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1996 Salem Avalanche (A+)

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Parent Organization: Colorado Rockies
W-L Record: 62-76 .449
Rank: 4th in Carolina League Southern
Run Differential: 585-656 -71
Manager(s): Bill McGuire
Location: Salem, Virginia
Ballpark: Salem Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 173,703 5/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Joe Marchese
Pitching Coach: Bill Champion

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Swift (#2), Doug Million (#7), Earl Cunningham (#8), John Burke (#27)
Carolina League Southern 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 1996 Salem Avalanche season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Keith BarnesP6-0187L-L21Not draftedA+--
    -Blake BartholC6-0200R-R23COL: 1995-21-571AAA--
    -Steve Bernhardt1B6-0180R-R25Not draftedAA--
    -John BurkeP6-4220B-R26COL: 1992-1-27MLB--
    -Luis ColmenaresP5-11190R-R19Not draftedAA--
    -Brent CrowtherP6-4220R-R24COL: 1994-10-266AAA--
    -Brian CulpOF6-0195R-R25COL: 1993-42-1192AA--
    -Earl CunninghamOF6-2225R-R26CHN: 1989-1-8A+--
    -Bill EdenP6-2205R-R23COL: 1993-50-1387AA--
    -John Fantauzzi1B6-6220L-L24SDN: 1992-11-309A+--
    -Chad GambillDH6-2190R-R21COL: 1993-6-184AA--
    -Neil GarrettP6-1170R-R21COL: 1992-40-1131A+--
    -Todd GenkeP6-1190R-R25Not draftedA+--
    -John GiudiceOF6-1205R-R25COL: 1993-20-576AA--
    -Gary GordonOF5-10190R-R19COL: 1995-10-263A+--
    -Keith GrunewaldSS6-1185B-R24COL: 1993-12-352AA--
    -Luther HackmanP6-4195R-R21COL: 1994-6-154MLB--
    -Ronnie HallOF6-4215R-R20MON: 1993-4-118AA--
    -Mark HamlinOF6-3220R-R22COL: 1996-24-716A+--
    -Mike HigginsC6-0210R-R25COL: 1993-22-632AA--
    -Nate HoldrenOF6-4240R-R24COL: 1993-16-464AA--
    -Kyle HouserSS6-0150R-R21COL: 1993-8-240AA--
    -Link JarrettSS5-10165B-R24COL: 1994-22-602AA--
    -Pookie JonesOF6-2195R-R24COL: 1994-14-378A+--
    -Mike KusiewiczP6-2185R-L19COL: 1994-8-210AAA--
    -Scott LarockP6-1195R-R23COL: 1994-29-798A+--
    -David LeeP6-1202R-R23COL: 1995-23-627MLB--
    -Tal Light3B6-3205R-R22COL: 1995-8-207AA--
    -Chandler MartinP6-1192R-R22COL: 1995-6-151AAA--
    -Chan MayberSS5-11160R-R23COL: 1994-37-1022A+--
    -Patrick McClintonP6-5210L-L24COL: 1993-31-884A+--
    -Doug MillionP6-4175L-L20COL: 1994-1-7AA--
    -Sean MurphyP6-1180R-R23COL: 1995-31-851A+--
    -Garrett NeubartOF5-10160R-R22COL: 1995-17-459AAA--
    -David NiedP6-2188R-R27ATL: 1987-14-350MLB--
    -Elvis Pena2B-SS5-11155B-R19Not draftedMLB--
    -Matt PoolP6-5190R-R22COL: 1994-16-434AA--
    -Brian RoseP6-1190R-R23COL: 1994-26-714AA--
    -Zach SawyerP6-4215R-R23OAK: 1991-10-281A+--
    -Bill ScalzittiC6-0190R-R23COL: 1992-6-179AAA--
    -Steve ShoemakerP6-1214L-R23NYA: 1994-4-115AAA--
    -Jeff SobkoviakP6-7225R-R24COL: 1992-31-879AA--
    -Bill SwiftP6-0180R-R34SEA: 1984-1-2MLB--
    -Mike VavrekP6-2185L-L22COL: 1995-5-123AAA--
    -Larry WalkerRF6-3237L-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Doug WallsP6-2204L-R22COL: 1993-4-128AAA--
    -Eric Young2B5-8175R-R29LAN: 1989-43-1123MLB--

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