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Gadsden, AlabamaCity Profile
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Steve Shields was born in Gadsden
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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)
Jake BallSS-3B6-2 210 R-R 1984-06-19 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2004-2007-   Hokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St  
Jack BaswellUMP   - 1944-06-27 Gadsden,Alabama --      
Joseph BodineP6-4 168 R-L 1955-03-03 Gadsden,Alabama --
1973-12- 269-CLE
Emma Sansom (Gadsden,AL)  
Blake Bone1B6-1 190 L-R 1979-01-12 Gadsden,Alabama A+1998-2003-
2000-11- 326-SEA
Southside (Gadsden,AL)Alabama-Huntsville  
Evan BushSS6-2 195 R-R 1984-04-25 Gadsden,Alabama AAA2003-2006-
2006-48-1428-SFN
Southside (Gadsden,AL)Alabama  
Johnny CashP6-1 165 L-L 1964-09-07 Gadsden,Alabama AA1984-1986-      
Kevin CovingtonOF6-1 190 R-R 1978-04-18 Gadsden,Alabama A-1998-2002-
1996-45-1318-TOR
Cherokee County (Centre,AL)Florida Gateway Col  
John DriskillIF6-0 190 L-R 1977-10-21 Gadsden,Alabama Ind2001-2002-   Gadsden (Gadsden,AL)Birmingham-So.Col  
Alan DunnP6-0 185 R-R 1961-11-19 Gadsden,Alabama AA1981-1984-
1983- 4-  95-DET
  Alabama  
Brian DunnC5-10 195 R-R 1967-05-09 Gadsden,Alabama A+1988-1992-     San Diego St  
Andrew EdgeC6-2 230 R-R 1987-12-31 Gadsden,Alabama A2007-2013-
2010-24- 742-LAN
Gadsden (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville StFree Agent  
Evan EdgeC5-11 178 L-R 1953-- Gadsden,Alabama --
1975-16- 382-CIN
Gadsden (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St  
Bert ElliottP6-2 200 R-R 1986-- Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2005-2007-   Southside (Gadsden,AL)Troy U., Gadsden St CC  
Chad Ellis1B-C6-0 205 L-R 1980-05-28 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2002-2003-   Southside (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St  
Hersh FreemanP6-3 220 R-R 1928-07-01 Gadsden,Alabama MLB1952-19581952-1958     Alabama  
Chris Heaps2B-SS6-1 170 R-R 1972-08-22 Gadsden,Alabama Rk1991-1992-
1991-28- 724-NYA
Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)Gadsden St CC  
Cole HelmsOF-P5-11 170 R-R 1982-05-12 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2002-2005-   Southside (Gadsden,AL)Tennessee Technological U., Alabama-Birmingham  
Charles HicksP6-7 220 R-R 1969-06-20 Gadsden,Alabama AA1992-1994-
1992-35- 971-SFN
Gadsden (Gadsden,AL)Birmingham-So.Col  
Matthew HowardP-IF6-4 200 R-R 1991-07-01 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2013-2014-   Southside (Gadsden,AL)Troy U., NWFlorida St  
Rickey Hughes1B-OF6-2 190 L-L 1954-- Gadsden,Alabama --
1973- 3-  56-MON
Gaston (Gadsden,AL)  
Dennis JonesP6-5 192 L-L 1966-07-26 Gadsden,Alabama AA1985-1995-
1985- 8- 202-TOR
  Gadsden St CC  
Motorboat Jones1B6-1 175 R-R 1969-03-15 Gadsden,Alabama AA1987-1995-
1987-12- 310-CIN
Litchfield (Gadsden,AL)  
Stacy JonesP6-6 225 R-R 1967-05-26 Gadsden,Alabama MLB1986-19971991-1996
1988- 3-  61-BAL
Etowah (Attalla,AL)Auburn U.  
Braxton LightP5-9 185 R-R 1995-10-13 Gadsden,Alabama Rk2017-2019-
2017-24- 735-CHN
Southside (Gadsden,AL)Walters St CC, Wallace St CCFree Agent  
Blake MartinP6-2 193 L-L 1986-06-19 Gadsden,Alabama AAA2005-2013-
2008-17- 516-MIN
Boaz (Boaz,AL)Birmingham-So.Col, Louisiana StFree Agent  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Bobby McClellanC6-4 215 B-R 1954-- Gadsden,Alabama --
1975- 4-  82-CHA
Emma Sansom (Gadsden,AL)Gadsden St CC  
Mitch MillerP6-3 195 R-R 1985-11-15 Gadsden,Alabama A+2005-2009-   Hokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St  
Daryl MooreP6-5 210 L-L 1968-03-09 Gadsden,Alabama AAA1987-1995-   Litchfield (Gadsden,AL)Gadsden St CC  
Miles NordgrenP6-2 190 R-R 1992-06-12 Gadsden,Alabama A+2012-2018-
2014-23- 680-MIN
Etowah (Woodstock,GA)Birmingham-So.ColFree Agent  
Jason NunnOF6-4 215 R-R 1977-12-23 Gadsden,Alabama Rk1998-2000-   Etowah (Attalla,AL)Jacksonville St  
Brian PurcellP6-4 190 L-L 1981-01-04 Gadsden,Alabama Rk2001-2001-   Emma Sansom (Gadsden,AL)  
Greg RudolphIF5-10 170 R-R 1969-11-30 Gadsden,Alabama A+1991-1997-   Litchfield (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St, Gadsden St CC  
Darius Rudoph2B5-11 190 R-R 1988-11-10 Gadsden,Alabama --
2009-47-1402-WAS
Emma Sansom (Gadsden,AL)Snead St CC  
Steve ShieldsP6-5 230 R-R 1958-11-30 Gadsden,Alabama MLB1977-19891985-1989
1977-22- 554-OAK
Hokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)Ranger Col  
Taylor ShieldsP6-0 175 R-R 1992-07-13 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2013-2014-   Hokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St, Calhoun CC  
Ted Sizemore2B5-10 165 R-R 1945-04-15 Gadsden,Alabama MLB1966-19801969-1980
1966-15- 299-LAN
Pershing (Detroit,MI)Michigan  
Zackery Usry1B6-4 220 L-R 1977-12-12 Gadsden,Alabama --
1996-39-1158-NYN
Hokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)  
Allen WinninghamSS-3B6-2 185 R-R 1980-03-07 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2001-2002-   Etowah (Attalla,AL)So.Mississippi, Meridian CC  
Thomas WooIF6-2 184 L-R 1981-10-07 Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2003-2003-   Huntsville (Huntsville,AL)Alabama-Birmingham, Wallace St CC  
J.T. WrightP6-2 165 R-R 1987-- Gadsden,Alabama NCAA2006-2008-   Southside (Gadsden,AL)Jacksonville St, East Tennessee St  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
GastonGadsden,ALBulldogs
SouthsideGadsden,ALPanthers
GadsdenGadsden,ALClash
Hokes BluffGadsden,ALEagles
Emma SansomGadsden,ALRebels
LitchfieldGadsden,AL-

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
Gadsden State Community CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA