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1997 WEST MICHIGAN WHITECAPS

+    Level: A
Location:  
Team Record:  92-39   .702
Result:   1st in Midwest League - Eastern Division
Affiliate:  Detroit Tigers
Manager(s):  Bruce Fields
Stadium:  Old Kent Park
Attendance:  536,029
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Blair (31)
Youngest Player:  Rene Capellan (19)
Top Hitter:  Robert Fick (1)
Top Pitcher:  Clay Bruner (3)
Top Prospect:   Dave Borkowski
Midwest League Standings
EasternWLPctGB
West Michigan9239.702--
Michigan7067.51125.0
Fort Wayne6867.50426.0
Lansing6968.50426.0
South Bend5483.39441.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
-Kurt AirosoIFAAA6-2190RightRight2/12/197522Tulare,California199629851DET

-Chris BauerPA+6-1185RightRight12/28/197323Tulsa,Oklahoma19966161DET
-Willie BlairPMLB6-1185RightRight12/18/196531Paintsville,Kentucky198611289TOR
-Dave BorkowskiPMLB6-1200RightRight2/7/197720Detroit,Michigan199511294DET
-Clay BrunerPAA6-3180RightRight10/16/197620Weatherford,Oklahoma1995498DET
-Rene CapellanSSA+5-11160RightRight4/24/197819Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1995UDFA DET
-Jesus CedenoOFA+5-11160RightRight6/24/197621Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1995UDFA DET
-Francisco CorderoPMLB6-2200RightRight5/11/197522Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1994UDFA DET
-Derek DacePAAA6-7200LeftLeft4/11/197522Rolla,Missouri19948220HOU
-Dave DarwinPAAA6-0185LeftLeft12/19/197323Charlotte,North Carolina199626761DET
-Brian DuboseOFAA6-3208LeftRight5/17/197126Detroit,Michigan1989531326DET
-Robert Fick1B-RFMLB6-1189LeftRight3/15/197423Torrance,California19965131DET
-John ForanPA+6-1185RightRight10/22/197323Okinawa,Japan199510266DET
-Apostol GarciaPAA6-0155RightRight8/3/197620Las Matas de Farfan,Dominican Republic1992UDFA DET
-Jacques LandryOFAAA6-3205RightRight8/15/197323Bryan,Texas199612341DET
-Chris Lemonis2B-SSAAA5-11180LeftRight8/21/197323Brooklyn,New York1995UDFA DET
-Romulo MartinezPAAA6-1170RightRight12/5/197620Santiago,Dominican Republic1995UDFA DET
-Derek MitchellIFAAA6-2170RightRight3/9/197522Waukegan,Illinois199532882DET
-Rich OzarowskiSSA+5-9175BothRight10/19/197422Boca Raton,Florida199730895DET
-Craig QuintalPA+6-0190RightRight1/21/197522Metairie,Louisiana19968221DET
-Greg RomoPAA6-2165LeftRight5/14/197522Bakersfield,California199425697DET
-Pedro SantanaIFAAA5-11160RightRight9/21/197620San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic2002UDFA CIN
-Chad SchroederPAA6-1195RightRight9/21/197323Elgin,Illinois199630881DET
-Scott SollmannOFAA5-10167LeftLeft5/2/197522Cincinnati,Ohio19967191DET
-Franklin SosaCA5-11170RightRight2/27/197621San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1996UDFA DET
-Russ SpearPA+6-3190RightRight8/30/197719Albanvale,Australia1995UDFA SD
-Chad StevensonCA+6-4215RightRight2/3/197621Covina,California199413361DET
-Chris WakelandRFMLB6-0185LeftLeft6/15/197423Huntington Beach,California199615431DET
-Mark ZamarripaPAA6-0175RightRight7/28/197422Los Angeles,California1996UDFA DET
-Alexis ZapataOFA+6-3190RightRight5/20/197720Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1996UDFA DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Skeeter BarnesHitting Coach 
Bruce FieldsManager 
Steve McCattyPitching Coach 


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