2003 Lansing Lugnuts Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 69-66
Finished 4th in the MWL's East Division
Manager: Julio Garcia (69-66)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Ballpark: Oldsmobile Park
Attendance: 364,623, Avg. 5,977 in 61 home dates
2003 Lansing Lugnuts Statistics

Playoffs - Lansing Lugnuts 2 games, Battle Creek Yankees 0
Playoffs - Lansing Lugnuts 2 games, South Bend Silver Hawks 0
Finals - Lansing Lugnuts 3 games, Beloit Snappers 0

The Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League ended the 2003 season with a record of 69 wins and 66 losses, finishing fourth in the league's East Division.

The Lugnuts scored 554 runs and yielded 536 runs. Kevin Collins led Lansing with 14 home runs Buck Coats drove in 59 runs. Felix Pie topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .285. Anderson Tavares paced the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.25 earned run average, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 2003 Lansing Lugnuts who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Andy Sisco, Jake Fox, Randy Wells, Clay Rapada, Casey McGehee, Sean Marshall, Robinson Chirinos, Ryan O'Malley, Jae Kuk Ryu, Ryan Theriot, Buck Coats, Adalberto Mendez, Rocky Cherry, Jose Reyes, Felix Pie and Rich Hill.

Julio Garcia served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Federico BaezRRAugust 4, 19816'2"190Bayamon, PR
B. J. BenikRRSeptember 13, 19786'1"190Minneapolis, MN US
Chadd BlaskoRRMarch 9, 19816'6"215South Bend, IN US
Keith ButlerRRAugust 11, 19805'10"180Miami, FL US
Mark CarterLLAugust 27, 19806'4"220Biloxi, MS US
Rocky CherryRRAugust 19, 19796'5"225Dallas, TX US
Robinson ChirinosRRJune 5, 19846'1"210Punto Fijo, Falcon VE
Buck CoatsLRJune 9, 19826'3"200Fort Benning, GA US
Kevin CollinsLLMay 6, 19816'2"200Tampa, FL US
Matt CreightonRRFebruary 22, 19796'1"205Bakersfield, CA US
Brian DopirakRRDecember 20, 19836'4"225Tampa, FL US
Yorkin FerrerasLLJanuary 28, 19816'1"155Jaragua, DO
Dan FoliRRMarch 30, 19816'1"190Jacksonville, FL US
Jake FoxRRJuly 20, 19826'0"220Indianapolis, IN US
Jason FranszRRFebruary 5, 19816'3"212Newport Beach, CA US
Craig GreenRRNovember 8, 19816'3"210Bakersfield, CA US
Chuck HickmanRRMay 24, 19815'11"175Covington, LA US
Rich HillLLMarch 11, 19806'5"221Boston, MA US
Donnie HoodRRDecember 30, 19786'1"180Reynoldsburg, OH US
J. J. JohnsonRRNovember 3, 19816'2"195Evans, GA US
Justin JonesLLSeptember 25, 19846'3"215Norfolk, VA US
Nick JonesRRMarch 29, 19826'1"185Roanoke, VA US
Daniel LopazeLRDecember 13, 19806'3"200Fort Belvoir, VA US
Sean MarshallLLAugust 30, 19826'7"225Richmond, VA US
Casey McGeheeRROctober 12, 19826'1"220Santa Cruz, CA US
C. J. MedlinRRMarch 3, 19826'2"235Tulsa, OK US
Adalberto MendezRRFebruary 22, 19826'2"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Chris MillerRRSeptember 12, 19806'2"210Long Beach, CA US
Joey MonahanRRJanuary 14, 19816'0"180St. Louis, MO US
Wes O'BrienRROctober 4, 19826'6"220San Diego, CA US
Ryan O'MalleyRLApril 9, 19806'1"205Springfield, IL US
Paul O'TooleLRFebruary 24, 19806'1"220Cleveland, OH US
Felix PieLLFebruary 8, 19856'2"190La Romana, La Romana DO
Clay RapadaRLMarch 9, 19816'5"195Portsmouth, VA US
Jose ReyesSRFebruary 26, 19835'11"180Barahona, Barahona DO
Tony RichieRRFebruary 9, 19826'1"215Miami, FL US
Jae Kuk RyuRRMay 30, 19836'3"210Choon Chung Do, KR
Issmael SalasRRJuly 25, 19825'9"200Tijuana, Baja California MX
Andy SiscoLLJanuary 13, 19836'10"270Steamboat Springs, CO US
Anderson TavaresRRFebruary 14, 19826'1"165Santiago, Santiago DO
Ryan TheriotRRDecember 7, 19795'11"185Baton Rouge, LA US
Carlos VasquezLLDecember 6, 19826'3"230Sucre, VE
Randy WellsRRAugust 28, 19826'5"230Belleville, IL US
Jason WylieRRMay 27, 19816'5"220Provo, UT 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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