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1996 Fort Myers Miracle

1996 > Class Adv A > 1996 Florida State League (West)
Overall: 79-58
Scored 641 runs, Allowed 541 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-58

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: John Russell
Represented: Fort Myers, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1995 / 1997

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Rafael Alvarez* 19 6 24 22 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 7 .136 .167 .136 .303 3 0 0 0 1 0
2 Ramon Borrego# 18 16 63 56 10 11 2 1 0 5 1 4 4 13 .196 .274 .268 .542 15 1 2 1 0 0
3 Armann Brown 23 112 483 403 75 100 14 8 3 27 36 15 65 75 .248 .357 .345 .702 139 5 5 7 3 0
4 Joey Cranford 21 30 115 105 9 23 3 1 0 17 3 1 7 21 .219 .265 .267 .532 28 0 0 2 1 0
5 Troy Fortin 21 104 401 358 40 89 11 2 7 52 1 1 29 29 .249 .309 .349 .658 125 10 4 6 4 0
6 Carlos Garcia 20 26 97 90 10 13 2 0 1 8 9 2 6 26 .144 .196 .200 .396 18 0 0 0 1 0
7 Shane Gunderson 22 117 495 410 61 103 20 5 5 50 12 8 63 85 .251 .368 .361 .729 148 5 14 6 2 2
8 Torii Hunter 20 4 18 16 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 5 .188 .278 .188 .465 3 0 0 0 0 0
9 Ben Jones 22 56 184 162 22 34 1 0 0 8 17 3 17 26 .210 .283 .216 .499 35 4 0 4 1 0
10 Ivory Jones* 23 48 170 144 20 34 7 1 0 10 9 7 21 32 .236 .335 .299 .634 43 2 1 3 1 0
11 Jacque Jones* 21 1 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 3 0 0 0 0 0
12 Tom Knauss 22 36 130 117 11 22 1 0 5 12 2 1 12 28 .188 .269 .325 .594 38 1 1 0 0 0
13 Corey Koskie* 23 95 383 338 43 88 19 4 9 55 1 1 40 76 .260 .338 .420 .758 142 4 1 1 3 0
14 Ryan Lane 21 106 485 404 74 110 20 7 9 62 21 9 60 96 .272 .367 .423 .791 171 2 6 6 9 0
15 Keith Legree* 24 58 247 198 39 54 8 2 5 37 2 2 42 52 .273 .409 .409 .818 81 2 5 0 2 2
16 Jim McCalmont 24 30 96 89 8 18 3 0 0 6 1 0 4 15 .202 .245 .236 .481 21 2 1 2 0 0
17 Doug Mientkiewicz* 22 133 568 492 69 143 36 4 5 79 12 2 66 47 .291 .374 .411 .784 202 10 3 1 6 3
18 Mike Moriarty 22 133 504 428 76 107 18 2 3 39 14 15 59 67 .250 .349 .322 .671 138 2 8 5 4 0
19 Kelcey Mucker* 21 100 371 331 34 79 9 3 2 32 5 2 36 66 .239 .316 .302 .618 100 11 2 1 1 4
20 Benj Sampson 21 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Javier Valentin# 20 87 379 338 34 89 26 1 7 54 1 0 32 65 .263 .330 .408 .738 138 5 4 0 5 4
22 Matt Walbeck# 26 9 40 33 4 9 1 1 0 9 0 1 4 2 .273 .350 .364 .714 12 0 1 0 2 0
22 Players 21.8 138 5257 4538 641 1134 202 42 61 565 148 77 570 834 .250 .338 .353 .691 1603 66 58 45 46 15
* - 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
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Rick Aguilera 34 2 0 1.000 3.75 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 13 5 5 1 1 0 12 1 0 1 50 1.167 9.8 0.8 0.8 9.0 12.00
2 Jason Bell 21 6 3 .667 1.69 13 13 0 0 0 0 90.1 61 20 17 1 22 0 83 6 0 3 350 0.919 6.1 0.1 2.2 8.3 3.77
3 Trevor Cobb* 22 7 3 .700 2.64 31 14 5 1 1 0 126.1 101 44 37 1 43 0 98 5 1 12 520 1.140 7.2 0.1 3.1 7.0 2.28
4 Deron Dowhower 24 2 4 .333 3.70 39 2 9 0 0 1 75.1 63 37 31 5 45 0 83 5 0 17 329 1.434 7.5 0.6 5.4 9.9 1.84
5 Gus Gandarillas 24 0 0 9.00 4 0 3 0 0 1 6.0 9 7 6 0 8 0 3 1 0 1 35 2.833 13.5 0.0 12.0 4.5 0.38
6 Tom Gourdin 23 4 6 .400 4.26 52 1 32 0 0 16 63.1 64 37 30 6 29 3 44 3 1 7 277 1.468 9.1 0.9 4.1 6.3 1.52
7 Dom Konieczki* 27 0 0 0.64 14 0 8 0 0 1 14.0 7 1 1 0 6 0 22 0 0 2 54 0.929 4.5 0.0 3.9 14.1 3.67
8 Mike Lincoln 21 5 2 .714 4.07 12 11 0 0 0 0 59.2 64 31 27 5 25 0 24 3 1 4 263 1.492 9.7 0.8 3.8 3.6 0.96
9 Paul Morse 23 1 0 1.000 2.57 13 0 12 0 0 9 14.0 8 4 4 1 5 0 10 0 0 0 50 0.929 5.1 0.6 3.2 6.4 2.00
10 Tom Mott 22 7 5 .583 4.82 14 14 0 0 0 0 74.2 80 43 40 5 37 0 48 3 0 10 328 1.567 9.6 0.6 4.5 5.8 1.30
11 Paul Pavicich* 23 2 3 .400 5.06 29 0 8 0 0 0 42.2 49 30 24 4 13 0 29 0 0 3 190 1.453 10.3 0.8 2.7 6.1 2.23
12 Dan Perkins 21 13 7 .650 2.96 39 13 10 3 1 2 136.2 125 52 45 5 37 1 111 11 1 9 557 1.185 8.2 0.3 2.4 7.3 3.00
13 Tim Peters* 23 0 3 .000 3.54 28 0 16 0 0 1 28.0 31 11 11 2 5 2 23 2 0 2 120 1.286 10.0 0.6 1.6 7.4 4.60
14 Rob Radlosky 22 4 6 .400 5.45 28 16 5 1 1 1 104.0 116 70 63 11 46 0 80 9 0 10 467 1.558 10.0 1.0 4.0 6.9 1.74
15 Fred Rath 23 2 5 .286 2.79 22 0 16 0 0 4 29.0 25 10 9 1 10 0 29 2 0 3 123 1.207 7.8 0.3 3.1 9.0 2.90
16 Mark Redman* 22 3 4 .429 1.85 13 13 0 1 0 0 82.2 63 24 17 1 34 0 75 5 1 4 335 1.173 6.9 0.1 3.7 8.2 2.21
17 Kasey Richardson* 19 1 0 1.000 6.32 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.2 18 11 11 2 8 0 12 0 0 2 69 1.660 10.3 1.1 4.6 6.9 1.50
18 Will Rushing* 23 13 6 .684 3.49 28 25 1 2 1 1 165.0 157 72 64 10 74 0 111 9 2 5 699 1.400 8.6 0.5 4.0 6.1 1.50
19 Benj Sampson* 21 7 1 .875 3.47 11 11 0 2 0 0 70.0 55 28 27 5 26 0 65 1 0 1 282 1.157 7.1 0.6 3.3 8.4 2.50
20 Jason Tatar 21 0 0 9.82 4 0 3 0 0 0 3.2 6 4 4 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 21 2.727 14.7 0.0 9.8 9.8 1.00
20 Players 22.5 79 58 .577 3.50 138 138 128 10 10 37 1213.0 1115 541 472 66 478 6 966 66 7 98 5119 1.313 8.3 0.5 3.5 7.2 2.02
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Troy Fortin 76 529 61 6 7 .990 7.76 3 69 32 32%
Javier Valentin 53 355 60 2 2 .995 7.83 8 41 35 46%
Doug Mientkiewicz 8 46 6 1 0 .981 6.50 2 9 5 36%
Matt Walbeck 7 46 6 0 1 1.000 7.43 0 5 4 44%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doug Mientkiewicz 126 1183 85 3 113 .998 10.06
Troy Fortin 13 108 11 0 13 1.000 9.15
Shane Gunderson 2 7 1 0 3 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Lane 105 219 296 19 79 .964 4.90
Joey Cranford 25 31 81 4 15 .966 4.48
Ramon Borrego 7 14 21 0 7 1.000 5.00
Jim McCalmont 4 5 8 2 1 .867 3.25
Carlos Garcia 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Corey Koskie 87 62 176 19 15 .926 2.74
Carlos Garcia 19 5 38 8 3 .843 2.26
Jim McCalmont 18 11 30 4 1 .911 2.28
Ramon Borrego 8 4 19 3 2 .885 2.88
Joey Cranford 6 4 10 2 1 .875 2.33
Javier Valentin 6 5 11 2 0 .889 2.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Moriarty 133 239 458 24 96 .967 5.24
Carlos Garcia 4 6 13 0 1 1.000 4.75
Ryan Lane 2 4 4 0 1 1.000 4.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shane Gunderson 98 0.00
Keith Legree 20 0.00
Ivory Jones 15 0.00
Ben Jones 13 0.00
Armann Brown 3 0.00
Tom Knauss 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Armann Brown 89 0.00
Ivory Jones 20 0.00
Shane Gunderson 14 0.00
Ben Jones 8 0.00
Rafael Alvarez 5 0.00
Torii Hunter 4 0.00
Troy Fortin 1 0.00
Jacque Jones 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kelcey Mucker 84 0.00
Keith Legree 31 0.00
Ben Jones 21 0.00
Tom Knauss 12 0.00
Armann Brown 3 0.00
Ivory Jones 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shane Gunderson 112 146 14 3 2 .982 1.43
Armann Brown 95 202 4 5 1 .976 2.17
Kelcey Mucker 84 119 7 3 0 .977 1.50
Keith Legree 49 57 6 2 0 .969 1.29
Ben Jones 42 61 4 0 0 1.000 1.55
Ivory Jones 36 62 4 4 0 .943 1.83
Tom Knauss 13 15 1 1 0 .941 1.23
Rafael Alvarez 5 9 1 0 1 1.000 2.00
Torii Hunter 4 9 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
Troy Fortin 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jacque Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Gourdin 52 10 10 1 0 .952 0.38
Deron Dowhower 39 8 6 1 0 .933 0.36
Dan Perkins 39 4 18 0 0 1.000 0.56
Trevor Cobb 31 11 17 6 3 .824 0.90
Paul Pavicich 29 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.31
Tim Peters 28 3 6 0 1 1.000 0.32
Rob Radlosky 28 5 12 0 0 1.000 0.61
Will Rushing 28 6 31 2 2 .949 1.32
Fred Rath 22 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.18
Dom Konieczki 14 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.21
Tom Mott 14 4 13 2 1 .895 1.21
Jason Bell 13 10 12 2 1 .917 1.69
Paul Morse 13 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.15
Mark Redman 13 2 13 1 0 .938 1.15
Mike Lincoln 12 7 12 0 0 1.000 1.58
Benj Sampson 11 1 5 1 0 .857 0.55
Gus Gandarillas 4 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.75
Jason Tatar 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kasey Richardson 3 1 0 1 0 .500 0.33
Rick Aguilera 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rick Aguilera 34 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Dec 31, 1961 San Gabriel, CA, US
Rafael Alvarez 19 L L 6' 0.0" 220 Jan 22, 1977 Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Jason Bell 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 30, 1974 Ocala, FL, US
Ramon Borrego 18 S R 5' 6.0" 170 Jun 7, 1978 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Armann Brown 23 R R 6' 1.0" 163 Sep 10, 1972 Austin, TX, US
Trevor Cobb 22 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 13, 1973 Everett, WA, US
Joey Cranford 21 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Feb 10, 1975 Macon, GA, US
Deron Dowhower 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 14, 1972
Troy Fortin 21 R R 5' 11.0" 209 Feb 24, 1975 Winnipeg, MB, CA
Gus Gandarillas 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 19, 1971 Coral Gables, FL, US
Carlos Garcia 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 21, 1976 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Tom Gourdin 23 R R 6' 3.0" 220 May 24, 1973 Price, UT, US
Shane Gunderson 22 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 16, 1973 Faribault, MN, US
Torii Hunter 20 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Jul 18, 1975 Pine Bluff, AR, US
Ben Jones 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 15, 1973 Alexandria, LA, US
Ivory Jones 23 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 28, 1973
Jacque Jones 21 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Apr 25, 1975 San Diego, CA, US
Tom Knauss 22 R R 6' 2.0" 218 Jun 16, 1974 Chicago, IL, US
Dom Konieczki 27 R L 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 16, 1969 Erie, PA, US
Corey Koskie 23 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Jun 28, 1973 Anola, MB, CA
Ryan Lane 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 6, 1974 Bellefontaine, OH, US
Keith Legree 24 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 26, 1971 Statesboro, GA, US
Mike Lincoln 21 R R 6' 2.0" 211 Apr 10, 1975 Carmichael, CA, US
Jim McCalmont 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 6, 1971
Doug Mientkiewicz 22 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 19, 1974 Toledo, OH, US
Mike Moriarty 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 8, 1974 Camden, NJ, US
Paul Morse 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 27, 1973 Mount Vernon, OH, US
Tom Mott 22 R R 6' 3.0" 217 Oct 9, 1973 San Luis Obispo, CA, US
Kelcey Mucker 21 L R 6' 4.0" 250 Feb 17, 1975 Washington, IN, US
Paul Pavicich 23 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 10, 1973
Dan Perkins 21 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Mar 15, 1975 Miami, FL, US
Tim Peters 23 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 1, 1972
Rob Radlosky 22 R R 6' 2.0" 192 Jan 7, 1974 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Fred Rath 23 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jan 5, 1973 Dallas, TX, US
Mark Redman 22 L L 6' 5.0" 220 Jan 5, 1974 San Diego, CA, US
Kasey Richardson 19 L L 6' 3.0" 191 Aug 27, 1976 Washington, DC, US
Will Rushing 23 L L 6' 3.0" 193 Nov 8, 1972 Statesboro, GA, US
Benj Sampson 21 R L 6' 2.0" 210 Apr 27, 1975 Des Moines, IA, US
Jason Tatar 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 15, 1974
Javier Valentin 20 S R 5' 10.0" 198 Sep 19, 1975 Manati, PR
Matt Walbeck 26 S R 5' 11.0" 195 Oct 2, 1969 Sacramento, CA, US

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