1997 Burlington Indians Roster

Appalachian League (AL) - Class: R
Team Record: 32-36
3rd in the AL's East Division
Manager: Harry Spilman (32-36)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Burlington, North Carolina
Ballpark: Burlington Athletic Park
Attendance: 46,915, Avg. 1,380 in 34 home dates
1997 Burlington Indians Statistics

The Burlington Indians of the Appalachian League ended the 1997 season with a record of 32 wins and 36 losses, third in the league's East Division. The team scored 403 runs, while allowing 393 runs. Harry Spilman served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Danny AlvarezRRApril 14, 19766'2"185Miami, FL US
Juan AracenaRRDecember 17, 19766'0"150La Vega, La Vega DO
Miguel BaezRRSeptember 24, 19775'11"160San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Bryon BoschRRSeptember 25, 19776'2"205Spokane, WA US
Joe CaliRRApril 8, 19755'10"190Cleveland, OH US
Edgar CruzRRAugust 12, 19786'3"195Humacao, PR
Kelly DampeerRRJanuary 25, 19755'11"190Meridian, MS US
Tim DrewRRAugust 31, 19786'1"195Valdosta, GA US
Mike EdwardsRRNovember 24, 19766'1"180Goshen, NY US
Jeff GarffRRDecember 3, 19756'4"195Gooding, ID US
Adel GranadilloRRAugust 29, 19786'0"165Maracaibo, Zulia VE
Ryan HaleyLRNovember 21, 19756'1"185Oklahoma City, OK US
Jon HamiltonLLOctober 23, 19776'1"195Walnut Creek, CA US
Todd HardingRRSeptember 14, 19776'0"180Eugene, OR US
Scott HarrisonRRJuly 3, 19776'3"195Oakland, CA US
Jesus HernandezLLJune 6, 19776'2"170Laguna Salada, Valverde DO
Joe KilburgLRDecember 20, 19755'11"180Cleveland, OH US
Roger LayneRRJune 27, 19776'3"185Chattanooga, TN US
Ursino LugoSRNovember 9, 19746'0"158Bani, Peravia DO
Pat MalloyRRMay 19, 19766'3"215Philadelphia, PA US
Ryan McDermottRRJune 28, 19786'9"225Alamogordo, NM US
Jake MessnerLLMay 18, 19776'1"205Sacramento, CA US
Sam PerezLLJuly 19, 19766'2"160Boca Chica, Santo Domingo DO
Rob PugmireRRSeptember 5, 19786'3"200Seattle, WA US
Jake RussellRRMarch 2, 19745'11"190Pryor, OK US
Grant SharpeLRDecember 4, 19776'4"215Laurel, MS US
Troy SilvaRROctober 15, 19756'1"205San Luis Obispo, CA US
Casey SmithRRMay 7, 19776'3"200Dallas, TX US
Frank TaverasLRSeptember 6, 19756'1"202Santiago, Santiago DO
Mark TurnbowRRNovember 26, 19786'3"205Jackson, TN US
Antonio VasquezRRJanuary 17, 19775'11"165Porlamar, Nueva Esparta VE
Frankie VenturaRRJune 4, 19776'1"180Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Johnnie WheelerLLDecember 24, 19776'3"175Claremore, OK 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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