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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)
Alex BeamP   - 1869-11-21 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1889-18891889-1889      
Matt BimealP6-3 200 R-R 1980-08-17 Johnstown,Pennsylvania AA2000-2004-
Conemaugh Township Area (Davidsville,PA)  
Mel BosserP6-0 173 R-R 1920-02-08 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1945-19451945-1945      
Bill BurgoOF5-8 185 R-R 1919-11-05 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19441943-1944      
Ed Cartwright1B5-10 220 R-R 1859-10-06 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18971890-1897      
John ChurryC5-9 172 R-R 1900-11-26 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1924-19271924-1927      
Frank DezelanUMP6-2 220 - 1930-12-29 Johnstown,Pennsylvania --      
Eric DinyarP6-6 210 R-R 1973-08-13 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A+1994-1997-
Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
Tim DullP6-4 210 R-R 1956-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania --
1974-24- 538-CIN
Johnstown Vocational Tech (Johnstown,PA)  
Adam FairmanOF6-1 195 R-R 1982-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2002-2002-   Marion Center (Marion Center,PA)Marshall U., Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
Frank Gatins3B   - 1871-03-06 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1898-19011898-1901      
Paul Gilmartin1B6-1 185 B-L 1953-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania A+1978-1978-   Chaminade Prep (West Hills,CA)St. Mary's Col California, Los Angeles Valley Col  
Brian GrebeckSS5-7 160 R-R 1967-08-31 Johnstown,Pennsylvania AAA1990-2001-
1990-19- 530-CAL
Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)San Diego St  
Craig Grebeck2B-SS5-7 155 R-R 1964-12-29 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1986-20011990-2001
1986-   UDFA-CHA
Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Cal St Dominguez Hills  
Roger Hansen3B6-1 205 R-R 1961-08-28 Johnstown,Pennsylvania AAA1980-1989-
1980- 2-  42-KCA
Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)  
Colin HarringtonIF5-10 190 R-R 1992-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2011-2013-   Bishop McCort (Johnstown,PA)Virginia  
Jason HornerP5-9 170 L-L 1980-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA1999-2002-   Bishop McCort (Johnstown,PA)Winthrop U.  
JonesOF   - Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1884-18841884-1884      
Joe KlinkP5-11 175 L-L 1962-02-03 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1983-19961987-1996
1983-36- 801-NYN
  St. Thomas  
Ross Kott1B-OF6-3 209 R-R 1974-08-28 Johnstown,Pennsylvania Ind1997-1997-   Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)Delgado CC  
Casey Long3B6-2 210 R-R 1982-11-17 Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2003-2003-   Laurel Highlands (Uniontown,PA)Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
Joe MajerP6-0 185 R-R 1958-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania AA1979-1981-     Florida  
Richard MatskoP6-2 210 R-R 1977-04-26 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A+1998-2002-
1998-16- 483-CLE
Conemaugh Township Area (Davidsville,PA)Shippensburg Pennsylvania  
Tom McGoughP6-2 180 R-R 1955-08-15 Johnstown,Pennsylvania AAA1977-1979-
1973- 4-  77-CLE
Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)  
Trey McGoughP6-2 165 L-L 1998-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2017-2019-   Ferndale Area (Johnstown,PA)Mount Saint Mary Col  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Michael MooreOF6-1 200 R-R 1970-06-20 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A1991-1997-
1991-37- 970-CLE
  West Virginia U.  
Ernie OravetzOF5-4 145 B-L 1932-01-24 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19561955-1956   Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)  
Gene PentzP6-1 200 R-R 1953-06-21 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19811975-1978
1971- 7- 159-DET
Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)  
Ernie PetermanP6-2 205 R-R 1972-02-27 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A1995-1997-     Point Park Col  
James PodgorneyP5-11 195 L-L 1988-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2007-2009-   Bishop McCort (Johnstown,PA)Akron  
William RamirezOF6-1 185 L-L 1969-07-02 Johnstown,Pennsylvania --
1987-38- 969-SLN
Anderson (Cincinnati,OH)Ohio St  
Jeff SchellhammerOF5-10 215 R-R 1986-03-01 Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2006-2007-   Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)Cleveland St  
Nathan ShipmanOF6-0 190 B-R 1977-02-22 Johnstown,Pennsylvania Rk1995-1996-
1995-36- 994-DET
River Ridge (New Port Richey,FL)  
Jack ShirkIF5-10 160 R-R 1997-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2016-2018-   Richland (Johnstown,PA)Marist Col, Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
Greg SimendingerP6-2 190 R-R 1950-01-31 Johnstown,Pennsylvania --
1969- 8- 185-BAL
Middletown Area (Middletown,PA)Brandywine Junior Col  
Kevin SmayP5-11 185 R-R 1957-12-23 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A1981-1981-   Forest Hills (Sidman,PA)Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
Nemo TrexlerOF-P6-5 190 R-R 1995-10-10 Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2015-2018-   Bishop McCort (Johnstown,PA)South Carolina-Upstate, Garrett Col, Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
Austin UrbanP6-1 185 L-R 1992-07-08 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A+2011-2016-
Richland (Johnstown,PA)Des Moines Area CCFree Agent  
Steve VickroyP6-0 185 R-R 1977-06-15 Johnstown,Pennsylvania Ind2000-2001-     Pittsburgh  
Pete VuckovichP6-4 220 R-R 1952-10-27 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19861975-1986
1974- 3-  56-CHA
Conemaugh Valley (Johnstown,PA)Clarion Pennsylvania  
David WagnerP6-4 210 L-L 1984-08-09 Johnstown,Pennsylvania Ind2005-2010-   Bishop McCort (Johnstown,PA)Old Dominion U.  
T.P. WaligoraP6-8 250 R-R 1976-08-07 Johnstown,Pennsylvania AA1996-2004-
1997-15- 454-CHN
J.R. Tucker (Richmond,VA)Col. William and Mary  
Ronald WallingP5-11 175 L-L 1959-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania Rk1979-1979-
1979- 2-  33-MIL
Westmont Hilltop (Johnstown,PA)  
Tom WalterCOACH   L-R 1969-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania --     Georgetown U.  
Ben WatkinsP6-3 225 R-R 1987-03-11 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A2006-2010-
Conemaugh Township Area (Davidsville,PA)Pittsburgh-Johnstown, Clarion Pennsylvania  
Sam WatkinsP6-1 190 R-R 1990-- Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2010-2012-   Conemaugh Township Area (Davidsville,PA)Akron, Allegany Col Maryland  
Frank WestP 180 -R 1873-01-21 Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1894-18941894-1894      
Andre WilliamsOF6-3 215 R-R 1980-07-27 Johnstown,Pennsylvania NCAA2000-2003-   Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)Pittsburgh  
Mike WishnevskiOF6-0 220 L-L 1961-03-29 Johnstown,Pennsylvania AAA1982-1988-
1982- 2-  34-SEA
Portage (Portage,IN)Indianapolis  
Garry WurmP6-1 194 R-R 1964-05-29 Johnstown,Pennsylvania A1988-1990-   Blacklick Valley (Nanty Glo,PA)Indiana Pennsylvania  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Westmont HilltopJohnstown,PAHilltoppers
Greater JohnstownJohnstown,PATrojans
Johnstown Vocational TechJohnstown,PA-
Bishop McCortJohnstown,PACrushers
Conemaugh ValleyJohnstown,PABluejays
Ferndale AreaJohnstown,PAYellowjackets

College and PRO Teams

JohnstownFrontier LeagueInd
University of Pittsburgh-JohnstownCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

1999Johnstown JohnniesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2000Johnstown JohnniesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2001Johnstown JohnniesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2002Johnstown JohnniesFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1995Johnstown StealFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1996Johnstown StealFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1997Johnstown StealFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
1998Johnstown StealFrontier LeagueIndyIndy
2016University of Pittsburgh-JohnstownPennsylvania State Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017University of Pittsburgh-JohnstownPennsylvania State Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018University of Pittsburgh-JohnstownPennsylvania State Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Point Stadium