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Jeremy Sowers was born in Wheeling
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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Sam Barkley2B5-11 180 R-R 1858-05-24 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1884-18891884-1889      
Brian BilicaP6-2 200 R-R 1979-09-19 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2003-2003-   Killingly (Killingly,CT)Missouri  
Jesse BurkettOF5-8 155 L-L 1868-12-04 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1890-19051890-1905      
Brooks ColvinIF5-10 170 R-R 1981-12-11 Wheeling,West Virginia A2001-2006-
2004-13- 373-DET
O'Fallon Township (O'Fallon,IL)Missouri St  
Austin CrebsP6-0 195 R-R 1999-- Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2018-2019-   Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)Fairleigh Dickinson U.  
Justin EdwardsP6-0 200 R-R 1984-03-07 Wheeling,West Virginia Ind2008-2012-   Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Liberty U.  
Gene Freese3B5-11 175 R-R 1934-01-08 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1955-19661955-1966   Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Liberty U.  
George Freese3B6-0 190 R-R 1926-09-12 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1953-19611953-1961   Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Virginia U.  
Ed GarczykIF5-10 170 R-R 1968-04-02 Wheeling,West Virginia A+1989-1990-   Shadyside (Shadyside,OH)West Liberty U.  
Jack GlasscockIF5-8 160 R-R 1857-07-22 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1879-18951879-1895      
Frank GrahamP6-2 180 R-R 1978-08-07 Wheeling,West Virginia A+1998-2002-
1998-19- 574-NYN
  Columbus St  
Michael GroveP6-3 200 R-R 1996-12-18 Wheeling,West Virginia A+2016-2019-
2018- 2-  68-LAN
Wheeling Park (Wheeling,WV)West Virginia U.MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (A+)
Heath HaynesP6-0 175 R-R 1968-11-30 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1988-20001994-1994
1991-   UDFA-MON
Linsly (Wheeling,WV)Western Kentucky U.  
Doug HeagenP6-3 180 L-L 1980-06-20 Wheeling,West Virginia A-2000-2004-   Herndon (Herndon,VA)Ferrum Col  
Joseph HonceOF6-1 185 B-R 1952-03-28 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA1971-1971-
1973- 1-  12-MIN
Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Virginia U.  
Patrick KorsnickOF   - 1950-- Wheeling,West Virginia --
1968-44- 861-CIN
Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)  
Andrew KowaloIF6-3 210 R-R 1995-01-01 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2014-2017-   Wheeling Park (Wheeling,WV)Liberty U., Potomac St WVU  
Jim LeMastersP6-1 195 R-R 1965-08-16 Wheeling,West Virginia AAA1986-1991-
1986-10- 242-ATL
Wheeling Park (Wheeling,WV)West Liberty U.  
Bill Mazeroski2B5-11 183 R-R 1936-09-05 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972   Warren Consolidated (Tiltonsville,OH)  
Michael McLeodOF6-3 230 L-R 1973-08-07 Wheeling,West Virginia Rk1993-1993-
1993-32- 909-OAK
  South Carolina  
Joe Moffett1B6-0 179 - 1859-06-27 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1884-18841884-1884      
Sam MoffettOF-P6-0 175 R-R 1857-03-09 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1884-18881884-1888      
Noah MullP5-10 170 L-L 1986-11-19 Wheeling,West Virginia A+2010-2011-
Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)Wheeling Jesuit U.  
Brian MuranskyP6-1 185 R-R 1988-11-18 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2008-2011-   Canon-McMillan (Canonsburg,PA)Xavier U.  
J.J. NewmanSS5-10 160 R-R 1983-10-23 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2003-2004-   Wheeling Park (Wheeling,WV)Youngstown St  
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
James Newman2B5-9 180 R-R 1983-10-23 Wheeling,West Virginia Ind2006-2007-
  Erskine Col  
Derik NippertP6-7 210 R-R 1981-05-06 Wheeling,West Virginia A2003-2007-
Beallsville (Beallsville,OH)Ohio Valley U.  
Dustin NippertP6-7 210 R-R 1981-05-06 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB2002-20102005-2010
2002-15- 459-ARI
Beallsville (Beallsville,OH)West Virginia U., Ohio Valley U.  
Joe PettiniSS-3B5-9 165 R-R 1955-01-26 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1977-19861980-1983
1977-   UDFA-MON
Brooke (Wellsburg,WV)Mercer U.  
Shane PyshP6-1 225 R-R 1989-01-31 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2008-2010-   John Marshall (Glen Dale,WV)Radford U.  
Jarod RineOF6-0 190 L-R 1981-11-14 Wheeling,West Virginia A+2001-2007-
2003- 9- 254-BAL
John Marshall (Glen Dale,WV)West Virginia U.  
Nate Rush2B-SS5-9 170 - 1999-12-20 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2019-2019-   Linsly (Wheeling,WV)Fairleigh Dickinson U.  
Clark SambucoOF6-2 190 R-R 1990-06-29 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2010-2010-   Wheeling Park (Wheeling,WV)West Virginia U.  
Russell SchwertfegerOF6-2 200 L-R 1995-12-06 Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2015-2018-   Brooke (Wellsburg,WV)South Carolina-Upstate, Potomac St WVU  
Joe SlavikP6-0 185 L-L 1964-03-31 Wheeling,West Virginia A+1983-1988-
1985-12- 314-DET
St. Clairsville (St. Clairsville,OH)Eastern Michigan U.  
Jeremy SowersP6-1 165 L-L 1983-05-17 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB2002-20132006-2009
2004- 1-   6-CLE
Ballard (Louisville,KY)Vanderbilt U.  
Alex StephensIF6-1   R-R 1994-- Wheeling,West Virginia NCAA2014-2017-   Linsly (Wheeling,WV)Morehead St, Pensacola St, Southeastern U.  
Ron StephensP6-4 210 R-R 1967-04-19 Wheeling,West Virginia AAA1986-1992-
Linsly (Wheeling,WV)Cincinnati  
Chuck StobbsP6-1 185 L-L 1929-07-02 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1947-19611947-1961   Granby (Norfolk,VA)  
Ricky SzeligoP6-1 180 R-R 1987-03-22 Wheeling,West Virginia Ind2012-2012-   Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)Wheeling Jesuit U.  
Kevin TatarP6-3 185 R-R 1968-07-03 Wheeling,West Virginia AA1990-1993-   Linsly (Wheeling,WV)Wittenberg U.  
Jeff WallaceP6-2 238 L-L 1976-04-12 Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1995-20021997-2001
1995-25- 694-KCA
Minerva (Minerva,OH)  
Corey WalterP6-3 215 R-R 1992-08-11 Wheeling,West Virginia AAA2011-2018-
2014-28- 852-OAK
Wheeling Park (Wheeling,WV)West Virginia U.Free Agent  
Stephen WojcikP6-2 195 L-L 1952-- Wheeling,West Virginia AA1977-1977-   Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Liberty U., Davis and Elkins Col  

High Schools

High School NameLocationNickname
Wheeling Central CatholicWheeling,WVMaroon Knights
Wheeling ParkWheeling,WVPatriots
Central CatholicWheeling,WVMaroon Knights

College and PRO Teams

Wheeling Jesuit UniversityCollege BaseballNCAA

Player/Team Statistics

2016Wheeling Jesuit UniversityMountain East ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2017Wheeling Jesuit UniversityMountain East ConferenceNCAA Div 2College
2018Wheeling Jesuit UniversityMountain East ConferenceNCAA Div 2College

Ballparks and Stadiums

Stadium Name
J.B. Chambers Baseball/Softball Complex