|The former Riverview Stadium in Clinton, Iowa, during a game in August 2014. Riverview was home to the 1990 Clinton Giants. (Greatest 21 Days)|
2014 photos from the home of the 1990 Clinton Giants: The former Riverview Stadium
1 - Mate Borgogno, The Rest
Mate Borgogno realized his dream of playing as a pro. His career, though, was brief.
Clinton Giants (40)
1 - Kelly Ahrens, Family Decision
Kelly Ahrens played two seasons, career ended over a family decision.
2 - Maximo Aleys, Both Times
Maximo Aleys threw a no-hitter at low-A in 1989
3 - Clay Bellinger, Broke Down
Clay Bellinger broke down in 1999 upon learning he made the majors.
4 - Jeffry Bonner, Long Haul
Jeffry Bonner went 3 for 10 in a 25-inning game. He played just three pro seasons.
5 - Mate Borgogno, Every Day
Hoped to catch the eye of scouts. Played two pro seasons.
6 - Greg Brummett, Best Stuff
Greg Brummett saved his best stuff for the 1989 College World Series.
7 - Steve Callahan, Called Blazing
Steve Callahan's fastball was called blazing. He played four seasons.
8 - Frank Carey, Two Straight
Frank Carey helped Stanford to two-straight College World Series titles.
9 - Steve Cline, Really Something
Steve Cline helps send players on to the bigs as a coach.
10 - Brian Costello, Sports Medicine
Brian Costello uses his first career in his second.
11 - Ron Crowe, Those Days
Ron Crowe hit well in one 1989 college game. He played five seasons as a pro.
12 - Courtney Davis, Ample Opportunity
Struggled in 1991, never recovered.
13 - Scott Ebert, Too Fierce
Scott Ebert couldn't translate his fierceness to the pros.
14 - Dan Flanagan, Two Scoreless
Threw 13.1 scoreless at VCU in 1990. Played three pro seasons.
15 - Jim Foley, Complete Game
Jim Foley couldn't get his college team a tournament win. He played three seasons as a pro.
16 - Mike Grahovac, Unbelievable Feeling
Mike Grahovac saw others off to the pros after he played as a pro himself.
17 - Ed Gustafson, Been Around
Ed Gustafson had his strengths. He played four seasons as a pro.
18 - Chris Hancock, Relief Pitcher
Chris Hancock was his high school football team's relief pitcher.
19 - Carl Hanselman, Good Athlete
Carl Hanselman had the tools. He made AAA, not the bigs.
20 - Marino Hernandez, Team Photo
He played three seasons, made single-A, team photo.
21 - Stewart Hillman, Canadian Olympian
Stewart Hillman played on the Canadian Olympic baseball team.
22 - Rick Huisman, Own Memories
Rick Huisman appreciated making the majors, and a big league game of catch.
23 - James Huslig, Throw Strikes
Threw college no-hitter. Played single season in pros.
24 - Joey James, Game Flow
Joey James didn't want to be a designated hitter. He wanted to be a position player.
25 - Randy Johnson, Asked For
All this Randy Johnson asked for was an opportunity.
26 - Kevin Kasper, More Fun
Kevin Kasper helped his college team to a turnaround as a coach. He played five seasons as pro.
27 - Jason McFarlin, Speedy Scout
Jason McFarlin once trained to be a scout. He spent nine seasons as a player, never made the majors.
28 - Roger Miller, Very Excited
Roger Miller was excited to turn pro. He played seven seasons. He never made the bigs.
29 - Jack Mull, Have Respect
Jack Mull knew players had to respect the game. He spent 38 years in baseball.
30 - Rafael Novoa, Same Fastball
Rafael Novoa made San Francisco in 1990 on the strength of his strikeouts.
31 - Vince Palyan, Home Runs
Vince Palyan hit two home runs in a 1988 Minnesota game.
32 - Jon Pattin, Didn't Happen
Jon Pattin was born into baseball. The majors didn't happen for him.
33 - Pat Rapp, Best Game
Pat Rapp tossed a one-hitter for the Marlins in 1995. He played in 10 seasons.
34 - Steve Rolen, Offensively Carried
Steve Rolen carried West Virginia offensively. He played four seasons.
35 - Rob Taylor, Two Parts
Rob Taylor's career had two parts with three years in between.
36 - Gus Vollmer, Was Aggressive
Gus Vollmer was aggressive in a rookie-ball win. He played two seasons.
37 - Pete Weber, Bright Spot
Pete Weber hit well in a AA game, but not well enough overall.
38 - Fred Whatley, Strikeout Performance
Put on a stikeout performance in college. Played two pro seasons.
39 - Ron Wotus, Bottom Line
Ron Wotus made the bigs briefly as a player, then for a long stint as a coach.
40 - Jason Young, Stolen Bases
Jason Young helped his college team with stolen bases.