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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jeff AndersonIF6-0 178 B-R 1973-08-01 Canton,Ohio Ind1996-2002-     Ohio St  
Shaun ArgentoC6-1 215 R-R 1975-12-24 Canton,Ohio RK1999-2004-
  New Mexico Highlands U.  
Ryan BaechelP-1B6-6 210 R-R 1986-08-04 Canton,Ohio NCAA2006-2007-   Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Cleveland St  
Ryan BergertP6-2 195 R-R 2000-03-08 Canton,Ohio NCAA2019-2019-   Glen Oak (Canton,OH)West Virginia U.  
John BirkbeckP6-2 175 R-R 1992-06-09 Canton,Ohio NCAA2012-2015-   Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Randy BockusP6-2 190 L-R 1960-10-05 Canton,Ohio MLB1981-19911986-1989
1982-34- 796-SFN
Sandy Valley (Magnolia,OH)Kent St  
Justin BolmgrenP6-3 215 R-R 1982-09-08 Canton,Ohio NCAA2003-2003-   Carrollton (Carrollton,OH)Akron  
Randy BoronP6-4 210 R-R 1965-12-01 Canton,Ohio RK1987-1987-
1987-25- 649-TEX
Canton South (Canton,OH)Cleveland St  
Ronnie Bourquin3B6-3 210 L-R 1985-04-29 Canton,Ohio AA2004-2015-
2006- 2-  50-DET
Canton South (Canton,OH)Ohio St  
Logan BowlesP6-2 190 R-R 1994-- Canton,Ohio NCAA2014-2016-   Canton South (Canton,OH)Ohio St, Walsh U.  
Ryan BrickwoodOF5-10 180 L-L 1980-08-05 Canton,Ohio NCAA2000-2003-   Canton South (Canton,OH)Akron, Kentucky Wesleyan Col  
Clint BrillC5-11 190 R-R 1960-01-16 Canton,Ohio A1981-1983-
1981- 4-  89-ATL
  Humboldt St  
Lonnel BushIF-OF6-1 200 R-R Canton,Ohio NCAA2009-2009-   Canton South (Canton,OH)Coppin St  
Sam CampitellaP6-3 215 R-R 1987-01-30 Canton,Ohio NCAA2006-2006-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)Bowling Green St, Malone Col  
Brook ClarkIF6-2 195 R-R 1993-12-09 Canton,Ohio Ind2013-2017-   McKinley (Canton,OH)Walsh U.  
Scott CollinsSS5-10 168 R-R 1960-- Canton,Ohio A-1981-1981-
1981-15- 376-CLE
Plymouth-Canton (Plymouth,MI)Missouri  
Brad CompettyOF-P5-9 155 R-L 1986-08-03 Canton,Ohio NCAA2006-2006-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Oakland U.  
James Davis1B6-2 193 L-L 1951-- Canton,Ohio --
1969- 4-  88-CHN
McKinley (Canton,OH)  
Rob DewolfOF6-3 185 L-L 1963-07-05 Canton,Ohio AAA1984-1989-
1984- 7- 176-MIL
Jackson (Massillon,OH)Malone Col  
Dana FreudemanP6-2 180 B-L 1948-10-09 Canton,Ohio --
1966-23- 445-CHN
Central Catholic (Canton,OH)  
Marcus GeiselmanOF6-0 190 R-R 1983-05-21 Canton,Ohio NCAA2003-2006-   McKinley (Canton,OH)Akron  
Justin GillP6-3 202 R-R 1989-01-01 Canton,Ohio RK2008-2012-   Canton South (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Fred Graff3B5-10 164 R-R 1889-08-25 Canton,Ohio MLB1913-19131913-1913      
Ed Gremminger3B6-1 200 R-R 1874-03-30 Canton,Ohio MLB1895-19041895-1904      
Dick HahnC5-11 176 R-R 1916-07-24 Canton,Ohio MLB1940-19401940-1940      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Mike HarrisOF-1B5-11 195 L-L 1970-04-30 Canton,Ohio AAA1989-1996-
1991- 4- 104-MIL
Tates Creek (Lexington,KY)Kentucky  
John HauptP6-4 220 L-L 1978-01-07 Canton,Ohio Ind2002-2002-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Malone Col  
Dirk HayhurstP6-3 190 L-R 1981-03-24 Canton,Ohio MLB2000-20112008-2009
2003- 8- 221-SDN
Canton South (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Ben Johanning1B6-3 220 L-L 1980-05-02 Canton,Ohio A-2001-2003-
Osceola (Kissimmee,FL)North Florida  
Mike JonesC-3B5-11 175 R-R 1971-03-13 Canton,Ohio A1991-1992-
1991-17- 457-CIN
Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Wichita St  
Tom KindlerP6-6 225 R-R 1970-11-18 Canton,Ohio A1992-1994-
1992- 7- 197-SDN
  Kent St  
AJ KloehnC5-10 175 R-R 1996-- Canton,Ohio NCAA2016-2019-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)Lafayette Col, Richmond  
Garret KlootsP6-3 200 L-R 1986-03-07 Canton,Ohio NCAA2005-2006-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Bowling Green St, Wingate U.  
Joe KohlerP6-2 215 R-R 1987-05-14 Canton,Ohio NCAA2006-2009-   St. Thomas Aquinas (Canton,OH)Xavier U.  
Zack LeonardIF6-1 185 R-R 1988-10-27 Canton,Ohio NCAA2008-2011-   McKinley (Canton,OH)Eastern Michigan U.  
Brett Lilley2B5-8 170 L-R 1985-07-30 Canton,Ohio A2005-2009-
2008-29- 875-SLN
Hoover (North Canton,OH)Notre Dame  
Nick MaragasC5-10 212 R-R 1985-01-27 Canton,Ohio Ind2006-2010-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)Cincinnati, Louisiana-Monroe  
Eric MarzecP5-11 210 R-R 1988-01-13 Canton,Ohio AAA2007-2015-
2010-30- 909-MIL
Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Youngstown StFree Agent  
John MassarelliOF-C6-2 200 R-R 1966-01-23 Canton,Ohio AAA1987-1996-
1987- 8- 210-HOU
Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Akron  
Grant McCouryP-1B6-2 204 R-R 1989-08-04 Canton,Ohio NCAA2010-2013-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Elon U., Wingate U.  
Damon Minor1B6-7 230 L-L 1975-01-09 Canton,Ohio MLB1993-20062000-2004
1996-12- 342-SFN
Hammon (Hammon,OK)Oklahoma  
Ryan Minor3B6-7 245 R-R 1974-01-05 Canton,Ohio MLB1993-20051998-2001
1996-33- 981-BAL
Hammon (Hammon,OK)Oklahoma  
Tommy MonnotC6-3 200 R-R 1992-05-22 Canton,Ohio NCAA2012-2015-   Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Alan MorrisonP6-3 230 L-L 1987-02-11 Canton,Ohio NCAA2006-2009-   Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Mike MunsonP6-2 186 R-R 1966-01-04 Canton,Ohio RK1986-1997-
1988-27- 686-LAN
Shawn NottinghamP6-0 180 L-L 1985-01-22 Canton,Ohio AAA2003-2009-
2003-13- 386-SEA
Jackson (Jackson,OH)  
Cameron PalmerP6-3 199 R-R 1991-12-03 Canton,Ohio A2011-2016-
2015-24- 732-LAN
McKinley (Canton,OH)ToledoFree Agent  
Dan PhillipC5-11 185 L-R 1959-09-01 Canton,Ohio A+1981-1981-
1981-27- 681-DET
Ashland (Ashland,OH)Ashland U.  
Ryan PlanckIF6-5 220 R-R 1985-04-19 Canton,Ohio NCAA2004-2006-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)Ohio U.  
Ed PooleP5-10 175 R-R 1874-09-07 Canton,Ohio MLB1900-19041900-1904      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jerry PruettOF-P6-1 185 R-R 1947-11-07 Canton,Ohio --
1965- 5-  93-SLN
Lehman (Canton,OH)  
John RedmondP6-2 186 L-L 1981-11-15 Canton,Ohio NCAA2001-2004-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)Santa Clara U.  
Nate RomansIF5-9 175 L-R 1996-- Canton,Ohio NCAA2017-2019-   Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)Ohio St  
Sam RussoC5-11 180 R-R 1997-- Canton,Ohio NCAA2016-2019-   Hoover (North Canton,OH)Butler U.  
Alex SchmidC5-10 190 L-R 1987-04-03 Canton,Ohio NCAA2007-2008-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Ball St  
Danny ShuckP5-10 185 R-R 1981-08-22 Canton,Ohio Ind2004-2005-   Clemens (Schertz,TX)  
Jason SiegfriedC6-2 225 R-R 1976-10-13 Canton,Ohio A-1996-1999-
Mike SkeelesP6-8 245 L-L 1976-10-14 Canton,Ohio NCAA1995-1998-
McKinley (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Steven SmithSS5-11 180 R-R 1953-07-21 Canton,Ohio AAA1977-1982-
1976-24- 552-SDN
Ste. Genevieve (Ste. Genevieve,MO)Pepperdine U., Col. the Canyons  
Charley StanceuP6-2 190 R-R 1916-01-09 Canton,Ohio MLB1941-19461941-1946   McKinley (Canton,OH)  
Brady SteineckIF5-7 160 B-R 1981-10-02 Canton,Ohio NCAA2001-2004-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Akron  
Paul StuffelP6-2 185 R-R 1927-03-22 Canton,Ohio MLB1950-19531950-1953
1947-   UDFA-PHI
Marlington (Alliance,OH)Kent St  
Fred TaubyOF5-9 168 R-R 1906-03-27 Canton,Ohio MLB1935-19371935-1937      
Vince Teixeira3B6-0 195 R-R 1964-04-11 Canton,Ohio A+1986-1989-
1986- 9- 223-OAK
Saugus (Saugus,CA)California-Santa Barbara, Col. the Canyons  
Aaron ThompkinsOF6-0 170 L-L 1988-12-09 Canton,Ohio NCAA2008-2011-   Perry (Perry,OH)Furman U.  
Rick ThompsonSS6-1 165 R-R 1960-09-17 Canton,Ohio A+1982-1983-
1982- 4-  95-HOU
Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Purdue U.  
Devon TorrenceOF6-0 190 R-R 1989-05-08 Canton,Ohio RK2007-2014-
2007-16- 501-HOU
Canton South (Canton,OH)Free Agent  
Joe TuckerOF5-11 170 R-R 1984-01-25 Canton,Ohio AA2003-2009-
2006-24- 712-DET
Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Kent St  
Timothy TurnerOF-P5-10 185 L-L 1995-06-09 Canton,Ohio NCAA2015-2018-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)George Mason U.  
Allen TysonP6-1 200 R-R 1969-02-19 Canton,Ohio RK1989-1989-
1989-30- 783-TOR
Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Gulf Coast St  
Jake VanceP6-3 175 R-R 1998-- Canton,Ohio NCAA2017-2019-   Central Catholic (Canton,OH)Ohio St  
Chad WaglerP6-1 185 R-R 1983-09-11 Canton,Ohio AA2003-2009-
2006-22- 669-HOU
Lake (Millbury,OH)Kent St  
James WallerP-IF6-4 220 R-R Canton,Ohio NCAA2004-2004-   Glen Oak (Canton,OH)Cleveland St  
Del WertzSS5-10 160 R-R 1888-10-11 Canton,Ohio --      
Joe WhitmerOF6-2 210 R-R 1977-11-22 Canton,Ohio Ind2000-2003-      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Samuel WilliamsP6-2 180 L-L 1996-- Canton,Ohio NCAA2015-2019-   Jackson (Massillon,OH)Eastern Kentucky U., No.Kentucky U.  
D.J. WilsonOF5-8 177 L-L 1996-10-08 Canton,Ohio A+2015-2018-
2015- 4- 113-CHN
Canton South (Canton,OH)MinorsChicago Cubs (A+)
Ronald YoungP6-5 185 R-L 1947-01-20 Canton,Ohio --
1965- 6- 102-PIT
Canton South (Canton,OH)  
Charlie ZieglerIF   -R 1875-01-13 Canton,Ohio MLB1899-19001899-1900      

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Canton SouthCanton,OHWildcats
Central CatholicCanton,OHCrusaders
Glen OakCanton,OHEagles
St. Thomas AquinasCanton,OHKnights
St. John's CatholicCanton,OH-

College and PRO Teams

Mid-MissouriFrontier LeagueInd
Canton/AkronEastern LeagueAA
CantonFrontier LeagueInd
Malone CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2002Canton CoyotesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1997Canton CrocodilesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1998Canton CrocodilesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1999Canton CrocodilesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2000Canton CrocodilesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2001Canton CrocodilesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1989Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1990Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1992Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1993Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1994Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1995Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
1996Canton/Akron IndiansEastern LeagueAAMinor
2016Malone CollegeGreat Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017Malone CollegeGreat Midwest Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018Malone CollegeGreat Midwest Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2003Mid-Missouri MavericksFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2004Mid-Missouri MavericksFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2005Mid-Missouri MavericksFrontier LeagueIndyIndy

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium