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Todd Van Poppel was born in Hinsdale
An aggregate of all things related to Hinsdale, Illinois on this web site. Its important to know that the list is based on what is available in the database but is not necessarily complete.

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Total Players Listed51Major Leaguers2Active Players4
Active Players ListNick Burdi, Kevin Plawecki

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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)
Matt AndersonIF6-1 200 L-R 1994-- Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2013-2016-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Central Arkansas, Cowley Col  
Russ BayerP6-4 210 L-L 1979-12-19 Hinsdale,Illinois A1999-2003-
2002-20- 583-PIT
Naperville Central (Naperville,IL)Miami U.  
Billy BoockfordOF-P6-1 195 R-R 1987-06-16 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2007-2010-   Glenbard West (Glen Ellyn,IL)Notre Dame  
Craig BrookesP6-3 210 R-R 1985-03-13 Hinsdale,Illinois Ind2004-2007-   Naperville Central (Naperville,IL)Michigan St  
Nick BurdiP6-5 215 R-R 1993-01-19 Hinsdale,Illinois AA2012-2017-
2014- 2-  46-MIN
Downers Grove South (Downers Grove,IL)LouisvilleDL-60Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
Austin ButlerP6-4 190 R-R 1997-- Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2018-2018-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Youngstown St, Weatherford Col, Lake Sumter CC  
Joe ClaverP6-2 180 L-L 1991-10-09 Hinsdale,Illinois A-2011-2015-   Downers Grove North (Downers Grove,IL)Illinois StFree Agent  
Steve CrnkovichP6-4 188 R-R 1987-10-08 Hinsdale,Illinois A2007-2011-   Downers Grove South (Downers Grove,IL)Illinois-Chicago, Tennessee  
Toby DavidP6-4 225 L-L 1978-06-01 Hinsdale,Illinois A-1998-2002-   Countryside (Clearwater,FL)Furman U.  
Mark DoranOF6-3 225 R-R 1962-11-02 Hinsdale,Illinois AAA1983-1990-
1983- 1-  23-CAL
Thornridge (Dolton,IL)Wisconsin  
Adam DresslerP6-0 180 R-R 1994-11-27 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2014-2017-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Purdue U.  
Brian EvakP6-4 200 R-R 1993-03-22 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2012-2015-   Plainfield North (Plainfield,IL)Illinois-Chicago  
Jack FischerP6-2 175 R-R 1991-08-28 Hinsdale,Illinois A-2011-2015-
2014-26- 790-DET
St. Ignatius (Chicago,IL)Wake Forest U.Free Agent  
Rob FischerOF6-3 205 R-R 1978-10-23 Hinsdale,Illinois Ind1998-2008-
1997-27- 829-NYA
Lyons Township (LaGrange,IL)Illinois  
Todd FreseSS-2B5-7 165 B-R 1966-- Hinsdale,Illinois RK1989-1989-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Northwestern U.  
Mike Greco3B6-3 205 R-R 1988-07-29 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2008-2011-
2007-47-1377-ARI
Notre Dame Prep (Scottsdale,AZ)US Military Academy, USC  
Lafringe HayesOF5-8 165 L-L 1983-11-13 Hinsdale,Illinois Ind2003-2008-   Walther Lutheran (Melrose Park,IL)Oklahoma, Cincinnati  
Steven HeilenbachP6-3 180 R-R 1993-11-21 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2013-2016-   Lyons Township (LaGrange,IL)Illinois St  
Brandon HillierOF5-11 168 L-L 1984-09-12 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2004-2007-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Miami U.  
Kevin Howard3B-1B6-2 180 L-R 1981-06-25 Hinsdale,Illinois AAA2000-2014-
2002- 5- 135-CIN
Westlake (Westlake Village,CA)MiamiFree Agent  
Jay IehlP6-2 180 R-R 1984-04-23 Hinsdale,Illinois AA2002-2007-
2002-20- 593-FLO
Downers Grove North (Downers Grove,IL)  
Eric Jagielo3B6-2 195 L-R 1992-05-17 Hinsdale,Illinois AAA2011-2017-
2013- 1-  26-NYA
Downers Grove North (Downers Grove,IL)Notre DameMinorsMiami Marlins (AA)
Grant JohnsonP6-6 220 R-R 1983-05-26 Hinsdale,Illinois AA2002-2009-
2004- 2-  66-CHN
Lyons Township (LaGrange,IL)Notre Dame  
Scott JonesP5-11 180 L-L 1963-12-04 Hinsdale,Illinois A+1982-1984-
1982- 1-  22-CIN
Hinsdale South (Darien,IL)  
Connor KopachIF6-0 170 R-R 1994-08-04 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2014-2018-   Downers Grove North (Downers Grove,IL)So.Illinois U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Mike KornackerP-IF6-3 215 R-R 1995-12-26 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2015-2018-   St. Laurence (Burbank,IL)Purdue U.  
Mike KuklaC6-2 230 R-R 1983-- Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2002-2005-   Hinsdale South (Darien,IL)No.Illinois U.  
Nick KurashP5-10 167 R-R 1988-04-07 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2007-2009-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Miami U.  
John Lackaff3B5-11 195 R-R 1979-05-03 Hinsdale,Illinois A+1998-2006-
2000-15- 442-CHA
Downers Grove North (Downers Grove,IL)Miami U.  
Johnny LeeIF-OF5-9 190 R-R 1986-08-05 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2006-2009-   Naperville Central (Naperville,IL)Michigan St  
Ryan LindquistOF5-10 195 R-R 1987-- Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2007-2009-   Hinsdale South (Darien,IL)Eastern Illinois U., Elgin CC  
John LynchP6-2 215 R-R 1971-09-25 Hinsdale,Illinois A1990-1993-
1992- 2-  66-FLO
Torrey Pines (San Diego,CA)Stanford U.  
Tim McElroyP6-5 205 L-L 1993-09-20 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2013-2015-   St. Viator (Arlington Heights,IL)Purdue U.  
Rick Moss3B6-2 185 L-R 1975-09-18 Hinsdale,Illinois AA1994-2000-
1996-44-1291-MIN
Lockport Township (Lockport,IL)Lewis U.  
Kurt Olson1B-OF6-0 185 L-L 1968-08-06 Hinsdale,Illinois A-1990-1990-
1986-19- 481-MIN
Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)  
Chris PackP6-3 188 R-R 1987-08-23 Hinsdale,Illinois RK2007-2012-   Benet Academy (Lisle,IL)Villanova U., IllinoisFree Agent  
Kevin PlaweckiC6-1 200 R-R 1991-02-26 Hinsdale,Illinois MLB2010-20182015-2018
2012- 1-  35-NYN
Westfield (Westfield,IN)Purdue U.DL-10New York Mets (MLB)
Alec PorzelSS5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-14 Hinsdale,Illinois A-1998-2001-
2001-13- 393-BOS
Naperville North (Naperville,IL)Notre Dame  
Connor Powers1B6-2 230 R-R 1987-12-21 Hinsdale,Illinois A+2007-2012-
2010-21- 634-SDN
Benet Academy (Lisle,IL)Mississippi StFree Agent  
Dominic PurpuraP6-4 200 L-L 1993-12-31 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2014-2017-   Nazareth Academy (LaGrange Park,IL)San Diego St, Orange Coast Col  
Jeff ReyesP6-2 185 R-R 1983-04-05 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2002-2003-   Hinsdale South (Darien,IL)Illinois St  
Brian RieglerC6-1 180 R-R 1989-05-16 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2008-2011-   Downers Grove South (Downers Grove,IL)Indiana St, No.Illinois U., Kishwaukee Col  
Bobby SkogsberghP6-3 216 R-R 1994-07-01 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2014-2017-   Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale,IL)Boston Col  
Derek SmithIF5-8 160 B-R 1970-11-02 Hinsdale,Illinois Ind1994-1997-      
Todd Van PoppelP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-09 Hinsdale,Illinois MLB1990-20041991-2004
1990- 1-  14-OAK
James Martin (Arlington,TX)  
Rob VanVurenP6-3 205 L-R 1962-11-25 Hinsdale,Illinois A+1984-1986-
1984- 5- 122-KCA
  Louisiana Tech U.  
Scott VatterSS5-11 180 R-R 1971-10-19 Hinsdale,Illinois RK1991-1994-     Wayne St (Nebraska), No.Colorado  
Tommy WasilowskiC6-2 205 L-R 1987-03-08 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2007-2007-   Montini Catholic (Lombard,IL)St. John's U.  
Jake WielebnickiP6-3 225 R-R 1987-10-14 Hinsdale,Illinois NCAA2007-2011-   Hinsdale South (Darien,IL)Illinois St  
Matt WivinisP5-10 175 R-R 1993-07-24 Hinsdale,Illinois A2012-2017-   Downers Grove South (Downers Grove,IL)Kansas St, Eastern Illinois U.MinorsNew York Yankees (A)
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jeff ZiobroP6-1 185 B-R 1974-12-09 Hinsdale,Illinois Ind1998-1999-   Westmont (Westmont,IL)Aurora U.  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
Hinsdale CentralHinsdale,ILRed Devils