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1997 Hickory Crawdads (A)

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Parent Organization: Chicago White Sox
W-L Record: 76-64 .543
Rank: 2nd in South Atlantic League Central
Run Differential: 748-669 + 79
Manager(s): Chris Cron
Location: Hickory, North Carolina
Ballpark: L. P. Frans Stadium
Attendance: 196,394 3/14
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Dallas Williams
Pitching Coach: Sean Snedeker

#1 Draft Picks

McKay Christensen (#6), Jason Dellaero (#15), Aaron Myette (#43), Rocky Biddle (#51)
South Atlantic League Central 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 1997 Hickory Crawdads season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Chuck AntczakC6-0185R-R23Not draftedAA--
    -Joe BalesP6-5175R-R22CHA: 1993-3-89A--
    -Jason BereP6-4189R-R26CHA: 1990-36-952MLB--
    -Rocky BiddleP6-3230R-R21CHA: 1997-1-51MLB--
    -Tom BuckmanP6-6200R-R23CHA: 1995-14-392A--
    -Steve CardonaP6-3190R-R23TEX: 1993-52-1420A+--
    -McKay ChristensenCF5-11180L-L21CAL: 1994-1-6MLB--
    -Joe Crede3B6-3195R-R19CHA: 1996-5-137MLB--
    -Jason DellaeroSS6-2195B-R20CHA: 1997-1-15MLB--
    -Jim DixonP6-3195R-R24CHA: 1993-24-677A+--
    -Brian DownsC6-2210R-R22CHA: 1995-13-364AAA--
    -Daniel FagleyC5-10185R-R22SFN: 1993-37-1030AAA--
    -Joe FarleyP6-2185L-L22CHA: 1996-14-407AA--
    -Josh FauskeOF6-4220R-R23CHA: 1995-26-728A--
    -Ovidio Frias2B5-11165R-R20Not draftedA--
    -Ariel GarciaP6-5200R-R21Not draftedAA--
    -Manny GonzalezOF6-2195B-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Chris HeintzC6-1200R-R22CHA: 1996-19-557MLB--
    -Daron HollinsOF6-0200R-R22CHA: 1995-12-336A--
    -Jon HuntP6-1190L-L23CHA: 1995-6-168A+--
    -Mario IglesiasP6-3195B-R23CHA: 1996-20-587AAA--
    -Jeff InglinOF5-11180R-R21CHA: 1996-16-467AAA--
    -Kirk IrvineP6-0185R-R22CHA: 1996-46-1350A--
    -Chuck KleeSS6-3175R-R20CHA: 1995-10-280A+--
    -Tim KrausP6-1190L-R24CHA: 1995-24-672A--
    -Jason LakmanP6-5230R-R20CHA: 1995-7-196AAA--
    -John MusachioP6-1205L-L23Not draftedA--
    -Aaron MyetteP6-4195R-R19CHA: 1997-1-43MLB--
    -Jamie NicholsP6-5215R-R21CHA: 1994-27-761AA--
    -Dan OlsonOF6-2210L-L22CHA: 1996-6-167AA--
    -Jesus PenaP6-0170L-L22Not draftedMLB--
    -Mark RobertsP6-2205R-R21CHA: 1996-4-107AAA--
    -Liu Rodriguez2B-SS5-9170B-R20Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    -Brian ScottP6-3190R-R21CHA: 1997-6-189AA--
    -Greg Shepard1B-OF6-0208L-R26Not draftedA+--
    -Angel Solano2B5-11160R-R21Not draftedA--
    -Allen ThomasOF6-0190L-L23CHA: 1996-45-1325A+--
    -Julien TuckerP6-7200L-R24Not draftedAA--
    -Adam VirchisP6-3185R-R23CHA: 1995-8-224AAA--
    -Curtis WhitleyP6-4240L-L23CHA: 1997-4-129AA--

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