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1997 Tampa YankeesSeason Roster
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Michael Spence played for the 1997 Tampa Yankees
LeagueFlorida State LeagueDivisionWestLevelA+CategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameYankees
LocationTampa,Florida
Record70-66 (5th in Florida State League West)
BallparkLegends Field
ManagerLee Mazzilli
CoachesDavid Howard (Hitting Coach), Mark Shiflett (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
Attendance149,191 (Rank: 2nd)
MLB Parent OrgNew York YankeesAffiliate History
Years Available1977-2018

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions -- About Minor League Data

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1997 Tampa Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 Tampa Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Tony ArmasP6-4 205 R-R 1978-04-29 19Puerto Piritu,Venezuela MLB1995-20091999-2008  
1994-   UDFA-NYA
 
-Brian August3B6-2 180 R-R 1976-03-07 21Wilmington,Delaware A+1995-1999-St. Mark's (Wilmington,DE)Delaware
1997-18- 559-NYA
 
-Tom BeckerSS6-3 205 R-R 1975-01-13 22Adelaide,Australia AA1994-2000-   Pratt CC
1988-46-1181-NYN
 
-Jason BeverlinP6-5 220 L-R 1973-11-21 23Waynesville,North Carolina MLB1992-20072002-2002Dondero (Royal Oak,MI)Western Carolina U.
1994- 4-  93-OAK
 
-Brian BoehringerP6-2 190 B-R 1970-01-08 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1988-20071995-2004Northwest (House Springs,MO)UNLV, St. Louis CC-Meramec
1991- 4- 124-CHA
 
-Ryan BowenP6-0 185 R-R 1968-02-10 29Hanford,California MLB1987-19991991-1995Hanford (Hanford,CA)
1986- 1-  13-HOU
 
-Charlie BrownP6-3 178 R-R 1973-09-13 23Fort Pierce,Florida AA1992-1997-Carroll (Fort Pierce,FL)
1991-31- 802-NYA
 
-Ronnie Brown2B6-3 185 R-R 1970-01-17 27Tampa,Florida AAA1991-1998-   State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Mississippi St
1993-24- 687-FLO
 
-Vick Brown2B6-1 170 R-R 1972-08-14 24Donalsonville,Georgia AAA1993-2000-Grand Ridge (Grand RIdge,FL)NWFlorida St
1992-37-1026-NYA
 
-Alain Cruz3B5-11 185 R-R 1975-07-03 21La Habana,Cuba A+1996-1997-   Miami-Dade Col
1996-42-1257-NYA
 
-Francisco De la cruzP6-2 175 R-R 1973-07-09 23La Romana,Dom Rep AA1997-2000-      
-Luis De Los SantosP6-2 216 R-R 1977-11-01 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20032002-2002      
-Les DennisSS-3B6-0 175 R-R 1973-06-03 24Portland,Oregon AA1992-2000-West Linn (West Linn,OR)Portland
1995-28- 786-NYA
 
-Craig DingmanP6-4 215 R-R 1974-03-12 23Wichita,Kansas MLB1993-20052000-2005Wichita North (Wichita,KS)Hutchinson CC
1993-36-1009-NYA
 
-Dave DudeckP6-2 210 R-R 1972-08-24 24Somerville,New Jersey A+1994-1997-Hun School (Princeton,NJ)Trenton St    
-Derek Dukart3B6-4 205 L-R 1971-08-17 25Portland,Oregon AA1993-1997-   Nebraska
1994-19- 535-NYA
 
-Dave EilandP6-3 205 R-R 1966-07-05 30Dade City,Florida MLB1985-20001988-2000Zephyrhills (Zephyrhills,FL)Florida, South Florida
1987- 7- 185-NYA
 
-Darrell EinertsonP6-2 190 R-R 1972-09-04 24Rhinelander,Wisconsin MLB1995-20022000-2000Urbandale (Urbandale,IA)Iowa Wesleyan Col, Indian Hills CC-Centerville, Cameron U.
1995-11- 310-NYA
 
-Scott EmmonsC6-4 205 R-R 1973-12-25 23Garden Grove,California AA1994-2001-Norco (Norco,CA)California-Riverside
1995-21- 590-NYA
 
-Ben FordP6-7 230 R-R 1975-08-15 21Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1994-20041998-2004Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)Indian Hills CC-Centerville
1994-20- 563-NYA
 
-Cristian GuzmanSS6-0 188 B-R 1978-03-21 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20101999-2010  
1994-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
-Kraig HawkinsOF6-2 170 R-R 1971-12-04 25Lake Charles,Louisiana AAA1992-1999-   South Alabama, Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
1992-12- 326-NYA
 
-Hideki IrabuP6-4 240 R-R 1969-05-05 28Hyogo,Japan MLB1988-20041997-2002  
1997-   UDFA-SDN
 
-D'Angelo JimenezSS6-0 160 B-R 1977-12-21 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20131999-2007  
1994-   UDFA-NYA
 
-Ryan Kane3B6-4 210 R-R 1974-01-25 23South Bend,Indiana A+1995-2006-   Presbyterian Col
1995- 6- 144-CAL
 
-David KeelOF6-3 205 L-R 1972-07-23 24Toney,Alabama AA1992-1998-   Mississippi, Motlow St CC
1992-23- 648-OAK
 
-Eric KoflerOF6-1 217 L-L 1976-02-11 21Flushing,New York AA1994-2006-Clearwater Central Catholic (Clearwater,FL)
1994-10- 283-NYA
 
-Denny LailP6-1 170 R-R 1974-09-10 22Taylorsville,North Carolina AAA1995-2002-Hickory (Hickory,NC)Wingate U.
1995-17- 478-NYA
 
-Jose Lobaton3B5-11 168 R-R 1974-03-29 23Portuguesa,Venezuela AAA1993-1999-      
-Ozwaldo MairenaP5-11 165 L-L 1975-07-30 21Chinandoga,Nicaragua MLB1997-20052000-2002  
1996-   UDFA-NYA
 
-Donzell McDonaldOF5-11 180 B-R 1975-02-20 22Long Beach,California MLB1995-20102001-2002Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Yavapai Col
1995-22- 618-NYA
 
-Eric MiltonP6-3 220 L-L 1975-08-04 21State College,Pennsylvania MLB1994-20091998-2009Bellefonte (Bellefonte,PA)Maryland
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
-Shea MorenzOF6-2 205 L-R 1974-01-22 23Denville,New Jersey AAA1993-1999-San Angelo Central (San Angelo,TX)Texas
1995- 1-  27-NYA
 
-Ben PhillipsP6-3 195 R-R 1975-07-28 21Sheridan,Wyoming AA1996-2000-Sheridan (Sheridan,WY)Howard Col
1995-36-1010-NYA
 
-Tim RainesOF5-8 186 B-R 1959-09-16 37Sanford,Florida MLB1977-20021979-2002Seminole (Sanford,FL)
1977- 5- 106-MON
 
-Stephen RandolphP6-3 185 L-L 1974-05-01 23Okinawa,Japan MLB1995-20102003-2007Dos Pueblos (Goleta,CA)Texas
1995-18- 506-NYA
 
-Gregory ReszP6-5 215 L-R 1971-12-25 25San Diego,California AAA1993-1999-Glendale (Springfield,MO)Missouri St
1993-15- 421-NYA
 
-Jake RobbinsP6-5 190 R-R 1976-05-23 21Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1994-20072004-2004Myers Park (Charlotte,NC)
1994-11- 311-NYA
 
-James RowsonOF5-11 190 R-R 1976-09-12 20Mount Vernon,New York A+1995-1998-Mount St. Michael Academy (Bronx,NY)
1994- 9- 245-SEA
 
-Cody Samuel1B6-1 252 R-R 1974-04-10 23Redondo Beach,California A+1993-1998-Washington (Los Angeles,CA)
1992-23- 634-NYA
 
-Brett SchlomannP6-1 185 R-R 1974-07-31 22Collinsville,Oklahoma AA1994-1998-Owasso (Owasso,OK)
1993-42-1177-NYA
 
-Anthony ShelbyP6-3 230 L-L 1973-12-11 23Oak Lawn,Illinois AAA1993-2003-Lockport Township (Lockport,IL)Triton Col
1993-12- 337-NYA
 
-Derek ShumpertOF6-2 185 R-R 1975-09-30 21St. Louis,Missouri AA1993-2001-Aquinas-Mercy (St. Louis,MO)
1993-10- 281-NYA
 
-Sloan SmithOF6-4 215 B-R 1972-11-29 24Evanston,Illinois AA1991-1997-Evanston Township (Evanston,IL)Northwestern U.
1993- 4- 113-NYA
 
-Michael SpenceP6-3 195 R-R 1974-10-11 22Decatur,Georgia AAA1996-1999-South Gwinnett (Snellville,GA)Florida Gateway Col, Gordon Col
1995-12- 338-NYA
 
-Bob St. PierreP6-1 190 R-R 1974-04-11 23Washington,DC AA1993-2000-DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville,MD)Richmond
1995- 7- 198-NYA
 
-Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 35Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 1-   1-NYN
 
-Jaime TorresC6-0 176 R-R 1973-03-12 24Aragua,Venezuela AAA1992-1999-      
-Jason TroiloC6-1 195 R-R 1972-09-07 24West Chester,Pennsylvania AAA1993-1998-Kennett (Kennett Square,PA)James Madison U.    
-Dennis TwombleyC6-2 218 R-R 1975-06-08 22San Diego,California A+1995-2001-Patrick Henry (San Diego,CA)Pepperdine U.
1996-40-1199-NYA
 
-Cesar VerdinP6-3 210 L-L 1976-11-11 20San Diego,California A+1995-1997-Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1995-14- 394-NYA
 
-Luke WilcoxOF6-4 225 L-R 1973-11-15 23Lansing,Michigan AAA1993-2001-St. John's (St. John's,MI)Western Michigan U.
1995- 3-  86-NYA
 
-Carlos Yedo1B6-4 210 L-L 1974-02-24 23Miami,Florida A+1994-1998-Columbus (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade South CC
1994-41-1147-NYA
 
53 Players