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1997 Rockford Cubbies (A)

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Parent Organization: Chicago Cubs
W-L Record: 66-66 .500
Rank: 4th in Midwest League Central
Run Differential: 594-665 -71
Manager(s): Ruben Amaro
Location: Rockford, Illinois
Ballpark: Marinelli Field
Attendance: 86,716 11/14
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Tyler Houston (#2)
Midwest 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 Rockford Cubbies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Dennis AbreuIF6-0180R-R19Not draftedAAA--
    -Nelson AbreuOF5-9180R-R20Not draftedA--
    -Ryan AndersenSS6-1175R-R23Not draftedA--
    -Roark BirsnerP6-4180R-R21CHN: 1994-18-498A+--
    -Derrick BlyIF6-0190R-R22CHN: 1996-42-1250A+--
    -Casey BrookensP6-0185R-R23CHN: 1996-30-892A+--
    -Jon CannonP6-3200R-L22CHN: 1996-7-202AAA--
    -Quincy CarterOF6-3215R-R19CHN: 1996-2-52A+--
    -David Catlett1B6-0210R-R23ATL: 1993-43-1215A--
    -Blas CedenoP6-0160R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Jose ColonOF6-2190R-R21CHN: 1994-64-1571A+--
    -Randy CraneP6-2180R-R21CHN: 1996-31-922A--
    -Scott DownsP6-2190L-L21CHN: 1997-3-94MLB-Free Agent
    -Tony EllisonOF6-0195R-R22CHN: 1995-6-147A--
    -Jose EspinalP6-1185R-R20MIN: 1998-16-469AAA--
    -Chris GissellP6-5210R-R19CHN: 1996-4-112MLB--
    -Doug HallOF6-1190L-L22CHN: 1996-6-172A+--
    -Len HartP5-11190L-L23CHN: 1996-37-1102AA--
    -Tyler Houston3B-C6-1210L-R26ATL: 1989-1-2MLB--
    -David JeffersonOF6-2190R-R22FLO: 1993-13-379A--
    -Gary JohnsonRF-LF6-4210R-R20CHN: 1997-9-274AA--
    -Jason KelleyP6-1230R-R21CHN: 1994-4-106A--
    -Brad KingC6-2205R-R22CHN: 1996-17-502AAA--
    -Keith Lewis2B5-10175B-R22CHN: 1996-45-1329A+--
    -Bob LisantiC5-10180R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Marcel LongmireC-OF6-3210R-R19CHN: 1996-19-562A--
    -Gary MarshallP6-5215R-L23Not draftedA+--
    -Javier MartinezP6-2235R-R20CHN: 1994-3-78MLB--
    -Chad Meyers2B-CF6-0190R-R21CHN: 1996-5-142MLB--
    -Phil NortonP6-1185B-L21CHN: 1996-10-292MLB--
    -Elvis PolancoP6-3195R-R19Not draftedAA--
    -Chad RickettsP6-5225R-R22CHN: 1995-9-231AAA--
    -Brian RolocutP6-1195R-R23LAN: 1993-13-354A+--
    -Juan SalazarIF6-3240B-R19Not draftedA--
    -Trevor SchafferP6-3210R-R23Not draftedAA--
    -Jason Smith2B-SS6-3190L-R19TBA: 1996-43-1288MLB--
    -Dorian SpeedOF6-3205R-R23CHN: 1995-7-175AA--
    -Kevin TapaniP6-1190R-R33OAK: 1986-2-40MLB--
    -Nate TeutP6-7205R-L21CHN: 1997-4-124MLB--
    -Byron TribeP6-3210R-R22CHN: 1996-16-472A+--
    -Ron Walker3B6-2215R-R21CHN: 1997-8-244AA--
    -Brandon WardP6-5170R-R21CHN: 1995-40-1099A--
    -Julio Zuleta1B6-5235R-R22Not draftedMLB--

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