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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)
Jason AndersonP6-0 170 R-R 1979-06-09 Danville,Illinois MLB1998-20112003-2005
2000-10- 308-NYA
Danville (Danville,IL)Illinois  
Tyler BrandonP6-4 235 R-R 1985-12-18 Danville,Illinois Ind2005-2008-   Danville (Danville,IL)Eastern Illinois U., Parkland Col  
Shane BryantP6-3 200 R-R 1993-02-01 Danville,Illinois Ind2015-2018-   McCutcheon (Lafayette,IN)Purdue U., Indiana Wesleyan U.  
Jeff BurkeP6-3 190 R-R 1974-10-02 Danville,Illinois Ind1996-1998-     Illinois Wesleyan U.  
Greg CarlIF5-10 185 B-R 1972-05-16 Danville,Illinois Ind1995-1995-      
John ClemIF6-0 175 R-R 1980-11-08 Danville,Illinois NCAA2001-2002-   Danville (Danville,IL)So.Illinois U., Danville Area CC  
Shannon CoppellOF6-1 195 R-R 1966-11-24 Danville,Illinois A1987-1989-
1988-15- 386-SFN
Danville (Danville,IL)Eastern Illinois U., Olney Central Col  
Tyler CoxP6-3 205 R-L 1986-04-19 Danville,Illinois AA2007-2011-   Schlarman (Danville,IL)Parkland Col, Illinois St  
Derrick CunninghamOF6-0 174 L-R 1965-04-01 Danville,Illinois RK1984-1984-
1983-34- 789-NYA
Danville (Danville,IL)  
Herman CunninghamR6-5   R- 1964-01-02 Danville,Illinois A-1982-1984-
1982- 6- 154-NYA
Danville (Danville,IL)  
Bert DanielsOF5-9 180 R-R 1882-10-13 Danville,Illinois MLB1910-19141910-1914     Bucknell U., Notre Dame, Villanova U.  
Geoff Desmond1B6-3 215 R-R 1983-07-09 Danville,Illinois RK2004-2006-   Danville (Danville,IL)Arkansas St  
Cole Graham1B6-2 220 R-R 1984-03-14 Danville,Illinois RK2005-2007-
2005-32- 974-HOU
Danville (Danville,IL)Triton Col  
Ryan GrahamIF6-1 180 R-R 1982-05-19 Danville,Illinois Ind2004-2007-   Danville (Danville,IL)Delaware, Triton Col  
Jack HeinP6-6 198 R-R 1963-06-26 Danville,Illinois RK1983-1983-
1983- 2-  27-CIN
Danville (Danville,IL)Southeastern Illinois Col  
Ryan HolstenP6-4 210 R-R 1979-05-05 Danville,Illinois AA1998-2005-
2001-22- 668-ARI
Archmere Academy (Claymont,DE)Fairfield U.  
Ben HowardP6-2 190 R-R 1979-01-15 Danville,Illinois MLB1997-20082002-2004
1997- 2-  78-SDN
Jackson Central-Merry (Jackson,TN)  
David JonesC6-1 190 R-R 1978-08-22 Danville,Illinois Ind1995-2001-     Texas Wesleyan U.  
Tyler JonesP6-4 210 R-R 1982-10-14 Danville,Illinois NCAA2002-2005-
2001-30- 915-ATL
James Martin (Arlington,TX)Notre Dame  
Justin KeesP6-1 190 R-R 1977-08-05 Danville,Illinois A+1998-2001-
1998-34-1033-ARI
Danville (Danville,IL)So.Illinois U.  
J.D. LearnardP6-1 178 R-R 1991-06-12 Danville,Illinois NCAA2010-2014-   Salt Fork (Catlin,IL)Illinois St  
Ross LearnardP6-2 180 L-L 1995-10-05 Danville,Illinois NCAA2015-2018-   Catlin (Catlin,IL)Purdue U., Parkland Col  
Chris Lewellyn2B5-10 165 R-R 1987-11-28 Danville,Illinois NCAA2009-2010-   Schlarman (Danville,IL)Austin Peay St, Danville Area CC  
Jim Marshall1B6-1 190 L-L 1931-05-25 Danville,Illinois MLB1958-19621958-1962   Compton (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center  
Aaron MartinP6-0 185 R-R 1986-08-25 Danville,Illinois NCAA2006-2009-   Georgetown-Ridge Farm (Georgetown,IL)Illinois  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Al Myers2B5-8 165 R-R 1863-10-22 Danville,Illinois MLB1884-18911884-1891      
Eugene OliverOF6-2 185 R-R 1983-- Danville,Illinois NCAA2003-2003-   Danville (Danville,IL)Eastern Illinois U.  
Gaylin PapstSS-OF   - 1952-- Danville,Illinois --
1970-23- 556-ATL
Danville (Danville,IL)  
Jordan PowellP6-2 205 R-R 1985-04-14 Danville,Illinois A+2006-2009-
2007-35-1067-HOU
Danville (Danville,IL)So.Illinois U., Danville Area CC  
Chuckie RobinsonC5-11 234 R-R 1994-12-14 Danville,Illinois A+2014-2018-
2016-21- 637-HOU
Danville (Danville,IL)So.MississippiMinorsHouston Astros (A)
Andy SchofieldOF5-11 185 R-R 1973-11-11 Danville,Illinois A-1994-1996-
1995-24- 659-SLN
Danville (Danville,IL)Illinois St  
Ed SempsrottP6-1 165 L-L 1956-05-24 Danville,Illinois A+1977-1977-
1974- 8- 186-KCA
Danville (Danville,IL)  
William SempsrottP   - 1955-- Danville,Illinois --
1973- 3-  26-PIT
Danville (Danville,IL)  
Clayton ShunickP6-1 170 R-R 1986-09-10 Danville,Illinois AA2006-2011-   Chattahoochee (Alpharetta,GA)Georgia St, North Carolina St  
Sterling SlaughterP5-11 165 R-R 1941-11-18 Danville,Illinois MLB1964-19641964-1964
1963-   UDFA-CHN
Danville (Danville,IL)Arizona St  
Jeff SpisokSS6-1 180 R-R 1964-04-19 Danville,Illinois A+1982-1984-
1982-10- 259-CIN
Schlarman (Danville,IL)  
Nick StehtP6-4 210 R-R Danville,Illinois NCAA2002-2002-   Danville (Danville,IL)Memphis, Triton Col  
Kirk StrebinOF5-9 165 R-R 1980-12-03 Danville,Illinois NCAA2002-2003-   Danville (Danville,IL)UNC Greensboro, Danville Area CC  
John SullivanP6-3 220 R-R 1982-02-22 Danville,Illinois A+2002-2007-   Nouvel Catholic (Saginaw,MI)Oakland U.  
Jason ThomasP6-1 195 L-L 1971-11-29 Danville,Illinois A1991-1994-     Indiana St  
Chase ThurstonP5-11 175 R-R 1995-- Danville,Illinois NCAA2014-2017-   Danville (Danville,IL)Eastern Illinois U.  
Mike WhiteP6-2 210 L-L 1982-09-12 Danville,Illinois A-2002-2005-
2002-19- 571-LAN
Countryside (Clearwater,FL)St. Petersburg Col  
Ben Wolgamot2B5-11 175 R-R 1987-02-26 Danville,Illinois Ind2008-2010-   Danville (Danville,IL)Purdue U., Danville Area CC  
David WorthingtonIF6-3 230 R-R 1988-- Danville,Illinois NCAA2009-2010-     So.U., Danville Area CC  
Robin YountSS-CF6-0 180 R-R 1955-09-16 Danville,Illinois MLB1973-19931974-1993
1973- 1-   3-MIL
Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
DanvilleDanville,ILVikings
SchlarmanDanville,ILHilltoppers

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
DanvilleMidwest LeagueA
DanvilleMississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueD
Danville Area Community CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLevelCategory
2017Danville Area Community CollegeMid-West Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2018Danville Area Community CollegeMid-West Athletic ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
1982Danville SunsMidwest LeagueAMinor

Ballparks and Stadiums

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Stadium Name
Danville Stadium