1997 Buffalo Bisons Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 87-57
1st in the AA's East Division
Manager: Brian Graham (87-57)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Buffalo, New York
Ballpark: Coca Cola Field
Attendance: 696,193, Avg. 11,603 in 60 home dates
1997 Buffalo Bisons Statistics

Playoffs - Buffalo Bisons 3 games, Indianapolis Indians 2
Finals - Buffalo Bisons 3 games, Iowa Cubs 0

The Buffalo Bisons of the American Association ended the 1997 season with a record of 87 wins and 57 losses, first in the league's East Division. The team scored 711 runs, while allowing 593 runs. Brian Graham served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jaret WrightRRDecember 29, 19756'2"220Anaheim, CA US
Chad OgeaRRNovember 9, 19706'2"200Lake Charles, LA US
Les NormanRRFebruary 25, 19696'1"185Warren, MI US
Alvin MormanLLJanuary 6, 19696'3"210Rockingham, NC US
Marcus MooreSRNovember 2, 19706'5"195Oakland, CA US
Steve MontgomeryRRDecember 25, 19706'4"210Westminster, CA US
Angel MirandaLLNovember 9, 19696'1"160Arecibo, PR
Rod McCallLRNovember 4, 19716'7"235Anaheim, CA US
Mike MatthewsLLOctober 24, 19736'2"175Fredericksburg, VA US
Jeff MantoRRAugust 23, 19646'3"210Bristol, PA US
Torey LovulloSRJuly 25, 19656'1"185Santa Monica, CA US
Jason RakersRRJune 29, 19736'2"197Pittsburgh, PA US
Alex RamirezRROctober 3, 19745'11"180Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Darryl ScottRRAugust 6, 19686'1"185Fresno, CA US
Enrique WilsonSRJuly 27, 19735'11"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Casey WhittenLLMay 23, 19726'0"180Evansville, IN US
David WeathersRRSeptember 25, 19696'3"205Lawrenceburg, TN US
Ryan ThompsonRRNovember 4, 19676'3"200Chestertown, MD US
Greg ThomasLLJuly 19, 19726'3"200Miami, FL US
Steve SolizRRJanuary 27, 19715'10"180Ventura, CA US
Paul ShueyRRSeptember 16, 19706'3"215Lima, OH US
Jeff SextonRROctober 4, 19716'2"190Westminster, CA US
Richie SexsonRRDecember 29, 19746'6"205Portland, OR US
Marco ScutaroRROctober 30, 19755'10"185San Felipe, Yaracuy VE
Albie LopezRRAugust 18, 19716'2"240Mesa, AZ US
Pat ListachSRSeptember 12, 19675'9"170Natchitoches, LA US
Steve KlineSLAugust 22, 19726'2"200Sunbury, PA US
Terry ClarkRROctober 18, 19606'2"190Los Angeles, CA US
Sean CaseyLRJuly 2, 19746'4"215Willingboro, NJ US
Casey CandaeleSRJanuary 12, 19615'9"160Lompoc, CA US
Greg CadaretLLFebruary 27, 19626'3"200Detroit, MI US
Jose CabreraRRMarch 24, 19726'0"205La Delgada, Santiago DO
Mike BuschRRJuly 7, 19686'5"241Davenport, IA US
Rod BrewerLLFebruary 24, 19666'3"210Eustis, FL US
Ben BlomdahlRRDecember 30, 19706'2"185Long Beach, CA US
John BarfieldLLOctober 15, 19646'1"195Pine Bluff, AR US
Bruce AvenRRMarch 4, 19725'9"180Orange, TX US
Bartolo ColonRRMay 24, 19735'11"285Altamira, Puerto Plata DO
Randy CurtisLLJanuary 16, 19715'10"195Orange, CA US
Roland de la MazaRRNovember 11, 19716'2"195Granada Hills, CA US
Daron KirkreitRRAugust 7, 19726'6"225Anaheim, CA US
Jason JacomeLLNovember 24, 19706'1"155Tulsa, OK US
Damian JacksonRRAugust 16, 19735'10"160Los Angeles, CA US
Blaise IlsleyLLApril 9, 19646'1"195Alpena, MI US
Trent HubbardRRMay 11, 19645'8"180Chicago, IL US
Danny GravesRRAugust 7, 19735'11"200Saigon, VN
Travis DriskillRRAugust 1, 19716'0"185Omaha, NE US
Tony DoughertyRRApril 12, 19736'2"200Beaver Falls, PA US
Einar DiazRRDecember 28, 19725'10"165, Chiriqui PA
Maximo De La RosaRRJuly 12, 19715'11"218Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Brian AndersonLLApril 26, 19726'1"190Portsmouth, VA 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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