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Union Men's Basketball Players In The Pros


Gaylon Moore
Worthing Thunder
London, England
Tryrian Ridges
Tryrian Ridges
South Dakota Gold
Mitchell, S.D.

Rodney Bond
Bouncers - Slam Ball
Burbank, Calif.

Robert Joseph
Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
Spain
Keiron Mitchelhill
Keiron Mitchelhill
Townsville Heat
Townsville, Australia
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Chima Abakwue
Harlem Ambassadors
Fort Collins, Colorado

Bruno Martinessi
Libertad
Paraguay

Ben Frederick
Esgueira
Portugal
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Pierry Valmera
BC Boncourt
Switzerland

All-Time Union Basketball Players In The Pros
(Euro Basketball Website)

Player Last Bulldog Season Affiliated Team
Stan McNeil 2011-12 Harlem Globetrotters Organization
Pierry Valmera 2006-07 BC Boncourt - Switzerland
Ben Frederick 2006-07 Esqueira - Portugal
Bruno Martinessi 2004-05 Libertad - Metropolitan League in Paraguay
Chima Abakwue 2003-04 Harlem Ambassadors - Fort Collins, Colorado
Matt Noah 2002-03 ASC Gottingen - Gottingen, Germany
Robert Joseph 2001-02 Coinga Menorca (Spain); C.B. Galicia; LEB2 (Spain), Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Spain)
Anthony Brooks 2000-01 BG Hagen - Hagen, Germany
Rodney Bond 2000-01 Slam Ball League - Team Bouncers
Gaylon Moore 1999-2000 Worthing Thunder - London, England
Tryrian Ridges 1999-2000 South Dakota Gold - Mitchell, SD
Matt Hoover 1998-99 TSV Crailsheim - Crailsheim, Germany
Keiron Mitchelhill 1994-95 Townsville Heat - Townsville, Australia
Jeff Richey 1965-66 Drafted by the Oakland Oaks of the ABA in 1966-67.  Also toured internationally with the Gulf Oil Tourning All-Stars in 1967-68.
Ken Hane 1967-68 Drafted by the New Jersey Americans of the ABA in 1968

Union Women's Basketball Players in the Pros


DJ Sissoko
Ekstraklasa
Euro Basketball

Natanya Smith
Belongest

Paola Ferrira
Vidrogal Alumisan Pio XII
Santiago de Compostela

Josephine Owino
WNBA
Washington Mystics
Player Last Bulldog Season Affiliated Team
Josephine Owino 2008-09 WNBA - Washington Mystics (Drafted Third Round, 28th Overall Selection)
DJ Sissoko 2006-07 Ekstraklasa
Natanya Smith 2006-07 Belongest
Paola Ferrira 2004-05 Vidrogal Alumisan Pio XII

Union Baseball Players In The Pros

All-Time Union Baseball Players In The Pros
* - Refers to players who played in major league games

(Minor League Baseball Website)
(Baseball Reference Website)

Player Last Season at Union Affiliated Team(s) Round/Overall #
Roger Cook 2003 Independent Contract NA
Rolando Agosto 2002 San Diego Padres 15th / No. 445 (Padres)
Blake Allen 2002 Cleveland Indians
Houston Astros
8th / No. 244 (Indians)
Bart Lindsey 2000 Philadelphia Phillies Free Agent
John Melton 2000 Arizona Diamondbacks Free Agent
Ed Grammer 1998 Philadelphia Phillies 37th Round (Phillies)
Art Waldrep 1994 Colorado Rockies
Luis Ortiz * 1991 Boston Red Sox (1993-94)*
Texas Rangers (1995-96)*
Kansas City Royals
Arizona Diamondbacks
Montreal Expos
St. Louis Cardinals
8th Round (Red Sox)
Julio Osuna 1988 California Angels
Ronnie Giddens 1983 Cincinnati Reds/Pirates
Mike Melton 1981 St. Louis Cardinals
Joe Graves 1979 New York Mets
Stan Hough 1974 New York Mets
Gary Blalock 1974 New York Mets
Roman Bailey 1973 Kansas City Royals
Jim Zak 1971 Chicago White Sox
Johnny Martin 1970 Seattle Mariners
Don Coffman 1970 San Francisco Giants
Gary Hoskins 1967 Chicago White Sox
Stan Little 1965 Seattle Mariners
Jim Conner 1963 Los Angeles Dodgers
Don Douglas 1963 Philadelphia Phillies
Frank Nation 1963 St. Louis Cardinals
Dave Pflasterer 1963 San Francisco Giants
Harbert Lee 1960 St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Scott 1960 Cleveland Indians
Johnny Rose 1956 San Francisco Giants
Robin Coffman 1954 San Francisco Giants

James (Jimmy) William Moore * 1922 Chicago White Sox (AL) (1930)
Philladelphia Athletics (AL) (1930-31)
Benjamin (Ben) Nathaniel Shaw * 1916 Pittsburg Pirates (NL)* (1917-18)
Turner Barber * 1914 Washington Senators (AL) (1915-16)*
Chicago Cubs (NL) (1917-1922)*
Brooklyn Robins (NL) (1923)*
William (Bill) Booth Hopper * 1910 St. Louis Cardinals (NL) 1913-14)*
Washington Senators (AL) (1915)*

Union Athletes In The Olympics

Al Alan (Union Teacher/Track Coach) - 1932 Olympic Hurdles competitor
Cano Valez
(Union Baseball 1986-88) - pitched for Puerto Rico in the Olympics
Gladys Wandera (Union volleyball 2003-04) - played for Kenya in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece
DJ Sissoko (Union Women's Basketball 2006-07) - played for Mali in the 2008 Olympic in Beijing, China (NBC Olympics.com)


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