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1997 Columbus Clippers

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 International League (West)
Overall: 79-63
Scored 768 runs, Allowed 654 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-61

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Stump Merrill
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

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 Willie Banks 28 35 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Tim Barker 29 65 240 208 36 58 10 2 5 30 14 6 32 41 .279 .375 .418 .793 87 5 0 0 0 0
3 Clay Bellinger 28 111 460 416 55 114 31 3 12 59 10 4 34 74 .274 .338 .450 .788 187 10 7 2 1 2
4 Ron Brown 27 10 36 33 4 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 3 .182 .229 .242 .471 8 0 0 1 0 0
5 Brian Buchanan 23 18 70 61 8 17 1 0 4 7 2 1 4 11 .279 .348 .492 .840 30 3 3 1 1 0
6 Homer Bush 24 74 312 275 36 68 10 3 2 26 12 7 25 56 .247 .308 .327 .635 90 6 1 7 4 0
7 Bubba Carpenter* 28 85 323 271 47 76 12 4 6 39 4 8 48 46 .280 .388 .421 .808 114 3 0 3 1 0
8 Ivan Cruz* 29 116 497 417 69 125 35 1 24 95 4 5 65 78 .300 .404 .561 .966 234 8 11 0 4 10
9 Nick Delvecchio* 27 31 113 95 16 17 1 1 4 10 1 0 17 39 .179 .310 .337 .647 32 3 1 0 0 0
10 Mike Figga 26 110 414 390 48 95 14 4 12 54 3 3 18 104 .244 .278 .392 .671 153 9 2 1 3 0
11 Andy Fox* 26 95 376 318 66 87 11 4 6 33 28 11 54 64 .274 .380 .390 .770 124 5 1 2 1 5
12 Shawn Hare* 30 34 107 85 12 16 5 0 1 8 0 0 22 34 .188 .355 .282 .637 24 1 0 0 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
13 Matt Howard 29 122 548 478 90 149 28 7 6 67 22 7 54 33 .312 .391 .437 .828 209 12 10 3 3 1
14 Pete Incaviglia 33 3 13 13 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .308 .308 .385 .692 5 0 0 0 0 0
15 D'Angelo Jimenez# 19 2 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .143 .125 .143 .268 1 1 0 0 1 0
16 Pat Kelly 29 11 48 44 8 15 4 0 2 6 1 1 4 6 .341 .396 .568 .964 25 1 0 0 0 1
17 Ricky Ledee* 23 43 192 170 38 52 12 1 10 39 4 0 21 49 .306 .385 .565 .950 96 5 1 0 0 0
18 R.D. Long# 26 19 52 49 6 9 2 0 2 6 2 0 2 18 .184 .212 .347 .558 17 0 0 0 1 0
19 Mike Lowell 23 57 243 210 36 58 13 1 15 45 2 4 23 34 .276 .347 .562 .909 118 6 3 1 6 0
20 Matt Luke* 26 87 371 337 42 77 19 3 8 45 0 3 29 64 .228 .296 .374 .670 126 9 4 0 1 1
21 Scott Pose* 30 57 266 227 50 70 10 7 2 32 13 5 32 29 .308 .405 .441 .846 100 2 5 2 0 0
22 Tim Raines# 37 4 16 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .154 .313 .154 .466 2 0 0 0 0 0
23 Marc Ronan* 27 55 184 156 16 43 12 0 1 19 1 3 27 24 .276 .386 .372 .758 58 9 1 0 0 3
24 Paul Russo 27 9 27 22 3 3 0 0 2 4 0 0 5 6 .136 .296 .409 .705 9 2 0 0 0 0
25 Shane Spencer 25 125 533 452 78 109 34 4 30 86 0 2 71 105 .241 .346 .533 .879 241 8 4 1 5 1
26 Darryl Strawberry* 35 11 47 38 8 11 3 0 6 19 0 0 8 10 .289 .404 .842 1.246 32 1 0 0 1 0
27 Jason Troilo 24 8 27 22 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 9 .136 .269 .227 .497 5 0 0 1 0 0
28 Tom Wilson 26 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Players 27.0 142 5450 4751 768 1274 266 46 159 728 124 70 587 920 .268 .353 .444 .797 2109 109 54 25 33 24
* - 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 Jose Alberro 28 0 1 .000 3.38 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 5 4 3 1 1 0 6 1 0 0 32 0.750 5.6 1.1 1.1 6.8 6.00
2 Rene Arocha 31 1 0 1.000 1.86 4 1 1 0 0 0 9.2 7 2 2 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 37 0.931 6.5 0.0 1.9 9.3 5.00
3 Willie Banks 28 14 5 .737 4.27 33 24 5 1 0 3 154.0 164 87 73 18 45 0 130 4 0 7 662 1.357 9.6 1.1 2.6 7.6 2.89
4 Ryan Bowen 29 0 1 .000 9.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 15 10 10 1 5 0 7 1 0 0 49 2.000 13.5 0.9 4.5 6.3 1.40
5 Mike Buddie 26 6 6 .500 2.64 53 0 13 0 0 2 75.0 85 24 22 4 25 0 67 2 0 5 319 1.467 10.2 0.5 3.0 8.0 2.68
6 Jim Converse 25 0 2 .000 3.32 10 1 5 0 0 1 19.0 22 8 7 1 11 1 13 0 0 1 86 1.737 10.4 0.5 5.2 6.2 1.18
7 Ken Edenfield 30 1 0 1.000 6.92 9 0 3 0 0 0 13.0 23 19 10 2 8 0 11 1 0 3 74 2.385 15.9 1.4 5.5 7.6 1.38
8 Dave Eiland 30 4 2 .667 6.64 13 11 2 0 0 0 62.1 80 47 46 8 14 0 43 0 0 0 277 1.508 11.6 1.2 2.0 6.2 3.07
9 Mike Gardiner 31 5 4 .556 3.92 14 13 0 1 0 0 85.0 83 40 37 10 24 0 65 3 0 3 348 1.259 8.8 1.1 2.5 6.9 2.71
10 Dwight Gooden 32 1 1 .500 3.75 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 7 5 5 1 4 0 10 2 0 2 50 0.917 5.2 0.8 3.0 7.5 2.50
11 Hideki Irabu 28 2 0 1.000 1.67 4 4 0 1 1 0 27.0 19 7 5 1 5 0 28 0 3 2 101 0.889 6.3 0.3 1.7 9.3 5.60
12 Mike Jerzembeck 25 7 5 .583 3.59 20 20 0 2 0 0 130.1 125 55 52 14 37 0 118 2 0 4 540 1.243 8.6 1.0 2.6 8.1 3.19
13 Frank Lankford 26 7 4 .636 2.69 15 13 2 1 1 0 93.2 84 33 28 2 22 1 40 2 0 1 374 1.132 8.1 0.2 2.1 3.8 1.82
14 Kevin Lomon 25 1 1 .500 6.28 3 3 0 0 0 0 14.1 21 12 10 2 7 0 14 2 0 1 71 1.953 13.2 1.3 4.4 8.8 2.00
15 Jim Mecir 27 1 1 .500 1.00 24 0 17 0 0 11 27.0 14 4 3 0 6 0 34 2 0 0 98 0.741 4.7 0.0 2.0 11.3 5.67
16 Ramiro Mendoza 25 0 0 5.68 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 7 6 4 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 31 1.263 9.9 1.4 1.4 5.7 4.00
17 Dave Pavlas 34 1 3 .250 4.62 26 0 25 0 0 12 25.1 33 14 13 3 4 2 34 0 0 0 116 1.461 11.7 1.1 1.4 12.1 8.50
18 Dale Polley* 31 2 2 .500 3.75 62 0 13 0 0 2 48.0 47 20 20 2 20 1 49 3 0 2 202 1.396 8.8 0.4 3.8 9.2 2.45
19 Carlos Reyes 28 0 0 18.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 5 4 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 12 2.500 22.5 0.0 0.0 9.0
20 Ray Ricken 23 11 7 .611 5.54 26 26 0 0 0 0 152.2 172 104 94 12 81 2 99 6 1 16 701 1.657 10.1 0.7 4.8 5.8 1.22
21 Danny Rios 24 7 4 .636 3.08 58 0 14 0 0 3 84.2 73 37 29 8 31 1 53 1 0 5 351 1.228 7.8 0.9 3.3 5.6 1.71
22 Scott Rose 27 2 2 .500 3.70 26 0 22 0 0 11 24.1 24 11 10 2 6 1 13 0 0 0 99 1.233 8.9 0.7 2.2 4.8 2.17
23 Tim Rumer* 27 4 7 .364 6.16 17 12 2 1 0 0 68.2 79 54 47 8 41 1 46 2 3 3 315 1.748 10.4 1.0 5.4 6.0 1.12
24 Sal Urso* 25 0 3 .000 4.73 24 2 9 0 0 0 45.2 59 29 24 4 19 0 44 3 4 5 211 1.708 11.6 0.8 3.7 8.7 2.32
25 David Weathers 27 2 2 .500 3.19 5 5 0 1 0 0 36.2 35 18 13 3 7 0 35 0 0 0 148 1.145 8.6 0.7 1.7 8.6 5.00
25 Players 27.3 79 63 .556 4.16 142 142 133 9 9 45 1234.2 1288 654 571 108 426 10 975 38 11 60 5304 1.388 9.4 0.8 3.1 7.1 2.29
* - 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
Mike Figga 102 706 62 11 6 .986 7.53 12 69 32 32%
Marc Ronan 48 249 36 3 3 .990 5.94 5 42 15 26%
Jason Troilo 4 26 6 0 1 1.000 8.00 1 4 2 33%
Paul Russo 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0
Tom Wilson 1 8 0 0 0 1.000 8.00 0 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ivan Cruz 114 974 83 8 89 .992 9.27
Matt Luke 18 157 15 2 14 .989 9.56
Clay Bellinger 9 65 2 0 7 1.000 7.44
Shawn Hare 5 30 4 2 4 .944 6.80 Stats for 2 teams
Marc Ronan 3 18 2 0 4 1.000 6.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Homer Bush 74 153 253 9 62 .978 5.49
Tim Barker 31 54 74 2 16 .985 4.13
Andy Fox 22 46 66 2 13 .982 5.09
Pat Kelly 10 15 39 0 6 1.000 5.40
Matt Howard 5 6 13 0 2 1.000 3.80
Clay Bellinger 3 8 8 0 1 1.000 5.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andy Fox 49 26 101 9 6 .934 2.59
Clay Bellinger 48 28 84 10 9 .918 2.33
Mike Lowell 43 31 73 5 5 .954 2.42
R.D. Long 8 2 5 3 1 .700 0.88
Shane Spencer 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50
Jason Troilo 2 1 2 1 0 .750 1.50
Paul Russo 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Howard 110 154 293 5 69 .989 4.06
Andy Fox 17 30 51 3 9 .964 4.76
Clay Bellinger 11 13 39 3 2 .945 4.73
Tim Barker 3 2 5 2 2 .778 2.33
Mike Lowell 3 5 10 3 3 .833 5.00
D'Angelo Jimenez 2 2 8 2 0 .833 5.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shane Spencer 73 0.00
Ricky Ledee 18 0.00
Tim Barker 17 0.00
Scott Pose 12 0.00
Bubba Carpenter 8 0.00
Clay Bellinger 7 0.00
Andy Fox 4 0.00
Shawn Hare 4 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tim Raines 4 0.00
Pete Incaviglia 3 0.00
Nick Delvecchio 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bubba Carpenter 67 0.00
Scott Pose 44 0.00
Clay Bellinger 31 0.00
Tim Barker 2 0.00
Andy Fox 2 0.00
Willie Banks 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Luke 63 0.00
Shane Spencer 36 0.00
Ricky Ledee 16 0.00
Brian Buchanan 12 0.00
Shawn Hare 12 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ron Brown 10 0.00
Bubba Carpenter 4 0.00
Nick Delvecchio 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shane Spencer 109 188 5 4 0 .980 1.77
Bubba Carpenter 79 164 6 1 3 .994 2.15
Matt Luke 63 106 8 2 0 .983 1.81
Scott Pose 56 113 6 1 2 .992 2.13
Clay Bellinger 37 73 4 2 0 .975 2.08
Ricky Ledee 34 56 0 2 0 .966 1.65
Tim Barker 19 40 3 0 1 1.000 2.26
Shawn Hare 16 22 2 0 1 1.000 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
Brian Buchanan 12 17 1 1 0 .947 1.50
Ron Brown 10 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.60
Andy Fox 6 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Tim Raines 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Nick Delvecchio 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Pete Incaviglia 3 7 1 0 0 1.000 2.67
Willie Banks 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Polley 62 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.16
Danny Rios 58 9 12 0 0 1.000 0.36
Mike Buddie 53 7 15 0 1 1.000 0.42
Willie Banks 33 14 21 2 0 .946 1.06
Dave Pavlas 26 2 0 1 0 .667 0.08
Ray Ricken 26 15 19 2 1 .944 1.31
Scott Rose 26 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.27
Jim Mecir 24 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.29
Sal Urso 24 1 9 0 1 1.000 0.42
Mike Jerzembeck 20 5 9 0 1 1.000 0.70
Tim Rumer 17 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.47
Frank Lankford 15 9 12 1 2 .955 1.40
Mike Gardiner 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 1.00
Dave Eiland 13 5 11 0 0 1.000 1.23
Jim Converse 10 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.30
Ken Edenfield 9 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.22
David Weathers 5 3 1 1 0 .800 0.80
Rene Arocha 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Hideki Irabu 4 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.75
Kevin Lomon 3 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.67
Ryan Bowen 2 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
Dwight Gooden 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jose Alberro 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00
Ramiro Mendoza 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Carlos Reyes 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jose Alberro 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 29, 1969 San Juan, PR
Rene Arocha 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 24, 1966 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Willie Banks 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 27, 1969 Jersey City, NJ, US
Tim Barker 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 30, 1968 Baltimore, MD, US
Clay Bellinger 28 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 18, 1968 Oneonta, NY, US
Ryan Bowen 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 10, 1968 Hanford, CA, US
Ron Brown 27 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 17, 1970 Tampa, FL, US
Brian Buchanan 23 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Jul 21, 1973 Miami, FL, US
Mike Buddie 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Dec 12, 1970 Berea, OH, US
Homer Bush 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 12, 1972 East St. Louis, IL, US
Bubba Carpenter 28 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 23, 1968 Dallas, TX, US
Jim Converse 25 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Aug 17, 1971 San Francisco, CA, US
Ivan Cruz 29 L L 6' 3.0" 210 May 3, 1968 Fajardo, PR
Nick Delvecchio 27 L R 6' 5.0" 203 Jan 23, 1970 Natick, MA, US
Ken Edenfield 30 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 18, 1967 Jesup, GA, US
Dave Eiland 30 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jul 5, 1966 Dade City, FL, US
Mike Figga 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 31, 1970 Tampa, FL, US
Andy Fox 26 L R 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 12, 1971 Sacramento, CA, US
Mike Gardiner 31 S R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 19, 1965 Sarnia, ON, CA
Dwight Gooden 32 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 16, 1964 Tampa, FL, US
Shawn Hare 30 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 26, 1967 St. Louis, MO, US
Matt Howard 29 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 22, 1967 Fall River, MA, US
Pete Incaviglia 33 R R 6' 1.0" 225 Apr 2, 1964 Pebble Beach, CA, US
Hideki Irabu 28 R R 6' 4.0" 240 May 5, 1969 Hyogo, JP
Mike Jerzembeck 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 18, 1972 Queens, NY, US
D'Angelo Jimenez 19 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 21, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Pat Kelly 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 14, 1967 Philadelphia, PA, US
Frank Lankford 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 26, 1971 Atlanta, GA, US
Ricky Ledee 23 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 22, 1973 Ponce, PR
Kevin Lomon 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 20, 1971 Fort Smith, AR, US
R.D. Long 26 S R 6' 1.0" 183 Apr 2, 1971 Albany, NY, US
Mike Lowell 23 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Feb 24, 1974 San Juan, PR
Matt Luke 26 L L 6' 5.0" 220 Feb 26, 1971 Long Beach, CA, US
Jim Mecir 27 S R 6' 1.0" 195 May 16, 1970 Bayside, NY, US
Ramiro Mendoza 25 R R 6' 2.0" 154 Jun 15, 1972 Los Santos, PA
Dave Pavlas 34 R R 6' 7.0" 180 Aug 12, 1962 Frankfurt, DE
Dale Polley 31 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Aug 9, 1965 Georgetown, KY, US
Scott Pose 30 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 11, 1967 Davenport, IA, US
Tim Raines 37 S R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 16, 1959 Sanford, FL, US
Carlos Reyes 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 4, 1969 Miami, FL, US
Ray Ricken 23 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Aug 11, 1973 Detroit, MI, US
Danny Rios 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 11, 1972 Madrid, ES
Marc Ronan 27 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 19, 1969 Ozark, AL, US
Scott Rose 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 12, 1970 Tampa, FL, US
Tim Rumer 27 L L 6' 3.0" 205 Aug 8, 1969 Philadelphia, PA, US
Paul Russo 27 R R 5' 11.0" 215 Aug 26, 1969 Tampa, FL, US
Shane Spencer 25 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Feb 20, 1972 Key West, FL, US
Darryl Strawberry 35 L L 6' 6.0" 190 Mar 12, 1962 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jason Troilo 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 7, 1972 West Chester, PA, US
Sal Urso 25 R L 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 19, 1972 Tampa, FL, US
David Weathers 27 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 25, 1969 Lawrenceburg, TN, US
Tom Wilson 26 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 19, 1970 Fullerton, CA, US

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