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Total Players Listed26Major Leaguers7Active Players1
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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)
Chad BendinelliP5-10 155 R-R 1981-01-16 Portsmouth,Ohio NCAA2000-2002-   Lassiter (Marietta,GA)Clemson U.  
Gene Bennett2B5-11 175 L- 1928-07-29 Portsmouth,Ohio --      
Harry BlakeOF5-7 165 R-R 1874-06-16 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1894-18991894-1899      
Terry CraftUMP5-10 210 - 1954-12-09 Portsmouth,Ohio --      
Joe EstepOF5-10 195 L-L 1977-12-14 Portsmouth,Ohio Ind1999-2002-   Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)Shawnee St, Embry-Riddle U.  
Jason GreeneIF5-11 180 L-R 1982-09-09 Portsmouth,Ohio Rk2001-2002-
2001-20- 592-MON
Minford (Minford,OH)  
Andy HeimbachP6-2 185 R-R 1977-09-25 Portsmouth,Ohio A2000-2002-
1999- 8- 259-BOS
Wheelersburg (Wheelersburg,OH)Mount Vernon Nazarene U.  
Larry HisleOF6-2 195 R-R 1947-05-05 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1966-19821968-1982
1965- 2-  38-PHI
Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)  
Bill KounsP6-1 185 R-R 1949-05-12 Portsmouth,Ohio --
1970-17- 407-BOS
McKell (Lynn,KY)William Carey U.  
Johnnie LeMasterSS6-2 167 R-R 1954-06-19 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1987
1973- 1-   6-SFN
Paintsville (Paintsville,KY)  
Wade MartinP6-0 195 R-R 1996-04-09 Portsmouth,Ohio NCAA2016-2019-   Wheelersburg (Wheelersburg,OH)Marshall U.  
Tim McClaskeyP5-10 170 R-R 1976-01-11 Portsmouth,Ohio AAA1995-2008-
1995-36- 989-FLO
Wilton (Wilton,IA)Muscatine CC  
Rick McGloneC6-2 185 R-R 1955-- Portsmouth,Ohio Rk1976-1977-
1977-16- 411-KCA
Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)Florida St  
Josh McGrawC5-9 185 R-R 1977-05-17 Portsmouth,Ohio Ind1999-1999-      
Josh MyersIF6-0 180 R-R 1993-- Portsmouth,Ohio NCAA2012-2015-   Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)No.Kentucky U.  
Rocky Nelson1B5-11 178 L-L 1924-11-18 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1949-19611949-1961   Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)  
Aaron OeschC6-0 188 R-R 1992-01-22 Portsmouth,Ohio NCAA2012-2012-   Minford (Minford,OH)Cincinnati  
Al OliverOF-1B6-0 195 L-L 1946-10-14 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985
1964-   UDFA-PIT
Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)  
Jeff RameyC-DH5-11 190 R-R 1971-03-24 Portsmouth,Ohio A+1992-2007-
1992-18- 493-CIN
Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)Indiana U.  
Del RiceC6-2 190 R-R 1922-10-27 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1945-19611945-1961   Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)  
Patrick RiehlP6-5 230 R-R 1994-05-19 Portsmouth,Ohio A2016-2017-
2016-26- 768-CIN
Valley (Lucasville,OH)Mars Hill ColMinorsCincinnati Reds (A+)
Pat RigsbyCOACH5-9 195 R-R 1972-05-23 Portsmouth,Ohio Ind1995-1995-      
Brett RobertsP6-7 230 R-R 1970-03-24 Portsmouth,Ohio AAA1991-1997-
1991- 4- 102-MIN
South Webster (South Webster,OH)Morehead St  
Matt SextonSS6-2 180 R-R 1961-10-29 Portsmouth,Ohio A+1984-1985-
1984-12- 294-CAL
  Newman U.  
Pinky SwanderOF5-9 180 L-L 1880-07-04 Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1903-19041903-1904      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Chris ThomasP6-4 185 L-R 1960-07-17 Portsmouth,Ohio AA1979-1986-   Vero Beach (Vero Beach,FL)Indian River St  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname

College and PRO Teams

PortsmouthFrontier LeagueInd
PortsmouthOhio-Indiana LeagueD
Shawnee State UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

1994Portsmouth ExplorersFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1995Portsmouth ExplorersFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2015Shawnee State UniversityMid-South ConferenceNAIACollege
2017Shawnee State UniversityMid-South ConferenceNAIACollege
2018Shawnee State UniversityMid-South ConferenceNAIACollege

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Branch Rickey Stadium