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by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: KYLE GREEN - Left-handed hitter Kory Casto went from the Portland Pilots to pro baseball.Dec. 8, 1981

Kory Casto

(age 32)

Casto, born in Salem, went from North Marion High in Aurora to the University of Portland to the major leagues.

His MLB debut came on April 3, 2007, and the 6-1, 195-pounder played first base, left field or designated hitter in 82 games in 2007-08 with the Washington Nationals.