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Kent Anderson was born in Florence
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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)
Charlie AbbottP6-3 175 L-L 1990-02-07 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2009-2009-   South Florence (Florence,SC)Presbyterian Col  
Kent AndersonSS-3B6-1 180 R-R 1963-08-12 Florence,South Carolina MLB1982-19931989-1990
1984- 4-  86-CAL
Hudgens Academy (Lynchburg,SC)South Carolina  
Mike AndersonOF6-2 200 R-R 1951-06-22 Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19811971-1979
1969- 1-   6-PHI
Timmonsville (Timmonsville,SC)Tampa  
Rich BatchelorP6-1 195 R-R 1967-04-08 Florence,South Carolina MLB1990-20001993-1997
1989-38- 987-NYA
Hartsville (Hartsville,SC)South Carolina-Aiken  
Jack Henry BeasleyP5-9 175 R-R 1998-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2017-2019-   Wilson (Florence,SC)The Citadel  
Thomas BlackmonP6-0 185 R-R 1960-02-15 Florence,South Carolina AA1980-1984-
1980- 4-  82-ATL
South Florence (Florence,SC)Spartanburg Methodist Col  
Austin BlakeleyP6-3 180 R-R 1999-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2019-2019-   South Florence (Florence,SC)The Citadel  
Akeem BostickP6-4 180 R-R 1995-05-04 Florence,South Carolina AAA2013-2019-
2013- 2-  62-TEX
West Florence (Florence,SC)MinorsHouston Astros (AAA)
Steve BrownSS-OF5-10 156 R-R 1966-03-11 Florence,South Carolina Rk1984-1984-
1984-13- 329-PIT
South Florence (Florence,SC)  
Tomerris Cato-DixonOF6-0   R-R 1982-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2002-2003-   West Florence (Florence,SC)Norfolk St  
Wilbur ColeOF6-1 180 R-R 1950-- Florence,South Carolina --
1968-10- 215-PHI
Southside (Florence,SC)  
Clint CollinsP5-11 200 R-R 1979-03-06 Florence,South Carolina A1998-2001-
2000-22- 663-CIN
Bamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)South Carolina  
Josh CribbP5-10 190 R-R 1983-02-24 Florence,South Carolina A2003-2007-
2006- 8- 227-KCA
Lake View (Lake View,SC)Clemson U.  
Quentin DavisOF 5-10 172 L-R 1983-03-07 Florence,South Carolina AA2002-2012-
2005-13- 407-ATL
Darlington (Darlington,SC)Francis Marion U.  
Brad EaddyP6-4 195 L-L 1970-06-06 Florence,South Carolina A+1994-1996-     Francis Marion U.  
Deon EaddySS5-10 160 R-R 1976-09-25 Florence,South Carolina A-1997-1998-
1997-17- 514-CHN
Wilson (Florence,SC)Norfolk St  
Josh EdginP6-1 225 L-L 1986-12-17 Florence,South Carolina MLB2007-20182012-2017
2010-30- 902-NYN
Mercersburg Academy (Huntingdon Valley,PA)Ohio St, Francis Marion U.MinorsWashington Nationals (AAA)
Ken EgletonP6-0 173 - 1984-03-06 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2004-2006-   Wilson (Florence,SC)The Citadel  
Mark Egleton3B-P6-1 187 R-R 1984-03-06 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2003-2006-   Wilson (Florence,SC)The Citadel  
Tommy FambroughSS6-2 190 R-R 1974-01-20 Florence,South Carolina --
1994-12- 343-TOR
South Florence (Florence,SC)NWFlorida St  
Ryan FlorioP6-1 220 R-R 2000-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2019-2019-   West Florence (Florence,SC)Mount Saint Mary Col  
Davy GreggOF6-2 175 L-R 1983-05-31 Florence,South Carolina A2003-2006-
2005-27- 820-CHN
Wilson (Florence,SC)South Carolina  
Tiquan GriffinOF6-1 170 R-R 1988-01-20 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2008-2011-   Wilson (Florence,SC)Norfolk St  
John HollandC6-1 195 R-R 1958-09-14 Florence,South Carolina AAA1978-1985-
1976-31- 666-LAN
South Florence (Florence,SC)Spartanburg Methodist Col  
Don HoodP6-2 180 L-L 1949-10-16 Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19831973-1983
1969- 1-  17-BAL
Southside (Florence,SC)  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jonathan HovisP5-11 185 R-R 1983-12-27 Florence,South Carolina AA2003-2009-   Forestville (Gastonia,NC)North Carolina  
Ray JeffordsP6-0 200 R-R 1984-11-04 Florence,South Carolina AA2005-2011-
2007-19- 589-CIN
Lamar (Lamar,SC)South Carolina, Spartanburg Methodist Col  
Spencer JordanP6-2 195 R-R 1990-07-19 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2012-2014-
2010-41-1244-ATL
South Florence (Florence,SC)Florence-Darlington Technical Col, Francis Marion U.  
Otis Kelly1B6-2 221 R-R 1979-05-27 Florence,South Carolina A+1998-2002-
2000-27- 810-OAK
West Florence (Florence,SC)South Carolina  
Bryce KingP6-1 180 L-L 1994-08-15 Florence,South Carolina --   Mayo Magnet (Darlington,SC)Presbyterian Col, South Carolina-Lancaster  
Barrett Kleinknecht1B6-0 180 R-R 1988-07-30 Florence,South Carolina AAA2007-2015-
2010-12- 374-ATL
West Florence (Florence,SC)Col. Charleston, Francis Marion U., Florence-Darlington Technical ColFree Agent  
Robert LawhonP6-3 220 R-R 1992-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2011-2016-   Florence Christian (Florence,SC)South Carolina, South Carolina-Sumter, Northwestern Oklahoma St  
Todd MartinP6-2 193 R-R 1976-01-15 Florence,South Carolina --
1994-51-1377-NYA
South Florence (Florence,SC)  
Zach MckayP5-9 180 R-R 1995-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2014-2016-   West Florence (Florence,SC)The Citadel  
Logan McRaeIF6-1 188 R-R 1996-- Florence,South Carolina NCAA2016-2019-   West Florence (Florence,SC)Col. Charleston  
Chad MorrisP6-3 193 R-R 1972-07-06 Florence,South Carolina A-1995-1997-   Enosburg Falls (Enosburg Falls,VT)Champlain Col  
Dylan OwenP5-11 185 R-R 1986-07-12 Florence,South Carolina AAA2005-2013-
2007-20- 633-NYN
Chesterfield (Chesterfield,SC)Francis Marion U.Free Agent  
Russel ParkerOF-P6-2 180 R-R 1953-07-03 Florence,South Carolina --
1971-10- 246-BAL
Southside (Florence,SC)  
Brandon Powell2B6-0 185 L-R 1980-08-15 Florence,South Carolina AA2000-2008-
2003- 8- 222-KCA
Johnsonville (Johnsonville,SC)Coastal Carolina U.  
Evan RaynorP6-5 220 R-R 1993-04-19 Florence,South Carolina Ind2015-2016-   West Florence (Florence,SC)Charleston So.U., Florence-Darlington Technical Col  
Blake RobinsonP6-2 185 - 1998-05-12 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2017-2019-   West Florence (Florence,SC)Col. Charleston, South Carolina-Sumter  
Heath RollinsP6-1 190 R-R 1985-05-25 Florence,South Carolina AAA2004-2011-
2006-11- 319-TBA
Lexington (Lexington,SC)Winthrop U., South Carolina  
Rasheed RushdanOF6-1 193 R-R 1976-04-04 Florence,South Carolina Rk1994-1995-
1994-13- 350-COL
Cheraw (Cheraw,SC)  
Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1 185 R-R 1967-12-01 Florence,South Carolina MLB1988-20071991-2007
1987- 7- 180-CIN
Wilson (Florence,SC)Spartanburg Methodist Col  
Rodriguez SandersOF5-9 175 R-R 1973-09-27 Florence,South Carolina A1992-1995-
1992-33- 913-CIN
Wilson (Florence,SC)Spartanburg Methodist Col  
Zach ShieldsOF6-2 160 L-R 1993-05-12 Florence,South Carolina A2013-2016-
2015-10- 295-CIN
West Florence (Florence,SC)UNC Wilmington, Spartanburg Methodist ColMinorsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Jacob ShumateP6-2 190 R-R 1976-01-22 Florence,South Carolina AA1994-2001-
1994- 1-  27-ATL
Hartsville (Hartsville,SC)  
Chipper SmithIF-P5-10 195 R-R 1992-09-04 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2015-2015-   Wilson (Florence,SC)Maryland-Eastern Shore  
James SmithIF-P5-10 195 R-R 1992-09-04 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2012-2014-   Wilson (Florence,SC)Maryland-Eastern Shore  
Johnathan StokesIF5-9 160 R-R 1993-08-21 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2012-2015-   Cheraw (Cheraw,SC)The Citadel  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jake SwartzOF6-0 175 L-R 1999-08-15 Florence,South Carolina --   James F. Byrnes (Duncan,SC)Duke U.  
John TaylorP5-10 175 R-R 1989-03-27 Florence,South Carolina A2010-2012-
2011-22- 663-SEA
Wilson (Florence,SC)South Carolina, Florence-Darlington Technical ColMinorsSeattle Mariners (MLB)
Ryan TonioloOF6-1 185 R-R 1987-01-15 Florence,South Carolina NCAA2008-2008-   King Academy (Leesville,SC)Wofford Col, Florence-Darlington Technical Col  
Derick UrquhartOF5-8 170 L-L 1975-12-20 Florence,South Carolina AAA1995-2003-
1998-16- 474-MON
South Florence (Florence,SC)South Carolina  
Peyton WarrenP6-4 220 R-R 1977-02-20 Florence,South Carolina Ind1996-1999-
1995-26- 723-LAN
West Florence (Florence,SC)Col. Charleston, Charleston So.U.  
John WilderP6-0 185 R-R 1970-10-17 Florence,South Carolina A+1991-1995-
1990-42-1094-ATL
South Florence (Florence,SC)  
Michael WilsonSS-2B6-0 195 L-R 1991-10-11 Florence,South Carolina Ind2011-2014-   Florence Christian (Florence,SC)Francis Marion U.  

High Schools

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High School NameLocationNickname
SouthsideFlorence,SC-
South FlorenceFlorence,SCBruins
McCleneghanFlorence,SC-
West FlorenceFlorence,SCKnights
WilsonFlorence,SCTigers
Florence ChristianFlorence,SCEagles

College and PRO Teams

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TeamLeagueLevel
FlorenceSouth Atlantic LeagueA
Francis Marion UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA
Florence-Darlington Technical CollegeCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLevelCategory
1981Florence Blue JaysSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1982Florence Blue JaysSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1983Florence Blue JaysSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1984Florence Blue JaysSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1985Florence Blue JaysSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
1986Florence Blue JaysSouth Atlantic LeagueAMinor
2017Florence-Darlington Technical CollegeCarolinas Junior College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2018Florence-Darlington Technical CollegeCarolinas Junior College ConferenceJunior CollegeCollege
2002Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2003Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2004Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2005Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2006Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2007Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2008Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2009Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2010Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2011Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2012Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2013Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2014Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2015Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2016Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018Francis Marion UniversityPeach Belt Athletic ConferenceNCAA Div 2College

Ballparks and Stadiums

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Stadium Name
Cormell Field
Red Wolfe Stadium
Sparrow Field