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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)
Matt AndersonP6-3 180 L-L 1971-06-03 Ventura,California A+1989-1994-
1989- 5- 115-BAL
Buena (Ventura,CA)  
Gary AnglinP   L-L Ventura,California NCAA1970-1970-
1972- 3-  59-OAK
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col, USC, Oklahoma  
Bobby AyalaP6-3 210 R-R 1969-07-08 Ventura,California MLB1988-20001992-1999
1988-   UDFA-CIN
Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)  
Jack BarnettOF   - 1889-12-02 Ventura,California MLB1907-19071907-1907      
Jeremy BergP6-1 180 R-R 1986-07-17 Ventura,California AAA2005-2014-   Ventura (Ventura,CA)High Point U., Cal St Northridge, Ventura ColFree Agent  
Phil BickfordP6-5 205 R-R 1995-07-10 Ventura,California A+2014-2018-
2015- 1-  18-SFN
Oaks Christian (Westlake Village,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Col. So.NevadaMinorsMilwaukee Brewers (A+)
Jon BierlyP6-3 190 R-R 1982-05-03 Ventura,California NCAA2002-2005-   Ventura (Ventura,CA)Cal St Northridge  
Jacob Bravo1B6-1 200 L-L 1999-- Ventura,California --   St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Oregon  
Jason BreckleyP6-1 220 R-R 1986-10-10 Ventura,California NCAA2005-2008-   Moorpark (Moorpark,CA)Fresno St  
Ryan CampbellP6-4 190 R-R 1974-09-07 Ventura,California RK1994-1994-
Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)  
Holden ChristianP5-11 175 L-L 1999-- Ventura,California NCAA2018-2018-   Oaks Christian (Westlake Village,CA)Loyola Marymount U.  
Ryan CoultasSS6-3 180 R-R 1982-04-24 Ventura,California AA2002-2009-
2004- 6- 164-NYN
Ventura (Ventura,CA)California-Davis  
Steve DaileyOF6-0 190 R-R 1970-05-22 Ventura,California Ind1991-1994-
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Florida, Oklahoma St  
Connor DetkoP6-1 195 R-R 1993-- Ventura,California NCAA2013-2014-   Royal (Simi Valley,CA)California-Davis, Santa Barbara City Col  
Todd DeweyOF6-1 190 B-R 1963-12-07 Ventura,California AAA1982-1990-
1985- 6- 146-ATL
Ventura (Ventura,CA)California Lutheran U., USC  
Nick Di NapoliOF6-4 210 R-R 1986-05-01 Ventura,California Ind2011-2011-
Buena (Ventura,CA)  
Ian DurhamP6-4 200 R-R 1989-01-31 Ventura,California RK2008-2015-
2011-28- 871-PHI
Ventura (Ventura,CA)California Lutheran U.  
David EggertP6-1 200 R-L 1970-05-20 Ventura,California A+1992-1994-
1992-21- 575-MON
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col, Cal St Northridge  
Jordan FarrisIF6-3 205 R-R 1994-05-31 Ventura,California NCAA2013-2015-   St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Arkansas, Oxnard Col, Wichita St  
John FleischaurC-OF   - Ventura,California --
1965-41- 713-KC1
Gary Ford3B-SS6-0 185 R-R 1946-12-10 Ventura,California --
1966- 9- 167-SLN
Ventura (Ventura,CA)  
Matt FosterP6-3 205 L-L 1981-09-04 Ventura,California RK2000-2006-
2003-13- 380-TOR
Buena (Ventura,CA)Navy  
Donnie FullerP6-1 210 R-R 1979-10-30 Ventura,California NCAA2002-2003-   Ventura (Ventura,CA)SE Missouri St, Ventura Col  
Bill Gentry2B5-10 180 B-R 1957-12-30 Ventura,California --   Hueneme (Oxnard,CA)Ventura Col  
Charley HallP6-1 187 L-R 1885-07-27 Ventura,California MLB1906-19181906-1918      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ed HearnSS5-9 160 R-R 1888-09-17 Ventura,California MLB1910-19101910-1910      
Riley HellandIF-C6-1 190 B-R 1996-11-12 Ventura,California NCAA2016-2018-   Oaks Christian (Westlake Village,CA)San Francisco  
Rick HirtensteinerOF5-11 185 L-L 1967-10-09 Ventura,California AAA1986-1994-
1989- 8- 201-CAL
Buena (Ventura,CA)Pepperdine U.  
Steve HovleyOF5-10 188 L-L 1944-12-18 Ventura,California MLB1965-19731969-1973
1966-35- 665-CAL
Villanova Prep (Ojai,CA)Stanford U.  
Gil InfanteP6-1 200 L-L 1983-08-28 Ventura,California NCAA2002-2005-   St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Fresno St, Oxnard Col  
Drew JacobsP6-0 200 R-R 1992-11-11 Ventura,California NCAA2012-2016-   Buena (Ventura,CA)San Diego  
Kevin JacobsonIF5-10 170 R-R 1957-09-03 Ventura,California AA1977-1982-     Pepperdine U.  
Torrey Jacoby2B6-2 190 R-R 1988-11-25 Ventura,California NCAA2008-2011-
Notre Dame Prep (Scottsdale,AZ)Pepperdine U.  
Greg JaycoxP-1B6-2 185 R-R 1951-03-09 Ventura,California --
1969- 7- 151-MIN
Channel Islands (Oxnard,CA)  
Ryan Jones1B6-4 215 L-L 1991-06-27 Ventura,California RK2014-2016-
2014-27- 798-CHA
Buena (Ventura,CA)Arizona Christian U., Vanguard So.CaliforniaFree Agent  
Mike KaminskiOF5-10 190 R-R 1988-04-25 Ventura,California NCAA2007-2010-   St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Virginia Tech, Cuesta Col  
Matt KastelicOF6-1 185 L-L 1974-01-07 Ventura,California A1995-1998-
1996-24- 724-TBA
  Santiago Canyon Col, Texas Tech U.  
Josh LakeC6-3 210 R-R 1980-10-25 Ventura,California RK2000-2002-
Buena (Ventura,CA)Oxnard Col  
Steven LedesmaP6-5 190 R-R 1995-11-22 Ventura,California A-2015-2018-
2018-27- 795-DET
Ventura (Ventura,CA)California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City ColMinorsDetroit Tigers (A-)
Noah LowryP6-2 190 R-L 1980-10-10 Ventura,California MLB1999-20072003-2007
2001- 1-  30-SFN
Nordhoff (Ojai,CA)Pepperdine U., Ventura Col  
Dean MariettaP6-3 187 L-R 1957-11-16 Ventura,California A+1977-1978-
1975-16- 378-ATL
St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)  
Lou MariettaP6-0 185 R-R 1958-12-29 Ventura,California AAA1977-1985-
1977- 8- 192-SFN
St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)  
Darrell McMillinOF5-10 185 R-R 1969-04-05 Ventura,California A-1992-1992-
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col  
Dean McMillinP   L-L 1970-- Ventura,California NCAA1992-1992-
1988-38- 985-KCA
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Long Beach St  
Martin MedinaC6-0 200 R-R 1990-03-24 Ventura,California AA2009-2017-
2011-20- 621-CHA
St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Cal St BakersfieldFree Agent  
Alex MerricksP5-11 180 L-L 1983-12-23 Ventura,California RK2002-2008-
2002- 4- 122-MIN
Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)  
Bryan MinkelIF6-4 210 L-L 1982-11-17 Ventura,California NCAA2005-2006-   Ventura (Ventura,CA)Pepperdine U., Oxnard Col  
Brandon MozleyP6-0 180 R-R 1976-03-03 Ventura,California Ind1998-2003-   Green River (Green River,WY)Dakota Wesleyan U.  
Dave Patterson3B5-11 175 R-R 1964-06-15 Ventura,California AAA1985-1993-
1986-14- 344-SFN
Buena (Ventura,CA)Arkansas  
Jared PattersonIF-OF5-11 170 R-R 1993-- Ventura,California NCAA2012-2015-   Buena (Ventura,CA)Chicago St, Ventura Col  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Gary Paul3B6-2 200 R-R 1975-02-28 Ventura,California --
Buena (Ventura,CA)  
Devan PetersonC-IF5-9 175 L-R 1997-- Ventura,California NCAA2016-2018-   Foothill Technology (Ventura,CA)Harvard U.  
Jeremy PierceP6-2 200 R-R 1977-08-23 Ventura,California NCAA1996-1998-
1996-24- 717-SEA
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col, Sacramento St  
Edwin QuirarteP6-2 205 R-R 1986-12-20 Ventura,California AAA2006-2017-
2008- 5- 147-SFN
Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)Cal St NorthridgeFree Agent  
Greg RamirezP6-4 205 R-R 1980-09-12 Ventura,California A+2000-2005-
2003-22- 649-NYN
Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)Pepperdine U.  
Jake RenshawP6-3 215 R-R 1986-04-29 Ventura,California A+2006-2012-
2006-10- 299-CHN
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col  
Jeff RobinsonP6-6 235 R-R 1961-12-14 Ventura,California MLB1983-19921987-1992
1983- 3-  69-DET
Christian (El Cajon,CA)Azusa Pacific U.  
Robert RomoP6-2 178 R-R 1965-02-23 Ventura,California A-1985-1987-
1985- 8- 189-HOU
St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col  
Austin RubickP6-4 205 R-R 1997-08-11 Ventura,California RK2016-2018-
2017-20- 594-MIL
Buena (Ventura,CA)Arizona, Ventura ColMinorsMilwaukee Brewers (A)
Matt RussellOF5-11 180 L-L 1990-08-23 Ventura,California NCAA2011-2013-   Ventura (Ventura,CA)Cal Poly  
K.C. Serna3B-2B6-0 185 R-R 1989-10-15 Ventura,California AAA2009-2017-
St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)OregonFree Agent  
Jack ShuffieldOF5-10 175 L-L 1962-07-20 Ventura,California A+1982-1984-
1982- 4-  87-KCA
  Ventura Col  
Stuart SmithOF-1B6-2 210 L-R 1989-09-13 Ventura,California NCAA2009-2012-   Buena (Ventura,CA)Cal St Bakersfield  
Fred SnodgrassOF5-11 175 R-R 1887-10-19 Ventura,California MLB1908-19161908-1916   Los Angeles (Los Angeles,CA)  
Steven SolizC5-10 180 R-R 1971-01-27 Ventura,California AAA1990-2002-
1993-13- 363-CLE
Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)Cal St Los Angeles  
Scott Steen3B6-3 200 R-R 1964-10-07 Ventura,California A+1985-1987-
1985- 1-  15-PHI
Buena (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col  
Brian StevensP6-3 185 R-R 1986-02-20 Ventura,California NCAA2005-2005-   Buena (Ventura,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
Derek SwaffordOF-2B5-10 175 L-R 1975-01-21 Ventura,California A+1993-1997-
1993- 3-  94-PIT
Ventura (Ventura,CA)  
Jose Vargas3B6-3 225 R-R 1987-12-15 Ventura,California AAA2007-2017-
2008-22- 660-CHA
Ventura (Ventura,CA)Ventura Col  
Darius VinesP6-1 180 R-R 1998-04-30 Ventura,California NCAA2017-2018-
2017-27- 825-CHN
St. Bonaventure (Ventura,CA)Oxnard Col, Yavapai Col  
Tyrone WethersIF-OF5-7 175 B-R 1986-12-22 Ventura,California NCAA2006-2010-   Destrehan (Destrehan,LA)New Orleans  
Matthew WhitneySS-3B6-0 180 - 1996-11-13 Ventura,California NCAA2016-2016-   Camarillo (Camarillo,CA)San Diego, Oxnard Col  
Greg WilliamsP6-1 195 L-L 1972-04-30 Ventura,California AA1993-1997-      
Mark WillinskyP6-4 220 R-R 1987-03-14 Ventura,California AA2006-2012-
2008-15- 458-MIL
Cimarron Memorial (Las Vegas,NV)Santa Clara U.  
Ben WrightP6-0 185 R-R 1994-06-21 Ventura,California A2015-2017-
2016-16- 476-CHA
Copper Hills (West Jordan,UT)UNLV, Colorado Northwestern CCRestrictedChicago White Sox (A)
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Spencer WymanC6-0 205 L-R 1982-05-10 Ventura,California A+2001-2005-
2003-31- 923-FLO
Camarillo (Camarillo,CA)Oklahoma, California  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
St. BonaventureVentura,CASeraphs
Foothill TechnologyVentura,CADragons

College and PRO Teams

VenturaCalifornia LeagueA+
Ventura CountyCalifornia LeagueA+
Ventura CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2011Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
2012Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
2013Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
2014Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
2015Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
2017Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
2018Ventura CollegeWestern State NorthJunior CollegeCollege
1986Ventura County GullsCalifornia LeagueA+Minor

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Ventura College Ballpark