Whitaker Named 20th Season Fan Favorite Team Extra Outfielder; This Week’s Vote: Extra Player

The results are in and the fans have voted Creston Whitaker as an extra infielder for Waterloo's 20th Season Fan Favorite Team. Whitaker won voting totals, tallied from Facebook, Twitter, and e-mails. Totals are listed below. Whitaker played with Waterloo in 1999, and was named to the Northwoods League mid-season All-Star team.


He stole 35 bases and had an on-base percentage of .455 in his lone season with the Bucks.
Voting Results:
  • Creston Whitaker 21%
  • Drew Davidson 19%
  • Davis Hendrickson 19%
  • Robert Matlock 19%
  • Kevin Kaczmarski 19%

Let your voice be heard and vote on the Bucks’ Facebook or Twitter page, or e-mail the Bucks at  Voting ends 11:59 pm CT on Tuesday, June 3rd.


This week's vote: Extra Player

Choose from the following selections to pick your favorite Bucks Extra Player over the past 20 years

  • Outfielder Drew Davidson (2002/Illinois) – 2002 NWL Midseason All-Star; .285, 3 HR, 41 RBI, 16 SB
  • Infielder Seth VonBehren (1998-‘99/Illinois St.) – .299, 8 HR, 88 RBI, 25 SB; Bucks Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee (2011)
  • LHP Mike Wisecarver (2011/Nicholls St.) – 2011 NWL Postseason All-Star; 6-0, 1.91, 44 K, 9 GS
  • Closer Bob Lackovic (2008-‘09/Creighton) – 16 SV, 2.83, 52 K, 5-3
  • Third baseman Dan DeMent (1998-’99/UAB) – 1998 & ‘99 NWL Postseason All-Star; .361, 13 HR, 108 RBI, 24 SB; 19 RBI, 38 RBI; Bucks Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee (2008)

Each Wednesday, the Bucks are allowing fans to vote for their favorite players or managers in the efforts to create the “Bucks 20th Season Fan Favorite Team.”  Using their Facebook, Twitter, and website platforms, the Bucks will announce a list of nominees at a certain position.  Fans will have until 11:59 pm CT each Tuesday to vote for their choice.  After voting is complete, the Bucks will announce the fan favorite at that position.

The 20-person Fan Favorite team will consist of the following:

  • Field Manager: Travis Kiewiet (2012-current)
  • Catcher:  Austin Barrett (2012/Mercer
  • Second Baseman: Dan DeMent (1998-’99/UAB)
  • First Baseman:  David Kerian (2013/Illinois)
  • Third Baseman: Chad Frk (2000-‘03/Illinois)
  • Shortstop:  Jason Huisman (1996/Mississippi)
  • Outfielder: Shayne Carnes (1995-97/UAB)
  • Outfielder: Matt Cepicky (1997/Southwest Missouri St.)
  • Outfielder: Adam Boeve (2002-‘03/N. Iowa)
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher: Nic Ungs (2000-‘01/N.Iowa)
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher: Jared Wagoner (2009-’10/Butler)
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher:  Jim Magrane (1997-’99/Iowa)
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher: Aaron Jenkins (2004 & ‘06/N.Iowa)
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher:  Tim Lavery (1998-‘99/Illinois)
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher:  Dan Jennings (2006-‘07/Nebraska)
  • Closer: Steve Hecker (1999-2000/Illinois St.)
  • Closer: Chad Epperson (2004 & ’06/Iowa Western CC & N. Iowa)
  • Extra Infielder: Phillip Hawke (2004/Louisiana-Lafayette) 
  • Extra Outfielder: Creston Whitaker
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