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1997 Birmingham BaronsSouthern League (AA)
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Alan Newman played for the 1997 Birmingham Barons
LeagueSouthern LeagueDivisionWestLevelAACategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameBarons
LocationBirmingham,Alabama
Record76-62 (1st in Southern League West)
BallparkHoover Metropolitan Stadium
ManagerDave Huppert
CoachesSammy Hairston (Assistant Coach), Rance Mulliniks (Hitting Coach), Steve Renko (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
Attendance302,144 (Rank: 2nd)
MLB Parent OrgChicago White SoxAffiliate History
Years Available1981-2018

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1997 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Brian SimmonsofB23MLB13854610814328121572151288124223510.262.365.440.80524055641.312.178.344.35413.719.31.42.336.438.5
1995- 2-  55-CHA
 
-Jeff LieferofL22MLB1194746711324915712038115714310.238.302.422.72420048524.282.184.268.3147.322.03.02.931.642.5
1995- 1-  25-CHA
 
-Luis Raven3bR28AAA1174568815330330112434612650775.336.397.6121.00927963514.401.276.379.4259.024.52.75.815.241.2    
-Brandon MooressR24AAA125414581061511474745481214011.256.328.304.63212617485.285.048.150.2929.39.91.10.2414.016.0
1994-17- 481-CHA
 
-Eddie Pearson1bL23AAA9538259125331559112350203113.327.366.458.82417539410.364.131.191.3615.612.22.21.276.431.2
1992- 1-  24-CHA
 
-Sandy McKinnonofR24AA963325890201431136316825313.271.334.373.70712425373.327.102.217.3178.318.22.21.183.027.8
1993-12- 341-CHA
 
-Frank Menechino2bR26MLB9031878952841260737977111607.299.447.525.97216744415.353.226.487.42619.018.61.02.926.546.3
1993-45-1261-CHA
 
-Juan Thomas1bR25AAA803115094162105512239240414.302.354.463.81714428342.394.161.232.3566.726.94.02.931.129.8
1991-10- 280-CHA
 
-John Finn3b-ofR29AAA732464968150027132392884105.276.391.337.7288315298.311.061.264.34113.19.40.70.00.022.1
1989-10- 261-MIL
 
-Clemente AlvarezcR29MLB792422949101323002749531017.202.295.289.5847014278.241.087.198.2729.717.61.81.180.728.6
1986-   UDFA-CHA
 
-Scott Coolbaugh3bR31MLB682353568180115000376040433.289.389.506.89511929280.339.217.374.38713.221.41.63.921.442.7
1987- 3-  77-TEX
 
-Jason EvansofB26AAA63223336816152522285103142.305.381.453.83410122255.375.148.274.36411.020.01.82.044.632.4
1992-12- 344-CHA
 
-John Cotton2bL26AAA3312423361027261293320103.290.346.573.9197119136.341.283.347.3906.624.33.75.217.752.8
1989-10- 255-CLE
 
-Josh PaulcR22MLB3411518345011662122513004.296.367.365.732426131.371.069.209.3359.219.12.10.8115.017.7
1996- 2-  47-CHA
 
-Rick WronacR33MLB291031126712240031221101.252.284.398.6824110110.267.146.175.2982.710.94.01.851.538.5
1985- 5- 130-CHN
 
-Wil Polidor2b-3bB23AAA33931125210130211611001.269.284.312.59629396.325.043.032.2671.016.716.00.00.012.0    
-Ryan TophamofL23AA174761051081061521100.213.321.362.68317657.303.149.298.30810.526.32.50.00.060.0
1995- 4- 112-CHA
 
-Juan BautistassR22AAA124661130040131501002.239.286.304.59014350.355.065.109.2686.030.05.00.00.027.3    
-Daniel FagleycR22AAA2019171000000510001.368.400.421.8218120.500.053.053.3700.025.00.00.00.014.3
1993-37-1030-SFN
 
-Robin Ventura3bL29MLB417351012001100002.294.333.529.8629218.267.235.294.3715.65.61.05.617.040.0
1988- 1-  10-CHA
 
-Lyle MoutonofR28MLB311120011001400000.182.250.455.7055112.167.273.364.3028.333.34.08.311.050.0
1991- 5- 126-NYA
 
-Warren SawkiwcB29AAA47120013000100000.286.286.7141.000517.200.428.429.4160.014.30.014.37.050.0
1990-20- 534-DET
 
Batting Totals: (22 players)13847617931330287401247297045540101560474425104.279.357.435.79220694515452.329.435.274.0009.918.61.92.338.433.9 

1997 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Jason OlsenR22STAAA9144.88282711100160.11831018714581219001.5110.270.793.266.792.095.67.391
1994-44-1227-CHA
 
-Russ HerbertR25STAAA1353.63272613100158.2136726414801267001.377.710.794.547.151.584.08.722
1994-11- 313-CHA
 
-Scott EyreL25STMLB1353.84222200000126.2110615414551279101.317.820.993.919.022.314.33.722
1991- 9- 248-TEX
 
-John SnyderR22STMLB784.64202002100114.11307659943906201.5210.230.713.387.082.095.98.467
1992-13- 356-CAL
 
-Kevin BeirneR23STMLB644.9213121001075.0765141441492101.569.120.484.925.881.206.12.600
1995-11- 308-CHA
 
-Shane ButeauxR25RelAA224.19440440016273.0744134434345101.489.120.494.194.191.005.05.500
1994- 6- 173-CHA
 
-Alan NewmanL27R/CLMLB732.494404400331072.1553420040649001.326.840.004.987.961.604.23.700
1988- 2-  50-MIN
 
-Scott ChristmanL25STAA279.0515141000063.21007464838395002.1814.141.135.375.511.0310.46.222
1993- 1-  17-CHA
 
-Chuck SmithR27RelMLB223.1625025006062.2633522427578301.459.050.573.888.192.115.03.500
1989-30- 774-MON
 
-Mike HeathcottR28RelMLB311.83301290012759.0502012225473001.277.630.313.817.171.883.05.750
1991-13- 358-CHA
 
-Robert TheodileR24S/RAAA205.4919910003157.1724335235415001.8711.300.315.496.441.176.751.000
1992- 8- 232-CHA
 
-Brian WoodsR26R/CLAAA156.313503500311045.2494132328354001.709.660.595.526.901.258.08.167
1993-20- 565-CHA
 
-Derek HasselhoffR23RelAAA522.41180180010333.235109311221001.399.360.802.945.882.002.67.714
1995-17- 476-CHA
 
-Lorenzo BarceloR19STMLB214.86660000033.136201829291001.369.720.542.437.833.225.40.667
1994-   UDFA-SFN
International  
-Steve WorrellL27RelAAA225.4718018007124.2281615512212101.6510.221.824.387.661.755.84.500
1992-18- 512-CHA
 
-Maximo NunezR25RelAAA007.6414014003017.2191815113143201.869.680.516.627.131.089.17.000    
-David LundquistR24RelMLB008.78707005013.126201335150002.3717.552.033.3810.133.0013.50.000
1993- 5- 145-CHA
 
-Bob HowryR23RelMLB002.8412012006212.216441330001.5611.370.712.132.131.002.84.000
1994- 5- 144-SFN
 
-Jason BereR26STMLB017.7122000007.08762270001.4310.292.572.579.003.509.00.000
1990-36- 952-CHA
 
Pitching Totals: (19 players)76624.4913913926063133361212126674460495559941791101.519.400.714.156.991.685.52.551  

1997 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PAlan Newman27MLBp44--2165123.7830.410.00---44100.031.9Fielding by Day
PShane Buteaux25AAp44--5700121.0000.270.00---44100.031.9
PBrian Woods26AAAp35--181010.9000.260.00---35100.025.4
PMike Heathcott28MLBp30--4901131.0000.430.00---30100.021.7Fielding by Day
PJason Olsen22AAAp28--14282044.9551.500.00---28100.020.3
PRuss Herbert25AAAp27--9212032.9381.110.00---27100.019.6
PChuck Smith27MLBp25--481213.9230.480.00---25100.018.1Fielding by Day
PScott Eyre25MLBp22--32001231.0001.050.00---22100.015.9Fielding by Day
PJohn Snyder22MLBp20--8172127.9261.250.00---20100.014.5Fielding by Day
PRobert Theodile24AAAp19--442010.8000.420.00---19100.013.8
PSteve Worrell27AAAp18--220041.0000.220.00---18100.013.0
PDerek Hasselhoff23AAAp18--430071.0000.390.00---18100.013.0
PScott Christman25AAp15--61001161.0001.070.00---15100.010.9
PMaximo Nunez25AAAp14--210031.0000.210.00---14100.010.1
PKevin Beirne23MLBp13--5101016.9381.150.00---13100.09.4Fielding by Day
PBob Howry23MLBp12--020121.0000.170.00---12100.08.7Fielding by Day
PDavid Lundquist24MLBp7--010011.0000.140.00---7100.05.1Fielding by Day
PLorenzo Barcelo19MLBp6--2800101.0001.670.00---6100.04.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CClemente Alvarez29MLBc78--5004915550.9987.040.00--107998.756.5Fielding by Day
CJosh Paul22MLBc32--2211730241.9887.440.00--73494.123.2Fielding by Day
CRick Wrona33MLBc29--1992834230.9877.830.00--429100.021.0Fielding by Day
CDaniel Fagley22AAAc20--4023045.9332.100.00---20100.014.5
CWarren Sawkiw29AAA2b1--600061.0006.000.00--2425.00.7
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BEddie Pearson23AAA1b89--737601068807.9888.960.00---9593.764.5
1BJuan Thomas25AAAif47--40013756420.9838.790.00---8058.834.1
1BLuis Raven28AAA1b4--33302361.0009.000.00---1173.42.9
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BFrank Menechino26MLB2b78--1672111158389.9724.850.00---9086.756.5Fielding by Day
2BJohn Cotton26AAAif24--6050617116.9484.580.00---3372.717.4
2BWil Polidor23AAAss17--27374668.9413.760.00---3351.512.3
2BJohn Finn29AAA3b-of12--17371855.9824.500.00---7316.48.7
2BBrandon Moore24AAAss12--3527013621.0005.170.00---1259.68.7
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BScott Coolbaugh31MLB3b62--42124716173.9602.680.00---6891.244.9Fielding by Day
3BLuis Raven28AAA1b39--1973234115.8002.360.00---11733.328.3
3BJohn Finn29AAA3b-of20--9384451.9222.350.00---7327.414.5
3BFrank Menechino26MLB2b12--92605351.0002.920.00---9013.38.7Fielding by Day
3BWil Polidor23AAAss10--1157123.6961.600.00---3330.37.2
3BJohn Cotton26AAAif5--14409.5561.000.00---3315.23.6
3BRobin Ventura29MLB3b4--23207.7141.250.00---4100.02.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSBrandon Moore24AAAss112--1773542270553.9604.740.00---12589.681.2
SSJohn Finn29AAA3b-of13--17273447.9363.380.00---7317.89.4
SSJuan Bautista22AAAss12--20325657.9124.330.00---12100.08.7
SSWil Polidor23AAAss8--6195130.8333.130.00---3324.25.8
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFBrian Simmons23MLBlf-cf136--322751334.9852.420.00---13898.698.6Fielding by Day
OFJeff Liefer22MLB1b-lf106--166280176.9551.580.00---11989.176.8Fielding by Day
OFSandy McKinnon24AAof88--170651181.9722.000.00---9691.763.8
OFJason Evans26AAAof61--89380100.9201.510.00---6396.844.2
OFJohn Finn29AAA3b-of15--26300291.0001.930.00---7320.510.9
OFRyan Topham23AAof13--3001031.9682.310.00---1776.59.4
OFJohn Cotton26AAAif4--500051.0001.250.00---3312.12.9
OFLyle Mouton28MLBrf-lf3--500051.0001.670.00---3100.02.2Fielding by Day

1997 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Sammy HairstonAssistant Coach1920-01-20 77Crawford,Mississippi MLB1951-19511951-1951   C
Dave HuppertManager1957-04-01 40South Gate,California MLB1977-19861985-1985
1977-   UDFA-BAL
C
Rance MulliniksHitting Coach1956-01-15 41Tulare,California MLB1974-19921977-1992
1974- 3-  58-CAL
3B-SS
Steve RenkoPitching Coach1944-12-10 52Kansas City,Kansas MLB1965-19901969-1983
1965-24- 461-NYN
P