1997 Mission Viejo Vigilantes Roster

Western League (WL) - Independent
Team Record: 39-51
Finished 4th in the WL's South Division
Manager: Buck Rodgers (39-51)
Location: Mission Viejo, California
Ballpark: Mission Viejo Stadium at Saddleback College
Attendance: 92,960, Avg. 2,066
1997 Mission Viejo Vigilantes Statistics

The Mission Viejo Vigilantes of the Western League ended the 1997 season with a record of 39 wins and 51 losses, finishing fourth in the league's South Division.

The Vigilantes plated 457 runs and surrendered 513 runs. Sam Taylor paced Mission Viejo with 21 home runs, while Alan Burke walloped 15 or more, too. Alan Burke drove in 77 runs. Bret Barberie led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .347. Mike Smith topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 2.95 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Members of the 1997 Mission Viejo Vigilantes who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Carl Nichols, Jim Rushford and Bret Barberie.

Buck Rodgers served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Paul AndersonRRDecember 19, 19686'4"215San Diego, CA US
Chris AshbachSR
Bret BarberieSRAugust 16, 19675'11"185Long Beach, CA US
Dion BeckLLMarch 26, 19646'0"155Harbor City, CA US
Mike BoucherRRSeptember 29, 19726'4"185Livermore, CA US
Chris BrionesRRJune 5, 19735'11"205Point Pleasant, NJ US
Eric BrooksRRMay 18, 19696'2"195Bellflower, CA US
Alan BurkeRRNovember 28, 19706'0"190Huntington Beach, CA US
Steve CeterkoRRAugust 29, 19746'8"230Livingston, NJ US
Mike CowellSR
Mark DraegerRRNovember 19, 19726'3"180Hinsdale, IL US
Sean DrinkwaterRRJune 22, 19716'3"195Inglewood, CA US
Dan EhlerRRFebruary 17, 19756'3"180Covina, CA US
Josh GingrichRRAugust 6, 19726'1"210
John HomanRLSeptember 19, 19725'9"165Fullerton, CA US
Donny JonesRRSeptember 14, 19726'2"190Lubbock, TX US
Kirt KishitaRRApril 4, 19736'2"185Gardena, CA US
Aaron MagdalenoLL
Marco MarquezRR
Matt Marquez
Dustin MartinRR
Willie MosherRRJanuary 9, 19746'1"195Salt Lake City, UT US
Mike MoutreyRRAugust 30, 19745'8"150Torrance, CA US
Carl NicholsRROctober 14, 19626'0"184Los Angeles, CA US
Pat O'ConnorRR
Corey ParkerLLApril 17, 19716'3"180South Laguna Beach, CA US
Duke PullmanRRApril 5, 19516'0"195San Diego, CA US
Mat ReeseLLMay 3, 19716'3"205Phoenix, AZ US
Jim RushfordLLMarch 24, 19746'1"225Chicago, IL US
Scott SingletonRRJuly 24, 19746'6"195Long Beach, CA US
Rueben SmileyLLAugust 27, 19686'4"195Los Angeles, CA US
Mike SmithRRJune 17, 19706'3"210San Diego, CA US
Lonny StareRRMay 20, 19715'11"185Chicago, IL US
Sam TaylorLLAugust 6, 19685'11"185Syracuse, NY US
Mark TranbergRRFebruary 28, 19696'4"210Long Beach, CA US
Jesse ZepedaSRMay 4, 19745'10"165Santa Maria, CA 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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