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1997 Jacksonville Suns (AA)

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Parent Organization: Detroit Tigers
W-L Record: 66-73 .475
Rank: 3rd in Southern League East
Run Differential: 699-741 -42
Manager(s): Dave Anderson
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Ballpark: Sam W. Wolfson Baseball Park
Attendance: 238,238 6/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Tim Torricelli
Pitching Coach: Rick Bombard

#1 Draft Picks

Seth Greisinger (#6), Mike Drumright (#11), Matt Drews (#13)
Southern League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1997 Jacksonville Suns season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    4Rich Almanzar2B5-10160R-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Glen BarkerCF5-10180R-R26DET: 1993-11-305MLB--
    -Scott BreamSS6-1170B-R26SDN: 1989-3-76AAA--
    14Julio Bruno3B5-11190R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Decomba ConnerOF5-10185R-R23CIN: 1994-7-184AA--
    -Bryan CoreyP6-0170R-R23DET: 1993-12-333MLB--
    40Matt DrewsP6-8230R-R22NYA: 1993-1-13AAA--
    -Mike DrumrightP6-4210L-R23DET: 1995-1-11AAA--
    -Roberto DuranP6-0167L-L24TOR: 1990-42-1111MLB--
    -Juan EncarnacionRF-CF6-3187R-R21Not draftedMLB--
    22Kevin GallaherP6-3190R-R28Not draftedAAA--
    8Luis GarciaSS6-0175R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    15Scott GentileP5-10205R-R26MON: 1992-4-99AA--
    32Gary GoldsmithP6-2205R-R25DET: 1993-53-1435AAA--
    -Seth GreisingerP6-3200R-R21DET: 1996-1-6MLB--
    -Jimmy HurstRF6-6225R-R25CHA: 1990-12-321MLB--
    -Jesse Ibarra1B6-3195B-R24SFN: 1994-6-172AAA--
    -Earl JohnsonOF5-10165B-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Steve LackeySS5-11159R-R22NYN: 1992-16-441AA--
    28Kevin LidleP5-11170B-R25DET: 1992-24-672AAA--
    38Del Marine3B6-0205R-R25DET: 1991-37-972AAA--
    -Jesus MarquezOF6-1160L-L24Not draftedAA--
    -Kenny MarreroP6-3208R-R27Not draftedAAA--
    -David MelendezP6-0168B-R21COL: 1993-57-1527AA--
    -Orlando MillerSS6-1180R-R28Not draftedMLB--
    23Brandon ReedP6-4195R-R22DET: 1993-45-1253AAA--
    28Dave RobertsCF-LF5-10175L-L25DET: 1994-28-781MLB--
    -Willis RobertsP6-3175R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Adam RodriguezC5-10195R-R26DET: 1993-41-1145AAA--
    -Marino SantanaP6-1190R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Tom Schmidt3B6-3200R-R24COL: 1992-24-683AA--
    -Chad SchroederP6-1195R-R23DET: 1996-30-881AA--
    11Ira SmithOF-2B5-11185R-R29LAN: 1990-37-983AAA--

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