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Bob Speake was born in Springfield
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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Brad ArcherP6-1 170 R-R 1995-08-09 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2015-2015-   Lebanon (Lebanon,MO)Missouri St  
Mark BaileyC6-5 195 B-R 1961-11-04 Springfield,Missouri MLB1982-19951984-1992
1982- 6- 147-HOU
Glendale (Springfield,MO)Missouri St  
Dan BarrettSS6-1 185 R-R 1948-- Springfield,Missouri --
1966- 2-  27-SLN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
James BarrettOF6-0 180 R-R 1955-- Springfield,Missouri --
1973-10- 237-CHA
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
Nathan BartoP6-7 245 R-R 1977-02-18 Springfield,Missouri Ind2001-2001-     Labette CC  
Doug BennettP6-2 180 L-R 1970-03-05 Springfield,Missouri A-1990-1992-
1991- 5- 143-LAN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Arkansas  
Steve BilokurC-3B5-10 190 R-R 1981-09-03 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2005-2005-   Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Arkansas-Little Rock, Mississippi Valley St  
Norman BolesC   - Springfield,Missouri --
1969- 8- 153-MON
   
Jason BottenfieldP6-2 210 R-R 1977-06-04 Springfield,Missouri A1998-2000-
1999-19- 589-BOS
Marcus (Flower Mound,TX)UT Rio Grande Valley  
Wes BrundridgeIF-OF5-11 187 - 1985-03-22 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2006-2007-   Willard (Willard,MO)Charleston So.U., Garden City CC  
Louie BunchC5-10 175 R-R 1948-- Springfield,Missouri --
1966-26- 510-NYA
Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)  
Josh BunselmeyerIF6-0 170 R-R 1994-- Springfield,Missouri Ind2013-2017-   Glendale (Springfield,MO)Saint Louis U., NE Texas CC  
Eddie CarnettP6-0 185 L-L 1916-10-21 Springfield,Missouri MLB1941-19451941-1945      
Nate CarterP6-2 180 R-R 1991-08-13 Springfield,Missouri RK2011-2016-   Boca Raton Community (Boca Raton,FL)Florida So.ColFree Agent  
J.C. CaseyP6-3 174 R-R 1988-12-13 Springfield,Missouri AAA2008-2012-
2007-35-1053-CHN
Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Missouri StFree Agent  
Brock Chaffin1B6-3 250 L-R 1989-12-18 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2009-2012-   Stoutland (Stoutland,MO)Missouri St, Metropolitan CC-Longview  
Neal ChambersIF-P5-10 195 R-R 1980-06-16 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2003-2003-     Arkansas St  
Jesse CornelisonP6-1 215 B-R 1984-10-22 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2004-2005-   Pleasant Hope (Pleasant Hope,MO)Missouri St  
Danny CrewsIF6-4 175 L-R 1997-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2017-2018-   Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Texas Christian U., Fort Scott CC  
Richard CurbowOF5-11 190 R-R 1948-04-23 Springfield,Missouri --
1966- 4-  65-CHN
Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)  
Rickey DavisC6-2 210 R-R 1948-- Springfield,Missouri --
1966-19- 365-CHN
Parkview (Springfield,MO)  
Ed DeckardP6-5 190 R-R 1977-11-23 Springfield,Missouri A1996-2000-      
Bob DetherageOF6-0 180 R-R 1954-09-20 Springfield,Missouri MLB1973-19811980-1980
1972- 3-  65-LAN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
Mason DickemannP6-3 170 R-R 1998-06-15 Springfield,Missouri --   Springfield Catholic (Springfield,MO)Missouri St  
Matt DillP6-1 205 R-R 1979-01-17 Springfield,Missouri Ind2001-2003-     Fort Hays St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Keith Drumright2B5-10 170 L-R 1954-10-21 Springfield,Missouri MLB1973-19821978-1981
1976- 4-  79-CHN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Oklahoma  
Caleb EssickIF-OF5-10 160 R-R 1996-05-12 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2017-2017-   Ozark (Ozark,MO)Missouri St, Drury U.  
Bart EvansP6-2 210 R-R 1970-12-30 Springfield,Missouri MLB1992-20001998-1998
1992- 9- 246-KCA
Mansfield (Mansfield,MO)Missouri St  
Brent EvansP6-2 200 L-L 1970-07-18 Springfield,Missouri RK1992-2003-
1992-19- 538-TEX
Mansfield (Mansfield,MO)Missouri St  
Clifford FarmerP6-2 180 B-R 1948-08-29 Springfield,Missouri --
1967- 6- 109-PIT
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Crowder Col  
Jereme FosterP6-4 220 R-R 1983-03-15 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2003-2006-   Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Wichita St  
Larry FranklinP5-11 180 R-R 1949-07-06 Springfield,Missouri --
1967-25- 480-HOU
Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)  
Sunny GollowayCOACH   - 1961-- Springfield,Missouri --   Stillwater (Stillwater,OK)Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Col, Oklahoma Christian U.  
Casey GossSS-2B5-11 180 L-R 1991-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2010-2013-   Glendale (Springfield,MO)James Madison U., Jefferson Col  
Terry GreeneIF6-3 185 L-R 1950-03-22 Springfield,Missouri --
1968-30- 681-DET
Republic (Republic,MO)Arizona St, Drury U.  
Evan GruenerOF6-1 190 L-L 1994-09-15 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2014-2017-   Logan-Rogersville (Rogersville,MO)Bradley U.  
Chandler HallIF6-0 165 B-R 1995-02-27 Springfield,Missouri A-2014-2016-   Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Louisiana Tech U.Retired  
Lucas HarrellP6-2 200 B-R 1985-06-03 Springfield,Missouri MLB2004-20172010-2017
2004- 4- 119-CHA
Ozark (Ozark,MO)Free Agent  
Brian HeermanSS-3B5-11 170 L-R 1979-02-08 Springfield,Missouri Ind2001-2001-     Evangel Col  
Jason HermanP6-3 210 R-R 1981-12-09 Springfield,Missouri A2005-2010-
2005-31- 931-PIT
Marshfield (Marshfield,MO)West Alabama  
Dallas HordC6-0 175 R-R 1987-11-25 Springfield,Missouri A+2007-2011-
2009-32- 968-FLO
Ozark (Ozark,MO)Missouri St  
Cortney InmanP6-3 193 R-R 1981-02-03 Springfield,Missouri --
1999-43-1295-COL
Parkview (Springfield,MO)  
George JacksonOF6-0 180 R-R 1882-10-14 Springfield,Missouri MLB1911-19131911-1913      
Landon JarrettP5-10 190 L-L 1990-07-06 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2010-2013-   Mansfield (Mansfield,MO)Missouri St, Jefferson Col, Col. the Ozarks  
Spencer JohnsonIF-OF6-4 200 R-R 1993-11-01 Springfield,Missouri AAA2013-2017-
2016-16- 487-HOU
Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri StFree Agent  
Andrew Kendrick1B6-2 220 R-R 1995-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2014-2018-   Parkview (Springfield,MO)Youngstown St, Lindenwood U.  
Daniel KickhamP6-4 205 R-R 1988-12-12 Springfield,Missouri RK2011-2012-
2010-37-1130-COL
Glendale (Springfield,MO)Crowder Col, Missouri St  
Jack LambethP   - Springfield,Missouri --
1978- 2-  48-NYN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Arkansas-Fort Smith  
Freddy LeachOF5-11 183 L-R 1897-11-23 Springfield,Missouri MLB1923-19321923-1932      
Tom LeeOF   - Springfield,Missouri --
1966-32- 619-DET
Poindexter Legion (Springfield,MO)  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ronald LemeryC6-0 185 R-R 1947-03-10 Springfield,Missouri --
1967- 3-  45-SLN
Jefferson City (Jefferson City,MO)Missouri  
Tony LewisOF-SS5-11 200 L-R 1984-07-03 Springfield,Missouri Ind2004-2009-   Glendale (Springfield,MO)Missouri St, Drury U.  
Dale Long1B6-4 210 L-L 1926-02-06 Springfield,Missouri MLB1951-19631951-1963   Adams Memorial (Adams,MA)  
Chris MackeyP6-1 175 R-L 1985-07-17 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2005-2007-   Springfield Catholic (Springfield,MO)Missouri St  
Brett MarshallC6-1 190 R-R 1990-01-06 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2009-2012-   Glendale (Springfield,MO)Missouri St  
Chris MatlockP6-2 190 R-R 1986-07-04 Springfield,Missouri A-2006-2009-
2009-21- 634-TEX
Glendale (Springfield,MO)Central Missouri, Metropolitan CC-Longview  
Michael McGeheeC6-2 195 B-R 1975-10-15 Springfield,Missouri A1994-1997-
1994-13- 358-CHN
Browne (Phoenix,AZ)  
Andrew McGuireOF-IF5-11 180 L-R 1981-08-01 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2003-2004-   Sherman (Sherman,TX)Oklahoma, Grayson County Col  
Eddie MedlinC6-0 205 R-R 1975-04-17 Springfield,Missouri Ind1998-1999-
1993-56-1504-MIN
Billings (Billings,MT)Central Missouri  
Zach MerciezP6-2 190 R-R 1992-10-20 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2012-2015-   Bartlesville (Bartlesville,OK)Missouri St  
Charles Morrison2B-OF5-10 150 R-R 1955-- Springfield,Missouri RK1977-1977-
1972-30- 669-DET
Parkview (Springfield,MO)  
J.D. Murders2B6-2 180 L-R 1997-10-06 Springfield,Missouri RK2016-2017-
2016-31- 946-SLN
Bolivar (Bolivar,MO)Free Agent  
Ron NorrisP5-11 160 R-R 1948-- Springfield,Missouri --
1966- 7- 136-BAL
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
Ozzie OsbornP6-2 195 R-R 1946-06-19 Springfield,Missouri MLB1975-19771975-1975
1968-   UDFA-CIN
  Colorado Mesa U.  
Dave PattersonP6-0 170 R-R 1956-07-25 Springfield,Missouri MLB1976-19821979-1979
1976- 2-  44-LAN
  Cerritos Col  
Ian PaxtonC6-1 210 R-R 1983-09-04 Springfield,Missouri AA2005-2010-   Tate (Cantonment,FL)South Carolina, Gulf Coast St  
Beau PhillipsOF6-1 155 R-R 1991-07-30 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2012-2014-   Glendale (Springfield,MO)Wright St, Fort Scott CC, Missouri So.State U.  
Neil PittmanP   - 1947-- Springfield,Missouri --
1967- 6- 120-NYN
Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri  
Keaton PresleyOF6-0 180 R-R 1996-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2016-2018-   Willard (Willard,MO)Central Arkansas, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Col  
Bryan PropstOF6-2 180 R-R 1986-08-06 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2006-2010-   Springfield Catholic (Springfield,MO)Murray St, Jefferson Col, Hartford  
Ryan Rippee1B6-5 225 R-R 1994-04-19 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2013-2016-
2013-31- 923-BOS
Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Jefferson Col, SE Missouri St  
Beau Robinson1B6-1 180 L-R 1950-09-21 Springfield,Missouri --
1969- 6- 130-SDN
Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)Bacone Col, Muskogee Junior Col  
Dan Rogers1B6-3 210 L-L 1969-03-24 Springfield,Missouri A1990-1991-
1990- 8- 211-DET
Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri So.State U.  
Mark RomanC-OF6-0 190 R-R 1969-08-26 Springfield,Missouri A1993-1993-   Barlow (Redding,CT)Col. the Holy Cross  
David Rothermel3B   - 1954-- Springfield,Missouri --
1972-27- 620-LAN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Landan RuffOF6-3 185 R-R 1994-10-22 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2015-2018-   Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri St  
Wayne Ryan2B5-11 165 R-R 1948-- Springfield,Missouri --
1966- 7- 121-NYN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
Todd SamplesOF6-2 180 R-R 1969-08-01 Springfield,Missouri AA1990-1997-
1990-10- 274-MON
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Liberty U.  
Kaleb SchmidtP6-0 170 R-R 1998-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2017-2018-   Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Central Arkansas  
Connor SechlerP6-3 180 R-R 1999-04-07 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2018-2018-   Bolivar (Bolivar,MO)Missouri St  
Jake ShaferP6-4 215 R-R 1985-10-11 Springfield,Missouri A-2005-2011-
2007-41-1243-NYA
Troy-Buchanan (Troy,MO)Missouri St  
Barry ShortP6-3 182 R-R 1973-12-15 Springfield,Missouri AA1994-2000-
1993-41-1144-NYN
Mansfield (Mansfield,MO)Three Rivers CC  
Chris ShorterP6-3 220 L-L 1977-03-08 Springfield,Missouri Ind1999-2000-     Pittsburg St  
Brad SimmonsP6-2 195 L-L 1958-02-13 Springfield,Missouri A+1977-1978-
1976- 5- 114-KCA
Glendale (Springfield,MO)SE Missouri St  
Matt SkylesP6-1 180 R-L 1978-06-12 Springfield,Missouri A2000-2004-   Mansfield (Mansfield,MO)Missouri St  
Roy SmalleySS6-3 190 R-R 1926-06-09 Springfield,Missouri MLB1948-19581948-1958   Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)  
Kelly Snider1B6-0 185 L-L 1955-04-12 Springfield,Missouri AAA1974-1982-
1976- 7- 163-LAN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Oklahoma  
Bob SpeakeOF-1B6-1 178 L-L 1930-08-22 Springfield,Missouri MLB1955-19591955-1959   Springfield Central (Springfield,MO)  
Kennie SteenstraP6-5 220 R-R 1970-10-13 Springfield,Missouri MLB1990-20021998-1998
1992-12- 331-CHN
Plato (Plato,MO)Wichita St  
Tristan StevensP6-2 205 R-R 1999-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2018-2018-   Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Texas  
David StockstillOF6-0 180 L-R 1957-10-04 Springfield,Missouri AAA1978-1991-   Hurley (Hurley,MO)John Brown U.  
John StockstillSS6-2 200 R-R 1960-01-03 Springfield,Missouri A1978-1980-
1978-10- 247-CHN
Hurley (Hurley,MO)  
Chris TaylorOF6-0 190 B-R 1983-09-15 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2003-2007-   Webb City (Jasper,MO)Missouri St  
Frank Thompson3B5-8 155 R-R 1895-07-02 Springfield,Missouri MLB1920-19201920-1920      
Lendsey ThomsonP5-11 212 R-R 1985-09-13 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2007-2008-   Parkview (Springfield,MO)Missouri, Bradley U., Fort Scott CC  
Connor ThurmanP6-3 160 R-R 1990-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2011-2011-   Belle Chasse (Belle Chasse,LA)Nicholls St  
Austin TribbyP6-4 224 L-L 1994-07-09 Springfield,Missouri RK2013-2016-
2016-35-1053-MIN
Springfield Catholic (Springfield,MO)MissouriFree Agent  
Lance TriplettOF-P6-3 200 L-L 1966-02-24 Springfield,Missouri A-1986-1986-   Glendale (Springfield,MO)Coffeyville CC  
Jackson WareIF5-10 170 R-R 1996-05-03 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2015-2018-   Statesboro (Statesboro,GA)Mercer U.  
Jake WareIF6-0 170 R-R 1987-10-10 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2008-2010-   Statesboro (Statesboro,GA)Georgia So.U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ronald WebbOF6-1 190 L-R 1947-- Springfield,Missouri --
1965- 5-  81-CHN
Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)  
Fuzz WhiteOF6-0 175 L-R 1918-06-27 Springfield,Missouri MLB1940-19471940-1947      
Logan WileyP5-11 160 R-R 1997-- Springfield,Missouri NCAA2016-2018-   Kickapoo (Springfield,MO)Kansas St, Missouri St  
Conner WilsonOF6-4 200 L-L 1992-09-21 Springfield,Missouri NCAA2013-2016-   Strafford (Strafford,MO)Missouri St, Drury U.  
Dennis YinglingP6-1 205 L-L 1999-09-06 Springfield,Missouri --   Lindbergh (St. Louis,MO)Missouri St  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
KickapooSpringfield,MOChiefs
ParkviewSpringfield,MOVikings
HillcrestSpringfield,MOHornets
GlendaleSpringfield,MOFalcons
Springfield CentralSpringfield,MOBulldogs
Springfield CatholicSpringfield,MOFighting Irish
Poindexter LegionSpringfield,MO

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
SpringfieldFrontier LeagueInd
SpringfieldAmerican AssociationAAA
SpringfieldTexas LeagueAA
Missouri State UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA
Evangel CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA
Drury UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLevelCategory
2016Drury UniversityGreat Lakes Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017Drury UniversityGreat Lakes Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018Drury UniversityGreat Lakes Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2013Evangel CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2014Evangel CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2015Evangel CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2017Evangel CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2018Evangel CollegeHeart of America Athletic ConferenceNAIACollege
2002Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2003Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2004Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2005Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2006Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2007Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2008Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2009Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2010Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2011Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2012Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2013Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2014Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2015Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2016Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2017Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
2018Missouri State University BearsMissouri Valley ConferenceNCAA Div 1College
1996Springfield CapitalsFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1997Springfield CapitalsFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1998Springfield CapitalsFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1999Springfield CapitalsFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2000Springfield CapitalsFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2001Springfield CapitalsFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2005Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2006Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2007Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2008Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2009Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2010Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2011Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2012Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2013Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2014Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2015Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2016Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2017Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
2018Springfield CardinalsTexas LeagueAAMinor
1978Springfield RedbirdsAmerican AssociationAAAMinor
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerican AssociationAAAMinor
1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerican AssociationAAAMinor
1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerican AssociationAAAMinor

Ballparks and Stadiums

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Stadium Name
Hammons Field
Meador Park