Ross Gload originally hails from Long Island, NY where he is the owner of several county home runs records, as well as the recipient of the “Carl Yastrzemski Award”, which is awarded to the most outstanding high school player in Suffolk County.
Following high school, Ross attended the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL, and in 1997 was drafted by the Florida Marlins. Ross played 15 seasons of professional baseball, which includes parts of 10 different seasons in the Major Leagues. Ross’ Major League stops included the Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Florida Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, and New York Mets. Ross earned a World Series ring with the White Sox in 2005.
Ross has made his home in Charlotte since originally playing here with the Knights in 2003. He is married to his wife, Betsy, and father to Greyson and Belle.
1997-2000 Florida Marlins
2000-2001 Chicago Cubs
2001-2002 Colorado Rockies
2002-2003 New York Mets
2003-2006 White Sox
2006-2008 Kansas City
2008-2009 Florida Marlins
2009-2012 Philadelphia Phillies
2012 – Free Agent