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