  
Ryan McKennaOF5-10 175 L-R 1981-10-09 Elgin,Illinois NCAA2001-2004-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)Arizona St  
Jason McMillanP6-4 180 L-L 1983-02-22 Elgin,Illinois Ind2006-2006-
2001-20- 605-NYA
Dundee-Crown (Carpentersville,IL)Elgin CC  
Joel MooreP6-2 200 L-R 1972-08-13 Elgin,Illinois AAA1993-1999-
1993- 3- 100-COL
Larkin (Elgin,IL)Bradley U., Elgin CC  
Lou NorthP5-11 175 R-R 1891-06-15 Elgin,Illinois MLB1913-19241913-1924      
James OlingerP6-4 190 R-R 1959-- Elgin,Illinois A-1977-1977-
1977-20- 505-NYN
St. Edward's (Elgin,IL)  
Erwin RenferP6-0 180 R-R 1891-12-11 Elgin,Illinois MLB1913-19131913-1913     Virginia Tech  
Doug Sanders2B5-8 185 R-R 1985-08-22 Elgin,Illinois Ind2007-2012-   St. Edward's (Elgin,IL)Kent St, Elgin CC  
Clint SchambachP6-1 190 R-R Elgin,Illinois NCAA2004-2005-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)Kansas, Elgin CC  
Chad SchroederP6-1 195 R-R 1973-09-21 Elgin,Illinois AA1993-1998-
1996-30- 881-DET
Larkin (Elgin,IL)Northwestern U.  
Chris SchultzOF6-2 235 R-R 1987-03-23 Elgin,Illinois Ind2007-2010-   Elgin (Elgin,IL)Purdue U. North Central, Elgin CC  
Rick Short3B6-0 200 R-R 1972-12-06 Elgin,Illinois MLB1992-20092005-2005
1994-33- 923-BAL
South Elgin (Elgin,IL)Western Illinois U.  
Ryan SienkoC6-4 220 R-R 1975-09-16 Elgin,Illinois A+1996-2004-   Larkin (Elgin,IL)Iowa  
Chris SigourneyP   - 1961-- Elgin,Illinois NCAA1980-1980-
1979-26- 648-CLE
Larkin (Elgin,IL)Illinois  
Roger SmithbergP6-3 205 R-R 1966-03-21 Elgin,Illinois MLB1986-19941993-1994
1987- 2-  42-SDN
Larkin (Elgin,IL)Bradley U.  
Chaad StewartP6-4 212 L-L 1974-10-08 Elgin,Illinois AA1994-1998-
1994-16- 447-BAL
Elgin (Elgin,IL)Triton Col  
Jeff SunderlageP6-2 195 L-L 1960-04-16 Elgin,Illinois A+1979-1983-
1979- 2-  35-NYN
Elgin (Elgin,IL)Des Moines Area CC  
Drew WissOF5-11 175 L-R 1997-- Elgin,Illinois NCAA2016-2019-   Burlington Central (Burlington,IL)United Sts Air Force Academy  
Greg ZiesemerP6-4 200 R-R 1974-11-01 Elgin,Illinois NCAA1995-1996-
Larkin (Elgin,IL)Northwestern U.  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
St. Edward'sElgin,ILGreen Wave
South ElginElgin,ILStorm
Westminster ChristianElgin,ILWarriors

College and PRO Teams

Elgin Community CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA
Judson CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2013Elgin Community CollegeIllinois Skyway Collegiate ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2014Elgin Community CollegeIllinois Skyway Collegiate ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2015Elgin Community CollegeIllinois Skyway Collegiate ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2016Elgin Community CollegeIllinois Skyway Collegiate ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2017Elgin Community CollegeIllinois Skyway Collegiate ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2018Elgin Community CollegeIllinois Skyway Collegiate ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2013Judson CollegeChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2014Judson CollegeChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2015Judson CollegeChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2017Judson CollegeChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2018Judson CollegeChicagoland Collegiate Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege