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2013 World Baseball Classic

South Africa

South Africa

IBAF WORLD RANK: 27

There are nine South African players under contract with MLB organizations. The South African National Team participated in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classics, finishing 16th both years.

South Africa Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Garth Cahill - 0'0" 0
Kieran Cree R-R 6'2" 185 Feb 19, 1991
Jared Elario R-R 5'8" 205 Oct 14, 1988
Kyle Gaddin - 0'0" 0
Dean Jacobs - 0'0" 0
Robert Lewis-Walker R-R 6'3" 195 Apr 7, 1993
Carl Michaels R-R 6'2" 185 May 21, 1981
Russell Olivier - 0'0" 0
Callan Pearce R-R 6'3" 190 Aug 1, 1995
Hein Robb t L-L 6'0" 185 May 12, 1992
Lloyd Stevens - 0'0" 0
Dylan Unsworth R-R 6'1" 175 Sep 23, 1992
Liam Vincent R-R 6'3" 185
Damian Wood - 0'0" 0
Catchers
Kyle Botha R-R 5'8" 180 Aug 7, 1988
Kyle Ettisch R-R 6'2" 198 Aug 31, 1987
Infielders
Shannon Ekermans L-L 6'2" 185 Jun 5, 1987
Wesley Hoskins R-R 6'0" 215 Dec 3, 1989
Gift Ngoepe R-R 5'8" 200 Jan 18, 1990
Anthony Phillips R-R 5'9" 160 Apr 11, 1990
Jonathan Phillips R-R 5'10" 191 Apr 16, 1986
Allan Randall R-R 5'8" 187 Aug 17, 1984
Keegan Swanepoel - 0'0" 0
Brett Willemburg S-R 6'0" 180 Jul 2, 1984
Outfielders
Kyron Bibis - 0'0" 0
Brandon Bouillon R-R 6'3" 217 Mar 21, 1989
Rowan Ebersohn L-L 5'10" 195 Apr 16, 1996
Benjamin Smith - 0'0" 0
South Africa Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
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