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1997 FLORIDA MARLINS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  92-70   .568
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jim Leyland
General Manager:   Dave Dombrowski
Stadium:  Joe Robbie Stadium
Attendance:  2,364,387
Payroll:  $47,753,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Florida Marlins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Eisenreich (38)
Youngest Player:  Felix Heredia (21)
Longest Tenure:  Pat Rapp, Jeff Conine, Robb Nen, Alex Arias, Gary Sheffield, Rob Natal (5)
Top Hitter:  Gary Sheffield (18)
Top Pitcher:  Kevin Brown (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Aaron Akin (#12)

Roster Continuity:  59.54%
Top Prospect:   Felix Heredia
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10161.623--
Florida9270.5689.0
NY Mets8874.54313.0
Montreal7884.48123.0
Philadelphia6894.42033.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
7Kurt AbbottSS-2BMLB6-0200RightRight6/2/196928Zanesville,Ohio198915398OAK

57Antonio AlfonsecaPMLB6-5235RightRight4/16/197225La Romana,Dominican Republic1989UDFA MTL
18Moises AlouLF-RFMLB6-3195RightRight7/3/196630Atlanta,Georgia198612PIT
26Alex AriasSS-3BMLB6-3202RightRight11/20/196729New York,New York1987362CHC
24Bobby Bonilla3B-RFMLB6-3240BothRight2/23/196334New York,New York1981UDFA PIT
2Josh Booty3BMLB6-3220RightRight4/29/197522Starkville,Mississippi199415FLA
27Kevin BrownPMLB6-4200RightRight3/14/196532McIntyre,Georgia198614TEX
28John CangelosiOFMLB5-8160BothLeft3/10/196334Brooklyn,New York1982491CHW
1Luis Castillo2BMLB5-11175BothRight9/12/197521San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1992UDFA FLA
19Jeff Conine1B-LFMLB6-1220RightRight6/27/196631Tacoma,Washington1987581225KC
42Dennis CookPMLB6-3190LeftLeft10/4/196234La Marque,Texas198518446SF
30Craig Counsell2B-SSMLB6-0175LeftRight8/21/197026South Bend,Indiana199211319COL
20Darren DaultonCMLB6-2190LeftRight1/3/196235Arkansas City,Kansas198025629PHI
17Todd DunwoodyCF-OFMLB6-1205LeftLeft4/11/197522Lafayette,Indiana19937211FLA
8Jim EisenreichRF-LFMLB5-11195LeftLeft4/18/195938St. Cloud,Minnesota198016402MIN
32Alex FernandezPMLB6-1215RightRight8/13/196927Miami Beach,Florida199014CHW
15Cliff FloydLF-OFMLB6-4240LeftRight12/5/197224Chicago,Illinois1991114MTL
33Rick HellingPMLB6-3220RightRight12/15/197026Devils Lake,North Dakota1992122TEX
49Felix HerediaPMLB6-0180LeftLeft6/18/197621Barahona,Dominican Republic1992UDFA FLA
61Livan HernandezPMLB6-2225RightRight2/20/197522Villa Clara,Cuba1996UDFA FLA
52Mark HuttonPMLB6-6240RightRight2/6/197027South Adelaide,Australia1988UDFA NYY
23Charles JohnsonCMLB6-2220RightRight7/20/197125Fort Pierce,Florida1992128FLA
4Mark KotsayLFMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/2/197521Whittier,California199619FLA
25Al LeiterPMLB6-3220LeftLeft10/23/196531Toms River,New Jersey1984250NYY
40Billy McMillonLF-RFMLB5-11179LeftLeft11/17/197125Otero,New Mexico19938239FLA
35Kurt MillerPMLB6-5225RightRight8/24/197224Tucson,Arizona199015PIT
21Ralph Milliard2BMLB5-11175RightRight12/30/197323Willemstad,Curacao1992UDFA FLA
43Russ Morman1B-LFMLB6-4215RightRight4/28/196235Independence,Missouri1983128CHW
13Rob NatalCMLB5-11190RightRight11/13/196531Long Beach,California198713329MTL
31Robb NenPMLB6-5215RightRight11/28/196927San Pedro,California198732830TEX
33Kirt OjalaPMLB6-2215LeftLeft12/24/196828Kalamazoo,Michigan19904109NYY
46Donn PallPMLB6-1179RightRight1/11/196235Chicago,Illinois198523579CHW
39Jay PowellPMLB6-4225RightRight1/9/197225Meridian,Mississippi1993119BAL
48Pat RappPMLB6-3215RightRight7/13/196729Jennings,Louisiana198915386SF
16,3Edgar RenteriaSSMLB6-1180RightRight8/7/197521Barranquilla,Colombia1992UDFA FLA
41Tony SaundersPMLB6-2205LeftLeft4/29/197423Baltimore,Maryland1992UDFA FLA
10Gary SheffieldRF-OFMLB5-11205RightRight11/18/196828Tampa,Florida198616MIL
38Rob StaniferPMLB6-3205RightRight3/10/197225Easley,South Carolina199412320FLA
52Ed VosbergPMLB6-1210LeftLeft9/28/196135Tucson,Arizona1983364SD
14John Wehner3B-LFMLB6-3206RightRight6/29/196730Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania19887174PIT
30Matt WhisenantPMLB6-3215RightLeft6/8/197126Los Angeles,California198918454PHI
22Devon WhiteCFMLB6-2190BothRight12/9/196234Kingston,Jamaica19816132CAL
9Gregg ZaunCMLB5-10190BothRight4/14/197126Glendale,California198917425BAL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Manolo AlvarezBroadcaster 
Joe AngelBroadcaster 
John BolesVice President of Player Development 
Joseph BreedenMinor League Catching Instructor 
David ChaddScout 
Brad Del BarbaScout 
Dave DombrowskiGeneral Manager 
Richard DonnellyThird Base Coach 
Rich DubeeMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Dick EganScout 
Louie EljauaScout 
David FinleyScout 
Tom HuttonBroadcaster 
Bruce KimmBullpen Coach 
Rusty KuntzRoving Outfielder/Baserunning Coach 
Rob LearyMinor League Field Operations Director 
Jim LeylandManager 
Jack MaloofRoving Minor League Hitting Instructor 
Jerry ManuelBench Coach 
Milt MayHitting Coach 
Steve McFarlandScout 
Dave O'BrienBroadcaster 
Felo RamirezBroadcaster 
Larry RothschildPitching Coach 
Tommy SandtFirst Base Coach 
Keith SniderScout 
DeJon WatsonScout 


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