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1997 Salem Avalanche (A+)

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Parent Organization: Colorado Rockies
W-L Record: 63-75 .457
Rank: 3rd in Carolina League Southern
Run Differential: 588-612 -24
Manager(s): Bill McGuire
Location: Salem, Virginia
Ballpark: Salem Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 188,023 5/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Stu Cole
Pitching Coach: Bryn Smith

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Swift (#2), Doug Million (#7), Jamey Wright (#28)
Carolina League Southern 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 Salem Avalanche season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Rod BairOF5-11195R-R22COL: 1996-16-476AAA--
    -Bobby BevelP5-10180L-L23COL: 1995-20-543AAA--
    -Heath BostP6-3195R-R22COL: 1995-18-487AAA--
    -Clint Bryant3B6-0180R-R23COL: 1996-7-206A+--
    -John CliffordC6-1185R-R23COL: 1995-19-515A+--
    -Luis ColmenaresP5-11190R-R20Not draftedAA--
    -Jason DietrichP5-11190R-R24COL: 1994-19-518A+--
    -Justin Drizos1B6-2200L-L23COL: 1995-49-1335A+--
    -Salvador DuvergeOF6-0165R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Brett ElamSS6-0170R-R24COL: 1995-30-823A+--
    -David FeuersteinOF6-2200R-R23COL: 1995-33-907AA--
    -Chad GambillDH6-2190R-R22COL: 1993-6-184AA--
    -Vicente Garcia2B6-0170R-R22Not draftedAA--
    -Lariel GonzalezP6-4228R-R21Not draftedMLB--
    -Luther HackmanP6-4195R-R22COL: 1994-6-154MLB--
    -Kyle HouserSS6-0150R-R22COL: 1993-8-240AA--
    -Link JarrettSS5-10165B-R25COL: 1994-22-602AA--
    -James KammererP6-3205L-L23Not draftedAA--
    -Brian KeckIF6-3190R-R23COL: 1996-18-536AAA--
    -Mike KusiewiczP6-2185R-L20COL: 1994-8-210AAA--
    -Curtis LeskanicP6-0186R-R29CLE: 1989-8-203MLB--
    -Tal Light3B6-3205R-R23COL: 1995-8-207AA--
    -Dean MarnellOF5-11185R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Chandler MartinP6-1192R-R23COL: 1995-6-151AAA--
    -Doug MillionP6-4175L-L21COL: 1994-1-7AA--
    -Sean MurphyP6-1180R-R24COL: 1995-31-851A+--
    -Garrett NeubartOF5-10160R-R23COL: 1995-17-459AAA--
    -Scott NormanP6-0195R-R24DET: 1992-26-728AA--
    -Lloyd PeeverP5-11185R-R25COL: 1992-4-123AAA--
    -Elvis Pena2B-SS5-11155B-R20Not draftedMLB--
    -Ben PetrickC-LF6-0199R-R20COL: 1995-2-38MLB--
    -Scott RandallP6-3200R-R21COL: 1995-11-291MLB--
    -Scott SchroeffelP6-0190B-R23COL: 1996-15-446AAA--
    -Steve ShoemakerP6-1214L-R24NYA: 1994-4-115AAA--
    -Tom StepkaP6-1192R-R21COL: 1996-10-296A+--
    -Bill SwiftP6-0180R-R35SEA: 1984-1-2MLB--
    -Jamie Taylor3B6-2220L-R26CLE: 1992-5-126AAA--
    -Mike VavrekP6-2185L-L23COL: 1995-5-123AAA--
    -Carlos VidalC5-10188R-R22COL: 1995-24-655A+--
    -Forry Wells1B6-4205L-R26Not draftedAA--
    -Jamey WrightP6-5221R-R23COL: 1993-1-28MLB-Retired
    -Mike ZoleckiP6-2195R-R25COL: 1993-5-156AA--

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