Info About Players

South Carolina District 1 Draftees

Player Team and Year Drafted
Zach Brown Padres – 2007
Andrew Crisp Orioles – 2004, Pirates – 2007
Mills Rogers Nationals – 2010
Taylor Harbin Diamondbacks – 2007
Jason Place Red Sox- 2006
Joey Friddle Pirates – 2003
Brad Chalk Padres – 2007
Jay Jackson Cubs – 2008
Adam Crisp Orioles – 2004
Brody Greer Diamondbacks – 2013
Alex Farrotto White Sox – 2009
Marc Young Orioles – 2004
Jarrett Miller Braves – 2011
Will Atwood Nationals – 2008
Adam Hill Padres – 2015
Jake Goldberg Mets – 2008
Barrett Phillips Pirates – 2010
Joey Pankake Rangers – 2011, Tigers – 2014
Scott Wingo Dodgers – 2011
L. T. Tolbert Mets – 2015
Logan Chapman Reds – 2017
Erven Roper Angels – 2016
Tyler Jackson Mariners – 2016

Thomas Jones                                          Miami Marlins – 2016


Our Players Offered Scholarships or Professional Contracts
Congratulations to players from our select travel program.  These young men are special to us and we are honored that they chose to participate with our program.  Former members of the Upstate Express, SC Longhorns, and Greer American Legion teams are listed along with schools and organizations that offered scholarships and/or professional contracts. Some may have played at more than one school as noted.  Please let us know if any corrections are needed.  We want this info to be accurate and up-to-date.
Nick Achberger Carson Newman/Frontier League
Chas Anthony Erskine
Adam Armstrong Bluefield State
Joe Atkins SWU
Carson Barrett Anderson University
Taylor Black  

Charleston Southern/SMC/Kentucky

St. Louis Cardinals

Drake (Snake) Black Brevard
Jonathon Bolt USC Aiken
Justin Brewer SMC/College of Charleston
Brad Brock Anderson University
Michael (Doc) Brooks Moorehouse
J. D. Burgess Clemson
Jason Burke SWU
Alex Burrell USC
Christian Cain USCL/Clemson
Keith Campbell  

College of Charleston/Everett CC

Texas Rangers

Joey Carpenter Coker
Evan Carter USC Sumter
Kevin Chesney SWU
John Childers Newberry
Andrew Cione USC Salkehatchie
Joe Collins Anderson University
Griffin Conner USC Salkehatchie
Brandt Cook Clemson
Jay Cox Florence Darlington Tech/Clemson
Cary Cross BRCC
Jason Crumley Winthrop
Lee Curtis  

SMC/College of Charleston

Boston Red Sox

John Dobson Wofford
Jesse Dunn Coastal Carolina/Pfeiffer
Brad Durham NGU
Robbie Edwards Presbyterian
Tyler Ellensburg USMC
Drew Elliott  


Toronto Blue Jays

Kyle Enders USC
Drew Foster SMC
Joey Friddle  

Young Harris/USC/College of Charleston

Pittsburgh Pirates

Brent Friddle Furman
Jamarcus Gaines Florence Darlington Tech
Johnnie Garrett Anderson University
Michael Ghizzoni Duke
Joseph Gillespie Erskine
J. T. Gray USC Salkehatchie
Bryson Graydon Anderson University
Avery Green Anderson University
Andrew Guest Erskine
Eric Guest Erskine
Clay Hall Gardner Webb
Blake Holliday Clemson/Erskine
Jay Howard Presbyterian
Brad Hurst Presbyterian
Jay Jackson  


Chicago Cubs/San Diego Padres,

Zane Jochimsen USC Salkehatchie
Ricky Johnson SMC
Jonathon Johnson NGU
McCreight King Presbyterian
Tyler Layton Erskine
Kevin Loudermilk Citadel
Brent Mahaffey Erskine
Wesley Mason Anderson University
Jeremy McCauley Anderson University
Clinton McKinney  


Colorado Rockies

Nick Mershon Furman/SMC
Mitchell Mikes Coastal Carolina
Brandon Moore Limestone
Parker Neff NGU
Jason Place Boston Red Sox
Elliot Poole NGU
Matt Ramey Lander
Zach Reeves USC
Jon Mason Reynolds Newberry
Brandon Richeson SWU
Matt Rollins NGU
Brad Rollison SMC
Dax Roper Coastal Carolina
Mo Seay Wofford/Erskine
Aaron Shealy NGU
Jamie Sims Erskine
Josh Smith NGU
B. J. Smith Anderson University
Jameson Spitzmiller Francis Marion
Trey Still Limestone
Brady Thomas USC
Chip Thornton SWU
Jake Van Patton NGU
David Waddell Presbyterian
Brandon Washington Wingate
Cory West Anderson University
Evan Westmoreland Erskine
Alex Williams SMC
Chase Willingham Erskine
Casey Woody Francis Marion
Brett Youngblood Anderson University
Matt Youngblood BRCC/Erskine

Terry                           Oldaker                         USC-Aiken

Charles                       Bartley                           NC Wesleyan


Past and Present Major Leaguers From South Carolina
Name High School/College Position MLB Club
Jeff Baker Clemson UTL Rangers
Jeff Beliveau CofC LHP Rays
Jason Berken Clemson RHP Orioles
Billy Buckner South Carolina RHP Angels
Jared Burton West Oak HS RHP Twins
Jackie Bradley, Jr. South Carolina OF Red Sox
Lonnie Chisenhall South Carolina INF Indians
Tyler Colvin N. Augusta/Clemson OF Rockies
John Cornely Bishop England/Wofford RHP Red Sox
James Darnell USC INF Padres
Sam Dyson USC RHP Rangers
Chris Dwyer Clemson LHP Royals
CJ Edwards Mid-Carolina RHP Cubs
Jim Fairey Erskine OF LA Dodgers
Andrew Faulkner South Aiken LHP Rangers
Art Fowler From Spartanburg RHP Red, Dodgers, Angels
Jesse Fowler From Spartanburg LHP Cardinals
Brett Gardner Holly Hill/C of C OF Yankees
Graham Godfrey C of C RHP Athletics
Zack Godley Bamberg-Ehrhardt/SMC RHP Diamondbacks
Daniel Gossett Clemson RHP Athletics
Heath Hembree C of C RHP Red Sox
Jay Jackson Christ Church/Furman RHP Padres
Ryan Kelly Hilton Head RHP Braves
Michael Kohn Camden/USC Upstate/CofC RHP Braves
Tommy LaStella Coastal Carolina 2B Cubs
Jordan Lyles Hartsville HS RHP Rockies
Chris McGuiness James Island/Citadel 1B Rangers
Brad Miller Clemson SS Mariners
Daniel Moskos Clemson LHP White Sox
Rico Noel Coastal Carolina OF Yankees
Chris Owings Gilbert HS SS Diamondbacks
Bobby Parnell CSU RHP Mets
Kyle Parker Clemson OF Rockies
Ben Paulsen Clemson 1B Rockies
Steve Pearce USC 1B Orioles
Britt Reames Seneca/Citadel RHP Cardinals
Brian Roberts USC 2B Orioles
Michael Roth Riverside/USC LHP Indians
Dave Sappelt Coastal Carolina OF Cubs
Richie Shaffer Clemson INF Rays
Brian Schlitter C of C RHP Cubs
Tony Sipp Clemson LHP Diamondbacks
Justin Smoak Stratford/USC 1B Blue Jays
Kevin Slowey Winthrop RHP Marlins
Robbie Stanifer Easley/Anderson Univ RHP Marlins
Doug Strange Wade Hampton/NC State INF Expos, Rangers
Tyler Thornburg CSU RHP Brewers
Steven Tolleson Dorman/USC INF Blue Jays
Wayne Tolleson WCU INF  

Rangers, White Sox, Yankees

Matt Wieters Stratford HS/Georgia Tech C Orioles
Dewayne Wise Chapin HS OF White Sox
Asher Wojciechowski Beaufort/Citadel RHP Astros
Madison Younginer Mauldin HS RHP Red Sox

Joseph “Shoeless Joe” Jackson   Pickens County        OF       Philadelphia Athletics,                                                                                                                 Cleveland Naps/Indians,                                                                                                            Chicago White Sox