2003 Burlington Bees Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 64-74
Finished 7th in the MWL's West Division
Manager: Joe Szekely (64-74)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Burlington, Iowa
Ballpark: Community Field (Stadium)
Attendance: 59,427, Avg. 900 in 66 home dates
2003 Burlington Bees Statistics

The Burlington Bees of the Midwest League ended the 2003 season with a record of 64 wins and 74 losses, finishing seventh in the league's West Division.

The Bees plated 628 runs and allowed 631 runs. Tim Frend and Kila Ka'aihue paced Burlington with 11 home runs apiece. Donnie Murphy drove in 98 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .313. Colt Griffin and Eric Ackerman paced the team with 9 wins each, while Drew Endicott recorded a 3.75 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Matt Tupman, Ambiorix Burgos, Jonah Bayliss, Devon Lowery, Donnie Murphy, Kila Ka'aihue, Mel Stocker and Angel Sanchez were all players from the 2003 Burlington Bees who played in the Majors during their careers.

Joe Szekely served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Eric AckermanLLOctober 19, 19796'0"199Reading, PA US
Alexis AlexanderRRNovember 18, 19825'11"200Dayton, OH US
Barry ArmitageRRMay 11, 19796'5"275Durban, ZA
Greg AtencioRRJuly 15, 19816'2"191Phoenix, AZ US
Jonah BaylissRRAugust 13, 19806'1"200North Adams, MA US
Matt BurchRRDecember 21, 19766'2"190Elmira, NY US
Ambiorix BurgosRRApril 19, 19846'3"235Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez DO
Ramsey CarterRRNovember 26, 19806'2"190Wurzburg, DE
Steve ChamberlainLRJuly 20, 19806'2"216Springfield, IL US
Danny ChristensenLLAugust 10, 19836'1"210Brooklyn, NY US
Kyle ColtonRRNovember 16, 19806'2"170Winter Park, FL US
Andres De La CruzRRDecember 5, 19796'4"190Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Erik DeanLRFebruary 7, 19826'0"198Santa Clara, CA US
Drew EndicottRRMarch 30, 19816'2"181Joplin, MO US
Damaso EspinoRRMay 8, 19836'1"210Panama, Panama PA
Tim FrendRRMay 20, 19806'2"180Royal Oak, MI US
Luis GonzalezRRNovember 8, 19826'2"208Puerto La Cruz, Anzoategui VE
Bryan GrahamLLJune 8, 19816'1"185Marlton, NJ US
Colt GriffinRRSeptember 29, 19826'3"229Longview, TX US
Jake GuzmanRRAugust 2, 19826'0"210La Mesa, CA US
Nate HoelscherLLNovember 11, 19796'2"185Alexandria, MN US
Dave JensenLLDecember 16, 19796'3"210Payson, UT US
Kila Ka'aihueLRMarch 29, 19846'4"240Kailua, HI US
Kahi KaanoiLRAugust 19, 19825'11"215Honolulu, HI US
Billy KeppingerLLDecember 15, 19786'0"180Miami, FL US
Eric LonnquistRRJune 20, 19806'0"180Minneapolis, MN US
Justin LordRRNovember 15, 19796'4"215Dothan, AL US
Devon LoweryLRMarch 24, 19836'1"195Lincolnton, NC US
Derrik LytleLLDecember 1, 19816'2"180Mesa, AZ US
Kieran MattisonLRJune 21, 19806'0"205Anderson, CA US
Trae McGillRRAugust 7, 19776'0"195Mobile, AL US
Jon MetzgerLLOctober 27, 19786'3"200Monroe, WI US
Donnie MurphyRRMarch 10, 19835'10"190Lakewood, CA US
Angel SanchezRRSeptember 20, 19836'1"205Humacao, PR
Shaun ShieryLLDecember 8, 19786'4"180Houston, TX US
Bernard StephensLRNovember 11, 19796'0"208Augusta, GA US
Mel StockerLRAugust 15, 19805'9"156Tucson, AZ US
Matt TupmanLRNovember 25, 19795'11"185Concord, NH 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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