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#26 Johnny Wendling, INF


Position: INF
Date of Birth: 05/27/2024
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 205 lbs
College Experience: University of Illinois- Springfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
Home Town: Tinley Park, IL


Johnny Wendling will be a valuable part of the Oilman infield this season. Wendling joins the squad after an excellent freshman season with the University of Illinois- Springfield. His debut with the Prairie Star batted .284 with 39 starts in 41 games. Wendling had 13 extra base hits adding to his .889 OPS. Johnny grew up a fan of the Chicago White Sox, and his favorite player is lefty masher Bryce Harper. His favorite baseball memory was going to state for high school baseball at St. Laurence. Johnny takes pride in shaping his game after himself and his talent. He takes lots of great things from players, but there isn't one player in particular he tries to replicate. Outside of baseball, Johnny enjoys giving haircuts. He learned to cut hair and would give his teammates haircuts. He was born in Arizona and is the youngest of 8 kids. The newcomer to the squad played for Top Tier and was a 4-Year Varsity player at St. Laurence. His emergence as the starting third basemen at UIS made him the male rookie of the year for the school

2024 Northwest Indiana Oilmen Roster »
5 Aidan Thaxton INF
6 Ian Farrell INF
8 Noah Caceres INF
9 Josh Williams UTL
15 Troy Vosburgh UTL
20 Quinn Flanagan UTL
21 Sohrab Rezaei INF
23 Mason List INF
24 Ethan Ganz INF
26 Johnny Wendling INF
27 Ryan Groberski INF
32 James Denten UTL
38 Dasaan Lee INF
41 Andrew Gould INF
4 Emmanuel Scott C
12 Jake LaVine C
31 Nick Jukovich C
42 Jake Pauley C
11 Ryan Henschel OF
13 Zamaurion Hatcher OF
14 Isaiah White OF
23 Bryce Nevils OF
40 Jalen House OF
3 Nathan Byrdak P
6 Brandon Laux P
10 Carlos Guzman P
17 Tanner Sobkoviak P
18 Michael Freitas P
19 Anthony Valenza P
25 Cole Deardorff P
28 Tommy Haggerty P
29 Carlos Canelon P
29 Tyler Laux P
30 Alberto Lamas P
33 Kam Couch P
36 Connor Chapulis P
37 Brenden Smith P
40 RJ Bergren P
43 Ryan Sigale P

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