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1998 University of IllinoisSeason Roster
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Jimmy Journell played for the 1998 University of Illinois
ConferenceBigTenLevelNCAA Div 1CategoryCollege Baseball
NicknameFighting Illini
Record19-5Overall Record42-21
BallparkIllinois Field
ManagerRichard Jones
PlayoffsNo playoff information
Drafted PlayersBrett Weber (14-427-NYA) ... Dusty Rhodes (20-607-NYA) ... Aaron Nieckula (22-645-OAK) ... James Rinne (36-1093-ARI)
Years Available1965-2018

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 Roster VR -- Drafted Players

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1998 University of Illinois.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 University of Illinois Roster

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UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
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Jason AndersonP6-0 170 R-R 1979-06-09 19Danville,Illinois MLB1998-20112003-2005Danville (Danville,IL)Illinois
2000-10- 308-NYA
Jon Anderson2B5-9 150 B-R 1976-10-17 21Park Ridge,Illinois A+1996-2002-Barrington (Barrington,IL)Illinois
1999-28- 859-BOS
Chris BasakSS6-2 185 R-R 1978-12-06 19North Platte,Nebraska MLB1998-20082007-2007Minooka Community (Minooka,IL)Illinois
2000- 6- 185-NYN
Rob FischerOF6-3 205 R-R 1978-10-23 19Hinsdale,Illinois Ind1998-2008-Lyons Township (LaGrange,IL)Illinois
1997-27- 829-NYA
Jimmy JournellP6-4 205 R-R 1977-12-29 20Springfield,Ohio MLB1997-20062003-2005Springfield North (Springfield,OH)Illinois
1999- 4- 132-SLN
Craig Marquie3B6-2 205 R-R 1977-07-05 20Kankakee,Illinois RK1996-2000-Bishop McNamara (Kankakee,IL)Illinois    
Aaron NieckulaC5-11 200 R-R 1976-09-07 21Berwyn,Illinois AAA1995-2002-Fenwick (Oak Park,IL)Illinois
1998-22- 645-OAK
Dan O'NeillOF6-1 180 R-L 1976-12-01 21Urbana,Illinois AAA1988-2000-Champaign Central (Champaign,IL)Illinois
1999-27- 816-PHI
Dusty RhodesOF6-1 190 L-R 1976-02-06 22Summit,New Jersey A+1995-2000-Madison (Madison,NJ)Illinois
1998-20- 607-NYA
Cody SalterP6-4 200 R-R 1975-10-08 22Spokane,Washington AA1995-2000-Plainfield Central (Plainfield,IL)Illinois    
Maurice SmithC-OF5-11   L-R 1946-- 52- NCAA1998-1998-   Illinois
1967- 4-  77-LAN
D.J. Svihlik2B5-10 180 L-R 1977-10-29 20Garfield Heights,Ohio A1997-2001-Culver (Culver,IN)Illinois    
Mitch WalkP6-2 185 L-L 1978-04-07 20Urbana,Illinois AA1997-2005-Mattoon (Mattoon,IL)Illinois    
Brett WeberP6-2 185 R-R 1976-08-21 21Highland Park,Illinois A+1995-2004-Glenbrook South (Glenview,IL)Illinois
1998-14- 427-NYA
Creston WhitakerOF5-10 165 B-R 1979-06-08 19Dallas,Texas NCAA1998-2000-Jesuit College Prep (Dallas,TX)Illinois
1997-24- 723-MIN
16 Players