Date of Birth: 06/28/1991
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 190 lbs
College Experience: Siena College
Resides: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
2018 is Larry Balkwill's fourth year with the ThunderBolts and fifth professionally. He joined Windy City as a free agent on January 27, 2015. After playing part-time for two years, Balkwill enjoyed a breakout season in 2018, setting career highs in every offensive category and leading the team in home runs (20), RBIs (64) and slugging (.521). He was named the starting catcher of the East Division All-Star team. He had been drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 41st round in 2009, but decided to go to Siena College, where he played four years. He appeared in 195 games for the Saints, hitting .264 with a .371 on-base percentage. He smacked 15 homers and drove in 113 runs. Larry attended Ursuline Catholic High School in Chatham, Ontario.