Date of Birth: 06/28/1991
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 190 lbs
College Experience: Siena College
Resides: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
2017 is Larry Balkwill's third year with the ThunderBolts and fourth professionally. He joined Windy City as a free agent on January 27, 2015. Balkwill appeared in 56 games in 2016 and set career-highs in every major statistical category. He finished third on the team in on-base percentage (.353) and second in slugging (.386). 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.