You’ll be surprised at the Dans who have made it to the bigs!

Players are sent to Danville to improve their game. Occasionally, those improvements help take them all the way to the major leagues. Don't miss this season because you don't know which player will be the next to play in the Big Show!

Currently on Major League Rosters - Click on their picture for current MLB stats





Previous Major League Dans Still Active in the Minors -- Year player was with the Dans is in parentheses

 Zach Walters (2008 Dan - MLB debut 9/6/13) played with the Nationals, Indians and Dodgers and is now
                        with Triple-A Louisville (Reds)

 Nick Rumbelow (2011 Dan - MLB debut 6/23/15) played with the Yankees and is now with Triple-A
                        Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

        Chad Girodo (2010 Dan - MLB debut 4/22/16) played with the Blue Jays and is now with Triple-A
                               Buffalo, NY


        Loius Coleman (2006 Dan - MLB debut 4/21/11) played with the Royals and Dodgers and is now with
                               Triple-A Louisville (Reds)

 

Dans with Previous Major League Time -- Year player was with the Dans is in parentheses

Kevin Sefcik (1990 Dan - MLB debut 9/8/95) played for the Phillies and Rockies  

Shane Bowers (1992 Dan - MLB debut 7/26/97) played for the Twins

Chris Michalak (1992 Dan - MLB debut 8/22/98) played for the Diamondbacks, Rangers, Blue Jays and Reds

Warren Morris (1994 Dan - MLB debut 4/5/99) played for the Pirates and Tigers

Kurt Ainsworth (1997 Dan - MLB debut 9/5/01) played for the Giants and Orioles

Jason Anderson (1998-99 Dan - MLB debut 3/31/03) played for the Yankees and Mets (A Danville Native!)

Travis Chapman (1997 Dan - MLB debut 9/9/03) played for the Phillies

Jon Knott (1999 Dan - MLB debut 5/30/04) played for the Padres

Matt Erickson (1995 Dan - MLB debut 7/9/04) played for the Brewers

Jonathan Papelbon (2001 Dan - MLB debut 7/31/05) played for the Red Sox, Phillies and Nationals

Eric Stults (2001 Dan - MLB debut 9/5/06) played with the Dodgers, Rockies, White Sox, Padres & Braves

Shane Youman 2001 Dan - MLB debut 9/10/06) played for the Pirates

Matt Tolbert (2001 Dan - MLB debut 4/1/08) played for the Twins

Randy Ruiz (1999 Dan - MLB debut 8/1/08) played for the Blue Jays

Matt Daley (2001 Dan - MLB debut 4/25/09) played for the Rockies and Yankees

Danny Worth (2005 Dan - MLB debut 5/16/2010) played for the Tigers and Astros, and is now playing in Korea

Chris McGuiness (2007 Dan - MLB debut 6/7/13) played with the Rangers