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J.R. House was born in Charleston
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Total Players Listed42Major Leaguers5Active Players0
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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)
Jeff BarnesP6-4 215 R-R 1959-10-02 Charleston,West Virginia Rk1981-1981-
1981-26- 651-TEX
Charleston Catholic (Charleston,WV)Col. Charleston  
Billy BiggsP6-1 195 R-R 1979-09-09 Charleston,West Virginia AA1999-2005-
Hurricane (Hurricane,WV)West Virginia U.  
Kyle BlankP6-3 205 L-L 1989-02-28 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA2008-2011-   Capital (Charleston,WV)Marshall U., Potomac St WVU  
Robert BoggsP6-4 225 R-R 1974-08-30 Charleston,West Virginia AA1995-1998-
1995-36- 996-MIN
DuPont (Belle,WV)West Virginia St  
David BoothOF6-2 190 B-R 1966-06-08 Charleston,West Virginia A+1988-1989-
1988-37- 958-SFN
Stonewall Jackson (Charleston,WV)West Virginia St  
Jacob BradleyP6-2 215 R-R 1997-11-26 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA2017-2018-   Nitro (Nitro,WV)Marshall U.  
Larry CarterP6-5 195 R-R 1965-05-22 Charleston,West Virginia MLB1986-19941992-1992
1987- 4-  97-MIL
Ravenswood (Ravenswood,WV)West Virginia St  
Joshua CenateP6-1 211 L-L 1981-01-28 Charleston,West Virginia A-1999-2003-
1999- 1-  34-BAL
Jefferson (Shenandoah Junction,WV)  
Jeremy CummingsP6-2 215 R-R 1976-11-07 Charleston,West Virginia AAA1997-2008-
1999-21- 642-SLN
South Charleston (South Charleston,WV)West Virginia U.  
Andrew DavisP6-3 225 R-R 1983-09-08 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA2003-2004-   Nitro (Nitro,WV)Marshall U.  
Korey DunbarC 6-1 210 R-R 1994-04-21 Charleston,West Virginia A2013-2016-
2015-20- 596-MIA
Nitro (Nitro,WV)North CarolinaRetired  
Jeff EhmanP6-3 185 R-R 1958-10-12 Charleston,West Virginia Rk1978-1978-   Stonewall Jackson (Charleston,WV)  
Richard FerrellP   - Charleston,West Virginia --
1975- 5- 102-PIT
Keith FoutC6-0 195 R-R 1976-08-08 Charleston,West Virginia Ind1999-2000-   DuPont (Belle,WV)West Virginia St  
Tim FrenchP6-2 200 B-L 1953-01-14 Charleston,West Virginia --
1970-11- 261-WS2
South Charleston (South Charleston,WV)  
Bill HallP6-2 250 R-R 1894-02-22 Charleston,West Virginia MLB1913-19131913-1913      
Jamie HicksC6-2 200 R-R 1971-11-15 Charleston,West Virginia AA1993-1997-     Middle Tennessee St  
J.R. HouseC5-10 200 R-R 1979-11-11 Charleston,West Virginia MLB1999-20112003-2008
1999- 5- 152-PIT
Seabreeze (Daytona Beach,FL)  
Mark JarrettP6-0 198 R-R 1961-07-19 Charleston,West Virginia A+1980-1984-
1981- 2-  42-OAK
  Riverside CC, California-Irvine  
Brian JonesP6-1 200 L-L 1988-06-29 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA2009-2010-   Summit Christian School (West Palm Beach,FL)High Point U.  
Ed KennaP6-0 180 -R 1877-10-17 Charleston,West Virginia MLB1902-19021902-1902      
John Kruk1B-LF5-10 204 L-L 1961-02-09 Charleston,West Virginia MLB1981-19951986-1995
1981- 3-  65-PIT
Keyser (Keyser,WV)Allegany Col Maryland  
Mark Landers1B6-0 200 L-L 1971-10-02 Charleston,West Virginia A-1991-1995-
1994-28- 791-TOR
  West Virginia U.  
Jim Lett3B6-2 185 R-R 1951-01-03 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA1971-1973-   Winfield (Winfield,WV)Kentucky  
Vance McCrackenP6-7 220 R-R 1979-04-16 Charleston,West Virginia A+1999-2003-
2001-18- 550-LAN
St. Albans (St. Albans,WV)West Virginia U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Billy MichaelOF6-1 185 L-L 1954-04-08 Charleston,West Virginia AA1977-1978-
1971- 5- 109-DET
Stonewall Jackson (Charleston,WV)  
Jason Moore1B6-3 240 R-R 1975-07-16 Charleston,West Virginia A1994-1999-
Hurricane (Hurricane,WV)West Virginia St  
Corey MorrisOF6-0 192 L-L 1972-08-28 Charleston,West Virginia Ind1994-1994-      
Douglas NelsonP6-3 195 L-L 1954-07-29 Charleston,West Virginia AAA1977-1985-
1973- 2-  48-PIT
  State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota  
Joseph PerdueP6-3 185 R-R 1962-07-31 Charleston,West Virginia Rk1981-1981-      
Michael PoindexterP6-4 225 R-R 1962-- Charleston,West Virginia A+1981-1984-
1981-20- 506-CLE
Stonewall Jackson (Charleston,WV)  
Trevor SansomP6-4 190 R-R 1976-05-06 Charleston,West Virginia AA1998-2004-
1999-32- 972-SLN
Winfield (Winfield,WV)West Virginia St  
Matt ShobeP6-5 205 L-L 1997-11-15 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA2017-2019-   Covenant School (Charlottesville,VA)Bucknell U.  
Doug SimunicOF6-0 218 R-R 1956-01-17 Charleston,West Virginia AAA1977-1984-
1976- 3-  58-MON
  St. Clair County CC  
Sam SingletonSS5-9 150 L-R 1976-02-10 Charleston,West Virginia Rk1995-1995-
1995- 7- 180-MIL
DuPont (Belle,WV)  
David SmithOF6-1 190 R-R 1981-01-12 Charleston,West Virginia AAA2002-2008-
2002-15- 446-TOR
Capital (Charleston,WV)West Virginia St  
Scott TaylorP 6-3 240 R-R 1986-12-28 Charleston,West Virginia A+2005-2007-
2005- 5- 160-CHN
Hermitage (Richmond,VA)  
James TownsendP5-11 180 R-L 1964-10-29 Charleston,West Virginia AA1987-1989-
1987-17- 447-CAL
Columbus Centennial (Columbus,OH)Ohio St  
Tim WheelerP5-11 185 R-R 1961-05-16 Charleston,West Virginia AAA1979-1984-
1979-20- 510-PIT
DuPont (Belle,WV)  
Anthony WhittingtonP6-5 225 L-L 1984-10-09 Charleston,West Virginia Rk2003-2005-
2003- 2-  60-ANA
Buffalo (Buffalo,WV)  
Phil WilsonP6-8 210 R-R 1981-04-01 Charleston,West Virginia AA2000-2007-
1999- 3- 101-ANA
Poway (Poway,CA)  
Jeffrey WongP6-2 186 R-R 1997-01-20 Charleston,West Virginia NCAA2017-2018-   Washington (Charles Town,WV)Florida Gulf Coast U., Potomac St WVU  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Stonewall JacksonCharleston,WVGenerals
Morris HarveyCharleston,WV-
Charleston CatholicCharleston,WVIrish

College and PRO Teams

Charleston (Wv)South Atlantic LeagueA
CharlestonInternational LeagueAAA
CharlestonEastern LeagueAA
West VirginiaSouth Atlantic LeagueA
CharlestonCentral LeagueA
University of CharlestonCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

1995Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1998Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2001Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2002Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2003Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2004Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1987Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1988Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1989Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1990Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1991Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1992Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1993Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1994Charleston (Wv) WheelersSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1977Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
1978Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
1979Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
1980Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
1981Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
1982Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
1983Charleston CharliesInternational LeagueAAAMinor
2016University of CharlestonMountain East ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017University of CharlestonMountain East ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018University of CharlestonMountain East ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2005West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2006West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2007West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2008West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2009West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2010West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2011West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2012West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2013West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2014West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2015West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2016West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2017West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2018West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2019West Virginia PowerSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Appalachian Power Park
Triana Field
Walt Powell Park