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Total Players Listed92Major Leaguers14Active Players2
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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)
Anthony AlepraP6-3 180 R-R 1999-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2018-2018-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Northwestern U.  
Orie ArntzenP6-1 200 R-R 1909-10-18 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1943-19431943-1943      
Chad Arp3B5-11 190 L-R 1987-07-19 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2009-2009-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)North Florida, Kishwaukee Col  
Ryan ArpC5-11 186 R-R 1985-11-16 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA2008-2009-
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Upper Iowa U., Johnson County CC  
Danny BalesP6-4 199 L-L 1986-01-04 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2007-2007-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Tim BarnumP6-0 185 R-R 1988-08-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2009-2009-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Valparaiso U.  
Trey BeckmanOF6-0 205 L-L 1997-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2017-2018-   Prairie (Cedar Rapids,IA)Illinois-Chicago, Wabash Valley Col  
Mark BennettP6-3 190 R-R 1985-10-03 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2005-2006-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)No.Iowa  
Travis BennettOF6-1 195 L-R 1988-02-28 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2009-2010-   Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Wichita St, Kirkwood CC  
Matt BerstC6-0 195 R-R 1998-07-18 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2018-2018-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Joe BillickC6-2 230 R-R 1985-05-30 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A2005-2010-
2007-19- 576-KCA
Dunwoody (Dunwoody,GA)Georgia, So.Polytechnic St  
Mike BoddickerP5-11 185 R-R 1957-08-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1977-19931980-1993
1978- 6- 152-BAL
Norway (Norway,IA)Iowa  
Kyle BoyerOF6-1 199 R-R 1981-11-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2001-2005-
2003- 7- 193-CHN
Temecula Valley (Temecula,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
Matt BrimmerIF6-1 190 L-R 1982-01-30 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2002-2004-   Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Northwestern U.  
Austin Christensen1B-P6-5 205 L-L 1993-05-06 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2014-2015-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Nebraska  
Neal ColemanIF6-1 175 R-R 1985-03-03 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2005-2006-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Mike Curran3B5-11 175 R-R 1953-03-14 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA1974-1974-
1974-16- 369-MON
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa St  
Rohrk CutchlowC6-0 205 R-R 1974-11-01 Cedar Rapids,Iowa Ind1996-1999-     Memphis  
Ryan DanlyP6-7 190 L-L 1981-06-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A2001-2004-
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Kirkwood CC  
Cody DoonanP6-2 180 R-R 1984-02-19 Cedar Rapids,Iowa --
2003-31- 915-PIT
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Kirkwood CC, Iowa  
Nick DrahozalP6-0 185 L-L 1995-10-15 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2015-2018-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Nebraska-Omaha, Kirkwood CC  
David DrahozelIF5-8 170 L-R 1989-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2008-2010-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Indiana U.-Purdue U.-Fort Wayne, Johnson County CC  
Alex DvorskyC6-2 195 R-R 1979-08-08 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A1999-2003-
2002-26- 774-ANA
Marion (Marion,IA)No.Iowa, Iowa  
Cal EldredP6-4 237 R-R 1967-11-24 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1989-20051991-2005
1989- 1-  17-MIL
Center Point-Urbana (Center Point,IA)Iowa  
Nick ErdmanP6-4 208 R-R 1985-01-25 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2006-2009-   Linn-Mar (Marion,IA)Iowa  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Tim EvansOF-1B6-0 195 L-L 1969-06-18 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA1992-1996-   Prairie (Cedar Rapids,IA)So.Arkansas U.  
Ben FordP6-7 230 R-R 1975-08-15 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1994-20041998-2004
1994-20- 563-NYA
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Indian Hills CC-Centerville  
Luke FranzenburgP5-11 190 L-L 1981-05-27 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A2004-2004-
2004-   UDFA-ATL
Benton (Van Horne,IA)Mount Mercy Col  
Dakota FreeseP6-4 187 R-R 1992-05-09 Cedar Rapids,Iowa Ind2013-2018-
2013-12- 371-OAK
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Des Moines Area CCFree Agent  
Nate FreseSS6-3 200 R-R 1977-07-10 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA1996-2005-
1998-10- 286-CHN
Benton (Van Horne,IA)Iowa  
Bryce GrimmOF5-10 185 L-L 1995-07-18 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2015-2018-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Illinois St, Kirkwood CC  
Chris GrulerP6-3 210 R-R 1983-09-11 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A2002-2006-
2002- 1-   3-CIN
Liberty (Brentwood,CA)  
Brennan HammerOF5-11 190 R-R 1995-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2015-2017-   Prairie (Cedar Rapids,IA)Creighton U., Heartland CC  
Michael HarringtonOF6-0 195 L-R 1985-10-06 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2005-2010-
2008-13- 396-MIN
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Col. Charleston  
Bill HofferP5-9 155 R-R 1870-11-08 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1895-19011895-1901      
Matt Holland1B6-3 200 L-L 1987-08-21 Cedar Rapids,Iowa RK2010-2011-
2011-22- 691-PHI
Marion (Marion,IA)Texas A&M U.-Corpus Christi, Iowa Central CC  
Thomas HurnOF-1B   - Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA1972-1972-
1970-20- 464-SDN
Cedar Rapids Central (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
James JohnstonP   - 1967-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa --
1985-27- 681-CIN
Regis (Cedar Rapids,IA)  
Mitch KellerP6-3 195 R-R 1996-04-04 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA2014-2018-
2014- 2-  64-PIT
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
Scott KickbushC6-0 180 R-R 1963-09-09 Cedar Rapids,Iowa RK1983-1986-
1986-35- 803-ATL
Indianola (Indianola,IA)Iowa St  
Bruce KimmC5-11 175 R-R 1951-06-29 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1969-19801976-1980
1969- 7- 147-CHA
Norway (Norway,IA)  
Dave KonigsmarkIF   R-R Cedar Rapids,Iowa Ind1995-1996-   Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa St, Muscatine CC  
Jack LeftwichP6-3 205 R-R 1998-09-26 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2018-2018-
TNXL Academy (Longwood,Fl)Florida  
Trey LeonardOF6-0 173 L-L 1998-10-02 Cedar Rapids,Iowa --   Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Louisville  
Zach LerchP6-4 188 R-R 1982-11-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2004-2005-
Prairie (Cedar Rapids,IA)Muscatine CC  
Jeremy Lewis1B6-1 186 R-R 1972-09-07 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+1992-1997-
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Sam LizarragaP6-6 220 R-R 1996-11-05 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2016-2017-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Colin MattiaceP6-4 210 R-R 1973-12-06 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA1993-1996-
1992-33- 933-TOR
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Ian MattiaceIF-OF6-1 195 R-R 1980-02-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA1999-2002-   Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Mack Mattke1B-C6-7 245 R-R 1993-10-12 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2014-2014-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Purdue U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ean McNealP6-1 185 R-R 1993-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2014-2015-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Chicago St, North Iowa Area CC  
Dane MehringP5-10 175 L-L 1993-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2014-2015-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Chicago St, Ellsworth CC  
Matthew Meier2B-SS6-0 165 R-R 1973-09-06 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA1994-1994-
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Xavier U.  
Mark MichaelP6-3 185 R-R 1981-01-20 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2000-2012-   Lexington Catholic (Lexington,KY)Central Florida, Kentucky  
Mitch MormannP6-6 232 R-R 1989-03-17 Cedar Rapids,Iowa Ind2008-2013-
2011-25- 767-DET
West Delaware (Manchester,IA)Des Moines Area CC, Louisiana St, Wichita St  
Wes ObermuellerP6-2 195 R-R 1976-12-22 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1997-20072002-2007
1999- 2-  58-KCA
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Chris OlsenOF 175 R-R 1985-02-12 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2005-2005-   Cedar Falls (Cedar Falls,IA)No.Iowa  
Jackson ParthasarathyP6-3 200 R-R 1997-01-14 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2016-2018-   Lake Travis (Austin,TX)Rice U.  
Aaron PatersonP6-5 185 L-L 1979-09-14 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2001-2002-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Missouri, Iowa St, Bethany Lutheran Col  
Ryan PrahmP6-5 220 R-R 1979-05-07 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2000-2005-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Adam PrangeP6-6 215 R-R 1987-12-05 Cedar Rapids,Iowa RK2007-2008-
Marcos de Niza (Tempe,AZ)South Mountain CC  
A.J. PukP6-6 205 L-L 1995-04-25 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2014-2017-
2016- 1-   6-OAK
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)FloridaMinorsOakland Athletics (AA)
Jake RatzIF6-4 225 L-L 1992-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2013-2014-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Ellsworth CC, South Dakota St  
Andrew ReckP6-1 180 R-R 1988-03-29 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2010-2012-   Linn-Mar (Marion,IA)No.Iowa, Iowa Central CC, Nebraska-Omaha  
Phil RichmondP6-0 200 B-R 1990-01-22 Cedar Rapids,Iowa Ind2010-2018-   Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Judson Col, Kirkwood CC  
Bob RinderknechtP5-11 180 L-L 1971-01-29 Cedar Rapids,Iowa RK1993-1993-   Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Pacific  
Dick RozekP6-0 190 L-L 1927-03-27 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1950-19541950-1954   Imaculate Conception (Cedar Rapids,IA)  
Tyler RutherfordP5-11 145 L-L 1983-01-12 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2003-2003-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)No.Iowa  
Adam SadlerC-IF5-10 180 R-R 1978-10-22 Cedar Rapids,Iowa --   Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Kirkwood CC, Texas A&M U.-Corpus Christi  
Tommy SadlerOF5-10 190 R-R 1984-08-02 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2006-2006-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Texas A&M U.-Corpus Christi, Mesa CC, Kirkwood CC  
Daron SchoenrockCOACH   - 1961-11-21 Cedar Rapids,Iowa --   Lincoln County (Fayetteville,TN)Tennessee Technological U.  
Zach SchreiberP6-1 200 R-R 1982-06-24 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA2001-2009-
2004-16- 491-ATL
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Duke U.  
Shawn SedlacekP6-4 200 R-R 1976-06-29 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1997-20052002-2002
1998-14- 407-KCA
Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa St  
Austin SewardP6-2 185 R-R 1982-08-18 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2003-2006-   Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Cy SlapnickaP5-10 165 B-R 1886-03-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1911-19181911-1918      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Brock SteinkeP6-2 180 R-R 1975-06-27 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+1993-1996-
1993-31- 868-HOU
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)  
Kellen Sweeney3B6-0 180 L-R 1991-09-14 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2010-2014-
2010- 2-  69-TOR
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Free Agent  
Ryan SweeneyCF-OF6-4 200 L-L 1985-02-20 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB2003-20142006-2014
2003- 2-  52-CHA
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Free Agent  
Travis SweetP6-0 190 R-R 1986-04-17 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2005-2008-
2007-29- 891-HOU
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa  
Greg ThayerP5-11 182 R-R 1949-10-23 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1977-19801978-1978
1971-32- 702-SFN
St. Cloud Tech (St. Cloud,MN)St. Cloud St  
Brad TrickeyIF-OF5-10 175 R-R 1953-- Cedar Rapids,Iowa --
1971-26- 609-NYA
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)  
Chris TritleOF6-3 218 R-R 1982-06-22 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2000-2005-
2000-19- 570-OAK
Center Point-Urbana (Center Point,IA)  
Mark TschoppP6-5 195 R-R 1950-09-26 Cedar Rapids,Iowa --
1968-25- 555-OAK
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)  
Aaron Van ScoyocSS6-0 165 B-R 1970-03-01 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+1989-1991-
1989-21- 545-NYA
Norway (Norway,IA)Arkansas-Fort Smith  
Spencer Van ScoyocP6-3 180 L-L 1997-10-04 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2017-2018-
2016-19- 582-TOR
Jefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA)Arizona St  
Derek WathanSS6-3 190 B-R 1976-12-13 Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA1996-2008-
1998- 2-  70-FLO
Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)Oklahoma  
John WathanC-1B6-2 205 R-R 1949-10-04 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1971-19851976-1985
1971- 1-   4-KCA
St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)San Diego  
Earl WhitehillP 174 L-L 1900-02-07 Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1923-19391923-1939      
John WinterOF6-0 170 R-R 1983-07-22 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2004-2004-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)No.Iowa  
Drew WoldP6-3 210 L-L 1982-10-25 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2003-2006-   Kennedy (Cedar Rapids,IA)No.Iowa  
Corbin WoodsIF6-2 200 R-R 1995-01-17 Cedar Rapids,Iowa NCAA2015-2017-   Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Iowa, Heartland CC  
Nate Woods1B6-6 210 R-R 1989-03-28 Cedar Rapids,Iowa A+2008-2011-
2007-28- 866-LAN
Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)Belmont U.  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
XavierCedar Rapids,IASaints
JeffersonCedar Rapids,IAJ-Hawks
Cedar Rapids CentralCedar Rapids,IA-
WashingtonCedar Rapids,IAWarriors
KennedyCedar Rapids,IACougars
PrairieCedar Rapids,IAHawks
RegisCedar Rapids,IA-
Imaculate ConceptionCedar Rapids,IA-

College and PRO Teams

Cedar RapidsMidwest LeagueA
Kirkwood Community CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA
Coe CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA
Mount Mercy CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

1977Cedar Rapids GiantsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1978Cedar Rapids GiantsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1979Cedar Rapids GiantsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1993Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1994Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1995Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1996Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1997Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1998Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1999Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2000Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2001Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2002Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2003Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2004Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2005Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2006Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2007Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2008Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2009Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2010Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2011Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2012Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2013Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2014Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2015Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2016Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2017Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2018Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1980Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1981Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1982Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1983Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1984Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1985Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1986Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1987Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1988Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1989Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1990Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1991Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
1992Cedar Rapids RedsMidwest LeagueAMinor
2016Coe CollegeIowa Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Coe CollegeIowa Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018Coe CollegeIowa Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2009Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2010Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2011Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2012Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2013Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2014Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2015Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2016Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2017Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2018Kirkwood Community CollegeIowa Community College Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2017Mount Mercy CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2018Mount Mercy CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Veterans Memorial Stadium
New Veterans Memorial Stadium