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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 8 - 0'0" 0
Kieran Cree 12 R-R 6'2" 185 Feb 19, 1991
Jared Elario 15 R-R 5'8" 205 Oct 14, 1988
Kyle Gaddin 46 - 0'0" 0
Dean Jacobs 16 - 0'0" 0
Robert Lewis-Walker 26 R-R 6'3" 195 Apr 7, 1993
Carl Michaels 44 R-R 6'2" 185 May 21, 1981
Russell Olivier 24 - 0'0" 0
Callan Pearce 42 R-R 6'3" 190 Aug 1, 1995
Hein Robb 27 L-L 6'0" 185 May 12, 1992
Lloyd Stevens 7 - 0'0" 0
Dylan Unsworth 10 R-R 6'1" 175 Sep 23, 1992
Liam Vincent 25 R-R 6'3" 185
Damian Wood 5 - 0'0" 0
Catchers
Kyle Botha 18 R-R 5'8" 180 Aug 7, 1988
Kyle Ettisch 3 R-R 6'2" 198 Aug 31, 1987
Infielders
Shannon Ekermans 13 L-L 6'2" 185 Jun 5, 1987
Wesley Hoskins 9 R-R 6'0" 215 Dec 3, 1989
Gift Ngoepe 28 R-R 5'8" 200 Jan 18, 1990
Anthony Phillips 2 R-R 5'9" 160 Apr 11, 1990
Jonathan Phillips 14 R-R 5'10" 191 Apr 16, 1986
Allan Randall 4 R-R 5'8" 187 Aug 17, 1984
Keegan Swanepoel 20 - 0'0" 0
Brett Willemburg 23 S-R 6'0" 180 Jul 2, 1984
Outfielders
Kyron Bibis 11 - 0'0" 0
Brandon Bouillon 21 R-R 6'3" 217 Mar 21, 1989
Rowan Ebersohn 9 L-L 5'10" 195 Apr 16, 1996
Benjamin Smith 19 - 0'0" 0
South Africa Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
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