Manitobans in Professional and College Baseball

Each year Baseball Manitoba Staff tracks elite players from our Province, as they achieve their Professional and Collegiate Baseball goals. 

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Professional Players (Current)

Ben Onyshko

Minor Baseball: Winnipeg South Chiefs

Pro Team(s): Seattle Mariners (Single A)

Collegiate Career: Stetson University (Div I)

Chris Shaw

Minor Baseball: Winnipeg South Chiefs

Pro Team(s): Baltimore Orioles (Single A) and Les Capitales de Quebec

Collegiate Career: Midland (JC) and Oklahoma State (Div I)

Marc-Andre Habeck

Minor Baseball: Bonivital Blacksox

Pro Team(s): Parmaclima (Italie - Serie A)

Collegiate Career: Frank Phillips (JC) and Georgia State (Div I)

Ryan Johnson

Minor Baseball: St. James A's

Pro Team(s): Winnipeg Goldeyes

Collegiate Career: Lubbock-Christian University (Div II)

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College Players

Ryan Humeniuk (Stonewall) - Louisiana-Monroe (Div I)

Luke Horanski (Dugald) - Virginia Tech (Div I)

Jordan Peck (St. James) - Northwest Missouri State (Div II)

Ryan Moroz (North Winnipeg) - Minot State (Div II)

Tyler Wood (North Winnipeg) - Cameron University (Div II)

Mitchell Lyall (Brandon) - Sioux Falls (Div II)

William Hlady (Dauphin) - Iowa Wesleyan (Div III)

Rhys Morris (Winnipeg) - University of Minnesota-Morris (Div III)

Zach Giesbrecht (Landmark) - Mayville State (NAIA)

Jared McCorrister (Boissevain) - Mayville State (NAIA)

Adam Sendon (Winnipeg) - Mayville State (NAIA)

Liam Allen (St. Andrews) - Mayville State (NAIA)

Dylan Haney (Brandon) - University of Jamestown (NAIA)

Aaron Pugh (Boissevain) - University of Jamestown (NAIA)

Marshal Burgess (Brandon) - University of Jamestown (NAIA)

Drake Pilat (Winnipeg) - University of Jamestown (NAIA)

Jared Spearing (Winnipeg) - University of British Columbia (NAIA)

Taylor Nychyk (St. Andrews) - Indiana Tech (NAIA)

Aiden Brook (Oak Bank) - Valley City State (NAIA)

Justin Odlum (Morden) - Dakota State (NAIA)

Noah Geekie (Strathclair) - Barton CC (JC Div I)

Owen Harms (Winnipeg) - Colby CC (JC Div I)

Andrew Asselin (Winnipeg) - Colby CC (JC Div I)

Martin Gisiger (Winnipeg) - Williston CC (JC Div II)

Tristan Peters (Winkler) - Chandler Gilbert CC (JC Div II)

Von Mullin (Cartwright) - Dakota College - Bottineau (JC Div II)

Nick Doig (Winnipeg) - St. Cloud Tech (JC Div III)

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Former Professional Players 

Corey Koskie

Hometown: Anola

Teams: Minnesota Twins (MLB) and Toronto Blue Jays (MLB) (1998-2006)

Blaine Fortin

Hometown: Lundar

Teams: Toronto Blue Jays (Single A) and Winnipeg Goldeyes (1999)

Troy Fortin

Hometown: Lundar

Teams: Minnesota Twins - Double A and Winnipeg Goldeyes (1993-1998)

Donnie Smith

Hometown: St. Andrews

Teams: Winnipeg Goldeyes (1998-2006)

Andrew Halpenny

Hometown: Brandon

Teams: Winnipeg Goldeyes (1995)

Cam Biberdorf

Hometown: Edwin

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers - Double A (1988-1991)

Claude Lambert

Hometown: St. Laurent

Teams: Houston Astros - Single A (1965-1967)

Bud Sketchley

Hometown: Virden

Teams: Chicago White Sox (1942)

John (Mel) Kerr

Hometown: Souris

Teams: Chicago Cubs (1925)

Russ Ford

Hometown: Brandon

Teams: New York Highlanders (1909-1915)


All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (1943-1954)

Martha Rommelaere (Deloraine)

Doris Barr (Starbuck)

Dottie Hunter (Winnipeg)

Eleanor Callow (Winnipeg)

Audrey Haine (Winnipeg)

Olive Little (Poplar Point)

Evelyn Wawryshyn (Tyndall)