1986 Arkansas Travelers Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 67-67
Finished 3rd in the TL's East Division
Manager: Jim Riggleman (67-67)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Ballpark: Ray Winder Field
Attendance: 222,163, Avg. 3,316
1986 Arkansas Travelers Statistics

The Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League ended the 1986 season with a record of 67 wins and 67 losses, finishing third in the league's East Division.

The Travelers scored 552 runs and surrendered 573 runs. Dave Kable led Arkansas with 15 home runs and drove in 67 runs. Lance Johnson paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .288 clip, while Scott Young topped the squad with 11 wins, and Ernie Carrasco registered a 3.3 earned run average, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1986 Arkansas Travelers who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Ray Soff, Marty Pevey, Steve Peters, John Costello, Luis Alicea, Scott Arnold, Jaime Cocanower, Rod Booker, Ken Hill, Tim Jones, Lance Johnson, Jeff Keener, Kurt Kepshire and Joe Magrane.

Jim Riggleman served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Sal AgostinelliRRSeptember 4, 19615'9"180Bronx, NY US
Luis AliceaSRJuly 29, 19655'9"165Santurce, PR
Tom AmanteRRJanuary 20, 19615'10"185Grand Rapids, MI US
Scott ArnoldRRAugust 18, 19626'2"210Lexington, KY US
Rod BookerLRSeptember 4, 19586'0"175Los Angeles, CA US
Ernie CarrascoRRDecember 31, 19616'1"212Oxnard, CA US
Paul CherryLLJune 7, 19626'1"180Hollywood, FL US
Dave ClementsRRSeptember 22, 19605'11"175Tampa, FL US
Jaime CocanowerRRFebruary 14, 19576'4"200San Juan, PR
John CostelloRRDecember 24, 19606'1"190Bronx, NY US
Mark DoughertyRRSeptember 25, 19616'2"170Phoenix, AZ US
Rich EmbserLMay 1, 19606'6"200Newark, NJ US
Ken HillRRDecember 14, 19656'4"200Lynn, MA US
Ron JohnsRROctober 7, 19626'2"195
Lance JohnsonLLJuly 6, 19635'10"160Cincinnati, OH US
Tim JonesLRDecember 1, 19625'10"172Sumter, SC US
Dave KableLLJanuary 15, 19606'4"210Columbus, OH US
Jeff KeenerLRJanuary 14, 19596'0"170Pana, IL US
Kurt KepshireLRJuly 3, 19596'1"180Bridgeport, CT US
Jeff LedbetterLLDecember 25, 19596'3"200
Joe MagraneRLJuly 2, 19646'6"225Des Moines, IA US
John MartinRRSeptember 20, 19596'2"190San Diego, CA US
Harry McCullaRRNovember 5, 19606'1"195Houma, LA US
Al MorlockRJuly 2, 19606'2"185Sarasota, FL US
John MurphyRRMay 12, 19626'2"190
Jay NorthRRJune 21, 19626'3"220Alameda, CA US
Steve PetersLLNovember 14, 19625'10"170Oklahoma City, OK US
Marty PeveyLRDecember 25, 19626'1"185Savannah, GA US
Mike RhodesLLJune 17, 19585'11"165Washington, DC US
Mike RobinsonRRSeptember 20, 19616'1"185
Jose RodriguezRRNovember 2, 19616'2"158Santiago, Santiago DO
Mark SchulteLRJune 1, 19645'11"170Red Bud, IL US
Mike ShadeRMarch 7, 19616'2"205Pottstown, PA US
Ray SoffRROctober 31, 19586'0"185Adrian, MI US
Dan StryffelerLRJune 18, 19626'1"185Warren, OH US
Eddie TannerSRJuly 7, 19625'10"165Columbia, SC US
Tim WallaceRRDecember 11, 19605'9"169Union City, NC US
Craig WeissmannRJanuary 26, 19616'3"185
Scott YoungRRJanuary 20, 19596'4"195Camden, NJ US

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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