Jayson Werth Info:
Born: 5/20/1979 in Springfield, IL
HT: 6'5 WT: 220Bio
Major League Debut: 9/1/2002
Jayson Richard Gowan Werth... Married with two children... 1997 graduate of Glenwood High School (IL), where he played baseball... Hit .652 his senior year with 15 HR in 31 games... Signed a letter of intent with the University of Georgia before signing with BAL... His grandfather, Dick "Ducky" Schofield, played in the major leagues for 19 years while his uncle, Dick Schofield, played 14 years... His stepfather, Dennis Werth, played 4 years (1979-82) and his mother, Kim Schofield Werth, competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the long jump and 100 meters... Co-hosted a Play Ball L.A. clinic in 2005... Named to The Sporting News 2006, 2007 and 2009 postseason NL All-Star squads...