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A list of players, teams and ballparks linked to Akron, Ohio. This is based solely on the data available in our database and is in no way a complete history of baseball in this city.
City Information
City Name
Akron
Region
Total Players
93
Total Pro Players
40
Total Major Leaguers
10
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Players born in Akron, Ohio

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  • Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Ivory AlexanderCNCAA2010-2012Akron
    Darshawn ArmstrongIFNCAA2017-2017Youngstown State
    Roger BeguePA+1978-1982Lakeland CC
    Terry BevingtonCAAA1977-1980---
    Rick BorchersPAAA1977-1982Southeastern Oklahoma State, Tulsa, Grayson County College
    Jace BurkePNCAA2018-2018Evansville
    Brandon Caipen3B-OFA2003-2007Youngstown State
    Bryan CelikPNCAA2001-2004Akron
    Vince Chiera3BNCAA2005-2008Akron
    Casey ClaflinCNAIA2016-2018Akron, Shawnee State University, Northwestern-OH
    Brian ClarkPAAA2012-2019Kent State
    Michael ClarkPRk2010-2014NC State, Kent State
    Daniel CodyPA2016-2019Baldwin-Wallace College
    Joe CostiganOFNCAA2011-2014Clemson
    Joe CottonPAAA1996-2004Bowling Green State
    Jack DilauroPMLB1969-19701969-1970Akron
    Shane DowneyPNCAA2016-2016Marshall
    Tyler DrabickPNCAA2018-2020Kent State
    Jeremy DurkeePRk1999-2005---
    Conor EganOFNCAA2007-2009Kent State
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Jim FarrellPAAA1993-2001Kent State
    Collin FloydPNCAA2016-2020Youngstown State
    Michael ForchioneCNCAA2005-2006Ohio
    Tony GandeeIFNCAA2001-2003Ohio
    Matt GebaczPNCAA2012-2012Akron
    Jake GoldbergPA2005-2009College of Charleston
    David GoodsonPNCAA2003-2003Marshall
    Andrew HannaIFNCAA2019-2020Malone College
    Andy HawranickCNCAA2003-2006Georgia Tech
    Dan HeidemanPIndy1994-1995FSC at jacksonville, Ohio
    Kevin HoffmanPA+1989-1991Kent State
    Jeffrey HoganSSNCAA1968-1968Florida State
    David HuthP-IFNCAA2003-2006Hofstra
    Grant KershPNCAA2019-2020Youngstown State
    Bob KnepperPMLB1976-19901972-1990---
    Keith KoserPNCAA2011-2012Eastern Illinois, Wabash Valley College
    Jonathan KountisPA-2007-2015Ohio Dominican University, Embry-Riddle
    Greg KulickOFNCAA2002-2003Akron
    Art KusnyerCMLB1970-19781966-1979Kent State
    Tom LantzP------
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Neil LindgrenOFNCAA2006-2010Xavier
    Tom LindheIFNCAA2000-2003Akron
    Jim Lipinski1BIndy2002-2004Youngstown State
    David LoughRF-LFMLB2012-20162005-2017Mercyhurst
    Brandon MaddernPIndy2013-2019John Carroll
    Alex MarconiCAAA1997-2003Kent State
    Riley MinorikIFNCAA2016-2019Bowling Green State
    Joe MockbeePA+2014-2018Michigan State
    Aaron MollOFNCAA2001-2004Cincinnati
    Tanner MontgomeryCNCAA2017-2020Youngstown State, Bridgewater College
    Scott MorrisonSSA1996-1997Baylor
    Thurman MunsonCMLB1969-19791968-1979Kent State
    Ron NegrayPMLB1952-19581952-1958---
    Richard Pack1B------
    Charles PaparoneSS------
    Pavin Parks3BRk2016-2019Kent State, Seminole Florida
    Mike PetePA+2002-2006Florida
    Randy RichardsP---Akron
    Trumaine RileyOFNCAA2004-2007Eastern Michigan
    Chad RodgersPA+2006-2013---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Dominique RodgersPA2004-2008Kent State, Cleveland State
    James SamsP---Miami
    Brian SandersIFNCAA2005-2007Toledo, Mercyhurst
    Andy SchonPIndy2004-2010Walsh
    Benjamin SemsIFNCAA2017-2020Kansas
    Eric ShafferPIndy2004-2007Youngstown State
    Kyle ShafferCIndy2009-2012Cleveland State, Lakeland CC
    Ty ShoaffPNCAA2016-2019Missouri, West Virginia, Notre Dame College
    Al SieradzkiPAA1989-1991Rio Grande
    Brian SmithOFNCAA2012-2014Rice, Grayson County College
    Jeff SmithCAAA1993-2004Stetson
    Matt SnyderPAAA1995-2002Essex County College
    Lucas SokolCNCAA2013-2016Toledo
    Steve SonnebergerPAA1983-1988Middle Tenn State
    Bob SpadePMLB1907-19101907-1910---
    Chris SteinbornPAA2002-2008Lakeland CC
    Shannon SwainoCA-1994-1996Kent State
    John SwansonPNCAA2000-2003Cincinnati, Columbus State
    Vince TaorminaCNCAA2016-2019UNLV
    Steve Thobe1B-CAAA1994-1999Sacramento State, Santiago Canyon College
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Bill UphamPMLB1918-19181918-1918---
    Justin WaglerIFNCAA2013-2016Kent State, Mount Vernon Nazarene
    Buck WasherPMLB1905-19051905-1905West Virginia
    Steve Weaver1B-OFNCAA2012-2012Tennessee, Dyersburg State CC
    Kenny WellsPRk2017-2019Seton Hill University
    Ben WhitneyCNCAA2002-2005Kent State
    Ryan WondersCNCAA2012-2012Ohio State
    Gene WoodlingOFMLB1943-19621943-1962---
    Harvey YerginPNCAA2004-2007Valparaiso
    Jack ZimmermanOF-PNCAA2018-2020Kent State
    Mark ZimmermanPA+2016-2019Baldwin-Wallace College
    Josh ZwislerOFA1993-1996---
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