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Height: 6'5" Weight: 180 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 1-6-70 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Slender righthander pitched for Fairbanks out of Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA. Naulty established a team record for consecutive games finished, as the relief hurler stayed on to the final out in his first 15 straight appearances, compiling a 2-0 win-loss mark with five saves over that span. Naulty was 4-3 with six saves and a good 2.11 earned run average during the collegiate season at Cerritos.
Height: 6'0" Weight: 192 Bats: L Throws: R
Born: 3-25-69 Hometown: San Diego, CA
The big left-handed hitting catcher played for Fairbanks out of Arizona State University. However, that was his second stop on the collegiate trail as the San Diego native originally played one year at the University of Nebraska. Helfand played solid summer ball combining a .300 batting average and good power ratio with his considerable defensive skills...
Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 Bats: L Throws: R
Born: 12-29-69 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
An agile first baseman, Ciccarella played for the Goldpanners out of Loyola Marymount University. Ciccarella followed up his fine freshman year at Loyola where he hit .326 with a solid .300-hitting summer season with the Goldpanners. A high school All-America pick during his prep days at Mater Dei High School in Los Angeles...
Height: 6'2" Weight: 190 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 12-26-67 Hometown: West Covina, CA
The righthanded pitcher from California State University at Fullerton played briefly for the Goldpanners in 1988 and then became a starting pitcher with the 1989 team and pitched one of the team's best efforts of the summer with a two-hit Alaska League shutout of Anchorage. All-around athlete enjoyed an outstanding athletic career at Covina, CA, High School.
Height: 6'2" Weight: 178 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 6-2-70 Hometown: Los Alimitos, CA
Sensational freshman outfielder played for Fairbanks out of Arizona State University where he was dubbed national collegiate freshman player of the year. The talented native of Los Alimitos, CA, put together big numbers with the Goldpanners as he hovered at the .400 mark throughout most of the season and led the club in runs scored and runs batted in...
Pat Harrison, the athletic director and baseball coach at The Master's College in Newhall, CA, returned to Fairbanks to pilot the 1989 team. Harrison, while an undergraduate at the University of Southern California, played for the Goldpanners in 1965 and 1966. (inset is Harrison as a Goldpanner in 1966) Harrison's coaching career also includes stints at USC, Oral Roberts and Washington State.
Height: 5'11" Weight: 165 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 9-6-68 Hometown: Salina, KS
Mears played for the Goldpanners out of Wichita State University after playing a major role in leading the Wheatshockers to the 1989 NCAA championships. Mears, normally a third baseman, filled in at shortstop in the national championships and hit the home run that proved to be the winning margin in the NCAA title game...
Height: 6'2" Weight: 190 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 11-15-71 Hometown: Venice, CA
Considered one of the brightest young prospects in the nation, Steverson came to the Goldpanners directly out of Culver City, CA, High School and en route to Arizona State University...
Height: 6'5" Weight: 195 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 10-26-69 Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
The big righthanded pitcher out of California State University joined the Goldpanners after his freshman year and turned in a solid performance in a starting role. While effective, he failed to duplicate the 12-1 record he ran up at CSLB in playing a big role in guiding the 49ers to their first ever College World Series appearance...
Height: 5'11" Weight: 166 Bats: L Throws: L
Born: 4-9-70 Hometown: San Diego, CA
Just a freshman, Rees earned his wings at Arizona State University before joining Fairbanks where he became the club's No.1 starter until sidelined with an elbow injury on July 8. Prior to that he racked up a 4-0 record with a 1.83 ERA. At ASU, the lefty from San Diego had a 3-1 record and 4.50 ERA as he worked as both a starter and a reliever...
Height: 6'0" Weight: 175 Bats: B Throws: R
Born: 7-5-69 Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
The Goldpanners enhoyed the services of Deak in both the 1988 and 1989 seasons. The Loyola Marymount infielder hit .321 with nine home runs in '88 and surpassed those numbers in '89 as the regular shortstop. The switch-hitter has enjoyed offensive success at all levels and made rapid strides in the difficult shortstop position in the summer of '89...
Height: 5'10" Weight: 170 Bats: R Throws: L
Born: 3-2-69 Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
Kane, a crafty left-hander out of Los Angeles Valley College, posted the best earned run average on the 1988 Goldpanner pitching staff at 2.48 to go with his 6-2 record. Kane failed to have that kind of success in 1989 after a workhorse season at LA Valley where he went 7-5 with a 3.25 ERA. Kane spent both of his summers in Fairbanks toiling as both a starter and reliever.
Height: 5'10" Weight: 165 Bats: L Throws: L
Born: 8-22-69 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Williams played for the Goldpanners near the end of the 1988 season and enjoyed unusual success as he hit .515 in the U.S. Open International Tournament to claim the batting title. The Loyola Marymount outfielder earned an everyday spot in the outfield with the '89 Goldpanners and hit the ball at a .270 clip after a .307 season at Loyola...
Height: 6'2" Weight: 184 Bats: L Throws: R
Born: 9-9-69 Hometown: Tampa, FL
Florida State University produced the unusual talents of Marc Ronan, who is equally at home behind the plate in catcher's attire or in center field. Played sparingly for the Goldpanners in 1988 but hit .270 and stole 15 bases before retiring for the season with a tender arm. The fleet Ronan led the '89 club in thefts and hit at a .280 clip in everyday activity in the unusual catcher-center fielder combo.
Height: 6'6" Weight: 208 Bats: L Throws: L
Born: 12-24-69 Hometown: Banning, CA
The big left-handed pitcher came to the Goldpanners out of California State University at Long Beach where he was used sparingly in relief during his freshman season. With the Goldpanners, Gray developed into a starting pitcher while continuing to work some of the short stints and led the team's pitching staff in appearances...
Height: 5'9" Weight: 170 Bats: L Throws: R
Born: 6-17-69 Hometown: Chino Hills, CA
The little left-handed hitting second baseman from California State University at Fullerton relied heavily on his defense to maintain a starting position as his hitting hovered in the .200 range after leading Fullerton's offensive attack. Originally, Borgogno attended the University of Nebraska where he also hit .360 as a freshman, the same total he put together for CSUF as a sophomore.
Height: 5'10" Weight: 175 Bats: R Throws: R
Born: 1-25-68 Hometown: Reno, NV
The stocky righthanded pitcher came to the Fairbanks club out of Modesto, CA, Junior College, en route to the University of Southern California. Hughes reported at mid-season to the Goldpanners and it took him a couple of weeks to round into pitching shape, but once he was ready he joined the starting rotation...
Height: 6'1" Weight: 180 Bats: L Throws: R
Born: 9-10-68 Hometown: Myrtle Beach, SC
Cribb is a versatile performer who came to the Goldpanners out of Florida State University. Cribb played third base, first base, right field and served as designated hitter for the Goldpanners as he put together .260 numbers. Enjoyed a strong sophomore season at Florida State, hitting .250 but blasting 15 home runs.
Gary Henderson - Pitching Coach
J.T. Harrison - Bat Boy
Bill Mosiello - Player/Coach
The 1989 Goldpanner support staff on the field featured pitching coach Gary Henderson from California State University at Fullerton and player/coach Bill Mosiello from Cerritos College.