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1997 Phoenix Firebirds (AAA)

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Parent Organization: San Francisco Giants
Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-55 .615
Rank: 1st in Pacific Coast League Southern
Run Differential: 816-723 + 93
Manager(s): Ron Wotus
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Scottsdale Stadium
Attendance: 209,698 10/10
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Joe Lefebvre
Pitching Coach: Joe Horlen

#1 Draft Picks

David McCarty (#3), Steve Soderstrom (#6), Eddie Zosky (#19), Dante Powell (#22), Jacob Cruz (#32)
Pacific Coast League Southern Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8855.615--
7664.54310.5
6478.45123.5
6279.44025.0
5685.39731.0
  • 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 Phoenix Firebirds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Rene ArochaP6-0180R-R31Not draftedMLB--
    -Rich AuriliaSS6-1185R-R25TEX: 1992-24-678MLBSan Francisco Giants
    -Cory BaileyP6-1210R-R26BOS: 1991-15-408MLB--
    -Jeff Ball1B5-10185R-R28HOU: 1990-12-332MLB--
    -Marvin BenardCF-RF5-9185L-L27SFN: 1992-50-1391MLB--
    -Damon BerryhillC6-0210B-R33CHN: 1984-1-4MLB--
    -Bobby BondsOF6-4180R-R27SDN: 1992-18-505AAA--
    -Jay Canizaro2B5-9178R-R23SFN: 1993-4-106MLB--
    -Dan CarlsonP6-0200R-R27SFN: 1989-33-856MLB--
    -Edwin CorpsP5-11190R-R24CIN: 1990-32-851AAA--
    -Doug CreekP6-0210L-L28SLN: 1991-7-181MLBDetroit Tigers
    -Jacob CruzRF-LF6-0179L-L24SFN: 1994-1-32MLBCincinnati Reds
    -Wilson DelgadoSS-2B5-11165B-R21Not draftedMLB--
    -Osvaldo FernandezP6-2193R-R28SEA: 1994-22-609MLB--
    -Tim Florez2B5-10170R-R27SFN: 1991-25-661AAA--
    -Keith FoulkeP6-0200R-R24SFN: 1994-9-256MLBOakland Athletics
    -Chad FronteraP6-2200R-R24SFN: 1994-8-228AAA--
    -Darryl HamiltonCF-RF6-1192L-R32MIL: 1986-11-269MLB--
    -Lee HancockP6-4215L-L30SEA: 1988-4-97MLB--
    -Chad HartvigsonP6-2195L-L26SFN: 1994-21-592AAA--
    -John JohnstoneP6-3210R-R28NYN: 1987-20-524MLB--
    -Dax JonesCF6-0170R-R26SFN: 1991-8-219MLB--
    -Darryl KennedyC5-10170R-R28TEX: 1991-37-976AAA--
    -Ramon MartinezSS-2B6-1187R-R24Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    -Craig MayesC5-10195L-R27SFN: 1992-28-775AAA--
    -David McCarty1B-LF6-5215R-L27MIN: 1991-1-3MLBBoston Red Sox
    -Doug MirabelliC6-1218R-R26SFN: 1992-5-131MLBBoston Red Sox
    -Russ OrtizP6-1210R-R23SFN: 1995-4-103MLBSan Francisco Giants
    -Mark PetersonP5-11195L-L26SFN: 1992-13-355AAA--
    -Randy PhillipsP6-3210R-R26TOR: 1992-24-681AAA--
    -Ricky PickettP6-1200L-L27CIN: 1992-28-773MLB--
    -Dante PowellCF-RF6-2185R-R23SFN: 1994-1-22MLB--
    -Shawn PurdyP6-0205R-R28CAL: 1991-16-428AAA--
    -Pat RappP6-3215R-R29SFN: 1989-15-388MLB--
    -Joe RoaP6-1194R-R25ATL: 1989-18-454MLB--
    -Kevin RobersonRF-LF6-4210B-R29CHN: 1988-16-404MLB--
    -Rich RowlandC6-1215R-R33DET: 1988-17-447MLB--
    -Steve SoderstromP6-3210R-R25SFN: 1993-1-6MLB--
    -Andy TaulbeeP6-4210R-R24SFN: 1994-2-59AAA--
    -Chris UnratC6-1205L-R26TEX: 1993-15-423AAA--
    -William Van LandinghamP6-2210R-R26SFN: 1991-5-141MLB--
    -Doug VanderweeleP6-3200R-R27SFN: 1991-9-245AAA--
    -Mike VillanoP6-0195R-R25SFN: 1994-25-704AAA--
    -Keith WilliamsRF-LF6-0190R-R25SFN: 1993-7-190MLB--
    -Desi Wilson1B6-7230L-L28TEX: 1991-30-794MLB--
    -Ken WoodsOF5-10170R-R26SFN: 1992-15-411AAA--
    -Eddie ZoskySS6-0180R-R29TOR: 1989-1-19MLB--


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