Tips Updates
Minor Leagues
Extra Bases

Decatur, AlabamaCity Profile
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Gary Knotts was born in Decatur
An aggregate of all things related to Decatur, Alabama on this web site. Its important to know that the list is based on what is available in the database but is not necessarily complete.

Big cities will take longer to load.

Total Players Listed41Major Leaguers5Active Players1
Active Players List

Map this City -- Career Batting Stats -- Alabama Cities -- List of Regions -- View Draft Picks -- Extra Bases -- Random City -- About City Data
Players -- High Schools -- Teams -- Seasons

Players Born in this City

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)
Derrick AdamsP6-2 208 L-L 1997-03-08 Decatur,Alabama Rk2016-2019-
2018-27- 812-KCA
Austin (Decatur,AL)Jacksonville StMinorsKansas City Royals (Rk)
Jon BlankenshipP5-10 180 L-L 1978-11-06 Decatur,Alabama AA1998-2004-   Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)Alabama  
Marv Breeding2B6-0 175 R-R 1934-03-08 Decatur,Alabama MLB1960-19631960-1963
1955-   UDFA-BAL
Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)Samford U.  
Ben BullardP6-1 260 R-R 1990-11-11 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2010-2014-   Austin (Decatur,AL)Alabama-Birmingham  
Mike BurnsC6-0 185 R-R 1968-11-02 Decatur,Alabama A+1991-1993-     North Alabama  
Tanner BurnsP6-0 210 R-R 1998-12-28 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2018-2019-
Decatur (Decatur,AL)Auburn U., Alabama-Huntsville  
Justin CampP5-11 224 R-R 1993-05-17 Decatur,Alabama AAA2013-2018-
Austin (Decatur,AL)Auburn U.Free Agent  
Jack CollinsP6-2 195 R-R 1998-12-29 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2018-2019-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Col. Charleston  
Andrew DickinsonP6-5 220 R-R 1986-07-08 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2006-2010-   Austin (Decatur,AL)Troy U., NWShoals CC  
Terry DiggsOF5-10 175 L-R 1980-08-31 Decatur,Alabama Rk2004-2004-      
Ross DobbinsP6-5 215 R-R 1979-10-28 Decatur,Alabama Ind2001-2003-
1999-28- 861-NYA
Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)Alabama-Birmingham, Central Alabama CC  
Tony DrinkardP6-1 195 L-L 1985-03-21 Decatur,Alabama Rk2004-2007-     Jacksonville St  
Mitch DukeC5-10 190 L-R 1970-02-20 Decatur,Alabama A1991-1994-     Auburn U.  
Kevin ElwellP6-4 205 R-R 1986-10-09 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2008-2010-   Austin (Decatur,AL)Jacksonville St  
Sae EvansOF6-0 190 R-R 1981-- Decatur,Alabama NCAA2000-2003-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Samford U.  
Josh FreemanP6-0 170 R-R 1993-- Decatur,Alabama Ind2012-2017-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Alabama A&M U.  
John FrostIF6-1 185 R-R 1991-04-23 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2010-2013-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Alabama-Birmingham  
Matt GowanC6-1 220 R-R 1981-- Decatur,Alabama NCAA2002-2003-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Lamar U., Jefferson St CC  
Andrew HallP5-11 166 R-R 1983-11-09 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2006-2006-   Athens Bible School (Athens,AL)Auburn U., Florida St at Jacksonville  
Nate HollandOF6-1 190 R-R 1989-03-14 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2008-2009-   Trinity (Louisville,KY)Louisville  
Barton HollisP6-7 220 R-R 1981-05-21 Decatur,Alabama Ind2001-2003-
1999-29- 889-BOS
Lawrence County (Moulton,AL)  
Scott JohnsonP6-3 170 R-L Decatur,Alabama NCAA2003-2005-   Austin (Decatur,AL)Birmingham-So.Col  
Ben JonesOF6-1 184 L-L 1986-08-27 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2006-2009-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Auburn U.  
Gary KnottsP6-4 200 R-R 1977-02-12 Decatur,Alabama MLB1995-20092001-2004
1995-11- 289-FLO
Brewer (Somerville,AL)NWShoals CC  
Alan KochP6-4 195 R-R 1938-03-25 Decatur,Alabama MLB1963-19641963-1964
1960-   UDFA-DET
  Auburn U.  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Steven Leach1B6-2 195 L-R 1986-11-30 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2006-2010-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Jacksonville St  
Wes LetsonP6-0 200 L-L 1982-09-13 Decatur,Alabama AA2003-2007-
2004-11- 341-ATL
Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)Birmingham-So.Col  
Marc LewisOF6-2 185 R-R 1975-05-20 Decatur,Alabama AAA1994-2001-
1994-25- 691-BOS
  Calhoun CC  
Cody LittlejohnIF-OF6-3 185 L-R 1998-01-08 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2017-2019-   Madison Academy (Huntsville,AL)Tennessee Technological U.  
Josh MarkhamP6-2 185 L-L 1984-11-19 Decatur,Alabama Rk2003-2004-
Riverdale (Murfreesboro,TN)  
Rusty McIntyreP6-1 225 R-R 1983-03-19 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2002-2003-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Alabama-Birmingham  
Eric MennenP6-2 203 R-R 1982-09-08 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2002-2004-   Austin (Decatur,AL)Alabama  
Ray PepperOF6-2 195 R-R 1905-08-05 Decatur,Alabama MLB1932-19361932-1936     Alabama  
Preston PotterOF5-9 170 R-R 1985-- Decatur,Alabama --   West Morgan (Trinity,AL)Cumberland U.  
Rip SewellP6-1 180 L-R 1907-05-11 Decatur,Alabama MLB1932-19491932-1949     Vanderbilt U.  
Monte SharpP6-4 205 R-L 1944-03-23 Decatur,Alabama --
1965-22- 423-MLB
Priceville (Decatur,AL)Auburn U.  
Heath TapscottP6-0 170 R-R 1986-01-23 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2005-2006-   Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)Alabama-Birmingham, Montevallo  
Josh TerryIF6-0 175 R-R 1982-10-05 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2002-2004-   Hatton (Town Creek,AL)Alabama-Birmingham, North Alabama  
Zac Ward1B-3B6-2 210 R-R 1984-07-23 Decatur,Alabama NCAA2004-2006-   Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)Alabama-Birmingham  
Grant WarnerP6-3 220 R-R 1996-- Decatur,Alabama NCAA2015-2017-   Decatur (Decatur,AL)Auburn U., Calhoun CC  
Ken WestmorelandP6-1 215 R-R 1975-02-26 Decatur,Alabama A+1998-2000-
1998-10- 284-PHI
Austin (Decatur,AL)Alabama-Huntsville  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
AustinDecatur,ALBlack Bears
DecaturDecatur,ALRed Raiders

College and PRO Teams

Calhoun Community CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2013Calhoun Community CollegeAlabama Community College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2014Calhoun Community CollegeAlabama Community College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2015Calhoun Community CollegeAlabama Community College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2017Calhoun Community CollegeAlabama Community College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2018Calhoun Community CollegeAlabama Community College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2019Calhoun Community CollegeNJCAAJunior CollegeCollege