Athletes born in Upstate New York

by fedoratipper - 164 cards (Last updated on Jun. 16, 2019)


Nov. 11, 2018 - 12:48AM
Billy Kingsley

Former NHLer Guy Hebert is from the Albany area. What do you define as upstate? I'm in the Hudson Valley, which NYC considers upstate, LOL. 

Nov. 11, 2018 - 6:20AM

How do you define "from"?  Born in?  Raised/Grew-up in?  Lived in?   I think of it as born and raised at least until they graduate/leave high school.

Johnny Evers, Troy
Tim Christman, Oneonta. Played in one MLB game, 21 April 2001.  I know of this one personally.

You can also go to each sport category and Browse by Birth State to find all the athletes.  In baseball alone, there are 2,079 players listed under New York.

I may have to look into any athletes from just my local area of NY.

Edited on: Nov. 11, 2018 - 9:21AM

Nov. 11, 2018 - 2:49PM

@Billy Kingsley I consider the Hudson Valley upstate. So I'll add them.

@C2Cigars I'm going by birth. I'll fix the list title.

Nov. 11, 2018 - 6:05PM

Guy Hebert is Troy (one of the Tri-Cities; Albany Troy Schenectady)

Nov. 11, 2018 - 6:44PM

@C2Cigars Thanks for the update. I'll fix it.

Nov. 12, 2018 - 9:18AM

"Hacksaw" Jim Duggan was born in Glens Falls.

Edited on: Nov. 12, 2018 - 9:20AM

Nov. 12, 2018 - 6:32PM

@awmckenz I completley forgot about him! Thanks for the reminder.

Nov. 13, 2018 - 12:45PM

I am from Orchard Park, NY and I love the list.  Here are a couple more from the Buffalo area.  Some of them on the list say Buffalo, but I believe some are actually from Buffalo suburbs.  Not sure if that matters to you.


Rob Gronkowski, and I believe a few of his brothers are from Amherst

Joe Hesketh is from Lackawanna

Ron Jaworski from Lackawanna

Mike Mamula from Lackawanna

Chad Kelly he went to high school in Buffalo, but you may need to verify.

Brian Knight I think Buffalo, but maybe a suburb

Don Majkowski

 I think he is from Depew, but his cards say Buffalo(and oddly enough, a few of his card across sets say from Buffalo and not Buffalo, NY)

Clifford Robinson from Buffalo

Christian Laettner Buffalo, but maybe a suburb

Patrick Kane from South Buffalo

Patrick Kaleta from a suburb of Buffalo

I believe Warren Spahn was from Buffalo

These are the firsts off the top of my head.  I’ll keep thinking, I know there are more.

Nov. 13, 2018 - 12:48PM

Almost forgot Daryl Johnston is from Lewiston.

Nov. 13, 2018 - 1:00PM

@muskie027 I'm glad you like it! I'll add all of them.

Nov. 19, 2018 - 6:18PM

Im from Rome ny ever do any trading buying selling,what about the line backer for New Orleans,forgot name was from New Hartford ?

Nov. 30, 2018 - 8:59AM

I believe Orel Hershiser is from Buffalo, too.

Nov. 30, 2018 - 7:16PM

@MoPack626 Your right he is. I'll add him

Dec. 22, 2018 - 9:20PM

Mark Murphy, Fulton

Dec. 23, 2018 - 3:13AM

@C2Cigars Thanks! I'll add him.

Dec. 24, 2018 - 9:29AM

One of the best racers ever. Richie Evans Rome, NY

Dec. 24, 2018 - 10:02PM

@herkojerko I have him on the list. Go to page 4, he should be there.

Jan. 11, 2019 - 8:48AM

Phil McConkey, he was a Buffalo guy.

Jan. 11, 2019 - 11:14AM

I love your list, but I'm probably biased. Anyway, I have two more football players you can add: Dorsey Levens (running back for the Green Bay Packers) is from Syracuse and Dean Biasucci (kicker for the Colts in the late 80s and early 90s) is from Niagara Falls. 

Jan. 11, 2019 - 3:34PM

@muskie027 I'll add him.

@MoPack626 I'm glad you like the list! I'll add both of them.

Feb. 26, 2019 - 12:32PM

Hutch Jones, Buffalo

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