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Rossville Rattlers

The Rossville Rattlers are a summer collegiate wood bat baseball team based in Rossville, Kansas, in the United States. The Rattlers are a member of the Mid-Plains League. The Rattlers were founded by Brett Cowdin, Marcie Cowdin, Tobias Cowdin and David Streeter in 2012.

Rossville Rattlers
LeagueMid-Plains League
LocationRossville, Kansas
BallparkJoe Campbell Stadium
Year founded2012
League championships2015
Post-season championships2013 (NBC 19U)
ColorsRed, Black & Gold
Retired numbers14 (Brett Cowdin)
OwnershipThe Cowdin Family
ManagerTobias Cowdin
General ManagerDavid Streeter
MediaTopeka Capital Journal


Year-by-year recordEdit

Season W-L Win% Playoffs
2012 20-10 .667 NBC 19U Runner-Up
2013 20-16 .556 NBC 19U National Champions
2014 9-24 .272 4th place Summer Classic
2015 23-16 .590 Cowdin Cup Championship

MPL All-StarsEdit

Player POS School Year
Jonathan Valenzuela-Reece INF IPFW 2015
Cade Bunnell INF Kansas State 2015
Jacob Head OF Washburn 2015
Jake Hosey RHP Emporia State 2015
Dalon Farkas INF Kansas State 2014
Jordan Floyd LHP Kansas State 2014
Tim Schaareman INF Nebraska-Omaha 2014
Tanner Triggs INF Washburn 2014

Players DraftedEdit

Player Position School Team/Year/Round/Pick
Austin Fisher INF Kansas State Cleveland Indians (2014 MLB Draft 13th Round, 398th)
Caleb Wallingford LHP Memphis Los Angeles Angels (2014 MLB Draft 35th Round, 1049th)
Julian Service OF Howard CC Chicago White Sox (2014 MLB Draft 40th Round, 1188th)
Jordan Floyd LHP Kansas State New York Yankees (2013 MLB Draft 25th Round, 764th)
Julian Service OF Northeast Texas CC Minnesota Twins (2013 MLB Draft 37th Round, 1100th)
Julian Service OF Sinclair SS (Canada) Baltimore Orioles (2012 MLB Draft 21st Round, 642th)

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