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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Tyler AgajanianP6-2 180 L-L Whittier,California NCAA2017-2018-   La Serna (Whittier,CA)La Verne  
Bob Bathe1B6-2 205 R-R 1960-10-14 Whittier,California AAA1982-1986-
1982-11- 288-OAK
  Cal St Fullerton  
Andy BealP6-0 200 R-R 1985-10-22 Whittier,California NCAA2005-2008-   Palos Verdes Peninsula (Rollings Hills Estates,CA)Loyola Marymount U.  
Brandon BoettnerP   - Whittier,California Ind1995-1995-   La Serna (Whittier,CA)Whittier Col  
Brett BorgognoIF5-10 155 R-R 1999-- Whittier,California NCAA2018-2019-   Chino Hills (Chino Hills,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
Jon BravoP5-7 175 L-L 1986-08-23 Whittier,California A2008-2011-
2008-23- 695-SLN
Chino (Chino,CA)Azusa Pacific U., Mount San Antonio Col  
Kurt BrownOF6-2 200 R-R 1967-03-04 Whittier,California AAA1985-1991-
1985- 1-   5-CHA
Glendora (Glendora,CA)  
Ben BurkeP6-1 195 R-R 1991-- Whittier,California NCAA2010-2013-   La Serna (Whittier,CA)California-Davis, Santa Ana Col  
Connor BurkeOF6-1 195 R-R 1992-08-20 Whittier,California A-2011-2013-
2011-19- 583-FLO
La Serna (Whittier,CA)Free Agent  
Jaime BurtonP6-5 198 R-L 1975-05-28 Whittier,California A-1995-1997-
1994-28- 779-KCA
  Chemeketa CC  
Chuck CaryP6-4 210 L-L 1960-03-03 Whittier,California MLB1979-19931985-1993
1981- 7- 172-DET
California (San Ramon,CA)California  
Jim CecchiniC6-1 200 R-R 1960-- Whittier,California AA1980-1986-
1982-11- 279-MON
La Serna (Whittier,CA)USC  
Manny Cervantes1B6-2 205 L-L 1969-02-12 Whittier,California A+1988-1993-
La Serna (Whittier,CA)Kentucky, Oklahoma St  
Manny Chavez2B   - 1955-- Whittier,California --
1973-27- 600-KCA
Whittier (Whittier,CA)  
Greg CochranP6-2 195 R-R 1953-11-15 Whittier,California AAA1975-1982-
1975- 2-  45-OAK
Lowell (Whittier,CA)Arizona St  
Pat ColwellOF5-10 180 R-R 1988-10-16 Whittier,California NCAA2007-2011-   Mayfair (Lakewood,CA)San Diego St  
Kevin CookOF6-3 195 R-R 1970-12-01 Whittier,California NCAA1992-1992-
Sonora (La Habra,CA)Cypress Col, Chapman U.  
Ryan CordovaP6-1 200 R-R 1995-- Whittier,California NCAA2015-2016-   La Serna (Whittier,CA)Youngstown St  
Shane DayP6-5 200 R-R 1985-- Whittier,California NCAA2004-2007-   La Serna (Whittier,CA)St. Mary's Col California, Long Beach City Col  
Justin De FratusP6-4 215 B-R 1987-10-21 Whittier,California MLB2007-20192011-2015
2007-11- 353-PHI
Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)Ventura ColMinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AAA)
Al DeravinOF6-1 180 R-R 1947-- Whittier,California --
1965-33- 614-SFN
Sierra Vista (Baldwin Park,CA)  
Mark DeushaneP6-4 220 R-R 1964-10-29 Whittier,California Rk1988-1989-     Vanguard So.California  
Mark DressenP6-1 190 R-R 1970-01-25 Whittier,California NCAA1990-1992-
1988-31- 788-ATL
La Serna (Whittier,CA)Illinois  
Steve DudaP5-11 180 R-R 1971-06-27 Whittier,California AA1993-1996-
1993- 5- 151-MIL
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Pepperdine U.  
Jeff DunbarC6-4 220 R-R 1985-06-08 Whittier,California A2005-2011-
2007-11- 345-SEA
Vandebilt Catholic (Houma,LA)California-Riverside  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Greg DupasP6-8 230 R-R 1984-01-31 Whittier,California A+2002-2008-
2002-27- 818-OAK
Arlington (Riverside,CA)Col. the Desert  
Steve EastonP6-2 190 L-L 1949-05-20 Whittier,California --
1971- 1-  19-OAK
Sierra Vista (Baldwin Park,CA)Brigham Young U.  
Jeff EllenaIF6-0 175 R-R 1979-11-03 Whittier,California A1999-2002-
2001- 8- 249-SEA
Walnut (Walnut,CA)Cal Poly Pomona  
Gabe EncinasP6-3 195 R-R 1991-12-21 Whittier,California AAA2011-2017-
2010- 6- 205-NYA
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Free Agent  
Garrett EstabrookP6-1 185 L-L 1978-08-24 Whittier,California NCAA2001-2002-   St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)Louisville, Cypress Col  
Andy EtchebarrenC6-1 197 R-R 1943-06-20 Whittier,California MLB1961-19781962-1978
1961-   UDFA-BAL
La Puente (La Puente,CA)  
Cody EvansP6-5 190 R-R 1983-09-03 Whittier,California AAA2005-2012-
2005-10- 291-ARI
Edison (Huntington Beach,CA)Long Beach St, Golden West ColFree Agent  
Ron FloresP5-11 190 L-L 1979-08-09 Whittier,California MLB1998-20092005-2007
2000-29- 870-OAK
El Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)USC  
Mike Gallego2B-SS5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997
1981- 2-  33-OAK
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)UCLA  
Alex GarciaP6-3 190 R-R 1996-06-16 Whittier,California Rk2015-2018-
2017-15- 443-PHI
Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)California-Santa BarbaraFree Agent  
Tony GarciaIF5-10 165 R-R 1980-06-17 Whittier,California A+1999-2007-
2001-13- 378-CHN
Temecula Valley (Temecula,CA)Pepperdine U.  
Michael GarciaparraSS6-1 160 R-R 1983-04-02 Whittier,California AAA2002-2010-
2001- 1-  36-SEA
Don Bosco (La Habra Heights,CA)  
Nomar GarciaparraSS6-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 Whittier,California MLB1992-20091996-2009
1994- 1-  12-BOS
St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)Georgia Tech  
David Gomez1B6-2 225 L-R 1983-08-06 Whittier,California NCAA2002-2005-   Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)Fresno St, Cerritos Col  
Anthony GonzalesH   - 1979-- Whittier,California Ind1995-2003-   California (Whittier,CA)Cal Poly Pomona, Santa Ana Col  
Dan GonzalesOF6-1 195 L-R 1953-09-30 Whittier,California MLB1972-19831979-1980
1972- 2-  43-DET
  Fullerton Col  
Kameron GuangorenaC6-0 195 L-R 1999-10-16 Whittier,California NCAA2019-2019-
St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
David HillP 6-3 205 R-R 1994-05-27 Whittier,California A+2013-2018-
2015- 4- 107-COL
El Modena (Orange,CA)Long Beach St, Orange Coast Col, San DiegoMinorsColorado Rockies (A+)
Jacob HillP6-2 210 L-L 1994-05-27 Whittier,California Ind2013-2018-
2015-32- 964-CLE
El Modena (Orange,CA)Orange Coast Col, San Diego  
Brandon Hines3B-1B6-1 185 R-R 1988-04-24 Whittier,California NCAA2008-2010-   Esperanza (Anaheim,CA)US Military Academy  
Wally HoodOF5-11 160 R-R 1895-02-09 Whittier,California MLB1920-19221920-1922      
Steven HuusfeldtP6-3 210 R-R 1956-- Whittier,California --
1974-17- 388-CLE
Lowell (Whittier,CA)  
David JensenP6-6 180 R-L 1987-12-29 Whittier,California Ind2007-2013-   Mater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)Northwestern U.  
Tim JimenezP5-11 175 L-L 1982-08-19 Whittier,California NCAA2002-2006-   St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)San Jose St, Cal St Fullerton, Cerritos Col  
Keith Jones1B6-2 190 R-R 1976-01-30 Whittier,California A1997-1998-
1997-22- 683-ARI
  Fullerton Col  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Brian KingOF6-1 188 L-L 1973-05-19 Whittier,California Ind1994-1996-   Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Cal St Fullerton, American River Col, Sacramento St  
Mark KotsayLF6-0 190 L-L 1975-12-02 Whittier,California MLB1994-20131997-2013
1996- 1-   9-FLO
Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Cal St FullertonFree Agent  
James Kuehner1B6-2 200 L-L 1946-- Whittier,California --
1968-25- 561-WS2
La Serna (Whittier,CA)USC  
AJ Labarbera2B5-10 190 R-R 1980-03-17 Whittier,California AAA1999-2006-   California (Whittier,CA)Santa Clara U., Long Beach St  
Jason LeBlancP6-2 190 R-R 1974-06-18 Whittier,California --
La Serna (Whittier,CA)Pepperdine U.  
Enrique LechugaP5-11 185 L-L 1986-06-06 Whittier,California AAA2006-2017-   Central Union (El Centro,CA)Concordia U., Arizona Western Col  
Gareth LedbetterC6-1 220 R-R 1955-09-30 Whittier,California A+1977-1979-
1977- 1-   8-SFN
Villa Park (Orange,CA)California Lutheran U.  
Dave LeiperP6-1 160 L-L 1962-06-18 Whittier,California MLB1981-19961984-1996
1982- 1-  22-OAK
Lowell (Whittier,CA)Fullerton Col  
Tim LeiperOF5-11 175 B-R 1966-07-19 Whittier,California AAA1985-1996-   Brea-Olinda (Brea,CA)  
Bret Levier3B6-3 195 R-R 1983-04-26 Whittier,California AA2002-2009-   California (Whittier,CA)Sacramento St  
Mitch LevierLF5-11 185 L-L 1988-01-12 Whittier,California A+2008-2012-
2008- 9- 274-OAK
California (Whittier,CA)Fullerton ColFree Agent  
Richard LippincottP6-0 210 R-R Whittier,California NCAA2005-2005-   California (Whittier,CA)Navy  
Keith Lockhart2B-3B5-10 170 L-R 1964-11-10 Whittier,California MLB1985-20031994-2003
1986-11- 280-CIN
Northview (Covina,CA)Oral Roberts U., Mount San Antonio Col  
Ethan LopezIF6-0 175 R-R 1997-- Whittier,California NCAA2016-2019-   La Mirada (La Mirada,CA)Hawaii  
Tim MacNeilP6-4 200 R-R 1967-12-12 Whittier,California A+1988-1990-
1988-13- 323-TEX
Esperanza (Anaheim,CA)Santiago Canyon Col  
Jerry Maddox3B6-2 200 R-R 1953-07-28 Whittier,California MLB1974-19791978-1978
1975- 8- 186-ATL
Neff (La Mirada,CA)Arizona St, Cerritos Col  
Alex MaldonadoC5-10 190 R-R 1985-08-20 Whittier,California NCAA2005-2008-   Servite (Anaheim,CA)Centenary Col  
Monte MansfieldP6-4 215 R-R 1981-03-22 Whittier,California AA2000-2010-
2000-16- 487-HOU
Hesperia (Hesperia,CA)Riverside CC  
Mickey ManzoP6-0 205 R-R 1979-11-08 Whittier,California NCAA2000-2003-   La Serna (Whittier,CA)San Jose St, Cerritos Col  
Seth MartyC6-0 180 R-R 1944-- Whittier,California --
1965-13- 252-SFN
Sierra Vista (Baldwin Park,CA)  
Patrick McIntyreP6-5 225 R-R 1987-01-22 Whittier,California NCAA2008-2009-   Oakdale (Oakdale,CA)California-Santa Barbara, Modesto Junior Col  
J.T. McLellan1B6-4 225 R-R 1996-- Whittier,California NCAA2015-2017-   Vista Murrieta (Murrieta,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Orange Coast Col  
Darren MerrillSS6-0 175 R-R 1976-07-06 Whittier,California Rk1999-1999-
Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)Long Beach St  
Daylon MonetteOF6-3 210 B-L 1981-07-24 Whittier,California A2002-2004-
2002-15- 462-SLN
A.B. Miller (Fontana,CA)Oklahoma St, Cypress Col  
Tim MontezCOACH   - Whittier,California --     Pepperdine U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Erik MorrisonP6-2 215 L-R 1982-08-11 Whittier,California A-2004-2005-
Arroyo Grande (Arroyo Grande,CA)Ball St  
Jonathan MunozIF6-2 218 L-R 1992-12-09 Whittier,California NCAA2013-2016-   Diamond Bar (Diamond Bar,CA)California-Irvine  
Mike NataleP6-0 195 R-R 1979-09-02 Whittier,California AA2000-2008-
2000-22- 644-KCA
La Serna (Whittier,CA)Lewis-Clark St  
Chris NicollP6-1 190 R-R 1983-10-30 Whittier,California AAA2003-2009-
2005- 3-  82-KCA
Ernest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)California-Irvine  
Nick OddoC6-0 205 L-R 1992-05-01 Whittier,California Ind2011-2018-   St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Cal St San Bernardino, Biola U., Citrus Col  
David OndoP5-10 185 R-R 1986-- Whittier,California NCAA2005-2005-   La Mirada (La Mirada,CA)Chicago St  
Jared PaderezP6-4 215 R-R 1995-- Whittier,California NCAA2014-2015-   St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Sacramento St  
Nick PadillaP6-3 200 R-R 1979-01-11 Whittier,California A1999-2002-
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Cerritos Col, Azusa Pacific U.  
Sean PaquetP6-2 195 L-L 1998-- Whittier,California NCAA2018-2019-   Servite (Anaheim,CA)Loyola Marymount U.  
Ryle ParksC6-0 170 R-R 1987-07-28 Whittier,California NCAA2007-2010-   Mission Hills (San Marcos,CA)Centenary Col, Cal St San Marcos, Palomar Col  
Scott PayneSS5-10 180 R-R 1975-09-05 Whittier,California Ind1997-1998-     California Baptist U.  
Kevin Perkins2B6-2 185 R-R 1977-08-02 Whittier,California A+1996-2001-
1999-19- 566-FLO
Jim PopoffP6-2 210 R-R 1970-08-24 Whittier,California A1990-1992-
1992-27- 749-NYN
California (Whittier,CA)Cal St Fullerton  
Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4 200 L-R 1954-10-22 Whittier,California MLB1972-19921975-1992
1972- 1-  18-KCA
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Whittier Col  
Chuck RamshawSS   - Whittier,California --
1969- 9- 163-MON
California (Whittier,CA)USC, Cerritos Col  
David RiceP6-2 200 R-R 1967-05-23 Whittier,California A-1989-1990-
1989-22- 565-CAL
El Dorado (Placentia,CA)Cal Poly Pomona, Cypress Col  
Phillip RoddyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-12-09 Whittier,California A1977-1977-      
Jacob RodriguezP6-3 220 R-R 1988-07-24 Whittier,California A2007-2008-
2007-22- 666-KCA
Whittier (Whittier,CA)East Los Angeles Col  
Mike RuvoloP6-2 160 R-R 1986-10-16 Whittier,California NCAA2007-2010-   La Habra (La Habra,CA)United Sts Air Force Academy  
Steven SalasP5-11 200 R-R 1986-02-01 Whittier,California --
2007-22- 688-ANA
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Chandler-Gilbert CC  
Al SchmelzP6-4 210 R-R 1943-11-12 Whittier,California MLB1967-19671967-1967
1966-   UDFA-NYN
  Arizona St  
Steve SciaccaC6-0 190 R-R 1961-10-09 Whittier,California A+1983-1985-
1983-14- 363-CAL
  San Diego  
Kevin ShawP6-3 240 R-R 1969-07-02 Whittier,California AA1987-1993-
1987- 8- 197-KCA
Katella (Anaheim,CA)  
Ronnie SheltonP6-1 185 R-R 1945-09-15 Whittier,California --
1966-39- 719-BAL
Johnson City (Johnson City,IL)Westmont Col  
Mike SimmsRF-1B6-4 230 R-R 1967-01-12 Whittier,California MLB1985-19991990-1999
1985- 6- 144-HOU
Esperanza (Anaheim,CA)  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Matt SimpsonC6-1 190 R-R 1976-04-10 Whittier,California NCAA1997-1998-
California (Whittier,CA)Texas, Fullerton Col  
Todd SingelynP6-6 220 R-R 1974-02-08 Whittier,California NCAA1993-1996-
1992-34- 944-CAL
Loyola (Los Angeles,CA)Arizona, Cal St Fullerton  
Matthew SosaIF6-2 195 R-R Whittier,California NCAA2017-2019-   Whittier (Whittier,CA)Iowa, East Los Angeles Col  
Sean SparlingP5-11 165 R-R 1995-- Whittier,California NCAA2014-2018-   La Habra (La Habra,CA)California-Irvine  
Matt StarkC6-4 225 R-R 1965-01-21 Whittier,California MLB1983-19991987-1990
1983- 1-   9-TOR
Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)  
Brian TokarseP6-3 200 R-R 1975-02-28 Whittier,California AA1995-2003-
1997-11- 327-ANA
California (Whittier,CA)Fullerton Col, Cal St Fullerton  
Oreste VolkertP6-6 187 R-R 1975-01-16 Whittier,California A1993-1997-
1993- 9- 266-TOR
La Habra (La Habra,CA)  
Jeremy WeinbergP6-1 200 R-R 1979-05-19 Whittier,California NCAA1998-2002-
Sonora (La Habra,CA)UNLV, Santa Ana Col, Cal St Fullerton  
Greg WinklemanP5-10 170 L-L 1973-09-07 Whittier,California A+1993-1998-   Piner (Santa Rosa,CA)Santa Rosa Junior Col, San Diego St  
James WoodwardSS6-1 182 R-R 1959-- Whittier,California AA1980-1983-
1980-16- 391-NYN
California (Whittier,CA)Rio Hondo CC, Long Beach St  
Stephen ZavalaC5-8 175 R-R 1993-05-12 Whittier,California A+2013-2017-
Whittier (Whittier,CA)Whittier ColFree Agent  
Eddie ZoskySS6-0 180 R-R 1968-02-10 Whittier,California MLB1987-20001991-2000
1989- 1-  19-TOR
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Fresno St  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
La SernaWhittier,CALancers

College and PRO Teams

Whittier CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA
Rio Hondo Community CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2013Rio Hondo Community CollegeFoothill ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2014Rio Hondo Community CollegeFoothill ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2015Rio Hondo Community CollegeFoothill ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2017Rio Hondo Community CollegeFoothill ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2013Whittier CollegeSouthern California Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2014Whittier CollegeSouthern California Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2015Whittier CollegeSouthern California Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2016Whittier CollegeSouthern California Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2017Whittier CollegeSouthern California Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College
2018Whittier CollegeSouthern California Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 3College

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
Hugh B. Mendez Stadium