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1997 Norwich Navigators

1997 > Class AA > 1997 Eastern League (North)
Overall: 73-69
Scored 784 runs, Allowed 681 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-62

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Trey Hillman
Represented: Norwich, CT
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 Chris Ashby 22 136 546 457 92 114 20 1 24 82 10 7 80 95 .249 .366 .455 .821 208 14 6 0 3 2
2 Kurt Bierek* 24 133 538 473 77 128 32 2 18 78 4 4 56 89 .271 .355 .461 .816 218 8 7 0 2 2
3 Randy Brown 27 116 456 396 61 99 13 4 11 57 11 8 47 124 .250 .336 .386 .722 153 7 6 3 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
4 Ron Brown 27 100 403 362 47 104 17 3 5 50 5 7 35 59 .287 .350 .392 .742 142 11 1 3 2 1
5 Brian Buchanan 23 116 519 470 75 145 25 2 10 69 11 9 32 85 .309 .362 .434 .796 204 11 11 0 6 0
6 Les Dennis 24 10 37 30 4 10 1 0 0 2 1 1 5 11 .333 .429 .367 .795 11 0 0 2 0 0
7 Danny Donato* 24 96 385 349 44 96 16 1 5 43 7 4 26 44 .275 .340 .370 .710 129 13 9 0 1 2
8 Duke Dukart* 25 9 38 32 4 11 2 0 0 5 0 0 3 4 .344 .447 .406 .854 13 1 3 0 0 0
9 Grant Fithian 25 79 295 253 38 71 16 1 8 51 1 1 41 52 .281 .380 .447 .826 113 3 0 0 1 0
10 Rudy Gomez 22 102 468 393 65 118 18 7 5 52 11 7 61 64 .300 .405 .420 .825 165 8 10 1 3 0
11 Kraig Hawkins 25 51 220 188 36 49 6 1 0 16 12 2 26 37 .261 .350 .303 .653 57 1 1 3 2 0
12 Donald Henthorne# 27 34 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Rob Hinds 26 51 138 119 15 29 4 1 0 12 1 1 12 31 .244 .319 .294 .613 35 5 2 3 2 0
14 Jose Lobaton 23 68 218 197 16 38 6 0 1 15 2 3 12 60 .193 .244 .239 .483 47 4 2 5 2 0
15 R.D. Long# 26 34 106 89 18 25 5 1 2 17 5 3 13 21 .281 .375 .427 .802 38 2 1 2 1 0
16 Mike Lowell 23 78 343 285 60 98 17 0 15 47 2 1 48 30 .344 .439 .561 1.000 160 11 4 1 5 1
17 Gabby Martinez 23 77 341 312 49 100 12 5 6 54 21 6 11 44 .321 .350 .449 .799 140 5 5 10 3 0
18 Tim Raines# 37 2 7 7 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 0 0 0 0 0
19 Angel Ramirez 24 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Scott Rose 27 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Sloan Smith# 24 2 8 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .200 .429 .200 .629 1 0 0 1 0 0
22 Darryl Strawberry* 35 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
23 Luke Wilcox* 23 74 323 300 45 83 13 1 6 34 13 3 18 36 .277 .323 .387 .710 116 6 3 1 1 1
24 Tom Wilson 26 124 514 419 88 124 21 4 21 80 1 4 86 126 .296 .416 .516 .932 216 8 4 0 5 0
24 Players 24.2 142 5524 4806 784 1359 234 30 129 718 109 64 576 917 .283 .365 .424 .790 2040 112 71 32 39 9
* - 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 Jason Beverlin 23 1 0 1.000 7.78 25 0 8 0 0 0 41.2 50 38 36 10 24 0 42 6 0 3 203 1.776 10.8 2.2 5.2 9.1 1.75
2 Mike Buddie 26 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
3 Andy Croghan 27 2 1 .667 5.72 42 1 13 0 0 4 67.2 72 48 43 9 36 2 85 1 0 3 308 1.596 9.6 1.2 4.8 11.3 2.36
4 Chris Cumberland* 24 12 10 .545 3.99 26 26 0 3 1 0 160.1 193 102 71 12 61 1 83 5 4 12 708 1.584 10.8 0.7 3.4 4.7 1.36 Stats for 2 teams
5 Francisco De La Cruz 23 0 1 .000 3.24 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.1 8 3 3 0 7 0 0 2 0 0 39 1.800 8.6 0.0 7.6 0.0 0.00
6 Luis de los Santos 19 1 1 .500 2.52 4 4 0 0 0 0 25.0 23 9 7 4 7 0 15 0 1 0 104 1.200 8.3 1.4 2.5 5.4 2.14
7 Ben Ford 21 4 3 .571 4.22 28 0 14 0 0 1 42.2 35 28 20 1 19 1 38 3 0 4 183 1.266 7.4 0.2 4.0 8.0 2.00
8 Dwight Gooden 32 3 0 1.000 3.00 3 3 0 0 0 0 18.0 13 6 6 3 5 0 14 2 0 0 74 1.000 6.5 1.5 2.5 7.0 2.80
9 Donald Henthorne 27 2 1 .667 3.31 33 6 12 0 0 2 73.1 72 32 27 8 14 0 64 4 0 2 313 1.173 8.8 1.0 1.7 7.9 4.57
10 Mark Hubbard* 27 0 0 15.43 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.1 6 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 3.000 23.1 3.9 3.9 0.0 0.00
11 Hideki Irabu 28 1 1 .500 4.50 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 13 5 5 1 0 0 9 0 2 0 41 1.300 11.7 0.9 0.0 8.1
12 Mike Jerzembeck 25 2 1 .667 1.71 8 8 0 0 0 0 42.0 21 10 8 1 16 0 42 0 1 2 164 0.881 4.5 0.2 3.4 9.0 2.63
13 Frank Lankford 26 4 2 .667 2.90 11 11 0 2 0 0 68.1 58 28 22 3 15 1 39 2 1 1 277 1.068 7.6 0.4 2.0 5.1 2.60
14 Kevin Lomon 25 9 7 .563 3.21 18 18 0 2 1 0 115.0 104 51 41 5 50 0 117 6 1 5 487 1.339 8.1 0.4 3.9 9.2 2.34
15 Katsuhiro Maeda 26 8 10 .444 4.56 25 21 2 1 1 0 124.1 117 75 63 14 62 1 76 8 2 11 545 1.440 8.5 1.0 4.5 5.5 1.23
16 Eric Milton* 21 6 3 .667 3.13 14 14 0 1 0 0 77.2 59 29 27 2 36 0 67 0 4 3 322 1.223 6.8 0.2 4.2 7.8 1.86
17 Larry Mitchell 25 9 9 .500 3.49 57 0 12 0 0 0 95.1 98 45 37 10 37 1 99 3 0 10 430 1.416 9.3 0.9 3.5 9.3 2.68
18 Greg Resz 25 5 4 .556 4.70 25 13 6 0 0 0 90.0 94 59 47 9 43 0 75 3 0 17 410 1.522 9.4 0.9 4.3 7.5 1.74
19 Ray Ricken 23 0 2 .000 6.75 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 12 8 8 0 5 0 13 0 0 0 48 1.594 10.1 0.0 4.2 11.0 2.60
20 Scott Rose 27 0 2 .000 2.67 21 0 12 0 0 4 30.1 34 17 9 1 8 0 20 0 0 5 129 1.385 10.1 0.3 2.4 5.9 2.50
21 Brett Schlomann 22 1 4 .200 7.85 10 10 0 0 0 0 47.0 66 43 41 6 17 0 36 3 0 1 224 1.766 12.6 1.1 3.3 6.9 2.12
22 Jay Tessmer 25 3 6 .333 5.31 55 0 49 0 0 17 62.2 78 41 37 7 24 2 51 2 0 4 289 1.628 11.2 1.0 3.4 7.3 2.13
23 Sal Urso* 25 1 1 .500 1.26 7 2 3 0 0 1 14.1 14 2 2 0 5 0 13 0 1 1 59 1.326 8.8 0.0 3.1 8.2 2.60
23 Players 24.8 73 69 .514 4.14 142 142 133 9 11 29 1222.1 1235 681 562 107 490 9 999 50 17 82 5351 1.411 9.1 0.8 3.6 7.4 2.04
* - 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
Tom Wilson 103 694 80 7 5 .991 7.51 13 81 33 29%
Grant Fithian 45 298 42 4 0 .988 7.56 7 31 27 47%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Ashby 117 994 75 19 92 .983 9.14
Kurt Bierek 27 209 17 2 14 .991 8.37
Grant Fithian 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Tom Wilson 2 13 1 0 1 1.000 7.00
Danny Donato 1 14 0 0 1 1.000 14.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudy Gomez 92 177 244 9 48 .979 4.58
Rob Hinds 21 28 31 5 4 .922 2.81
Gabby Martinez 19 34 57 7 17 .929 4.79
Randy Brown 17 35 50 5 9 .944 5.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jose Lobaton 15 19 40 1 10 .983 3.93
R.D. Long 14 22 28 6 8 .893 3.57

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Lowell 65 48 120 14 10 .923 2.58
Danny Donato 63 37 127 11 6 .937 2.60
Rudy Gomez 9 3 16 1 1 .950 2.11
Duke Dukart 7 6 8 2 0 .875 2.00
Kurt Bierek 3 2 6 2 0 .800 2.67
Grant Fithian 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50
Randy Brown 1 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00 Stats for 2 teams
R.D. Long 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tom Wilson 1 0 3 1 0 .750 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Randy Brown 77 122 194 15 41 .955 4.10 Stats for 2 teams
Gabby Martinez 53 65 152 10 33 .956 4.09
Jose Lobaton 51 68 100 8 26 .955 3.29
R.D. Long 16 16 37 6 6 .898 3.31
Les Dennis 8 13 31 4 7 .917 5.50
Mike Lowell 7 9 13 1 2 .957 3.14
Rudy Gomez 5 4 10 1 1 .933 2.80
Duke Dukart 2 2 3 1 0 .833 2.50
Danny Donato 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kurt Bierek 93 0.00
Luke Wilcox 38 0.00
Ron Brown 15 0.00
Randy Brown 2 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Rob Hinds 2 0.00
Tim Raines 2 0.00
Danny Donato 1 0.00
Sloan Smith 1 0.00
Darryl Strawberry 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Brown 79 0.00
Kraig Hawkins 50 0.00
Luke Wilcox 20 0.00
Rob Hinds 2 0.00
Angel Ramirez 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Buchanan 114 0.00
Luke Wilcox 17 0.00
Ron Brown 6 0.00
Rob Hinds 6 0.00
Randy Brown 2 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Donald Henthorne 1 0.00
Jose Lobaton 1 0.00
Scott Rose 1 0.00
Sloan Smith 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Buchanan 114 192 11 8 1 .962 1.78
Ron Brown 96 160 7 7 0 .960 1.74
Kurt Bierek 93 157 3 8 0 .952 1.72
Luke Wilcox 72 141 6 3 1 .980 2.04
Kraig Hawkins 50 112 1 2 0 .983 2.26
Rob Hinds 9 12 0 1 0 .923 1.33
Randy Brown 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75 Stats for 2 teams
Tim Raines 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Angel Ramirez 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Sloan Smith 2 4 0 1 0 .800 2.00
Danny Donato 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Donald Henthorne 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jose Lobaton 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Scott Rose 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Darryl Strawberry 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Mitchell 57 4 15 2 0 .905 0.33
Jay Tessmer 55 0 19 2 0 .905 0.35
Andy Croghan 42 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.24
Donald Henthorne 33 4 13 0 0 1.000 0.52
Ben Ford 28 1 5 4 0 .600 0.21
Chris Cumberland 26 12 35 8 4 .855 1.81 Stats for 2 teams
Jason Beverlin 25 4 5 0 0 1.000 0.36
Katsuhiro Maeda 25 12 20 1 2 .970 1.28
Greg Resz 25 6 6 3 0 .800 0.48
Scott Rose 21 2 9 0 3 1.000 0.52
Kevin Lomon 18 9 13 0 1 1.000 1.22
Eric Milton 14 2 13 1 0 .938 1.07
Frank Lankford 11 9 17 0 0 1.000 2.36
Brett Schlomann 10 2 2 2 0 .667 0.40
Mike Jerzembeck 8 3 6 2 0 .818 1.13
Sal Urso 7 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.57
Luis de los Santos 4 2 3 1 0 .833 1.25
Dwight Gooden 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Francisco De La Cruz 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mark Hubbard 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Hideki Irabu 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ray Ricken 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mike Buddie 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Chris Ashby 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 15, 1974 Phoenix, AZ, US
Jason Beverlin 23 L R 6' 5.0" 220 Nov 27, 1973 Ashtabula, OH, US
Kurt Bierek 24 L R 6' 4.0" 220 Sep 13, 1972 Portland, OR, US
Randy Brown 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 May 1, 1970 Dallas, TX, 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
Andy Croghan 27 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Oct 26, 1969 Fullerton, CA, US
Chris Cumberland 24 R L 6' 1.0" 189 Jan 15, 1973 Clearwater, FL, US
Francisco De La Cruz 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 9, 1973 La Romana, La Romana, DO
Luis de los Santos 19 R R 6' 2.0" 216 Nov 1, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Les Dennis 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 3, 1973 Portland, OR, US
Danny Donato 24 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Nov 15, 1972 Boston, MA, US
Duke Dukart 25 L R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 17, 1971 Portland, OR, US
Grant Fithian 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 20, 1971 DuQuoin, IL, US
Ben Ford 21 R R 6' 7.0" 200 Aug 15, 1975 Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Rudy Gomez 22 R R 5' 11.0" 187 Sep 14, 1974 Miami, FL, US
Dwight Gooden 32 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 16, 1964 Tampa, FL, US
Kraig Hawkins 25 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Dec 4, 1971 Lake Charles, LA, US
Donald Henthorne 27 S R 6' 2.0" 182 Dec 9, 1969 Phoenix, AZ, US
Rob Hinds 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 26, 1971 Jamaica, NY, US
Mark Hubbard 27 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 2, 1970 Clearwater, FL, 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
Frank Lankford 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 26, 1971 Atlanta, GA, US
Jose Lobaton 23 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Mar 29, 1974 Portuguesa, VE
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
Katsuhiro Maeda 26 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jun 23, 1971 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Gabby Martinez 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 7, 1974 San Juan, PR
Eric Milton 21 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 4, 1975 State College, PA, US
Larry Mitchell 25 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Oct 16, 1971 Flint, MI, US
Tim Raines 37 S R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 16, 1959 Sanford, FL, US
Angel Ramirez 24 R R 5' 10.0" 166 Jan 24, 1973 Azua, Azua, DO
Greg Resz 25 L R 6' 5.0" 215 Dec 25, 1971 San Diego, CA, US
Ray Ricken 23 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Aug 11, 1973 Detroit, MI, US
Scott Rose 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 12, 1970 Tampa, FL, US
Brett Schlomann 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 31, 1974 Tulsa, OK, US
Sloan Smith 24 S R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 29, 1972 Cincinnati, OH, US
Darryl Strawberry 35 L L 6' 6.0" 190 Mar 12, 1962 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jay Tessmer 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 26, 1971 Meadville, PA, US
Sal Urso 25 R L 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 19, 1972 Tampa, FL, US
Luke Wilcox 23 L R 6' 4.0" 190 Nov 15, 1973 Lansing, MI, US
Tom Wilson 26 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 19, 1970 Fullerton, CA, US

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