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Notable Former Great Falls Players

Since 1892, there have been dozens of players that have made their way from the Great Falls Baseball Club to the Major Leagues (sometimes in reverse). Here is the list of big league players who spent time in the Electric City.

*List last updated on April 1, 2014

 

Player Name

Great Falls

Major League

Team

Position

Art Twineham

1892

1893

St. Louis Browns

UTL

Joe Tinker

1900

1902

Chicago Cubs

SS

Fred Raymer

1900

1901

Chicago Cubs

3B

Oscar Jones

1900

1903

Brooklyn

UTL

Mike Lynch

1900

1902

Chicago Cubs

UTL

Joe Marshall

1900

1903

Pittsburgh

UTL

John McCloskey

1900

1895

Louisville

P

Gene Wright

1900

1901

Chicago Cubs

UTL

Dave Zearfoss

1900

1896

New York Giants

UTL

Alex Remneas

1911

1912

Detroit

P

Frank Huelsman

1911

1904

Chicago White Sox

OF

Moxie Manuel

1911

1905

Washington Senators

P

Howard Murphy

1911

1909

St. Louis

OF

Owen Shannon

1911

1903

St. Louis Browns

UTL

Jim "King" Kelly

1912

1914

Pittsburgh

IF

John Misse

1912

1914

St. Louis (FL)

UTL

Flame Delhi

1913

1912

Chicago White Sox

P

Bernie Duffy

1913

1913

Pittsburgh

P

Hosea Siner

1913

1909

Boston Braves

UTL

Art Weaver

1913

1902

St. Louis

UTL

Rudy Kallio

1916

1918

Detroit

P

Pug Bennett

1916

1906

St. Louis

UTL

Tony Boeckel

1916

1917

Pittsburgh

IF

Howie Haworth

1916

1915

Cleveland

UTL

Jack Killilay

1916

1911

Boston

P

Joe McGinnity

1917

1899

Baltimore

P

Rube Hildebrand

1917

1902

Cincinnati

OF

Bobby Messenger

1917

1909

Chicago White Sox

OF

Harry Gardner

1917

1911

Pittsburgh

P

Tony Downey

1917

1909

Pittsburgh

IF

Bert Hall

1917

1911

Philadelphia Phillies

P

James Hughes

1948

1952

Brooklyn

P

Bill White

1948

1956

New York Giants

1B

Bennie Daniels, Jr.

1951

1957

Pittsburgh

P

Dick Barone

1951-1952

1960

Pittsburgh

SS

John Roseboro

1953

1957

Brooklyn

C

Larry Sherry

1954

1958

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Donald LeJohn

1955

1965

Los Angeles Dodgers

3B

Dick Scott

1956

1963

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Ed Palmquist

1957

1960

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Jack Smith

1957

1962

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Douglas Camilli

1957-1958

1960

Los Angeles Dodgers

C

Larry Allen Burright

1958

1962

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF

James Duckworth

1958

1963

Washington Senators

P

Dick Smith

1959

1963

New York Mets

OF

Bill Kunkel

1959

1961

Kansas City Athletics

P

Nate Oliver

1960

1963

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF

Rod Miller

1960

1967

Los Angeles Dodgers

UTL

Eugene Brabender

1961

1966

Baltimore

P

Bob Griffith

1962

1963

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Clarence Jones

1962

1967

Chicago Cubs

OF

Bobby Cox

1963

1968

New York Yankees

3B

Angel Alcaraz

1963

1967

Los Angeles Dodgers

2B

Gary Thomasson

1969

1972

San Francisco

OF

Elias Sosa

1969

1972

San Francisco

P

Ed Goodson

1969

1970

San Francisco

1B

Horace Speed

1969

1975

San Francisco

OF

Skip Pitlock

1969

1970

San Francisco

P

Steve Ontiveros

1969

1973

San Francisco

3B

Mike Phillips

1969

1973

San Francisco

SS

Butch Metzger

1970

1974

San Francisco

P

Doug Capilla

1970

1976

St. Louis

P

John D'Acquisto

1970

1973

San Francisco

P

Frank Riccelli

1971

1976

San Francisco

P

Wilfred Prall

1971

1975

Chicago Cubs

P

Gregg Thayer

1971

1978

Minnesota

P

Steven Stroughter

1971

1982

Seattle

DH

Ed Halicki

1972

1974

San Francisco

P

Bob Knepper

1972

1976

San Francisco

P

Gary Alexander

1972

1975

San Francisco

C

Rob Dressler

1972

1975

San Francisco

P

Reggie Walton

1972

1980

Seattle

OF

Fred Kuhaulua

1972

1977

California Angels

P

Terry Cornutt

1972

1977

San Francisco

P

Tommy Toms

1973

1975

San Francisco

P

John LeMaster

1973

1975

San Francisco

OF

Jack Clark

1973

1975

San Francisco

OF

Pete Falcone

1973

1975

San Francisco

P

Jeff Little

1973

1980

St. Louis

P

Ed Plank

1973

1978

San Francisco

P

John Henry Johnson

1974

1978

Oakland

P

Guy Sularz

1974

1980

San Francisco

SS

Alan Wirth

1974-1975

1978

Oakland

P

Jeff Yurak

1974-1975

1978

Milwaukee

OF

Mike Rowland

1975

1980

San Francisco

P

Jose Manuel Barrios

1975

1982

San Francisco

1B

Rick Murray

1975

1980

San Francisco

1B

Joseph Strain, Jr.

1976

1979

San Francisco

2B

Bob Brenly

1976

1981

San Francisco

C

Casey Parsons

1976

1981

Seattle

OF

Phil Huffman

1977

1979

Toronto

P

DeWayne Buice

1977

1987

California Angels

P

Bob Kearney

1977

1979

San Francisco

C

Tom Runnells

1977

1985

Cincinnati

SS

Jeff Stember

1977

1980

San Francisco

P

Bob Tufts

1977

1981

San Francisco

P

John Andrew Rabb

1978

1982

San Francisco

C

Rob Deer

1978-1979

1984

San Francisco

OF

Scott Garrelts

1979

1982

San Francisco

P

Tom O'Malley

1979

1982

San Francisco

IF

Frank Williams

1979

1984

San Francisco

P

Chris Brown

1979

1984

San Francisco

3B

Randy Kutcher

1979

1986

San Francisco

OF

Alan Fowlkes

1980

1982

San Francisco

P

Randy Gomez

1980

1984

San Francisco

C

Jessie Reid

1980

1987

San Francisco

OF

Mark Dempsey

1980

1982

San Francisco

P

Matt Nokes

1981

1985

San Francisco

C

Mark Grant

1981

1984

San Francisco

P

Phil Ouellette

1981

1986

San Francisco

C

Randy Bockus

1982

1986

San Francisco

P

Pat Larkin

1982

1983

San Francisco

P

Eric King

1983

1986

Detroit

P

Mike Aldrete

1983

1986

San Francisco

OF

Charlie Hayes

1983

1988

San Francisco

3B

John Burkett

1983

1987

San Francisco

P

Alonzo Powell

1983

1987

Montreal

OF

Angel Escobar

1983

1988

San Francisco

3B

Darren Holmes

1984

1990

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Tim Scott

1984

1991

San Diego

P

Wayne Kirby

1984

1991

Cleveland

OF

Luis Lopez

1984

1990

Los Angeles Dodgers

C

Jeffrey Nelson

1984-1986

1992

Seattle

P

Mike Devereaux

1985

1987

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Jack Savage

1985

1987

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Mike Huff

1985

1989

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

John Wetteland

1985-1986

1989

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Kevin Campbell

1986

1991

Oakland

P

Dave Hansen

1986

1990

Los Angeles Dodgers

3B

Mike Munoz

1986

1989

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Rafael Bournigal

1987

1992

Los Angeles Dodgers

SS

Dennis Springer

1987

1995

Philadelphia

P

Tony Barron

1987

1996

Montreal

OF

Zak Shinall

1987

1993

Cleveland

P

Jose Offerman

1988

1990

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF

Eric Karros

1988

1991

Los Angeles Dodgers

1B

Mike James

1988

1995

California Angels

P

Jeff Hartsock

1988

1992

Chicago Cubs

P

Jerry Brooks

1988

1993

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Eddie Pye

1988

1994

Los Angeles Dodgers

2B

Jamie McAndrew

1989

1995

Milwaukee

P

Matthew Howard

1989

1996

New York Yankees

2B

Tom Goodwin

1989

1991

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Pedro Martinez

1990

1992

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Raul Mondesi

1990

1993

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Mike Mimbs

1990

1995

Philadelphia

P

Garey Ingram

1990

1994

Los Angeles Dodgers

2B

Roberto Mejia

1991

1993

Colorado

2B

Henry Blanco

1991

1997

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF

Juan Castro

1991

1995

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF

Jose Parra

1991

1995

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Richard Gorecki

1991

1997

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Todd Williams

1991

1995

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Kenneth Huckaby

1991

2001

Arizona

C

Willis A. Otanez

1991

1998

Baltimore

OF

Roger Cedeno

1992

1995

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Felix Rodriguez

1992

1995

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Chad Zerbe

1992

2000

San Francisco

P

Chris Latham

1992

1997

Minnesota

OF

Wilton Guerrero

1993

1996

Los Angeles Dodgers

UTL

Denny Reyes

1994

1997

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Ricky Stone

1994

2001

Houston

P

Adam Riggs

1994

1997

Los Angeles Dodgers

2B

Nate Bland

1994

2003

Houston

P

Kenneth Prokopec

1995

2000

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Angel Maria Pena

1995

1998

Los Angeles Dodgers

C

Pedro Feliciano

1995-1996

2002

New York Mets

P

Brad Thomas

1996

2001

Minnesota

P

Luke Allen

1997

2002

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Victor Alvarez

1997

2002

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Jorge Piedra

1998

2004

Colorado

OF

Shane Victorino

1999

2003

San Diego

OF

Jason Repko

1999

2005

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Ricardo Rodriguez

2000

2002

Cleveland

P

Willy Aybar

2000

2005

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF

Reggie Abercrombie

2000

2006

Florida

OF

Joel Hanrahan

2000

2008

Washington

P

Agustin Montero

2000

2006

Chicago White Sox

P

Jose Diaz

2000-2001

2006

Kansas City

C

Jonathan Broxton

2002

2005

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

James Loney

2002

2006

Los Angeles Dodgers

1B

Irvin Joel Guzman

2002

2006

Los Angeles Dodgers

IF/OF

Eric Stults

2002

2006

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Delwyn Young

2002

2006

Los Angeles Dodgers

OF

Eric Hull

2002

2007

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Arturo Lopez

2002

2009

San Diego Padres

P

Brandon McCarthy

2003

2005

Chicago White Sox

P

Brian Anderson

2003

2005

Chicago White Sox

OF

Sean Tracey

2003

2006

Chicago White Sox

P

Chris Young

2003

2006

Arizona

OF

Ryan Sweeney

2003

2006

Chicago White Sox

OF

Fernando Hernandez

2003

2008

Oakland

P

Tom Jacquez

2003

2008

Philadelphia

P

Boone Logan

2003-2005

2006

Chicago White Sox

P

Donnie Lucy

2004

2007

Chicago White Sox

C

Adam Russell

2004

2008

Chicago White Sox

P

Jack Egbert

2004

2009

Chicago White Sox

P

Jay Marshall

2004-2005

2007

Oakland

P

Clayton Richard

2005

2008

Chicago White Sox

P

Chris Getz

2005

2008

Chicago White Sox

2B

Carlos Torres

2005

2009

Chicago White Sox

P

Brandon Allen

2005

2009

Arizona

1B

Chris Carter

2006

2010

Oakland

1B

Aaron Poreda

2007

2009

San Diego

P

John Ely

2007

2010

Los Angeles Dodgers

P

Daniel Hudson

2008

2009

Chicago White Sox

P

Brent Morel

2008

2010

Chicago White Sox

3B

Eduardo Escobar

2008

2011

Chicago White Sox

IF

Addison Reed

2010

2011

Chicago White Sox

P

David Holmberg

2010

2013

Arizona

P

Erik Johnson

2011

2013

Chicago White Sox

P

 

Special thanks to the Great Falls Baseball Club Historian James Eakland for helping to piece together this information.