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Danny Winkler was born in Effingham
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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
John ArnoldP6-3 200 L-L 1956-11-10 Effingham,Illinois AA1977-1979-
1974- 3-  52-CLE
Effingham (Effingham,IL)  
Matthew BeckP6-2 195 R-R 1975-08-10 Effingham,Illinois A-1995-2000-
  Bradley U.  
Braydon BoneP6-2 170 R-R 1997-- Effingham,Illinois NCAA2016-2019-   Effingham (Effingham,IL)So.Illinois U.-Edwardsville, Parkland Col  
Darek BrauneckerP6-1 185 R-R 1969-11-13 Effingham,Illinois A-1991-1996-   Effingham (Effingham,IL)Vincennes U.  
Tony BryantC-1B   - Effingham,Illinois Ind1995-1995-   St. Anthony (Effingham,IL)Arkansas-Little Rock, Lake Land Col  
Ryan CoxP6-3 210 R-R 1976-12-25 Effingham,Illinois AAA1999-2003-
1999- 5- 168-SFN
  So.Illinois U.  
Bill EdenP6-2 205 R-R 1973-04-04 Effingham,Illinois AA1994-1997-
  Motlow St CC  
Kurt Endebrock2B6-2 170 R-R 1970-01-23 Effingham,Illinois A-1991-1992-
1991-16- 437-OAK
Effingham (Effingham,IL)So.Illinois U.  
Gabe FrieseP6-3 180 L-R 1995-05-05 Effingham,Illinois A+2014-2019-   Marietta (Marietta,GA)Kennesaw StMinorsMilwaukee Brewers (A+)
Nick GardewineP6-1 160 R-R 1993-08-15 Effingham,Illinois MLB2013-20192017-2018
2013- 7- 220-TEX
Effingham (Effingham,IL)Kaskaskia ColMinorsTexas Rangers (AAA)
Chase GreenIF5-10 180 R-R 1992-- Effingham,Illinois NCAA2011-2015-   Effingham (Effingham,IL)So.Illinois U.-Edwardsville  
Ryan HammonsP5-10 150 L-L 1982-09-06 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2002-2004-   Greenfield-Central (Greenfield,IN)Ball St  
Derek HankinsP6-4 190 R-R 1983-07-01 Effingham,Illinois AAA2004-2015-
2004-10- 292-PIT
Altamont (Altamont,IL)Memphis, Olney Central ColFree Agent  
Matthew HayesP6-3 175 R-L 1983-03-25 Effingham,Illinois Rk2006-2006-   Effingham (Effingham,IL)Indianapolis  
Anthony HechtSS6-0 180 R-R 1990-- Effingham,Illinois NCAA2011-2012-   St. Anthony (Effingham,IL)Arkansas St, Kaskaskia Col  
Mason HullIF6-0 180 R-R 2000-04-06 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2019-2019-   Effingham (Effingham,IL)Missouri St  
Mitch KoesterIF5-11 165 R-R 1982-- Effingham,Illinois NCAA2001-2004-   Teutopolis (Teutopolis,IL)Purdue U.  
Curran McneelyP6-2 210 R-R 1989-08-13 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2011-2012-   Effingham (Effingham,IL)Murray St, Lake Land Col  
Jeff MihlbachlerP6-2 165 R-R 1959-06-30 Effingham,Illinois A1977-1978-
1977-25- 628-CIN
St. Anthony (Effingham,IL)  
Mitch PruemerP6-6 190 R-R 1982-06-18 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2001-2005-
Teutopolis (Teutopolis,IL)Purdue U., Rend Lake Col  
Brian ShouseP5-11 180 L-L 1968-09-26 Effingham,Illinois MLB1989-20101993-2009
1990-13- 349-PIT
Effingham (Effingham,IL)Bradley U.  
John ThiesP6-0 225 L-L 1984-09-23 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2006-2007-
Central (Cape Girardeau,MO)St. Louis CC-Meramec, Missouri  
Sam ThoeleP6-1 195 R-R 1992-10-17 Effingham,Illinois A+2013-2017-
2015-14- 407-COL
Dietrich (Dietrich,IL)Arkansas-Little Rock, Parkland ColFree Agent  
Cody WebbP6-0 230 L-L Effingham,Illinois NCAA2003-2004-     Georgia St, Olney Central Col  
Reed WillenborgP6-4 220 R-R 1994-02-28 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2013-2017-   St. Anthony (Effingham,IL)Arkansas-Little Rock, Lincoln Land CC  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Danny WinklerP6-3 190 R-R 1990-02-02 Effingham,Illinois MLB2009-20192015-2019
2011-20- 618-COL
St. Anthony (Effingham,IL)Parkland Col, Central FloridaFree AgentChicago Cubs (MLB)
Ross WolfP6-0 180 R-R 1982-10-18 Effingham,Illinois MLB2002-20152007-2013
2002-18- 533-FLO
Newton Community (Newton,IL)Wabash Valley ColFree Agent  
Lee ZerrusenP6-3 185 R-R 1988-04-23 Effingham,Illinois NCAA2008-2011-   Teutopolis (Teutopolis,IL)Illinois  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
EffinghamEffingham,ILFlaming Hearts
St. AnthonyEffingham,ILBulldogs