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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)
Gus AlbertsIF5-6 180 R-R 1860-- Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1884-18911884-1891      
Tad BartonP6-1 170 R-R 1992-01-29 Reading,Pennsylvania Ind2013-2014-
Muhlenberg (Reading,PA)Millersville Pennsylvania  
Kurt BeamesderferC6-2 180 R-R 1963-07-23 Reading,Pennsylvania AA1984-1987-
1984- 1-   5-BAL
Troy (Fullerton,CA)Fullerton Col, USC  
Brian BishopIF-C6-1 198 R-R 1979-03-18 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA1999-2002-   Governor Mifflin (Shillington,PA)Penn St  
Tim BittnerP6-2 205 L-L 1980-06-09 Reading,Pennsylvania AAA1999-2010-
2001-10- 313-CHA
Salesianum (Wilmington,DE)Marist Col  
George BradleyP5-10 175 R-R 1852-07-13 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1875-18881875-1888      
Seth BrizekSS6-3 190 R-R 1973-12-19 Reading,Pennsylvania A-1993-1995-
1995- 8- 202-SEA
Oley Valley (Oley,PA)Clemson U.  
Jordan CannonP6-3 215 L-L 1989-- Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2008-2009-   Exeter Township (Reading,PA)Temple U.  
Steven ColavitoOF6-0 155 B-R 1961-11-21 Reading,Pennsylvania A1985-1988-
1984-24- 618-BAL
Schuykill Haven (Schuykill Haven,PA)  
Dom DallessandroOF5-6 168 L-L 1913-10-03 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1937-19471937-1947   Reading (Reading,PA)  
Rich DeLuciaP6-0 185 R-R 1964-10-07 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1984-20011990-1999
1986- 6- 141-SEA
Wyomissing Area (Wyomissing Hills,PA)Tennessee  
Jordan DonmoyerP6-4 175 R-L 1993-04-19 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2013-2015-   Warwick (Litilz,PA)Penn St  
Corbin DunnuckP6-0 205 R-R 1999-- Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2018-2018-   Governor Mifflin (Shillington,PA)Fairleigh Dickinson U.  
Andy ErnestoOF5-10 185 L-L 1986-11-10 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2006-2009-   Wilson (West Lawn,PA)US Military Academy  
Dean Estes2B6-0 170 R-R 1962-- Reading,Pennsylvania Rk1983-1983-   Reading (Reading,PA)Cumberland U.  
Nick EvangelistaP6-3 230 R-R 1982-03-17 Reading,Pennsylvania AA2001-2007-
2004-26- 782-PHI
Hamburg (Hamburg,PA)Pittsburgh, Louisburg Col  
George EyrichP5-11 175 R-R 1925-03-03 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19431943-1943   Reading (Reading,PA)  
Bob FerroSS5-8 160 R-R 1963-12-03 Reading,Pennsylvania A1982-1983-
1982- 4-  84-MIN
Muhlenberg (Reading,PA)  
Jesse FoppertP6-6 210 R-R 1980-07-10 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20092003-2005
2001- 2-  74-SFN
San Rafael (San Rafael,CA)San Francisco  
Jack FoxOF5-10 185 R-R 1885-05-21 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1908-19081908-1908      
John FrillP5-10 170 R-L 1879-04-03 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1910-19121910-1912      
Aaron FritzC6-0 200 R-R 1996-06-29 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2015-2018-   Minersville (Minersville,PA)Bucknell U., DeSales U.  
Dick Gernert1B6-3 210 R-R 1928-09-28 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19621952-1962   Reading (Reading,PA)Temple U.  
Zach GrohP6-2 205 R-R 1984-07-16 Reading,Pennsylvania Ind2004-2010-   Perkiomen School (Pennsburg,PA)Binghamton U.  
Sean HagenC6-1 185 R-R 1992-04-10 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2011-2014-   Muhlenberg (Reading,PA)Eastern Kentucky U., Jefferson Col  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Billy HartranftP5-11 175 R-R 1986-- Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2007-2007-   Reading Central Catholic (Reading,PA)Temple U., Orange County CC  
Frank Heifer1B-OF5-10 175 - 1854-01-18 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1875-18751875-1875      
Buddy HernandezP5-9 170 R-R 1979-03-03 Reading,Pennsylvania AAA2000-2008-     North Carolina Wesleyan Col  
Kyle HoffmanP6-3 220 R-R 1988-- Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2007-2010-   Twin Valley (Elverson,PA)James Madison U.  
JD Huether1B6-0 200 R-R 1980-05-17 Reading,Pennsylvania A2001-2003-   Bishop Verot (Fort Myers,FL)New Orleans, Lake Sumter CC  
Jeff KantnorC   - 1965-- Reading,Pennsylvania --
1983-31- 745-NYN
Reading (Reading,PA)  
Matt KellerP6-0 200 R-R 1984-09-03 Reading,Pennsylvania Ind2007-2007-      
Bryan KochC6-1 175 L-R 1964-05-23 Reading,Pennsylvania A-1982-1984-
1982-26- 660-CHA
Muhlenberg (Reading,PA)  
Brian KopetskySS6-0 165 R-R 1965-07-07 Reading,Pennsylvania A+1984-1986-
1984- 2-  27-LAN
Muhlenberg (Reading,PA)CCBC Dundalk  
Jeff KramerP5-11 180 R-R 1973-10-06 Reading,Pennsylvania AA1994-1996-
1994-30- 823-MIL
Wilson (West Lawn,PA)Emory and Henry Col  
Scott KramerP5-11 180 R-R 1973-10-06 Reading,Pennsylvania A1994-1995-
1994-13- 353-CLE
Wilson (West Lawn,PA)Emory and Henry Col  
Whitey Kurowski3B5-11 193 R-R 1918-04-19 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19491941-1949      
Henry Larkin1B-OF5-10 175 R-R 1860-01-12 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1884-18931884-1893      
Jesse Levan3B-OF6-0 172 L-R 1926-07-15 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19551947-1955      
Chris LloydC6-0 170 R-R Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2010-2010-   Reading Central Catholic (Reading,PA)Duquesne U.  
Andrew LongP6-1 205 R-R 1986-05-13 Reading,Pennsylvania Ind2009-2009-   Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)Alvernia U.  
Zach Lutz3B6-2 215 R-R 1986-06-03 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB2005-20172012-2013
2007- 5- 183-NYN
Governor Mifflin (Shillington,PA)Alvernia U.Free Agent  
John MatthewsP6-0 185 R-R 1947-- Reading,Pennsylvania --
1965- 8- 152-SFN
Reading (Reading,PA)  
Nick MattioniP6-3 200 R-R 1979-03-14 Reading,Pennsylvania AAA1998-2007-
2000- 9- 275-NYN
Twin Valley (Elverson,PA)Florida Atl U.  
Steve McDevittP6-1 185 R-R 1965-03-10 Reading,Pennsylvania A+1983-1987-      
Peter McHughP6-1 190 L-L Reading,Pennsylvania Ind1993-1997-     New Hampshire  
Kohly MillerIF5-9 145 - 1873-01-17 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1892-18971892-1897      
Thomas MillerOF   - 1950-- Reading,Pennsylvania --
1968- 5- 102-DET
Reading (Reading,PA)  
Wade MillerP6-2 185 R-R 1976-09-13 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1996-20091999-2007
1996-20- 594-HOU
Brandywine Heights (Brandywine Heights,PA)Alvernia U.  
Eric MockP6-2 195 R-R 1996-07-12 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2017-2019-   Governor Mifflin (Shillington,PA)Penn St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Brandon NaplesOF6-0 190 R-L 1972-11-05 Reading,Pennsylvania A+1995-2000-   Wilson (West Lawn,PA)Susquehanna U.  
Ledwin NunezP6-0 175 -R 1997-10-09 Reading,Pennsylvania NCAA2017-2019-   Wyomissing Area (Wyomissing Hills,PA)Saint Peter's U., Lackawanna Col  
Shadow PyleP5-8 136 -L 1861-11-29 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1884-18871884-1887      
Nate ReedP6-3 180 L-L 1987-12-01 Reading,Pennsylvania AAA2007-2018-
Oley Valley (Oley,PA)Pittsburgh, Kutztown U.Free Agent  
Mike RohrbachP5-10 215 B-L 1974-06-05 Reading,Pennsylvania Ind1996-2000-     Pittsburgh  
Paul RussellOF   - 1871-03-20 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1894-18941894-1894      
Jared SadlowskiOF-C5-10 180 R-R 1974-10-05 Reading,Pennsylvania Ind1994-2000-   Altoona Area (Altoona,PA)Penn St  
Kyle SadlowskiP6-3 190 R-R 1984-06-19 Reading,Pennsylvania AA2003-2008-
Reading Central Catholic (Reading,PA)Kutztown U.  
Harry SchaefferP6-2 175 L-L 1924-06-23 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19521952-1952   Governor Mifflin (Shillington,PA)East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania  
Rich ThompsonOF6-3 180 L-R 1979-04-23 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1998-20132004-2012
2000- 6- 178-TOR
Montrose Area (Montrose,PA)James Madison U.Free Agent  
Phil TomneySS5-7 155 R-R 1863-06-17 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1888-18901888-1890      
Charlie WagnerP5-11 170 R-R 1912-12-03 Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1938-19461938-1946      
Alan WawrzyniakP6-3 200 R-R 1977-09-14 Reading,Pennsylvania A+1999-2002-
1999- 7- 221-ANA
  Thomas Jefferson U.  
Harrison WickelSCOUT   - 1912-09-06 Reading,Pennsylvania --      
Chris Zonca1B6-4 215 R-R 1972-01-29 Reading,Pennsylvania Rk1994-1994-   Reading (Reading,PA)West Chester Pennsylvania  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
ReadingReading,PARed Knights
Reading Central CatholicReading,PACardinals
Exeter TownshipReading,PAEagles

College and PRO Teams

ReadingEastern LeagueAA
Alvernia UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA
Albright CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA
Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2016Albright CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Albright CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018Albright CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2013Alvernia UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2014Alvernia UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2015Alvernia UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2016Alvernia UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Alvernia UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018Alvernia UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2016Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegeNorth Eastern Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegeNorth Eastern Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegeNorth Eastern Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2013Reading Fightin PhilsEastern LeagueAAMinor
2014Reading Fightin PhilsEastern LeagueAAMinor
2015Reading Fightin PhilsEastern LeagueAAMinor
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Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Angelica Park
FirstEnergy Stadium
Reading Municipal Memorial Stadium