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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 A2015-2019-
2017-11- 330-KCA
Hazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)Penn StMinorsSeattle Mariners (A)
Ray BlackP6-4 220 R-R 1990-06-26 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB2009-20192018-2019
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-
  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 NCAA2018-2019-
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.  
Tyler YankoskyP6-6 225 L-R 1998-05-28 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania A-2019-2019-
2019-19- 573-WAS
Wyoming Valley West (Kingston,PA)Millersville PennsylvaniaMinorsWashington Nationals (A-)

High Schools

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

College and PRO Teams

Wilkes UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA
King's CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2016King's CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017King's CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018King's CollegeMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2016Wilkes UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Wilkes UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018Wilkes UniversityMiddle Atlantic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College