What Baseball Players Were From Thousand Oaks, CA?

April 13th, 2021 by

A List of Major League Baseball Pitchers and Hitters from the Thousand Oaks, CA area

With the start of baseball season this month, chances are high your excitement to see a game are as high as us. Regardless of the major league team you root for, the Thousand Oaks, CA area is entrenched with players from our area. In lieu of the first month of baseball, Neftin Volkswagen wants to share what baseball players were from our own area.

View Our Inventory Contact Us

Hitters Who Went to High School near Thousand Oaks, CA

While selecting players, we focused on the three main high schools in our area: Newbury Park, Westlake Village, and Thousand Oaks. Of that bunch, there are a ton of solid MLB hitters from our area. Most popular among them is outfielder Christian Yelich. As a player for the Milwaukee Brewers, Yelich recently won MVP in 2018. A full list of position players from our area are as follows:

Name Position High School Years of MLB Service
Jett Bandy C Thousand Oaks 2015-2018
Robert Fick 1B/RF/C Newbury Park 1998-2007
Matt Franco 1B/3B Westlake Village 1994-2007
Gerald Laird C Westlake Village 2003-2015
David Lamb SS/2B/3B Newbury Park 1999-2000
Andrew Lambo OF Newbury Park 2013-2016
Mike Lieberthal OF Westlake Village 1994-2007
Mike Nickeas C Westlake Village 2010-2013
Steve Sisco LF/2B Thousand Oaks 2000
Kurt Stillwell SS/2B Thousand Oaks 1986-1996
Jack Wilson SS Thousand Oaks 2001-2012
Christian Yelich OF Westlake Village 2013-Current

Pitchers Who Played near Thousand Oaks, CA

On the pitcher’s mound, several more players went to school near Neftin Volkswagen. With one of the longer-tenured careers, Right-Handed Starting Pitcher Chuck Crim pitched across eight seasons and won 47 games across three organizations. In recent memory, right-handed reliever Patrick Wiegel was in the news after being traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers in early April. A more complete list of MLB pitchers from our area includes:

Name High School Years of MLB Service
Mark Ballinger Thousand Oaks 1971
Bryan Corey Thousand Oaks 1998-2008
Chuck Crim Thousand Oaks 1987-1994
CJ Fick Newbury Park 2012
Tyler Johnson Newbury Park 2005-2007
Chad Smith Thousand Oaks 2014-2015
John Snyder Thousand Oaks 1998-2000
Patrick Wiegel Thousand Oaks 2020 – Current

Prepare for Baseball Season with Neftin Volkswagen

With the baseball season well underway, we hope you can make it to a baseball game in our area this year! If you’re looking for a new ride to take to the park, or something that can haul your team equipment, stop into Neftin Volkswagen today. We have plenty of new Volkswagen models or pre-owned crossovers that can fit your needs.

Posted in Just for Fun, Local