Continuing the Highlander Tradition

The following is a list of former Highlander players and coaches who have gone on to further careers at various levels of baseball. If you know of somebody who should be on this list, or someone whose information should be updated, please contact us.
  • Going to the Pros

    A list of our student-athletes who have been drafted or signed free agent contracts in professional baseball.

  • UCR Retired Numbers

    Our four honorees whose numbers appear on the right-centerfield wall.

Major League Players
Kim Allen Seattle (1980-81)
Bobby Clark California, Milwaukee (1979-85)
Calvin Jones Seattle (1991-92)
John Lowenstein Cleveland, Texas, Baltimore (1970-85)
Steve Lubratich Anaheim (1981-83)
Troy Percival Anaheim, Detroit (1995-2005)
Rick Rodriguez Oakland, Cleveland, San Francisco (1986-90)
Eric Show San Diego, Oakland (1981-91)
Joe Strong Florida (2000-01)
Curt Wardle Minnesota, Cleveland (1984-85)
Chris Bitters Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Steve Lubratich Assistant General Manager, Cleveland Indians
Steve Bishop Atlanta Braves
Tom Copeland Florida Marlins
Mike Eatinger Major League Scouting Bureau
David Finley Florida Marlins
Steve Gossett St. Louis Cardinals
Joe Koh Atlanta Braves
Tim Schmidt Seattle Mariners
Mark Sheehy Los Angeles Dodgers
Jack Smitheran Seattle Mariners
Major and Minor Leagues
Royal Clayton Arizona Diamondbacks
Kevin Ellis Milwaukee Brewers
Jeff Pentland Milwaukee Brewers
Rick Rodriguez Oakland A.s
Rick Turner Anaheim Angels
Junior College and Universities
Gary Adams UCLA
Gary Adcock Cal Baptist
Herb Claggett College of the Desert
Jason Collette UC Riverside
Darren Doskocil University of Redlands
Randy Jackson UC Riverside
Doug Jumelet American River College
Jason Kounas San Bernardino Valley College
Tom Lance Riverside Community College
Scott Laverty University of Redlands
Mike Lord Palomar JC
Mike Mayne Orange Coast JC
Sean McClintock Cal State San Bernardino
Glenn Nobbe Merced JC
Dion Noonan Santa Rosa JC
Don Parnell Cal State San Bernardino
Gilbert Pulido University of Redlands
Frank Sanchez Pepperdine
John Sellick Santa Rosa JC
Doug Smith UC Riverside
Tom Taylor UC Riverside
Aric Thomas Oklahoma
Steve Ward Diablo Valley JC
George Wing Cal State Dominguez Hills
George Wise University of Redlands
High School
Bruce Babcock Ramona HS, Riverside
David Barret Chapparal HS
Matt Davis Valley View HS, Moreno Valley
John DeForge Ramona HS, Riverside
Mike Duckworth La Sierra HS, Riverside
Tony Gonzales Temescal Canyon HS, Elsinore
Bob Hudson Redlands HS
Pete McHugh Vista HS
Tom Kennedy North HS, Riverside
Steve Madril North HS, Riverside
Billy O.Rourke Rialto HS
Andy Owen West Torrance HS
Craig Reisterer Concord HS
Tony Richards West Torrance HS
David Rios El Capitan HS, Lakeside
Zak Salmon El Capitan HS, Lakeside
Mark Saugstad Jurupa Valley HS
Jim Simpson North HS, Riverside
Justin Solis Hemet West Valley HS
Chad Townsend Jurupa Valley HS
Estevan Valencia Redlands HS
Pete Weber South Hills HS
David White Ponderosa HS
Jeremey Wooten San Juan Hills HS