1997 Saskatoon Stallions Roster

Prairie League (PL) - Independent
Team Record: 38-28
Finished 2nd in the PL's Northern Division
Manager: Keith Smith (38-28)
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Ballpark: J.F. Cairns Field
Attendance: 28,288, Avg. 943 in 30 home dates
1997 Saskatoon Stallions Statistics

Playoffs - Regina Cyclones 2 games, Saskatoon Stallions 1

The Saskatoon Stallions of the Prairie League ended the 1997 season with a record of 38 wins and 28 losses, finishing second in the league's Northern Division.

The Stallions scored 384 runs and allowed 372 runs. Andre Johnson led Saskatoon with 22 home runs and drove in 71 runs, while leading all regular hitters by connecting at a .358 clip. Ernie Nieves topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 2.46 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1997 Saskatoon Stallions who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Shawn Jeter, Brian Giles and Tim Layana.

Keith Smith served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Luis ÁlvarezLLOctober 25, 19696'4"210La Habana, La Habana CU
Mario ArambulaLLFebruary 10, 19766'0"185Los Angeles, CA US
Kyle BillingsleyLLJuly 9, 19736'0"202Provo, UT US
Andrew CochranLLOctober 8, 19746'2"205St. John's, NL CA
Brian CorneliusLRFebruary 16, 19676'0"170Georgetown, GY
James GambleRRAugust 27, 19735'11"180Morgan City, LA US
Brian GilesRRApril 27, 19606'1"165Manhattan, KS US
Dan HalpernRRJune 11, 19716'0"225Nyack, NY US
Nori HarnadaRR
Chris HummellRR
Takehito IshidaRRJuly 30, 19786'2"165Hokkaido, JP
Tadashi IshiwataRRSeptember 8, 19715'9"170Tokyo, JP
Shawn JeterLRJune 28, 19666'2"185Shreveport, LA US
Andre JohnsonRRNovember 7, 19696'0"225Baltimore, MD US
Benji KaberRRMarch 13, 19735'9"195Pueblo, CO US
Joe KiepaskisRRApril 9, 19786'1"180Caibarien, CU
Hiroki KondoSRJanuary 6, 19725'10"192Marugame, JP
Tim LayanaRRMarch 2, 19646'2"195Inglewood, CA US
Mario LinaresR
Masayuki NakayamaRRSeptember 3, 19696'0"178Koshigaya, Saitama JP
Brian NelsonRRDecember 1, 1975Stevens Point, WI US
Ernie NievesRRAugust 26, 19705'11"180Brooklyn, NY US
Hector OrtegaRRAugust 31, 19726'3"183, Carabobo VE
Eddie RiosRROctober 13, 19725'10"200Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Jose RodriguezR
Terry RosenkranzLLNovember 5, 19706'4"205Chicago, IL US
Keith SmithRR
Alan SontagRROctober 21, 19636'6"210Valley Stream, NY US
Lee TorresRRMarch 20, 19746'0"195Paramount, CA US
Keitaro YasuraokaRRApril 7, 19755'10"160Saitama, JP

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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