1997 Lansing Lugnuts Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 69-68
3rd in the MWL's East Division
Manager: Bob Herold (69-68)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Ballpark: Oldsmobile Park
Attendance: 523,443, Avg. 7,813 in 67 home dates
1997 Lansing Lugnuts Statistics

Playoffs - Lansing Lugnuts 2 games, Michigan Battle Cats 1
Playoffs - Lansing Lugnuts 2 games, Fort Wayne Wizards 0
Finals - Lansing Lugnuts 3 games, Kane County Cougars 2

The Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League ended the 1997 season with a record of 69 wins and 68 losses, third in the league's East Division.

The Lugnuts scored 772 runs and allowed 730 runs. Brandon Berger led Lansing with 12 home runs and accounted for 73 RBI. Tony Miranda paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .341. Allen Sanders topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.79 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Brandon Berger, Chad Durbin, Jeremy Giambi, Orber Moreno, Scott Mullen, Kit Pellow, Jose Santiago and Jason Simontacchi were all players from the 1997 Lansing Lugnuts who played in the Majors during their careers.

Bob Herold served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jeremy WilliamsonLLAugust 19, 19746'3"190Hattiesburg, MS US
Vic RadcliffRRSeptember 23, 19765'9"180Walterboro, SC US
Rick PittsRRMarch 13, 19766'1"190Seattle, WA US
Tony PennyRRMarch 23, 19766'4"175Newberry, SC US
Kit PellowRRAugust 28, 19736'1"205Kansas City, MO US
Carlos ParedesRRMay 10, 19766'0"170Sabana de la Mar, Hato Mayor DO
Taylor MyersRRNovember 8, 19776'0"180Las Vegas, NV US
Scott MullenRLJanuary 17, 19756'2"190San Benito, TX US
Orber MorenoRRApril 27, 19776'3"225Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Juan RoblesRRMarch 17, 19725'10"200Hermosillo, Sonora MX
Chad RodriguezRROctober 16, 19736'2"210Topeka, KS US
Allen SandersRRApril 15, 19756'2"200Pasadena, TX US
Micah WilliamsRRJanuary 30, 19756'1"185Tucson, AZ US
Dave UlleryLRDecember 16, 19746'3"225Brazil, IN US
Brett TaftRRNovember 9, 19735'8"160Birmingham, AL US
Ethan SteinRRNovember 11, 19746'6"205Raleigh, NC US
Matt SmithLLJune 2, 19766'4"220San Francisco, CA US
Jason SimontacchiRRNovember 13, 19736'2"185Mountain View, CA US
Brett SchaferRRJuly 3, 19735'11"175Burbank, CA US
Jose SantiagoRRNovember 5, 19746'3"200Fajardo, PR
Kendrick MooreRRMay 17, 19735'10"175Baton Rouge, LA US
Ricardo MontasRRMarch 9, 19776'1"170New York, NY US
Jeremy GiambiLLSeptember 30, 19746'0"185San Jose, CA US
Chad DurbinRRDecember 3, 19776'2"225Spring Valley, IL US
Troy DoezieRRSeptember 6, 19736'2"210Salt Lake City, UT US
Jose CepedaRRAugust 1, 19746'0"185Fajardo, PR
Richard BoringRRJuly 23, 19756'6"210Nacogdoches, TX US
Doug BlosserLROctober 1, 19766'3"215Sarasota, FL US
Brandon BergerRRFebruary 21, 19755'11"205Covington, KY US
Brandon BairdLLSeptember 18, 19735'10"165Guymon, OK US
Edwin GonzalezRRAugust 13, 19775'10"175Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Jason GoodingRLJuly 29, 19745'11"190Cambridge, ON CA
Cade GriffisLRJuly 9, 19745'11"200Bastrop, LA US
Tony MirandaRRMay 23, 19735'10"190Culver City, CA US
Steve MedranoSROctober 8, 19775'11"150Los Angeles, CA US
Todd MeadyRRSeptember 13, 19766'4"216Bridgeport, CT US
Aaron LineweaverSRJuly 26, 19736'0"210Houston, TX US
Juan LeBronRRJanuary 7, 19776'4"195Arroyo, PR
Jason LayneLRMay 17, 19736'2"215Tyler, TX US
Steve HuestonRRSeptember 25, 19736'0"195San Francisco, CA US
Pat HallmarkRRDecember 31, 19736'0"170Houston, TX US
Jose AmadoRRJuly 2, 19756'1"178San Cristobal, Tachira VE

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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