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Don Schwall was born in Wilkes-Barre
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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Tom AllenIF5-10 175 R-R 1980-11-25 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2001-2002-   G.A.R. Memorial (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Cleveland St  
Mark AmbroseSS-P6-4 215 R-R 1965-05-02 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania AA1984-1991-
1986- 2-  34-MIL
Wyoming Area (Wyoming,PA)Vanderbilt U.  
Jon BenickIF6-1 215 B-R 1979-09-26 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania AA1998-2006-
2001- 9- 270-SDN
Greater Nanticoke Area (Nanticoke,PA)Virginia, Auburn U.  
Sal BiasiP6-0 190 R-R 1995-09-30 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A2015-2018-
2017-11- 330-KCA
Hazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)Penn StMinorsKansas City Royals (A)
Ray BlackP6-4 220 R-R 1990-06-26 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania AAA2009-2018-
2011- 7- 237-SFN
Coughlin (Wilkes-Barre,PA)PittsburghMinorsSan Francisco Giants (AAA)
Mike CastrignanoP6-3 220 L-L 1986-08-10 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania Ind2008-2013-   Stephen Decatur (Berlin,MD)Delaware Technical & CC  
Ed ColeP5-11 170 R-R 1909-03-22 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1938-19391938-1939      
Matt CooneyP6-3 205 R-R 1981-03-09 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania Rk2000-2007-   Bishop Hoban (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Navy  
Jude Donato2B5-9 180 R-R 1973-02-04 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania Ind1991-1998-     Old Dominion U.  
Pete Elko3B5-11 185 R-R 1918-06-17 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19441943-1944      
Zach EllOF6-0 185 R-R 1992-01-17 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2011-2014-   Holy Redeemer (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Penn St  
Brian EvansP6-0 210 R-R 1966-09-14 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A+1988-1990-
1988-39- 999-TEX
Tunkhannock Area (Tunkhannock,PA)Jacksonville U.  
Ryan FerrettiP5-11 195 L-L 1977-03-21 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania Ind2001-2002-     Davis and Elkins Col  
Steve GalellaIF6-1 190 R-R 1989-- Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2008-2011-   G.A.R. Memorial (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Rider U.  
Billy Goeckel1B5-11 162 R-L 1871-09-03 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1899-18991899-1899      
Corey GormanP6-0 185 R-L 1990-08-18 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania RK2010-2013-   Coughlin (Wilkes-Barre,PA)ScrantonFree Agent  
Anthony GrilliniP6-0 175 R-R 1993-- Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2012-2015-   Coughlin (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Binghamton U.  
Kevin GryboskiP6-5 220 R-R 1973-11-15 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20082002-2006
1995-16- 426-SEA
Bishop Hoban (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Wilkes U.  
Mickey HaslinSS-2B5-8 165 R-R 1909-10-31 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1933-19381933-1938      
Tommy HughesP6-1 190 R-R 1919-10-07 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19481941-1948   Hanover (Hanover,PA)  
Chuck HurstP6-3 165 R-R 1970-01-02 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A+1989-1992-      
Al KlawitterP5-11 187 R-R 1888-04-12 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1909-19131909-1913      
Donny LangdonP6-1 190 R-L 1982-02-02 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A2004-2008-   Coughlin (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Kutztown U., Lackawanna Col  
Jerry LongP6-1 190 R-R 1980-07-24 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania Ind1999-2004-   West Side Tech (Pringle,PA)Cleveland St  
Carl MajeskiP6-4 205 R-R 1969-06-24 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania RK1991-1991-   Coughlin (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Temple U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jim McDermottP5-11 180 R-R 1970-10-01 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A1990-1993-
1992-38-1072-CHA
  Fordham U.  
John MonickP-OF6-0 160 L-L 1950-10-30 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania --
1969-41- 891-NYN
Wyoming Area (Wyoming,PA)Arizona Western Col, Bradley U.  
Joe MurrayP6-0 165 L-L 1920-11-11 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1950-19501950-1950      
John NargoskiP5-10 200 R-L 1993-- Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2012-2015-   Meyers (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Iona Col  
Kid O'HaraOF5-7 152 B-R 1875-12-19 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1904-19041904-1904     Georgetown U.  
John OliverOF6-2 180 R-R 1978-05-14 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A1996-1999-
1996- 1-  25-CIN
Lake-Lehman (Lehman,PA)  
Dick Pierson2B   -R 1857-10-24 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1885-18851885-1885      
Eugene RaineriOF5-10 195 L-L 1956-11-13 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A-1979-1979-     Temple U., The Kings Col  
Gary ScavoneP6-3 180 R-R 1954-07-20 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania --
1972- 7- 155-ATL
Meyers (Wilkes-Barre,PA)  
Buck SchwabP5-11   L-L 1997-- Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2016-2018-   Pittston Area (Yatesville,PA)Lehigh U.  
Michael SchwabP5-11   B-L 1996-- Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2015-2015-   Pittston Area (Yatesville,PA)Lehigh U.  
Don SchwallP6-6 200 R-R 1936-03-02 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19671961-1967
1958-   UDFA-BOS
Ypsilanti (Ypsilanti,MI)Oklahoma  
Tom SepelaP6-3 205 R-R 1965-11-10 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A-1986-1987-
1986-21- 537-BOS
  John A. Logan Col, Lock Haven Pennsylvania  
Ty TysonOF5-11 169 R-R 1892-06-01 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1926-19281926-1928      
Justin VoughtC6-2 195 R-R 1998-10-09 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2018-2018-
2017-31- 930-KCA
Wyoming Valley West (Kingston,PA)Maryland  
John Walsh3B5-8 162 R-R 1879-03-25 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1903-19031903-1903     Fordham U., Notre Dame  
Adam WaymanOF-IF6-1 185 R-R 1991-- Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2010-2013-   G.A.R. Memorial (Wilkes-Barre,PA)Rider U.  
Hal WoodeshickP6-3 200 R-L 1932-08-24 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19671956-1967   Monaca (Monaca,PA)  
Chris WychockIF6-0 180 R-R 1988-12-08 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania NCAA2008-2011-   Crestwood (Wapwallopen,PA)Towson U.  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
MeyersWilkes-Barre,PAMohawks
Bishop HobanWilkes-Barre,PAArgents
CoughlinWilkes-Barre,PACrusaders
G.A.R. MemorialWilkes-Barre,PAGrenadiers
Holy RedeemerWilkes-Barre,PARoyals

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
Wilkes UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA
King's CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLevelCategory
2016King's CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017King's CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2016Wilkes UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Wilkes UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College