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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Nate AldenIF5-11 185 R-R 1981-09-11 Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2003-2004-   Warren Township (Gurnee,IL)UNC Greensboro, John A. Logan Col  
Phil AngelosP6-7 222 R-R 1967-12-08 Waukegan,Illinois RK1987-1990-
1986-43- 876-NYN
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)South Alabama  
Pete ArenasSS5-11 180 L-R 1973-12-07 Waukegan,Illinois A-1993-1996-
1996-29- 854-FLO
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Georgia  
Sam AustinOF5-11 165 R-R 1969-05-22 Waukegan,Illinois --
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)Triton Col  
Gary BennettC6-0 208 R-R 1972-04-17 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1990-20081995-2008
1990-11- 293-PHI
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)  
Ryan BennettC6-0 201 R-R 1974-07-26 Waukegan,Illinois AAA1993-2001-   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Austin Peay St  
Eric BoddieOF6-4 210 R-R 1967-08-22 Waukegan,Illinois A+1986-1990-
West (Waukegan,IL)Creighton U.  
Jarvis BrownCF-RF5-7 170 R-R 1967-03-26 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1986-19981991-1995
1986- 1-   9-MIN
St. Joseph (Kenosha,WI)Triton Col  
Jean CasanovaP6-3 155 R-R 1997-03-04 Waukegan,Illinois A2016-2018-
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)MinorsTexas Rangers (Rk)
Joey DeBernardis3B6-3 195 R-R 1989-09-28 Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2009-2012-
Lake Zurich (Lake Zurich,IL)Penn St  
Nate DerohanIF5-11 165 R-R 1983-- Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2002-2005-   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)United Sts Air Force Academy  
Johnny DickshotOF6-0 195 R-R 1910-01-24 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1936-19451936-1945   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)  
Eric EckenstahlerP6-7 220 L-L 1976-12-17 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1996-20052002-2003
1999-32- 957-DET
Antioch (Antioch,IL)Illinois St  
Bill EvelineSS5-11 165 L-R 1966-01-21 Waukegan,Illinois AA1984-1989-
1984-10- 262-CHA
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)  
Dave FarrowP6-1 190 R-R 1974-10-03 Waukegan,Illinois Ind1996-1996-     So.Illinois U.  
Charles FisherOF6-3 205 R-R 1960-04-07 Waukegan,Illinois A+1981-1983-
1981- 9- 226-BOS
  Jacksonville St  
Brad FrekingP6-7 230 R-L 1966-08-14 Waukegan,Illinois --
1986- 9- 226-LAN
Wauconda (Wauconda,IL)Harper Col  
Josh FrenchOF-P5-11 160 R-R 1985-- Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2004-2005-   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Western Illinois U.  
Wes GordonP5-11 184 R-R 1996-01-30 Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2017-2018-   Warren (Gurnee,IL)Valparaiso U., Col. Lake County  
Joel HallC5-11 205 R-R 1949-- Waukegan,Illinois NCAA1971-1971-
1971-17- 410-NYA
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Northwestern U.  
Allan HeathP5-11 170 L-L 1962-09-10 Waukegan,Illinois A+1980-1987-
1980- 3-  59-CHA
Waukegan West (Waukegan,IL)  
Jason HenryP6-7 260 R-R 1976-11-09 Waukegan,Illinois A-1995-1997-
1997- 2-  84-NYA
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Illinois-Chicago  
Robert Hlousek2B5-9 175 R-R 1977-07-29 Waukegan,Illinois A+1998-2000-
  Missouri-St. Louis, Col. Lake County  
Jay HookP6-2 182 L-R 1936-11-18 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1957-19641957-1964   Grayslake Central (Grayslake,IL)Northwestern U.  
Pat KellyIF5-11 175 R-R 1967-01-22 Waukegan,Illinois AAA1989-1995-   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Chris KerpanIF6-3 210 L-L 1981-06-27 Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2001-2003-   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Illinois-Chicago  
Bill KruegerP6-5 210 L-L 1958-04-24 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1980-19951983-1995
1980-   UDFA-OAK
McMinnville (McMinnville,OR)Portland  
Jerry KutzlerP6-1 175 L-R 1965-03-25 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1986-19951990-1990
1987- 6- 141-CHA
Waukegan West (Waukegan,IL)William Penn U.  
Allen LiebertC-DH5-10 195 L-R 1967-10-28 Waukegan,Illinois AAA1985-1992-
1985-17- 444-DET
West (Waukegan,IL)  
Sam MaharP6-1 195 L-L 1994-04-01 Waukegan,Illinois NCAA2012-2014-   George Nelson Tremper (Kenosha,WI)Kentucky  
Mike McDonaldSS-OF6-1 175 L-R 1968-07-30 Waukegan,Illinois AAA1986-1993-
1986- 4-  89-SEA
Douglas County (Douglasville,GA)  
Robert Medel3B5-11 185 R-R 1973-10-07 Waukegan,Illinois --
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)  
Bill Merrifield3B6-4 195 R-R 1962-05-07 Waukegan,Illinois AAA1981-1988-
1983- 2-  51-CAL
Rocky Mount (Rocky Mount,NC)Wake Forest U.  
Mark MesewiczP6-3 195 L-L 1969-10-13 Waukegan,Illinois AA1989-1996-
1992-26- 735-PIT
Newark Catholic (Newark,OH)Ohio St  
Derek MitchellIF6-2 170 R-R 1975-03-09 Waukegan,Illinois AAA1996-2002-
1995-32- 882-DET
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)Triton Col  
Bob O'FarrellC5-9 180 R-R 1896-10-19 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1915-19351915-1935   Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)  
Doc OberlanderP5-10 165 -L 1864-05-12 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1888-18881888-1888      
Ralph RadtkeC   - 1951-- Waukegan,Illinois --
1969-11- 257-BAL
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)  
Ed SedarOF-IF6-1 190 R-R 1961-08-08 Waukegan,Illinois AA1981-1988-
1981- 6- 138-CHA
Waukegan West (Waukegan,IL)Col. Lake County  
Scott Stahoviak1B6-5 230 L-R 1970-03-06 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1989-20001993-1998
1991- 1-  27-MIN
Carmel Catholic (Mundelein,IL)Creighton U.  
Jigger StatzOF5-7 150 R-R 1897-10-20 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1919-19281919-1928      
Kevin TaylorP5-11 180 R-R 1971-12-14 Waukegan,Illinois --
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)  
Scott TaylorC5-11 185 R-R 1969-08-12 Waukegan,Illinois AA1987-1992-
1987-19- 478-CHN
Waukegan East (Waukegan,IL)  
Brian Traxler1B5-10 200 L-L 1967-09-26 Waukegan,Illinois MLB1986-20001990-1990
1988-16- 400-LAN
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)New Orleans  
Michael UremovichC6-0 185 L-R 1953-02-20 Waukegan,Illinois --
1971- 2-  45-MIN
Waukegan (Waukegan,IL)  
Robert WilkinsonOF   - 1965-- Waukegan,Illinois NCAA1991-1991-
1987-36- 921-MON
Waukegan West (Waukegan,IL)Bradley U.  
Rodney WilliamsSS5-10 160 B-R 1969-- Waukegan,Illinois A-1987-1987-
1987-19- 485-OAK
Waukegan West (Waukegan,IL)  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Waukegan EastWaukegan,ILBulldogs
Waukegan WestWaukegan,IL-