Back to the Future: Tanner McCallister

Trapped in the past on Junior Diamond Prospects...Tanner McCallister made a name for himself on our site as a member of the Sparkle City Stars and the UBC Venom.

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Year What Junior Diamond Prospects had to say about Tanner McCallister
2009 RHP - Right-hand pitcher with a sturdy frame, McCallister (pictured right) pitched well enough to win a lot of games but came up on the...for more, click here.
2009 The Stars opened things up with a run in the bottom of the first. Hunter Smith was hit by the first pitch of the game. After a pair of pop-outs, Tanner McCallister walked and Bryce Keim singled to bring in Smith and give the Stars...for more, click here.
2010 After a one run pool game these two teams of constellations were set to battle it out in the championship game of the 10U AAA division of the inaugural tournament at the Timken Sports Complex in Union. The Sparkle City Stars called on right-hander Tanner McCallister in the starting role. The Simpsonville Stars, currently ranked #2 in the South Carolina U.S.S.S.A. 10U AAA rankings, countered with...for more, click here.
2010 Tanner McCallister, 3B - McCallister is a potential power guy from the right side. Solidly built young man who has gained a lot of experience hitting in the middle of the Stars lineup. Came on in relief and...for more, click here.

JrDP - Do you have any relatives that played baseball in college or professionally? If so, who are they and where did they play?

TM - Yes, my uncle Connie McCallister - he played at SMC and Newberry College...for more, click here.

Tanner McCallister, 3B- McCallister was one of many good hitters on the Stars, but he displayed more power than his teammates. His triple was one of just a few seen this weekend and the doubles he added...for more, click here.


Tanner McCallister, 3B - Our crystal ball projects Tanner McCallister as a power hitting corner infielder who will throw some too at the next level. Today he held down the hot corner for this 11U AAA team from Spartanburg County. Found the barrel in every AB in this game. Went 2-3 and...for more, click here.


Jay Durrah followed that up with a line drive single to left to put runners on first and second and give the Pirates the first scoring opportunity early in the game. But Smith induced Trotter Harlan to hit a ground ball to third that Tanner McCallister fielded cleanly and stepped on the bag for the first out. He then...for more, click here.


Tanner McCallister, 3B - A recent addition to the Venom, this young man had a great game as well. He made great contact in all four at-bats and...for more, click here.

2011 Tanner McCallister, seventh grade - McAllister was three for four today with three RBI singles. He is a very good three hole hitter because he often selects the pitch he wants and...for more, click here.
2012 Tanner McCallister, 3B/RHP - McCallister is a powerfully built young man. Broad shoulders and a powerful lower half makes him well suited for the hot corner. He was called out on strikes in the first on an obviously poor call. What impressed us is that, unlike most kids his age, McCallister just turned...for more, click here.
2012 Two Upstate 12U South Carolina teams kicked things off in the Hub City at the U.S.S.S.A. Worth Sports Spring Challenge. The UBC Venom, based out of Spartanburg, took the field on Saturday morning as the home team with right-hander Tanner McCallister on the hill...for more, click here.
2012 Teodosio walked Tanner McCallister to start the second but he retired the next three hitters, recording his first two strikeouts along with fielding a pop fly in foul territory for the other out...for more, click here.
2012 Tanner McCallister started the Venom third with an infield single that Garfinkle made a great stop on. But his throw pulled Dula off the first base bag. After a strikeout for the first out, Morgan issued a couple of walks to load the bases...for more, click here.
2012 Barritt then walked Austin Daniel and hit Tanner McCallister to load the bases with nobody out. Marchbanks came through with...for more, click here.

On Sunday, Dorman HS junior 3B/RHP Tanner McCallister made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston. (as reported on on September 29, 2016)