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1997 Norfolk Tides (AAA)

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Parent Organization: New York Mets
W-L Record: 75-67 .528
Rank: 3rd in International League West
Run Differential: 659-616 + 43
Manager(s): Rick Dempsey
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Ballpark: Harbor Park
Attendance: 507,328 4/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Tom Lawless

#1 Draft Picks

Derek Wallace (#11), Chris Roberts (#18), Brian Bohanon (#19), Gary Thurman (#21), Pete Harnisch (#27), Mike Moore (#36)
International League West 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 Norfolk Tides season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Juan AcevedoP6-2220R-R27COL: 1992-14-403MLB--
    -Benny AgbayaniLF-RF5-11225R-R25NYN: 1993-30-836MLB--
    -Jesus AzuajeSS5-10170R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Steve BieserCF-LF5-10170L-R29PHI: 1989-32-820MLB--
    -Brian BohanonP6-2240L-L28TEX: 1987-1-19MLB--
    -Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R27Not draftedMLBBoston Red Sox
    -Wes ChamberlainRF-LF6-2210R-R31PIT: 1987-4-86MLB--
    -Joe CrawfordP6-3225L-L27NYN: 1991-17-459MLB--
    -Alex DiazCF-RF5-11180B-R28Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim DoughertyP6-0210R-R29HOU: 1990-26-703MLB--
    -Brian EdmondsonP6-2175R-R24DET: 1991-3-78MLB--
    -Ramon EspinosaOF6-0175R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Matt Franco1B-3B6-2200L-R27CHN: 1987-7-166MLB--
    -Phil GeislerOF6-3200L-L27PHI: 1991-9-239AAA--
    -Shawn GilbertLF-2B5-9185R-R32MIN: 1987-12-295MLB--
    -Charlie GreeneC6-2170R-R26SDN: 1991-19-497MLB--
    -Jason Hardtke2B-3B5-10175B-R25CLE: 1990-3-81MLB--
    -Pete HarnischP6-0228R-R30BAL: 1987-1-27MLB--
    -Jason IsringhausenP6-3210R-R24NYN: 1991-44-1157MLB-Free Agent
    -Angel JaimeSS6-0160R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Ricardo JordanP6-0190L-L27TOR: 1990-37-995MLB--
    -Takashi KashiwadaP5-11165L-L26Not draftedMLB--
    -Cory LidleP5-11180R-R25Not draftedMLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    -Jose Lopez3B6-1175R-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Luis LopezSS-2B5-11166B-R26Not draftedMLBCincinnati Reds
    -Barry ManuelP5-11185R-R31TEX: 1987-2-51MLB--
    -James MartinOF6-1210L-R26LAN: 1992-16-451AAA--
    -Scott McClain1B-3B6-4210R-R25BAL: 1990-22-604MLBSan Francisco Giants
    -Carlos MendozaOF5-11160L-L22Not draftedAAA--
    -Mike MooreOF6-4220R-R26LAN: 1992-1-36AAA--
    -Kevin Morgan3B6-1170R-R27DET: 1991-30-790MLB--
    -Jimmy MyersP6-1190R-R28SFN: 1987-35-902MLB--
    -Yorkis PerezP6-0180B-L29Not draftedMLB--
    -Roberto Petagine1B6-1215L-L26Not draftedMLBSeattle Mariners
    -Todd PrattC6-3230R-R30BOS: 1985-6-153MLBAtlanta Braves
    -Bill PulsipherP6-3200L-L23NYN: 1991-2-66MLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    -Eddie PyeSS-2B5-10175R-R30LAN: 1988-10-244MLB--
    -Chris RobertsP-OF5-10185R-L26NYN: 1992-1-18AAA--
    -Scott SauerbeckP6-3197R-L25NYN: 1994-23-624MLBCleveland Indians
    -Chris Saunders3B6-1205R-R26NYN: 1992-7-189AAA--
    -Rudy SeanezP5-10190R-R28CLE: 1986-4-83MLBLos Angeles Angels
    -Tate Seefried1B6-4205L-R25NYA: 1990-3-83AAA--
    -Keith ShepherdP6-2205R-R29PIT: 1986-11-264MLB--
    -Jeff TamP6-1202R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Gary ThurmanRF-LF5-10165R-R32KCA: 1983-1-21MLB--
    -Derek WallaceP6-3215R-R25CHN: 1992-1-11MLB--
    -Mike WelchP6-2210L-R24NYN: 1993-3-80MLB--
    -Shannon WithemP6-3185R-R24DET: 1990-5-130MLB--
    -Ed YarnallP6-4235L-L21NYN: 1996-3-78MLB--

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