Features on each member of the 1990 Greensboro Hornets, single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. Players featured are as included in that year's team set. Click on the player's name to read more.
Greensboro Hornets (31)
Rich Arena, Was Ecstatic
Rich Arena was ecstatic after a college home run. He went on to be a coach in minors and in high school.
2 - Brian Butterfield, Huge Part
Brian Butterfield played a huge part in several careers. He did it on defense.
3 - Andy Fox, Basic Skill
Andy Fox used his hustle to help the Yankees to a 1996 win. He went on to play in nine major league seasons
4 - Tim Garland, Could Do
Tim Garland's job was to get on base, help his team win. Now it's coaching.
5 - Sean Gilliam, Best Season
Sean Gilliam had probably his best day in independent ball. His best day in the pros couldn't get him above high-A.
6 - Jim Haller, Double Play
Jim Haller finished out a AA game, got praise. He played five pro seasons.
7 - Lew Hill, Tie Game
Lew Hill helped Andy Pettitte get a AA win. He played nine seasons, never made the bigs.
8 - Sterling Hitchcock, Great Way
Sterling Hitchcock got his first major league win in a pennant race, most memorable in playoffs.
9 - Jeff Hoffman, Lot of Class
Jeff Hoffman earned his way to AA. He never had a chance to make the bigs. He passed away in 1992
10 - Mark Hutton, Just Amazed
Mark Hutton became first the Australian to start a major league game.
11 - John Jarvis, Good Start
John Jarvis helped his high-A team to a good start in a 1991 game. He played just three seasons.
12 - Ramon Jimenez, Late Show
Ramon Jimenez won Batter of the Week honors in the Carolina League in 1992. He never made AA.
13 - Brian Johnson, Daily Battle
Brian Johnson took a chance in 1996 and ran with it.
14 - Dan Johnston, Well Enough
Dan Johnston pitched well enough to get a win in high-A in 1991 game. He played five seasons.
15 - Dave Jorn, Baseball Knowledge
Dave Jorn played and coached in college and in the minors. He's now a coach at Arkansas.
16 - Ken Jurabe, Came Back
Ken Jurabe played five pro seasons, two after a long layoff.
17 - Todd Malone, Pitching Award
Todd Malone won Yankees minors Pitcher of Year in 1988. He never made AA.
18 - Bobby Munoz, Starter Stuff
Bobby Munoz had starter stuff, closer stuff, too.
19 - Cesar Perez, Ninth Inning
Carlos Perez helped close out a win for Greensboro in 1991. He played in seven seasons.
20 - Rafael Quirico, Something Big
Rafael Quirico threw a minors no-hitter, played single game in bigs.
21 - Mike Rhodes, Three Runs
Mike Rhodes knocked in three runs in a GCL game. He played just three seasons as a pro.
22 - Ricky Rhodes, Coaching Decisions
Ricky Rhodes chose to stay. But his future wasn't in baseball. It was in women's basketball.
23 - Jason Robertson, Two Ways
Jason Robertson dealt with adversity by working harder. He never made the bigs.
24 - Scott Romano, Hit 'em
Scott Romano hit 'em in 11 pro seasons, but he never made the majors.
25 - Daniel Sanchez, Two Hits
Daniel Sanchez tried to help his high-A team, but it wasn't enough. He got into three pro seasons.
26 - Kelly Sharitt, Prized Possession
Went from pro trainer to college equipment manager
27 - Steve Tucker, Got Outs
Steve Tucker got outs at single-A but he only played two seasons as a pro.
28 - Brian Turner, His Best
Brian Turner played seven pro seasons. He never became a prospect, never made the bigs.
29 - Ted Uhlaender, Hard Worker
Ted Uhlaender was a hard worker. His daughter was, too.
30 - Aaron Van Scoyoc, That Knowledge
Aaron Van Scoyoc has passed his baseball knowledge on to his son.
31 - Larry Walker, Solo Homer
Unlike the other player with the same name, this Larry Walker briefly made AA, but not the bigs.