1997 Anderson Lawmen Roster

Heartland League (HL) - Independent
Team Record: 32-37
4th in the HL
Manager: Jay Welker (32-37)
Location: Anderson, Indiana
Ballpark: Memorial Field
Attendance: 7,134, Avg. 207
1997 Anderson Lawmen Statistics

Playoffs - Anderson Lawmen 2 games, Altoona Rail Kings 0
Finals - Columbia Mules 3 games, Anderson Lawmen 1

The Anderson Lawmen of the Heartland League ended the 1997 season with a record of 32 wins and 37 losses, fourth in the HL.

The Lawmen scored 343 runs and conceded 367 runs. Christian Webb accounted for 49 RBI. Heath Bailey led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .341. Bruce Piddington topped the team with 8 wins and a team-best 2.32 earned run average, best among regular hurlers. Jay Welker served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Heath BaileyLL
Ryan LewisSRMay 19, 19726'5"210Fort Wayne, IN US
Dan LintonRR
Jason MendelsRR
Jason MooreRRAugust 13, 19766'2"195
Chris NewellRR
Bruce PiddingtonRRJune 5, 19756'3"195
Dustin RiggsLL
Brian SimmonsRR
Steve SmellaRRJune 21, 19746'1"200Toledo, OH US
Gary StephensonRR
Josh TrammellRR
Dave UlleryLRDecember 16, 19746'3"225Brazil, IN US
Gibby VargoRRMay 17, 19756'4"230Dayton, OH US
Christian WebbLR
Mark YoungSL5'9"175
Matt KottmeyerRRJune 25, 19756'1"200Centralia, IL US
Curtis KnightSR
Tommy JohnstonRRFebruary 28, 19736'2"180Indianapolis, IN US
Joseph BlasingimRRFebruary 16, 19736'4"190Alton, IL US
Mike Burch
Mac ChapmanRR
Brent CoeRLOctober 22, 19746'4"187Franklin, IN US
Brendan ConnollyRLOctober 21, 19746'1"200Hamilton Beach, NY US
Todd CraigRR
Brian CruzRRDecember 10, 19705'10"190Military Base, GU
Ron D'AuteuilSR
Bart DavisRR
Mike FloodLR
J. D. FrenchRROctober 9, 19726'4"175Kennett, MO US
Billy FreytagRRSeptember 18, 19746'1"195Rapid City, SD US
Cortney FritzRR
Eli HerdmanLRMarch 24, 19766'0"196Bremerton, WA US
Kenya HuntSRSeptember 2, 19726'4"198Banning, CA US
Tony HuntleyRROctober 22, 19746'2"195Rock Island, IL US
Terry JohnsonRRFebruary 21, 19745'9"155Phillipine, WV US
Michael YoungRRSeptember 22, 19956'2"215

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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