1996 Salinas Peppers Roster

Western League (WL) - Independent
Team Record: 54-36
Finished 1st in the WL's South Division
Manager: Dave Holt (54-36)
Location: Salinas, California
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 47,363, Avg. 1,053
1996 Salinas Peppers Statistics

Playoffs - Long Beach Riptide 2 games, Salinas Peppers 1

The Salinas Peppers of the Western League ended the 1996 season with a record of 54 wins and 36 losses, finishing first in the league's South Division.

The Peppers scored 543 runs and allowed 432 runs. Todd Pridy led Salinas with 21 home runs Brian Kooiman drove in 76 runs. Todd Pridy paced hitters with significant playing time by hitting .346. Ben Weber topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.46 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Ben Weber and Garland Kiser both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Dave Holt served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Carlos ArellanoRRApril 9, 19756'2"180Los Angeles, CA US
Bruce ArolaRRSeptember 16, 19656'1"185San Jose, CA US
Derek BakerRRJune 19, 19736'4"210Bakersfield, CA US
Pedro BlancoSRJuly 16, 19735'10"165, Aragua VE
Elgin BoboRRNovember 12, 19696'1"200Watsonville, CA US
Mike BoucherRRSeptember 29, 19726'4"185Livermore, CA US
Sean DavissonSRSeptember 17, 19715'9"165Sacramento, CA US
Ray DeLeonLLMarch 19, 19706'4"235Compton, CA US
Scott DeremerRRAugust 1, 19736'1"205Baltimore, MD US
Rex GonzalezRRSeptember 3, 19716'2"170
Tim GowerRRSeptember 16, 19716'1"185San Diego, CA US
Steve HendricksRRMay 15, 19656'2"195St. Louis, MO US
John JonesRRSeptember 14, 19726'3"215Beeville, TX US
Phil KernanLRDecember 20, 19726'3"180Minneapolis, MN US
Garland KiserLLJuly 8, 19686'3"190Charlotte, NC US
Brian KooimanRR
Doug LouthanRR
Jon MacalutasRRJanuary 3, 19746'0"200Lihue, HI US
Leif McKinleyRRJuly 7, 19716'0"175Portland, OR US
Jorge MelendezRRMarch 18, 19746'0"170Maracaibo, Zulia VE
Scott MimnaughRRApril 9, 19716'5"230North Bend, OR US
John PattonRRSeptember 1, 19726'5"220Minneapolis, MN US
Chris PollardRR
Todd PridyLLFebruary 28, 19715'11"215Lakewood, CA US
Rick PrietoSRAugust 24, 19725'10"175Carmel, CA US
Ron ReamsRRJune 24, 19706'1"175Reading, PA US
Steve RenkoRRAugust 1, 19676'4"225Overland Park, KS US
Todd SamplesRRAugust 1, 19696'2"185Jacksonville, FL US
Bodie ShepherdRRNovember 6, 19726'0"210Salinas, CA US
Gabe SollecitoSRMarch 3, 19726'1"190Monterey, CA US
Bill StephensSROctober 31, 19726'5"215Fort Oglethorpe, GA US
Joe SwopeRRDecember 2, 19695'10"185Fresno, CA US
Sam TaylorLLAugust 6, 19685'11"185Syracuse, NY US
Scott WarembourgRRSeptember 16, 19715'11"195Yakima, WA US
Ben WeberRRNovember 17, 19696'4"185Port Arthur, TX US
David WhiteRR6'6"195
Greg WinklemanSLSeptember 7, 19735'10"175Whittier, CA US
George WiseRR

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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