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1997 Norwich Navigators (AA)

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Parent Organization: New York Yankees
W-L Record: 73-69 .514
Rank: 2nd in Eastern League Northern
Run Differential: 784-681 + 103
Manager(s): Trey Hillman
Location: Norwich, Connecticut
Ballpark: Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 244,246 6/10
Playoffs: Lost in Semi-Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Pitching Coach: Rick Tomlin

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Eric Milton (#20), Brian Buchanan (#24), Gabby Martinez (#38)
Eastern League Northern 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 Norwich Navigators season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Chris Ashby1B6-3225R-R22NYA: 1992-28-774AAA--
    -Jason BeverlinP6-5220L-R23OAK: 1994-4-93MLB--
    -Kurt BierekIF6-4220L-R24NYA: 1993-6-169AAA--
    -Randy BrownSS5-11160R-R27BOS: 1989-28-734AAA--
    -Ronnie BrownOF6-3185R-R27FLO: 1993-24-687AAA--
    -Brian BuchananRF-1B6-4230R-R23NYA: 1994-1-24MLB--
    -Mike BuddieP6-3210R-R26NYA: 1992-4-102MLB--
    -Andy CroghanP6-5220R-R27NYA: 1991-16-412AAA--
    -Chris CumberlandP6-1189R-L24NYA: 1992-48-1334AAA--
    -Francisco De la cruzP6-2175R-R23Not draftedAA--
    -Luis De Los SantosP6-2216R-R19Not draftedMLB--
    -Les Dennis2B6-0175R-R24NYA: 1995-28-786AA--
    -Dan DonatoC-IF6-1205L-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Derek Dukart3B6-4205L-R25NYA: 1994-19-535AA--
    -Grant FithianC6-0185R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Ben FordP6-7230R-R21NYA: 1994-20-563MLB--
    -Rudy Gomez2B5-11180R-R22NYA: 1996-10-299AAA--
    -Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R32NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    -Kraig HawkinsOF6-2170R-R25NYA: 1992-12-326AAA--
    -Kevin HenthorneP6-2195B-R27Not draftedAAA--
    -Robert HindsSS6-0185R-R26NYA: 1992-10-270AAA--
    -Mark HubbardP6-2190L-L27NYA: 1991-3-89AA--
    -Hideki IrabuP6-4240R-R28Not draftedMLB--
    -Mike JerzembeckP6-1185R-R25NYA: 1993-5-141MLB--
    -Frank LankfordP6-2190R-R26NYA: 1993-17-477MLB--
    -Jose LobatonSS5-11168R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Kevin LomonP6-1195R-R25ATL: 1991-14-361MLB--
    -R.D. LongSS6-1183B-R26NYA: 1992-38-1054AAA--
    -Mike Lowell3B6-4205R-R23NYA: 1995-20-562MLB--
    -Kats MaedaP6-2215R-R26Not draftedAAA--
    -Gabby MartinezSS6-2170R-R23MIL: 1992-1-38AAA--
    -Eric MiltonP6-3220L-L21NYA: 1996-1-20MLB--
    -Larry MitchellP6-1200R-R25PHI: 1992-5-137MLB--
    -Tim RainesLF-OF5-8186B-R37MON: 1977-5-106MLB--
    -Angel RamirezOF5-10166R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Gregory ReszP6-5215L-R25NYA: 1993-15-421AAA--
    -Ray RickenP6-5225R-R23NYA: 1994-5-143AAA--
    -Scott RoseP6-3200R-R27OAK: 1990-31-844AAA--
    -Brett SchlomannP6-1185R-R22NYA: 1993-42-1177AA--
    -Sloan SmithP6-4215B-R24NYA: 1993-4-113AA--
    -Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L35NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    -Jay TessmerP6-3190R-R25NYA: 1995-19-534MLB--
    -Sal UrsoP5-11190R-L25SEA: 1990-36-954AAA--
    -Luke WilcoxOF6-4225L-R23NYA: 1995-3-86AAA--
    -Tom WilsonC6-3210R-R26NYA: 1990-23-620MLB--

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