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1989 Buffalo Bisons (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Pittsburgh Pirates
W-L Record: 80-62 .563
Rank: 2nd in American Association Eastern
Run Differential: 600-635 -35
Manager(s): Terry Collins
Ballpark: Pilot Field
Attendance: 1,132,183 1/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Pitching Coach: Jackie Brown

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff King (#1), Sam Khalifa (#7), Jay Bell (#8), Bob Meacham (#8), Tim Conroy (#20)
American Association Eastern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1989 Buffalo Bisons season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Stan BelindaP6-3215R-R22PIT: 1986-10-238MLB--
    -Jay BellSS-2B6-0182R-R23MIN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    -Dann BilardelloC6-0190R-R30SEA: 1978-3-57MLB--
    -Chris Brown3B6-0185R-R27SFN: 1979-2-44MLB--
    -Kevin Burdick2B-SS5-10176R-R25PIT: 1987-18-450AAA--
    -Steve CarterRF-CF6-4204L-R24PIT: 1987-17-424MLB--
    -Tim ConroyP5-11185L-L29OAK: 1978-1-20MLB--
    -Jeff CookOF6-0195B-R23PIT: 1985-10-242AAA--
    -Orestes Destrade1B6-4210B-R27CAL: 1980-23-589MLB--
    -Benny Distefano1B-OF6-1195L-L27PIT: 1982-2-29MLB--
    -Logan EasleyP6-1185R-R27NYA: 1981-20-519MLB--
    -Brian FisherP6-4210R-R27ATL: 1980-2-29MLB--
    -Miguel GarciaP5-11173L-L22Not draftedMLB--
    -Albert HallCF-OF5-11155B-R30ATL: 1977-6-134MLB--
    -Andy HallC6-4220R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    9Steve HendersonOF6-2190R-R36CIN: 1974-5-119MLB--
    -Sam KhalifaSS5-11170R-R25PIT: 1982-1-7MLB--
    -Jeff King3B-1B6-1188R-R24PIT: 1986-1-1MLB--
    -Randy KramerP6-2170R-R28HOU: 1982-2-42MLB--
    -Bill LandrumP6-2200R-R30Not draftedMLB--
    -Mike LaValliereC5-9190L-R28Not draftedMLB--
    -Orlando LindP6-1201R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Scott LittleRF6-0198R-R26NYN: 1984-7-158MLB--
    -Morris MaddenP6-0155L-L28LAN: 1979-24-617MLB--
    -Bob MeachamSS6-1180B-R28SLN: 1981-1-8MLB--
    -Scott MedvinP6-1195R-R27Not draftedMLB--
    -Larry MeltonP6-4200R-R26PIT: 1985-8-190AAA--
    -Orlando MercedRF-1B6-1195L-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Vicente PalaciosP6-3195R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10175R-R33HOU: 1976-4-73MLB--
    -Bob PattersonP6-1195R-L30SDN: 1982-21-524MLB--
    -Tom PrinceC5-11206R-R24PIT: 1984-4-64MLB--
    20Rick ReedP6-1195R-R23PIT: 1986-26-644MLB--
    -Tom RomanoLF5-10170R-R30KCA: 1980-17-432MLB--
    -Rico RossySS-3B5-10175R-R25BAL: 1985-33-803MLB--
    -Dave RuckerP6-1190L-L31DET: 1978-16-402MLB--
    -Roger SamuelsP6-5210L-L28HOU: 1983-10-244MLB--
    -Mike SmithP6-1195R-R28Not draftedMLB--
    30Dorn TaylorP6-2180R-R30Not draftedMLB--
    -Lou ThorntonOF6-2185L-R26NYN: 1981-19-471MLB--
    -Mike WalkerP6-3205R-R24PIT: 1986-2-29MLB--
    -Bill WilkinsonP5-10160R-L24SEA: 1983-4-87MLB--
    -Reggie WilliamsOF5-11185R-R28LAN: 1982-13-333MLB--
    -Mike YorkP6-1187R-R24NYA: 1982-40-820MLB--

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