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2001 Buffalo BisonsSeason Roster
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Willie Blair played for the 2001 Buffalo Bisons
LeagueInternational LeagueDivisionNorthLevelAAACategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameBisons
LocationBuffalo,New York
Record91-51 (1st in International League North)
BallparkDunn Tire Park
ManagerEric Wedge
CoachesJack Mull (Hitting Coach), Carl Willis (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Wilkes-Barre)
Attendance652,245 (Rank: 1st)
MLB Parent OrgCleveland IndiansAffiliate History
Years Available1998-2019

Team History -- 2001 Statistics -- 2001 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions -- About Minor League Data

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2001 Buffalo Bisons.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2001 baseball season.

2001 Buffalo Bisons Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
16Alex AndreopoulosC5-10 190 L-R 1972-08-19 28Toronto,Ontario AAA1992-2002-   Seton Hall U.
1995-17- 460-MIL
 
41Mike BacsikP6-3 190 L-L 1977-11-11 23Dallas,Texas MLB1996-20112001-2007Duncanville (Duncanville,TX)
1996-18- 543-CLE
 
23Danys BaezP6-4 225 R-R 1977-09-10 23Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB2000-20112001-2011  
1999-   UDFA-CLE
 
-Josh BardC6-3 205 B-R 1978-03-30 23Ithaca,New York MLB1997-20122002-2011Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Texas Tech U.
1999- 3- 100-COL
Free Agent  
48Willie BlairP6-1 185 R-R 1965-12-18 35Paintsville,Kentucky MLB1985-20011990-2001Johnson Central (Paintsville,KY)Morehead St
1986-11- 289-TOR
 
24Milton BradleyOF6-0 180 B-R 1978-04-15 23Harbor City,California MLB1996-20112000-2011Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
1996- 2-  40-MON
 
8Mark BudzinskiOF6-2 175 L-L 1973-08-26 27Severna Park,Maryland MLB1992-20052003-2003Severna Park (Severna Park,MD)Richmond
1995-21- 586-CLE
 
12Tim ByrdakP5-11 180 L-L 1973-10-31 27Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB1994-20131998-2013Oak Forest (Oak Forest,IL)Rice U., South Suburban Col
1994- 5- 135-KCA
Free Agent  
49Trace CoquilletteOF6-0 185 R-R 1974-06-04 27Carmichael,California MLB1993-20051999-2000Casa Roble (Orangevale,CA)Sacramento City Col
1993-10- 286-MON
 
4Chris CosteC-1B6-1 205 R-R 1973-02-04 28Fargo,North Dakota MLB1995-20092006-2009Fargo South (Fargo,ND)Concordia Col
1999-   UDFA-CLE
 
53Dave DarwinP6-0 185 L-L 1973-12-19 27Charlotte,North Carolina AAA1993-2001-West Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC)Duke U.
1996-26- 761-DET
 
-Zach DayP6-4 185 R-R 1978-06-15 23Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1996-20082002-2006La Salle (Cincinnati,OH)
1996- 5- 149-NYA
 
57Sean DePaulaP6-4 215 R-R 1973-11-07 27Newton,Massachusetts MLB1994-20031999-2002Cushing Academy (Ashburnham,MA)Wake Forest U.
1996- 9- 273-CLE
 
44Marc DeschenesP6-0 200 R-R 1973-01-06 28Lowell,Massachusetts AAA1995-2006-Dracut (Dracut,MA)Massachusetts-Lowell
1995-20- 558-CLE
 
56Ryan DreseP6-3 220 R-R 1976-04-05 25San Francisco,California MLB1995-20112001-2006Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland,CA)California
1998- 5- 153-CLE
Free Agent  
42Tim DrewP6-1 195 R-R 1978-08-31 22Valdosta,Georgia MLB1997-20082000-2004Lowndes County (Valdosta,GA)
1997- 1-  28-CLE
 
-Mike Edwards1B6-1 185 R-R 1976-11-24 24Mechanicsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1995-20072003-2006Mechanicsburg Area (Mechanicsburg Area,PA)
1995- 9- 250-CLE
 
32Corey Erickson3B5-11 190 R-R 1977-01-10 24Springfield,Illinois AAA1995-2004-Lanphier (Springfield,IL)
1995- 4- 105-NYN
 
-Travis Fryman3B6-1 195 R-R 1969-03-25 32Lexington,Kentucky MLB1987-20021990-2002Tate (Cantonment,FL)
1987- 1-  30-DET
 
24Karim GarciaOF6-0 172 L-L 1975-10-29 25Ciudad Obregon,Mexico MLB1993-20161995-2004  
1992-   UDFA-LAN
 
-Jim Goelz2B5-10 170 R-R 1976-02-13 25Smithtown,New York AAA1998-2006-Smithtown East (St. James,NY)New York Institute Technology
1998-16- 486-LAN
 
-Eric GundersonP6-0 190 R-L 1966-03-29 35Portland,Oregon MLB1987-20011990-2000Aloha (Aloha,OR)Portland St
1987- 2-  48-SFN
 
-Jon HamiltonOF6-1 195 L-L 1977-10-23 23Walnut Creek,California AAA1997-2004-   Ohlone Col, Kentucky
1997- 5- 171-CLE
 
32Chris HammondP6-1 195 L-L 1966-01-21 35Atlanta,Georgia MLB1985-20061990-2006Vestavia Hills (Birmingham,AL)Alabama-Birmingham, Gulf Coast St
1986- 6- 148-CIN
 
-Jason Hardtke2B5-10 175 B-R 1971-09-15 29Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1990-20011996-1998Leland (San Jose,CA)
1990- 3-  81-CLE
 
15Dave Hollins1B6-1 232 B-R 1966-05-25 35Orchard Park,New York MLB1985-20031990-2002Orchard Park (Orchard Park,NY)South Carolina
1987- 6- 146-SDN
 
-Dave HootenP6-0 185 R-R 1975-05-08 26Fort Smith,Arkansas AAA1994-2003-   Mississippi St
1996-14- 397-MIN
 
31Tim LakerC6-3 200 R-R 1969-11-27 31Encino,California MLB1988-20061992-2006Simi Valley (Simi Valley,CA)Oxnard Col
1988- 6- 154-MON
 
11Greg LaRocca3B5-11 185 R-R 1972-11-10 28Oswego,New York MLB1992-20102000-2003Manchester West (Manchester,NH)Massachusetts
1994-10- 262-SDN
 
28Mark Lewis3B6-1 195 R-R 1969-11-30 31Hamilton,Ohio MLB1988-20071991-2001Hamilton (Hamilton,OH)
1988- 1-   2-CLE
 
-Richie LewisP5-10 175 R-R 1966-01-25 35Muncie,Indiana MLB1985-20031992-1998Muncie Southside (Muncie,IN)Florida St
1987- 2-  44-MON
 
17John McDonaldSS5-11 175 R-R 1974-09-24 26New London,Connecticut MLB1995-20141999-2014East Lyme (East Lyme,CT)Providence Col, Connecticut-Avery Point
1996-12- 363-CLE
Retired  
34Sean McNally3B6-4 210 R-R 1972-12-14 28Bronxville,New York AAA1992-2002-   Duke U.
1994-16- 443-KCA
 
9Anthony Medrano2B-OF5-10 175 R-R 1974-12-08 26Bellflower,California AAA1993-2006-David Starr Jordan (Long Beach,CA)
1993- 2-  47-TOR
 
-Ralph Milliard2B5-11 175 R-R 1973-12-30 27Willemstad,Curacao MLB1993-20011996-1998  
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
-Charles NagyP6-3 200 L-R 1967-05-05 34Fairfield,Connecticut MLB1987-20031990-2003Roger Ludlow (Fairfield,CT)Connecticut
1988- 1-  17-CLE
 
35Danny Peoples1B6-1 225 R-R 1975-01-20 26Round Rock,Texas AAA1994-2001-Round Rock (Round Rock,TX)Texas
1996- 1-  28-CLE
 
61Jason PhillipsP6-6 225 R-R 1974-03-22 27Williamsport,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20051999-2003Hughesville (Hughesville,PA)
1992-14- 399-PIT
 
46Scott RadinskyP6-3 215 L-L 1968-03-03 33Glendale,California MLB1986-20021990-2001Simi Valley (Simi Valley,CA)
1986- 3-  75-CHA
 
-Chris ReinikeP6-0 195 R-R 1976-11-16 24Gulfport,Mississippi AAA1997-2004-Long Beach (Long Beach,MS)Mississippi St
1998- 8- 243-CLE
 
53David RiskeP6-2 175 R-R 1976-10-23 24Renton,Washington MLB1996-20101999-2010Lindbergh (Renton,WA)Green River CC
1996-56-1560-CLE
 
10Dave RobertsOF5-10 175 L-L 1972-05-31 29Okinawa,Japan MLB1992-20081999-2008Rancho Buena Vista (Vista,CA)UCLA
1994-28- 781-DET
 
-Nerio RodriguezP6-1 195 R-R 1973-03-22 28Bani,Dom Rep MLB1991-20111996-2002  
1990-   UDFA-CHA
 
22Kevin Sefcik2B5-10 184 R-R 1971-02-10 30Orland Park,Illinois MLB1993-20031995-2001Andrew (Tinley Park,IL)Saint Xavier U.
1993-33- 916-PHI
 
39Dan SmithP6-3 210 R-R 1975-09-15 25High Bridge,New Jersey MLB1993-20051999-2003Girard (Girard,KS)
1993- 7- 199-TEX
 
55Roy SmithP6-6 235 R-R 1976-05-18 25St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1994-20042001-2002Dixie Hollins (St. Petersburg,FL)
1994-13- 357-SEA
 
-Chris SnuszC6-0 190 R-R 1972-11-08 28Buffalo,New York AAA1994-2005-Saint Francis (Athol Springs,NY)Mercyhurst Col
1995-19- 521-PHI
 
-Zach Sorensen2B6-0 190 B-R 1977-01-03 24Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1996-20072003-2005Highland (Salt Lake City,UT)Wichita St
1998- 2-  63-CLE
 
-Paul SpoljaricP6-3 210 R-L 1970-09-24 30Kelowna,BC MLB1989-20011994-2000Springvalley Secondary (Kelowna,BC)Douglas Col
1989-   UDFA-TOR
 
49Jason StanfordP6-2 200 L-L 1977-01-23 24Tucson,Arizona MLB1996-20082003-2007Canyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)UNC Charlotte, Barton Col
1999-   UDFA-CLE
 
-Eddie TaubenseeC6-3 230 L-R 1968-10-31 32Beeville,Texas MLB1986-20011991-2001Lake Howell (Winter Park,FL)
1986- 6- 150-CIN
 
40Martin VargasP6-0 160 R-R 1978-02-22 23San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep AAA2000-2006-      
36Dario VerasP6-1 155 R-R 1973-03-13 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1993-20101996-1998  
1990-   UDFA-LAN
 
13Jamie WalkerP6-2 190 L-L 1971-07-01 29McMinnville,Tennessee MLB1990-20091997-2009Warren County (McMinnville,TN)Austin Peay St
1992-10- 265-HOU
 
-Mark WatsonP6-4 235 R-L 1974-01-23 27Atlanta,Georgia MLB1994-20072000-2003Marist School (Atlanta,GA)Georgia, Clemson U.
1995- 8- 205-FLO
 
38Jake WestbrookP6-3 200 R-R 1977-09-29 23Athens,Georgia MLB1996-20132000-2013Madison County (Danielsville,GA)
1996- 1-  21-COL
Retired  
-Steve WoodardP6-4 217 L-R 1975-05-15 26Hartselle,Alabama MLB1994-20081997-2003Hartselle (Hartselle,AL)
1994- 5- 123-MIL
 
60Jaret WrightP6-2 230 R-R 1975-12-29 25Anaheim,California MLB1994-20071997-2007Katella (Anaheim,CA)
1994- 1-  10-CLE
 
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