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1997 Nashville Sounds (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Chicago White Sox
W-L Record: 74-69 .517
Rank: 3rd in American Association Eastern
Run Differential: 706-718 -12
Manager(s): Tom Spencer
Ballpark: Herschel Greer Stadium
Attendance: 269,186 8/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Von Joshua
Pitching Coach: Kirk Champion

#1 Draft Picks

Robin Ventura (#10), Eddie Pearson (#24), Chris Clemons (#33), Jim Parque (#46)
American Association Eastern 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 Nashville Sounds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Jeff AbbottCF-LF6-2200R-L24CHA: 1994-4-117MLB--
    -Allen BattleCF-LF6-0170R-R28SLN: 1991-10-259MLB--
    -Jason BereP6-4189R-R26CHA: 1990-36-952MLB--
    -Mike BertottiP6-1185L-L27CHA: 1991-31-826MLB--
    -Doug Brady2B5-11165B-R27CHA: 1991-12-332MLB--
    -Mike CameronCF-RF6-2190R-R24CHA: 1991-18-488MLB--
    -Carmine CappuccioOF6-3200L-R27CHA: 1992-9-260AAA--
    -Carlos CastilloP6-2225R-R28LAN: 1991-41-1078AAA--
    -Chris ClemonsP6-4220R-R24CHA: 1994-1-33MLB--
    -John CottonIF6-0170L-R26CLE: 1989-10-255AAA--
    -Nelson CruzP6-1185R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Jeff DarwinP6-3180R-R27SEA: 1988-13-331MLB--
    -Brian DownsC6-2210R-R22CHA: 1995-13-364AAA--
    -Jason EvansOF5-11185B-R26CHA: 1992-12-344AAA--
    -Tom FordhamP6-2205L-L23CHA: 1993-11-313MLB--
    -Keith FoulkeP6-0200R-R24SFN: 1994-9-256MLB--
    -Derek HasselhoffP6-2202R-R23CHA: 1995-17-476AAA--
    -Mike HeathcottP6-3180R-R28CHA: 1991-13-358MLB--
    -Barry JohnsonP6-4200R-R27Not draftedAAA--
    -Stacy JonesP6-6225R-R30BAL: 1988-3-61MLB--
    -Matt KarchnerP6-4215R-R30KCA: 1989-8-205MLB--
    -Brian KeyserP6-1180R-R30CHA: 1989-19-485MLB--
    -Scott Leius3B6-3208R-R31MIN: 1986-13-325MLB--
    -Al LevineP6-3198R-R29CHA: 1991-11-306MLB--
    -Robert MachadoC6-1205R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank Menechino2B5-9175R-R26CHA: 1993-45-1261MLB--
    -Greg Norton3B-1B6-1205B-R24CHA: 1993-2-59MLB--
    -Magglio OrdonezRF6-0200R-R23UDFAMLB-Retired
    -Jim ParqueOF5-11165L-L21CHA: 1997-1-46MLB-Free Agent
    -Eddie Pearson1B6-3285L-R23CHA: 1992-1-24AAA--
    -Wil PolidorSS6-1158B-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Rich PrattP6-3201L-L26CHA: 1993-9-257AAA--
    -Todd RizzoP6-2220R-L26Not draftedMLB--
    -Gene Schall1B6-3200R-R27PHI: 1991-4-109MLB--
    -Mike SirotkaP6-1200L-L26CHA: 1993-15-425MLB--
    -Chuck SmithP6-1185R-R27MON: 1989-30-774MLB--
    -Chris Snopek3B-SS6-1185R-R26CHA: 1992-6-176MLB--
    -Larry ThomasP6-1190R-L27CHA: 1991-2-69MLB--
    -Mario Valdez1B6-2190L-R22CHA: 1993-48-1333MLB--
    -Robin Ventura3B6-1198L-R29CHA: 1988-1-10MLB--
    -Julio VinasOF6-1205R-R24CHA: 1991-33-878AAA--
    -Craig Wilson3B-SS6-1190R-R26CHA: 1992-13-372MLB--
    -Brian WoodsP6-6212R-R26CHA: 1993-20-565AAA--
    -Rick WronaC6-1185R-R33CHN: 1985-5-130MLB--

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