1992 Greenville Braves Roster

Southern League (SL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 100-43
1st in the SL's East Division
Manager: Grady Little (100-43)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Ballpark: Greenville Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 240,878, Avg. 3,764 in 64 home dates
1992 Greenville Braves Statistics

Playoffs - Greenville Braves 3 games, Charlotte Knights 0
Finals - Greenville Braves 3 games, Chattanooga Lookouts 2

The Greenville Braves of the Southern League ended the 1992 season with a record of 100 wins and 43 losses, first in the league's East Division.

The Braves topped the circuit with 709 runs, powered by 130 home runs. Greenville allowed 451 runs, least in the league. Mike Kelly paced the squad with 25 home runs, while Javy Lopez, Tony Tarasco and Melvin Nieves each walloped 20 or more, too. Melvin Nieves drove in 76 runs. Javy Lopez led all regular hitters by connecting at a .321 clip. Nate Minchey paced the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 2.3 ERA, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1992 Greenville Braves who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Brian Bark, Mike Bell, Pedro Borbon, Ramon Caraballo, Kevin Coffman, Donnie Elliott, Ed Giovanola, Pat Gomez, Chipper Jones, Mike Kelly, Brian Kowitz, Javy Lopez, Greg McMichael, Nate Minchey, Mike Mordecai, Melvin Nieves, Eddie Perez, Tony Tarasco, Scott Taylor, Jeff Treadway and Brad Woodall.

Grady Little served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ed AliceaSRMarch 9, 19675'10"175Guaynabo, PR
Nate MincheyRRAugust 31, 19696'8"225Austin, TX US
Mike MordecaiRRDecember 13, 19675'11"175Birmingham, AL US
Andy NezelekLROctober 24, 19656'6"218
Melvin NievesSRDecember 28, 19716'2"185San Juan, PR
Jose OlmedaSRJune 20, 19685'9"155Rio Piedras, PR
Eddie PerezRRMay 4, 19686'1"175Ciudad Ojeda, Zulia VE
Darren RitterRRFebruary 20, 19686'5"225Baltimore, MD US
Hector RoaSRJune 11, 19695'11"170Mata de Palma, DO
Don StrangeRRMay 26, 19676'0"195Springfield, MA US
Steve SwailRRApril 28, 19676'4"215
Tony TarascoLRDecember 9, 19706'0"185New York, NY US
Scott TaylorRROctober 3, 19666'3"200Topeka, KS US
Jeff TreadwayLRJanuary 22, 19635'10"170Columbus, GA US
Marcos VasquezRRNovember 5, 19685'10"170
Aubrey WaggonerLRDecember 6, 19665'11"170
Frank WatsonRR6'2"205
Greg McMichaelRRDecember 1, 19666'3"215Knoxville, TN US
Javy LopezRRNovember 5, 19706'3"185Ponce, PR
Brian KowitzLLAugust 7, 19695'10"182Baltimore, MD US
Brian BarkLLAugust 26, 19685'9"170Baltimore, MD US
Mike BellLLApril 22, 19686'1"175Lewiston, NY US
Pedro BorbonRLNovember 15, 19676'1"205Mao, Valverde DO
Dennis BurlingameRRJune 17, 19696'3"205Woodbury, NJ US
Ramon CaraballoSRMay 23, 19695'7"150Rio San Juan, Maria Trinidad Sanchez DO
Kevin CoffmanRRJanuary 19, 19656'2"175Austin, TX US
Donnie ElliottRRSeptember 20, 19686'4"190Pasadena, TX US
Tim GillisRRFebruary 9, 19686'2"195
Ed GiovanolaLRMarch 4, 19695'10"170Los Gatos, CA US
Pat GomezLLMarch 17, 19686'0"190Roseville, CA US
Lee HeathSRDecember 26, 19695'10"170Wuzburg, DE
Mike HostetlerRRJune 5, 19706'2"195Marietta, GA US
Judd JohnsonRLMay 4, 19666'0"185Portsmouth, OH US
Chipper JonesSRApril 24, 19726'4"210Deland, FL US
Mike KellyRRJune 2, 19706'4"195Los Angeles, CA US
Pat KellyRRJanuary 22, 19675'11"175

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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