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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
1Rafael Alvarez*19624221300010117.
2Ramon Borrego#181663561011210514413.
3Armann Brown231124834037510014832736156575.248.357.345.70213955730
4Joey Cranford21301151059233101731721.
5Troy Fortin211044013584089112752112929.249.309.349.658125104640
6Carlos Garcia202697901013201892626.
7Shane Gunderson22117495410611032055501286385.251.368.361.729148514622
8Torii Hunter20418161300011125.
9Ben Jones2256184162223410081731726.
10Ivory Jones*2348170144203471010972132.236.335.299.6344321310
11Jacque Jones*211330210010100.667.6671.0001.667300000
12Tom Knauss2236130117112210512211228.188.269.325.5943811000
13Corey Koskie*23953833384388194955114076.260.338.420.75814241130
14Ryan Lane21106485404741102079622196096.272.367.423.79117126690
15Keith Legree*2458247198395482537224252.273.409.409.8188125022
16Jim McCalmont24309689818300610415.
17Doug Mientkiewicz*22133568492691433645791226647.291.374.411.784202103163
18Mike Moriarty221335044287610718233914155967.250.349.322.67113828540
19Kelcey Mucker*21100371331347993232523666.239.316.302.618100112114
20Benj Sampson2111110000000001.
21Javier Valentin#20873793383489261754103265.263.330.408.73813854054
22Matt Walbeck#26940334911090142.273.350.364.7141201020
22 Players21.8138525745386411134202426156514877570834.250.338.353.69116036658454615
* - 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
1Rick Aguilera34201.0003.7522000012.0135511012101501.1679.
2Jason Bell2163.6671.691313000090.16120171220836033500.9196.
3Trevor Cobb*2273.7002.6431145110126.1101443714309851125201.1407.
4Deron Dowhower2424.3333.70392900175.163373154508350173291.4347.
5Gus Gandarillas24009.004030016.09760803101352.83313.
6Tom Gourdin2346.4004.2652132001663.16437306293443172771.4689.
7Dom Konieczki*27000.64140800114.071106022002540.9294.50.03.914.13.67
8Mike Lincoln2152.7144.071211000059.26431275250243142631.4929.
9Paul Morse23101.0002.571301200914.084415010000500.9295.
10Tom Mott2275.5834.821414000074.280434053704830103281.5679.
11Paul Pavicich*2323.4005.06290800042.24930244130290031901.45310.
12Dan Perkins21137.6502.96391310312136.21255245537111111195571.1858.
13Tim Peters*2303.0003.542801600128.0311111252232021201.28610.
14Rob Radlosky2246.4005.4528165111104.01167063114608090104671.55810.
15Fred Rath2325.2862.792201600429.0251091100292031231.2077.
16Mark Redman*2234.4291.851313010082.26324171340755143351.1736.
17Kasey Richardson*19101.0006.3233000015.218111128012002691.66010.
18Will Rushing*23136.6843.4928251211165.01577264107401119256991.4008.
19Benj Sampson*2171.8753.471111020070.05528275260651012821.1577.
20Jason Tatar21009.824030003.26440404002212.72714.
20 Players22.57958.5773.501381381281010371213.011155414726647869666679851191.3138.
* - 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


Troy Fortin765296167.9907.763693232%
Javier Valentin533556022.9957.838413546%
Doug Mientkiewicz846610.9816.5029536%
Matt Walbeck7466011.0007.4305444%


Doug Mientkiewicz1261183853113.99810.06
Troy Fortin13108110131.0009.15
Shane Gunderson271031.0004.00


Ryan Lane1052192961979.9644.90
Joey Cranford253181415.9664.48
Ramon Borrego71421071.0005.00
Jim McCalmont45821.8673.25
Carlos Garcia101001.0001.00


Corey Koskie87621761915.9262.74
Carlos Garcia1953883.8432.26
Jim McCalmont18113041.9112.28
Ramon Borrego841932.8852.88
Joey Cranford641021.8752.33
Javier Valentin651120.8892.67


Mike Moriarty1332394582496.9675.24
Carlos Garcia4613011.0004.75
Ryan Lane244011.0004.00


Shane Gunderson980.00
Keith Legree200.00
Ivory Jones150.00
Ben Jones130.00
Armann Brown30.00
Tom Knauss10.00


Armann Brown890.00
Ivory Jones200.00
Shane Gunderson140.00
Ben Jones80.00
Rafael Alvarez50.00
Torii Hunter40.00
Troy Fortin10.00
Jacque Jones10.00


Kelcey Mucker840.00
Keith Legree310.00
Ben Jones210.00
Tom Knauss120.00
Armann Brown30.00
Ivory Jones10.00


Shane Gunderson1121461432.9821.43
Armann Brown95202451.9762.17
Kelcey Mucker84119730.9771.50
Keith Legree4957620.9691.29
Ben Jones42614001.0001.55
Ivory Jones3662440.9431.83
Tom Knauss1315110.9411.23
Rafael Alvarez591011.0002.00
Torii Hunter490001.0002.25
Troy Fortin100000.00
Jacque Jones100000.00


Tom Gourdin52101010.9520.38
Deron Dowhower398610.9330.36
Dan Perkins39418001.0000.56
Trevor Cobb31111763.8240.90
Paul Pavicich2918001.0000.31
Tim Peters2836011.0000.32
Rob Radlosky28512001.0000.61
Will Rushing2863122.9491.32
Fred Rath2213001.0000.18
Dom Konieczki1403001.0000.21
Tom Mott1441321.8951.21
Jason Bell13101221.9171.69
Paul Morse1311001.0000.15
Mark Redman1321310.9381.15
Mike Lincoln12712001.0001.58
Benj Sampson111510.8570.55
Gus Gandarillas403001.0000.75
Jason Tatar400000.00
Kasey Richardson31010.5000.33
Rick Aguilera212001.0001.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Rick Aguilera34RR6' 4.0"195Dec 31, 1961San Gabriel, CA, US
Rafael Alvarez19LL6' 0.0"220Jan 22, 1977Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Jason Bell21RR6' 3.0"210Sep 30, 1974Ocala, FL, US
Ramon Borrego18SR5' 6.0"170Jun 7, 1978Maracay, Aragua, VE
Armann Brown23RR6' 1.0"163Sep 10, 1972Austin, TX, US
Trevor Cobb22LL6' 2.0"190Jul 13, 1973Everett, WA, US
Joey Cranford21RR6' 0.0"192Feb 10, 1975Macon, GA, US
Deron Dowhower24RR6' 2.0"195Feb 14, 1972
Troy Fortin21RR5' 11.0"209Feb 24, 1975Winnipeg, MB, CA
Gus Gandarillas24RR6' 0.0"190Jul 19, 1971Coral Gables, FL, US
Carlos Garcia20RR5' 11.0"165May 21, 1976La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Tom Gourdin23RR6' 3.0"220May 24, 1973Price, UT, US
Shane Gunderson22RR6' 0.0"205Oct 16, 1973Faribault, MN, US
Torii Hunter20RR6' 2.0"225Jul 18, 1975Pine Bluff, AR, US
Ben Jones22RR5' 10.0"175Sep 15, 1973Alexandria, LA, US
Ivory Jones23LL5' 10.0"160Feb 28, 1973
Jacque Jones21LL5' 10.0"175Apr 25, 1975San Diego, CA, US
Tom Knauss22RR6' 2.0"218Jun 16, 1974Chicago, IL, US
Dom Konieczki27RL6' 1.0"170Jun 16, 1969Erie, PA, US
Corey Koskie23LR6' 3.0"215Jun 28, 1973Anola, MB, CA
Ryan Lane21RR6' 1.0"185Jul 6, 1974Bellefontaine, OH, US
Keith Legree24LR6' 2.0"195Dec 26, 1971Statesboro, GA, US
Mike Lincoln21RR6' 2.0"211Apr 10, 1975Carmichael, CA, US
Jim McCalmont24RR6' 0.0"185Oct 6, 1971
Doug Mientkiewicz22LR6' 2.0"195Jun 19, 1974Toledo, OH, US
Mike Moriarty22RR6' 0.0"195Mar 8, 1974Camden, NJ, US
Paul Morse23RR6' 2.0"185Feb 27, 1973Mount Vernon, OH, US
Tom Mott22RR6' 3.0"217Oct 9, 1973San Luis Obispo, CA, US
Kelcey Mucker21LR6' 4.0"250Feb 17, 1975Washington, IN, US
Paul Pavicich23LL6' 2.0"190Jan 10, 1973
Dan Perkins21RR6' 2.0"193Mar 15, 1975Miami, FL, US
Tim Peters23LL6' 0.0"190Dec 1, 1972
Rob Radlosky22RR6' 2.0"192Jan 7, 1974West Palm Beach, FL, US
Fred Rath23RR6' 3.0"220Jan 5, 1973Dallas, TX, US
Mark Redman22LL6' 5.0"220Jan 5, 1974San Diego, CA, US
Kasey Richardson19LL6' 3.0"191Aug 27, 1976Washington, DC, US
Will Rushing23LL6' 3.0"193Nov 8, 1972Statesboro, GA, US
Benj Sampson21RL6' 2.0"210Apr 27, 1975Des Moines, IA, US
Jason Tatar21RR6' 0.0"175Aug 15, 1974
Javier Valentin20SR5' 10.0"198Sep 19, 1975Manati, PR
Matt Walbeck26SR5' 11.0"195Oct 2, 1969Sacramento, CA, US

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