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1997 JACKSONVILLE SUNS

+    Level: AA
Location:  Jacksonville,FL
Team Record:  66-73   .475
Result:   3rd in Southern League - East Division
Affiliate:  Detroit Tigers
Manager(s):  Dave Anderson
Stadium:  Sam W. Wolfson Baseball Park
Attendance:  238,238
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ira Smith (29)
Youngest Player:  David Melendez (21)
Top Hitter:  Juan Encarnacion (2)
Top Pitcher:  Brandon Reed (6)
Top Prospect:   Mike Drumright
Southern League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Huntsville7762.554--
Greenville7466.5293.5
Jacksonville6673.47511.0
Orlando6375.45713.5
Carolina5582.40121.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
4Rich Almanzar2BAAA5-10160RightRight4/3/197621San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic1995UDFA DET

-Glen BarkerCFMLB5-10180RightRight5/10/197126Albany,New York199311305DET
-Scott BreamSSAAA6-1170BothRight11/4/197026Omaha,Nebraska1989376SD
14Julio Bruno3BAAA5-11190RightRight10/15/197224Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic1990UDFA SD
-Decomba ConnerOFAA5-10185RightRight7/17/197323Mooresville,North Carolina19947184CIN
-Bryan CoreyPMLB6-0170RightRight10/21/197323Thousand Oaks,California199312333DET
40Matt DrewsPAAA6-8230RightRight8/29/197422Sarasota,Florida1993113NYY
-Mike DrumrightPAAA6-4210LeftRight4/19/197423Salina,Kansas1995111DET
-Roberto DuranPMLB6-0167LeftLeft3/6/197324Moca,Dominican Republic1990421093TOR
-Juan EncarnacionRF-CFMLB6-3187RightRight3/8/197621Las Matas de Farfan,Dominican Republic1992UDFA DET
22Kevin GallaherPAAA6-3190RightRight8/1/196828Fairfax,Virginia1991UDFA HOU
8Luis GarciaSSMLB6-0175RightRight5/20/197522San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic1993UDFA DET
15Scott GentilePAA5-10205RightRight12/21/197026New Britain,Connecticut1992499MTL
32Gary GoldsmithPAAA6-2205RightRight7/4/197125Alamogordo,New Mexico1993531433DET
-Seth GreisingerPMLB6-3200RightRight7/29/197521Kansas City,Kansas199616DET
-Jimmy HurstRFMLB6-6225RightRight3/1/197225Tuscaloosa,Alabama199012311CHW
-Jesse Ibarra1BAAA6-3195BothRight7/12/197224Los Angeles,California19946172SF
-Earl JohnsonOFAAA5-10165BothRight10/3/197125Detroit,Michigan1992UDFA SD
-Steve LackeySSAA5-11159RightRight9/25/197422Corona,California199216441NYM
28Kevin LidlePAAA5-11170BothRight3/22/197225Hollywood,California199224672DET
38Del Marine3BAAA6-0205RightRight10/18/197125Santa Monica,California199137973DET
-Jesus MarquezOFAA6-1160LeftLeft3/12/197324Caracas,Venezuela1992UDFA SEA
-Kenny MarreroPAAA6-3208RightRight5/13/197027Bronx,New York1992UDFA DET
-David MelendezPAA6-0168BothRight6/25/197621Caguas,Puerto Rico1993571525COL
-Orlando MillerSSMLB6-1180RightRight1/13/196928Estafeta el Dorado,Panama1987UDFA NYY
23Brandon ReedPAAA6-4195RightRight12/18/197422Flint,Michigan1993451253DET
28Dave RobertsCF-LFMLB5-10175LeftLeft5/31/197225Okinawa,Japan199428781DET
-Willis RobertsPMLB6-3175RightRight6/19/197522San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1992UDFA DET
-Adam RodriguezCAAA5-10195RightRight3/16/197126Tucson,Arizona1993411145DET
-Marino SantanaPMLB6-1190RightRight5/10/197225San Jose de Los Llamas,Dominican Republic1990UDFA SEA
-Tom Schmidt3BAA6-3200RightRight2/12/197324Towson,Maryland199224683COL
-Chad SchroederPAA6-1195RightRight9/21/197323Elgin,Illinois199630881DET
11Ira SmithOF-2BAAA5-11185RightRight8/4/196729Chestertown,Maryland199037965LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dave AndersonManager 
Rick BombardPitching Coach 
Tim TorricelliHitting Coach 


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