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Active Players ListSean Doolittle

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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Nathan BarnsOF6-3 185 R-R 1975-10-26 Rapid City,South Dakota --
1994-29- 803-BOS
Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)  
Bob BennettP6-4 205 R-R 1970-12-30 Rapid City,South Dakota AA1990-1997-
1992- 7- 200-OAK
  Dartmouth Col  
Cody CarlsonP5-10 200 L-L 1999-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2019-2019-     South Dakota St  
Tanner ChleboradP6-6 185 R-R 1992-11-04 Rapid City,South Dakota AAA2012-2019-
2014-16- 481-BAL
Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Washington StDL-7Baltimore Orioles (AA)
Dan ChristensenP6-5 215 L-L 1985-08-07 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2005-2008-   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)Utah Valley U., Northeastern Junior Col  
Brandon ClaussenP6-2 175 L-L 1979-05-01 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1998-20072003-2006
Goddard (Roswell,NM)Howard Col  
Dave CollinsOF5-11 175 B-L 1952-10-20 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1972-19901975-1990
1972- 1-   9-KCA
Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Mesa CC  
Sean DoolittleP6-3 190 L-L 1986-09-26 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB2005-20192012-2019
2007- 1-  41-OAK
Shawnee (Medford,NJ)VirginiaActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
Erik DraxtonP6-4 192 R-R 1987-02-05 Rapid City,South Dakota Ind2009-2015-   Park City (Park City,UT)Cal St Bakersfield, Phoenix Col  
Mike EberleC6-2 200 R-R 1965-06-03 Rapid City,South Dakota AAA1986-1991-
1987- 8- 195-BAL
  Indiana St  
Mark Ellis2B5-11 180 R-R 1977-06-06 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1996-20142002-2014
1999- 9- 271-KCA
Stevens (Rapid City,SD)FloridaRetired  
Dave EngelsonP5-11 180 R-R 1980-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA1999-2002-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Texas-Arlington, Seward County CC  
Bill EwingOF6-0 175 R-R 1953-- Rapid City,South Dakota AAA1977-1979-
1976- 4-  78-CAL
Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Wyoming  
Max FenskeOF6-3 205 R-R 1988-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2008-2008-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Keith FoulkeP6-0 200 R-R 1972-10-19 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1994-20091997-2008
1994- 9- 256-SFN
Hargrave (Huffman,TX)Lewis-Clark St, Galveston Col  
Billy FreytagP6-1 195 R-R 1974-09-18 Rapid City,South Dakota Ind1997-1998-     Austin Peay St  
Colby HarrisonP-1B6-6 240 L-L 1992-07-14 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2011-2014-   Cheyenne East (Cheyenne,WY)No.Colorado  
Jason HerzP6-5 185 R-R 1979-10-09 Rapid City,South Dakota Ind1999-2003-     Central Missouri  
Dana HillC6-0 195 R-R 1991-11-16 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2011-2011-   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)North Dakota St  
Brad HuntP5-11 168 R-R 1982-01-11 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2001-2004-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Cincinnati  
Brian Hunt2B-OF5-9 185 R-R 1977-12-14 Rapid City,South Dakota Ind1998-2001-     California-Davis  
Spencer IngaldsonC6-0 200 R-R 1983-11-14 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2004-2007-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Purdue U.  
Bob IngersollP5-11 175 R-R 1883-01-08 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1914-19141914-1914      
Newt JohnsonIF6-1 210 R-R 1996-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2015-2018-   St. Thomas More (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Casey KlapperichIF5-11 195 R-R 1986-01-06 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2006-2007-   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)Nebraska, Nebraska-Omaha  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Aaron LabrieP6-4 206 L-L 1991-03-24 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2011-2014-   Washington (Sioux Falls,SD)Wichita St  
Roger LewisP6-0 175 R-R 1962-- Rapid City,South Dakota Rk1984-1984-
1983-19- 475-OAK
Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Oral Roberts U.  
Kerry LigtenbergP6-2 215 R-R 1971-05-11 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1993-20091997-2005
1995-   UDFA-SEA
Park (Cottage Grove,MN)Minnesota  
Blaine LinsterOF-1B6-1 175 L-R 1988-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2007-2008-   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Shane LouxP6-2 205 R-R 1979-08-13 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1997-20152002-2012
1997- 2-  53-DET
Highland (Gilbert,AZ)Free Agent  
Barry MarquartP5-11 165 R-R 1980-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA1999-2002-     North Florida  
Riley McSherryP5-10 160 R-R 2000-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2019-2019-   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Pat MoranSS-2B5-10 175 R-R 1984-01-04 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2003-2006-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)No.Iowa  
Kevin MorschingP6-0 200 R-R 1986-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2006-2006-   St. Thomas More (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St, Midland Col  
Kirby MorschingP6-1 200 R-R 1987-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2006-2009-   St. Thomas More (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Timmy ParisC6-1 210 R-R 1999-- Rapid City,South Dakota --   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Troy PiatkowskiP6-5   L-L Rapid City,South Dakota Ind2001-2001-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Nebraska  
Brandon RainfordP6-1 180 R-R 1992-01-20 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2011-2011-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)UNLV  
Pat RiceP6-2 200 R-R 1963-11-02 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1986-19921991-1991
1986-   UDFA-SEA
Air Academy (Colorado Springs,CO)Arkansas, Cochise Col  
Matt RobinsonP6-1 190 R-R 1983-12-20 Rapid City,South Dakota A2005-2007-     Kentucky, Midland Col  
Mike RobinsonP6-1 190 L-L 1989-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2008-2010-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)South Dakota St  
Mike SchmidP6-1 175 L-L 1959-12-12 Rapid City,South Dakota AA1981-1984-
1981- 8- 190-TEX
Lance ScottP6-2 215 L-R 1972-08-12 Rapid City,South Dakota --
Carmel (Carmel,CA)Northwestern St, Chabot Col, St. Mary's Col California  
Andy ShepherdIF6-0 185 R-R 1985-06-23 Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2006-2007-   Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Oakland U., Northeastern Junior Col  
Zach SolanoOF5-10 175 R-R 1999-- Rapid City,South Dakota NCAA2019-2019-   Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)North Dakota St  
Eric StonecipherP6-5 195 R-R 1969-12-10 Rapid City,South Dakota A+1988-1993-
1991-20- 531-SFN
Ben ThomasP6-3 190 L-L 1975-10-06 Rapid City,South Dakota Rk1995-1997-
1997- 8- 243-MIN
Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)Wichita St  
Ben Thomas3B6-0 190 L-R 1982-06-30 Rapid City,South Dakota A+2003-2008-
2003-15- 457-ATL
Rapid City Central (Rapid City,SD)Midland Col  
Kelvin Torve1B6-3 205 L-R 1960-01-10 Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1979-19911988-1991
1981- 2-  36-SFN
  Oral Roberts U.  
Sam WolffP6-1 190 R-R 1991-04-14 Rapid City,South Dakota AAA2010-2019-
2013- 6- 190-TEX
Stevens (Rapid City,SD)San Diego, Col. So.Nevada, New MexicoMinorsSan Francisco Giants (AA)

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Rapid City CentralRapid City,SDCobblers
StevensRapid City,SDRaiders
St. Thomas MoreRapid City,SDCavaliers

College and PRO Teams

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (S.D.)College BaseballNCAA