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1997 Phoenix Firebirds

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 Pacific Coast League (South)
Overall: 88-55
Scored 816 runs, Allowed 721 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-63

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Ron Wotus
Represented: Phoenix, AZ
Ballpark: Peoria Sports Complex (Peoria, AZ), Phoenix Municipal Stadium (II) (Phoenix, AZ) and Scottsdale Stadium (Scottsdale, AZ)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Rene Arocha311814111000000005.000.000.000.000000300
2Rich Aurilia258393491020152154.294.385.441.8261510000
3Cory Bailey2613110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
4Jeff Ball2812654147090151383181031045884.321.396.530.926249125175
5Marvin Benard*261772601420500543119.333.444.417.8612531000
6Damon Berryhill#33415130500010021.385.467.385.851510002
7Bobby Bonds271110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
8Jay Canizaro2323918112167021222924.198.278.358.6362920100
9Dan Carlson273015121100000017.083.154.083.237100200
10Edwin Corps247540000000013.000.200.000.200000000
11Doug Creek*282524245620000007.250.250.333.583800000
12Jacob Cruz*241275654939717845312951836464.361.434.538.971265113059
13Wilson Delgado#2411945141647120224959932470.288.326.425.75117791644
14Osvaldo Fernandez282550200000001.400.400.400.800200000
15Tim Florez2711444840257121244761633268.301.363.433.79617458512
16Keith Foulke241211101101000012.100.182.300.482300000
17Chad Frontera245650100000001.200.200.200.400100100
18Darryl Hamilton*32314141410120002.286.286.571.857800000
19Lee Hancock*307221100000001.500.500.5001.000100000
20Chad Hartvigson*26171190000000023.000.182.000.182010000
21Dax Jones26933182714869753289103939.255.346.351.6979561340
22Darryl Kennedy2832108981017400811613.173.224.214.4392121121
23Ramon Martinez2418645761620171059.281.333.368.7022110110
24Craig Mayes*27722212210000015.095.136.143.279320000
25Dave McCarty27121488434851532752292944975.353.419.5901.009256182125
26Doug Mirabelli261004013324988232848125869.265.384.419.80313997312
27Russ Ortiz231417130300020016.231.333.231.564301200
28Randy Phillips2621981100000015.125.222.125.347100000
29Ricky Pickett*2761320000000012.000.333.000.333000000
30Dante Powell23108510452911092441142341052105.241.323.385.70817493301
31Shawn Purdy2856440000000001.000.000.000.000010000
32Pat Rapp293320100000001.500.500.5001.000100100
33Joe Roa256971100000014.143.250.143.393100100
34Kevin Roberson#29109399349601001951467953798.287.371.490.861171611022
35Rich Rowland3319665910145021300713.237.318.424.7422520000
36Steve Soderstrom253115140300000004.214.214.214.429300100
37Andy Taulbee2419550000000003.000.000.000.000000000
38Chris Unrat*261320100000010.500.667.5001.167100000
39Doug Vanderweele2736660000000003.000.000.000.000000000
40William VanLandingham264550000000001.000.000.000.000000000
41Mike Villano251314123610030012.500.538.5831.122700100
42Keith Williams253550100000002.200.200.200.400100000
43Desi Wilson*28121502451761552767531634473.344.404.477.881215114035
44Ken Woods2611101000100001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
45Eddie Zosky29862612413867104945331638.278.323.465.78811251122
45 Players26.41435569491881614452964612775213457530928.294.366.450.816221411749383440
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Rene Arocha3173.7004.7618180100111.2121595917270684034701.3259.81.42.25.52.52
2Cory Bailey26401.0001.561301100317.1164306114001701.2698.30.03.17.32.33
3Dan Carlson27133.8133.8829147003109.01025347123611082164511.2668.41.03.08.93.00
4Edwin Corps2421.6675.6872100019.02614120818000881.78912.30.03.83.81.00
5Doug Creek*2886.5714.9325230210129.21407671156601374275831.5899.71.04.69.52.08
6Osvaldo Fernandez28003.0022000012.010541314001471.0837.50.82.23.01.33
7Keith Foulke2454.5564.501212000076.079383811150546213211.2379.41.31.86.43.60
8Chad Frontera24201.0006.2055000024.2321917290132131141.66211.70.73.34.71.44
9Lee Hancock*3001.0006.1070100010.123770409000532.61320.00.03.57.82.25
10Chad Hartvigson*2622.5005.37174400053.26334324170522122381.49110.60.72.98.73.06
11John Johnstone2803.0004.0338034002438.03417173153301041611.2898.10.73.67.12.00
12Russ Ortiz2343.5715.511414000085.096575211340702133761.52910.21.23.67.42.06
13Mark Peterson*26007.363010003.26430102100211.90914.70.02.54.92.00
14Randy Phillips2654.5563.04213400047.14420165182272021981.3108.41.03.45.11.50
15Ricky Pickett*2733.5003.1961029001267.25227242493854043021.4936.90.36.511.31.73
16Shawn Purdy28103.7694.375602600282.110345408331422133671.65211.30.93.64.61.27
17Pat Rapp29201.0003.6033000015.016662906100691.6679.61.25.43.60.67
18Joe Roa2531.7504.7565000036.04321194110161001581.50010.81.02.84.01.45
19Steve Soderstrom2548.3336.4731158001105.21418176125217861104981.82612.01.04.46.61.50
20Andy Taulbee2422.5007.52196500040.26441344140200001951.91814.20.93.14.41.43
21Doug Vanderweele2764.6004.59362800168.29938356182355033131.70413.00.82.44.61.94
22William VanLandingham2611.5009.0044000017.020191722107014922.41210.61.111.13.70.33
23Mike Villano2553.6254.161311100071.17536337271412023091.4309.50.93.45.21.52
23 Players26.78855.6154.7714314314033461241.214057216581284931792647115954941.52910.20.93.66.71.88
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Doug Mirabelli996294746.9946.832352441%
Darryl Kennedy301821240.9806.47017729%
Rich Rowland161156001.0007.5624343%
Craig Mayes5233001.0005.2005117%
Damon Berryhill3141001.0005.0001150%
Chris Unrat12020.5002.000100%

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dave McCarty7556153371.9958.19
Desi Wilson7559243674.9918.47
Jeff Ball320612.9638.67

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Tim Florez105189313992.9824.78
Eddie Zosky16332737.9523.75
Jay Canizaro15253727.9694.13
Ramon Martinez142541311.9574.71
Wilson Delgado51115031.0005.20
Jeff Ball23310.8573.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jeff Ball107461661413.9381.98
Eddie Zosky421665413.9531.93
Jay Canizaro679011.0002.67
Tim Florez31621.7782.33
Darryl Kennedy222001.0002.00
Ken Woods100000.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Wilson Delgado1141973321886.9674.64
Eddie Zosky304469418.9663.77
Rich Aurilia81422081.0004.50
Tim Florez4410011.0003.50
Ramon Martinez213001.0002.00

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Kevin Roberson790.00
Dax Jones380.00
Desi Wilson380.00
Marvin Benard70.00
Bobby Bonds10.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dante Powell1080.00
Dax Jones310.00
Marvin Benard40.00
Jacob Cruz30.00
Darryl Hamilton30.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jacob Cruz1140.00
Kevin Roberson150.00
Dax Jones140.00
Marvin Benard60.00
Dave McCarty10.00
Keith Williams10.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jacob Cruz1172391684.9702.18
Dante Powell108266741.9862.53
Kevin Roberson92139730.9801.59
Dax Jones81146652.9681.88
Desi Wilson3866631.9601.89
Marvin Benard1726210.9661.65
Darryl Hamilton360001.0002.00
Bobby Bonds100000.00
Dave McCarty120001.0002.00
Keith Williams100000.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ricky Pickett6133001.0000.10
Shawn Purdy5611413.9380.27
John Johnstone3813011.0000.11
Doug Vanderweele3621411.9410.44
Steve Soderstrom3181812.9630.84
Dan Carlson2999021.0000.62
Doug Creek2522030.8800.88
Randy Phillips2174001.0000.52
Andy Taulbee1956001.0000.58
Rene Arocha1891350.8151.22
Chad Hartvigson1714001.0000.29
Russ Ortiz149721.8891.14
Cory Bailey1314001.0000.38
Mike Villano13912021.0001.62
Keith Foulke122910.9170.92
Edwin Corps720001.0000.29
Lee Hancock711011.0000.29
Joe Roa60510.8330.83
Chad Frontera51210.7500.60
William VanLandingham421001.0000.75
Mark Peterson30010.0000.00
Pat Rapp322001.0001.33
Osvaldo Fernandez224001.0003.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Rene Arocha31RR6' 0.0"180Feb 24, 1966La Habana, La Habana, CU
Rich Aurilia25RR6' 0.0"170Sep 2, 1971Brooklyn, NY, US
Cory Bailey26RR6' 0.0"195Jan 24, 1971Herrin, IL, US
Jeff Ball28RR5' 10.0"185Apr 17, 1969Merced, CA, US
Marvin Benard26LL5' 10.0"180Jan 20, 1971Bluefields, Atlantico Sur, NI
Damon Berryhill33SR6' 0.0"205Dec 3, 1963South Laguna, CA, US
Bobby Bonds27RR6' 4.0"180Mar 7, 1970Palo Alto, CA, US
Jay Canizaro23RR5' 9.0"170Jul 4, 1973Beaumont, TX, US
Dan Carlson27RR6' 1.0"185Jan 26, 1970Portland, OR, US
Edwin Corps24RR5' 11.0"190Nov 3, 1972Humacao, PR
Doug Creek28LL5' 10.0"205Mar 1, 1969Winchester, VA, US
Jacob Cruz24LL6' 0.0"175Jan 28, 1973Oxnard, CA, US
Wilson Delgado24SR5' 11.0"145Jul 15, 1972San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Osvaldo Fernandez28RR6' 2.0"190Nov 4, 1968Holguin, Holguin, CU
Tim Florez27RR5' 10.0"170Jul 23, 1969Salt Lake City, UT, US
Keith Foulke24RR6' 0.0"195Oct 19, 1972Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, US
Chad Frontera24RR6' 2.0"200Nov 22, 1972Brooklyn, NY, US
Darryl Hamilton32LR6' 1.0"180Dec 3, 1964Baton Rouge, LA, US
Lee Hancock30LL6' 4.0"215Jun 27, 1967North Hollywood, CA, US
Chad Hartvigson26LL6' 1.0"170Dec 15, 1970Seattle, WA, US
John Johnstone28RR6' 3.0"195Nov 25, 1968Liverpool, NY, US
Dax Jones26RR6' 0.0"180Aug 4, 1970Pittsburgh, PA, US
Darryl Kennedy28RR5' 10.0"170Jan 23, 1969Haines City, FL, US
Ramon Martinez24RR6' 1.0"170Oct 10, 1972Philadelphia, PA, US
Craig Mayes27LR5' 10.0"195May 8, 1970Royal Oak, MI, US
Dave McCarty27RL6' 5.0"210Nov 23, 1969Houston, TX, US
Doug Mirabelli26RR6' 1.0"205Oct 18, 1970Kingman, AZ, US
Russ Ortiz23RR6' 1.0"200Jun 5, 1974Van Nuys, CA, US
Mark Peterson26LL5' 11.0"195Nov 27, 1970Bellevue, WA, US
Randy Phillips26RR6' 3.0"210Mar 18, 1971Little Rock, AR, US
Ricky Pickett27LL6' 1.0"220Jan 19, 1970Fort Worth, TX, US
Dante Powell23RR6' 2.0"185Aug 25, 1973Long Beach, CA, US
Shawn Purdy28RR6' 0.0"205Jul 30, 1968St. Petersburg, FL, US
Pat Rapp29RR6' 3.0"195Jul 13, 1967Jennings, LA, US
Joe Roa25RR6' 1.0"195Oct 11, 1971Southfield, MI, US
Kevin Roberson29SR6' 4.0"210Jan 29, 1968Decatur, IL, US
Rich Rowland33RR6' 1.0"210Feb 25, 1964Cloverdale, CA, US
Steve Soderstrom25RR6' 3.0"215Apr 3, 1972Turlock, CA, US
Andy Taulbee24RR6' 4.0"210Oct 5, 1972Atlanta, GA, US
Chris Unrat26LR6' 1.0"205Mar 28, 1971Montreal, QC, CA
Doug Vanderweele27RR6' 2.0"205Mar 18, 1970Biloxi, MS, US
William VanLandingham26RR6' 2.0"210Jul 16, 1970Columbia, TN, US
Mike Villano25RR6' 0.0"190Aug 10, 1971Bay City, MI, US
Keith Williams25RR6' 0.0"190Apr 21, 1972Bedford, PA, US
Desi Wilson28LL6' 7.0"230May 9, 1969Glen Cove, NY, US
Ken Woods26RR5' 10.0"170Aug 2, 1970Los Angeles, CA, US
Eddie Zosky29RR6' 0.0"175Feb 10, 1968Whittier, CA, US

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